Over the last few months, the SRS team has been drafting our whats, whys and hows. What’s our niche? Why do we do what we do? How do we accomplish our goals? It’s been an inherent thought, but never explicitly stated. It was time for a clear direction. So we brainstormed and came up with…

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Let’s make sure your employees are set up for success on the first day of work. This is a helpful guide for whoever does the hiring in your office. Before their first day Tie up all loose ends for the interview process for all candidates Have their space ready for them upon arrival Share their…

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To show different people from different backgrounds all getting a seat at the table

Diversity is a hot topic these days in business. But it’s not enough to be diverse, we must be inclusive. Everyone needs a seat at the table, and it starts with small business. Understanding Privilege Not everyone has the same starting line in life. Whether it’s being of the color of their skin, gender, orientation,…

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By the end of 2021, we expect almost a third of the workforce to be working mostly from home. We have been seeing the shifts to digital for the last six months. We have also been seeing the internal struggles small businesses have been facing during the transition. Hiring virtually requires a different mindset, different…

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It’s not always an easy conversation to have. In a time where everyone is experiencing a form of unrest, it’s an important conversation. In a normal year without a global pandemic, civil unrest, and an election, 20% of adults will experience poor mental health. What you need to know is how to support your employees,…

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To show a person going back to work

With Michigan slowly reopening, it’s time to design your plan to transition to “back to work.” Things will not return to normal, maybe not ever. It’s a great opportunity to see what you can change for you, your employees, and your customers. Quarterly Plan Plan for disruptions for the next year. Set specific goals for…

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It can cost you a third of an employee’s salary to replace them if they leave. That’s a lot of dough, but we are really here to discuss turnover and how to prevent it. Fortunately, a lot of the ways employees report on what they need out of a company to stay are common sense.…

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Keeping employees engaged today is one of the hardest tasks you as an employer will face. Employees are feeling less connected to organizations than ever before. In 2018, only 15% of employees across the globe said they were engaged at work. It’s important to understand the severity of that 15%. Low engagement rates lead to:…

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The dreaded “B” word in the office. Bonding. Why do we even need team bonding anyway? Well, I’ll tell you why. 1. You don’t know your employees from Adam If you own a midsize to large company, it may be hard to get to know all of your employees personally. Use people you have hired…

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There are more than two types of people in the workplace, but if we are going to overgeneralize: Let’s focus on the introverts vs the extroverts. Sometimes it’s hard to communicate with people who don’t communicate the same way. We all have social meters. Introverts like their meters to stay low and tend to get…

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