Workforce Blog Posts

Coverage of a broad but vital range of topics all concerning employees, from management to benefits.

The 5 Steps to Hiring your Intern

As we dive head first into 2015, college students everywhere are getting ready to start their spring semesters. That means a fresh crop of interns! If your business is looking to hire an intern for the spring/summer seasons, here are five ways to turn that intern into your company’s next MVP.

Backward Negotiation — a Good Way to Negotiate

Mapping a negotiation backwards is all about envisioning the outcome first then thinking in reverse to attain your goals! Entering a negotiation often calls for getting your allies onboard and making them listen to what you have to say. While the approach is conventional, it may not always be the best way to proceed with… Read the full article.

Protect Your Business, Stop Employee Theft

Employee theft has been an unbridled phenomenon in the business world. Loss-prevention consulting firm Jack L. Hayes International’s study on this problem reveals that more than 70 thousand employees were apprehended in 2012 for thievery, which is 5.5 percent higher than the previous year. More or less $50 million was recovered in those cases, which… Read the full article.

Engaging Employees Like a Boss

In ‘60s slang, the word “boss” meant above all others. Just one look at the classic Boss 302 Mustang and you knew it was built for only one reason—to own the road. Human managers and supervisors of the time were similarly bossy. But as the idea of what a boss should be has slowly changed,… Read the full article.

Protecting Your Business from Employee and Customer Lawsuits

As a business owner, financial success hinges on you keeping your business’ future financial stability in mind. In today’s climate where customers sue companies for not providing very obvious warnings that coffee is hot and carpet adhesive is flammable, all businesses can benefit from liability insurance.