Elevating the Employee Experience

In the ever-changing realm of modern workplaces, the dynamics of employee engagement have undergone a significant transformation. Beyond mere administrative functions, professionals responsible for shaping the employee experience now play a pivotal role in organizational architecture. This recognition stems from the understanding that a positive employee experience is instrumental in driving organizational success. Studies reveal…

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Becoming an Employer of Choice

In the dynamic landscape of today’s workforce, the departure of the baby boomer generation has left a noticeable gap in the pool of potential candidates. To ensure sustained success, the key lies in transforming your organization into an employer of choice. Here, we’ll explore two essential tips to attract top-notch candidates by establishing your brand…

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Being Inclusive as a Small Business

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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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How to Hire Virtually and Successfully

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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Transitioning Back to Reality

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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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Branding and Hiring

If you asked a stranger about what they thought about your brand, what do you think they would say? Are they aware of your company? Do they see your vision? Branding is a huge part of how the community and competitors see your business. It is also imperative for attracting candidates. If your small business…

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Listen up: Hiring Tidbits from Professionals

  Transcript: So, let’s look at some of the statistics around finding, hiring, and keeping employees. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics tells us that across the nation we have a 4% unemployment rate. Here in Oakland County we are at a 3.2% unemployment rate, which basically tells you that we are gainfully employed. People…

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Battling Employee Turnover

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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7 Recruiting Faux-Pas

We all know that one guy who thinks hiring is easy. All you need to do is put up a posting on ZipRecruiter or Indeed and voila! Instant hire. Well, newsflash, that may not be the only thing that guy is doing wrong during the hiring process. Here are some hiring faux-pas that we should…

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