Working a Side Hustle? You Need to Read This

  More and more professionals are embracing a side hustle. Often, these secondary gigs can be very lucrative, allowing workers to increase their earnings while working in a niche that aligns with their skills and preferences. However, working a second job also creates challenges. When not properly managed, it is easy to make mistakes that… Read More »

5 Hiring Lessons Learned the Hard Way

  If you want your company to thrive, then hiring the right people needs to be a priority. A single bad hire can derail productivity, hinder morale, and harm the bottom line. Plus, replacing an employee can take a significant amount of time, leaving you shorthanded for a period and further damaging operations. Learning how… Read More »

The Top Career Skill Everyone Needs

  When you are striving for career success, gaining the right technical and career skill set is often a priority. After all, it serves as the foundation for your daily tasks, ensuring you can accomplish the goals set for your position. However, technical prowess is not all that you need if you want to have… Read More »

Start Attracting Better Employees

  It’s a job seeker’s market. Candidates are empowered to pick and choose between opportunities, allowing better employees to focus on positions that can elevate their career and meet their other needs. Today, workers are putting additional focus on company culture. If the physical environment, general mood, and mission and values of the organization do… Read More »

5 Tips to Make – And Keep – Your Employees Happy

  Workplace morale commonly ebbs and flows. Everything from increasing or decreasing workloads to shifts in the seasons can impact the mood in your workplace, and not always for the better. Luckily, there are things you can do as an employer to counteract declines in morale, empowering you to improve the mood of your staff.… Read More »

Important Information on Michigan’s Paid Leave

  Michigan’s Paid Medical Leave Act will take effect on March 29, 2019.  The Act requires most employers in Michigan to provide up to 40 hours of paid medical leave for certain eligible employees to use for the employee’s own medical condition, to care for a family member’s medical condition, and in other emergency situations. … Read More »

This One Thing Can Make a Big Difference to Your Employees

Employees look to their manager for guidance, and not just in regards to their daily duties or critical projects. They often see them as role models and mentors as well, and they want your input to help them shape their careers. However, figuring out how to approach the topic can seem daunting. After all, you… Read More »

This One Thing Can Make a Big Difference to Your Employees

  Employees look to their manager for guidance, and not just in regards to their daily duties or critical projects. They often see them as role models and mentors as well, and they want your input to help them shape their careers. However, figuring out how to approach the topic can seem daunting. After all,… Read More »

Does Your Resume Do You Justice?

  Modesty is often considered a virtue, but it doesn’t always serve you well when you are looking to land a new job. Selling yourself short on your resume can cause you to miss out on opportunities, including an amazing new position. At its core, a resume is a marketing document, so you need to… Read More »

Use These Tips to Make Safety Training Engaging

  Engagement is critical for the learning process. If the material or approach do not capture the attention of your employees, your safety training will not be as effective. This could result in knowledge gaps, injuries, or worse, simply because your team was not giving the training their full attention. Finding ways to make your… Read More »