It’s Most Important to Have the Conversation

After 5 years with the same company, an employee makes the difficult decision to take a new opportunity.  This decision is not made lightly; there are many factors to consider.  The time spent at the current organization has been great; however, there is no room for growth.  After talking with his family, this employee accepts … Continue reading It’s Most Important to Have the Conversation

It’s Not Them…It’s You!

I love the start of a new client relationship.  It’s exciting to start digging into a business; you never know what you’ll find.  I particularly enjoy learning about an organization’s culture, especially when the organization has never had formalized HR before.  It is so interesting to talk with owners and managers about the good, the … Continue reading It’s Not Them…It’s You!

Employers – the Pandemic is an Opportunity and You’re Missing It!

True stories… Manager: One of my employees is really upset about the pandemic and the furlough.  She’s very worried about her co-workers losing their jobs permanently.  She seems to be having a lot of anxiety and is often flustered.  I’m hearing from others that she said she feels like a panic attack is coming on. … Continue reading Employers – the Pandemic is an Opportunity and You’re Missing It!

Compliance in the face of a pandemic: at what point can adults be trusted to act like adults?

The state of Ohio announced that masks/face coverings would be required for all employees and consumers in conjunction with the state’s re-opening plan.  A bit of an uproar ensued.  The mandate was then changed to a ‘recommended best practice’.  During the daily press briefing, a reporter asked the Governor if the government would be getting … Continue reading Compliance in the face of a pandemic: at what point can adults be trusted to act like adults?