Honoring Veterans on Veterans Day: A Tribute to Their Service

Honoring Veterans on Veterans Day

Honoring Veterans on Veterans Day: A Tribute to Their Service Every year on November 11th, the United States commemorates Veterans Day, a day dedicated to honoring and appreciating the brave men and women who have served in the armed forces. Veterans Day is not just a day off from work or school; it’s a day… Read More »

Unveiling Hidden Issues: Navigating the Unforeseen Challenges in Business

Unforeseen Challenges in Business

You don’t know you have a problem until you have one “You don’t know you have a problem until you have one.” This saying rings true in both life and business. Often, we are cruising along, thinking everything is fine, until a hidden problem or issue suddenly emerges, demanding immediate attention. These unforeseen challenges can… Read More »

How to Make Your Job Descriptions Stand Out from The Pack

Job Descriptions

When you need to hire a new employee, either because of company growth or to replace a department employee, writing a good job description often gets tossed to the wayside. The hiring process can be time-consuming, as managers screen resumes and set up interviews. An existing or very abbreviated job description may seem like a… Read More »

Enough Is Enough: 4 Tips for Firing an Employee Properly

Tips for Firing an Employee Properly

It’s never pleasant to fire an employee. It’s never pleasant to have an employee who needs to be terminated, as the process can be challenging. But we all know that occasionally, employees do need to be fired, or your business can suffer. Managers and business owners need to be sure that underperforming employees are terminated… Read More »

Your Employee Offboarding Checklist

Employee Offboarding Checklist

What happens when employees exit your company? It’s not just a matter of a farewell lunch and a handshake (although those can be part of it too if circumstances warrant). Having a firm plan for employee offboarding provides consistent employee experiences and protects the company from experiencing any challenges in the wake of an employee… Read More »

Important Reminders in Conducting Workforce Outings

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During the holiday season, company outings are part of the year-end tradition for many organizations. While holiday gatherings can be important ways of rewarding your employees for their hard work and fostering loyalty, you need to make sure that your company is protected from complaints and liability, as well. Many holiday parties and other outings… Read More »

How to Properly Handle a Sexual Harassment Complaint

Properly Handle Harassment Complaints

Sexual harassment is a delicate task to tackle. It’s important to handle any complaints regarding sexual harassment correctly. Here’s an overview of the steps to follow to properly handle harassment complaints Make sure your company has a clear definition of and policies about sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is any act (spoken, written, gesture, and so… Read More »

5 Important Steps During the Onboarding Process

Onboarding Process

Onboarding is a vital time in your employee’s life span with your company. Done right, the process can promote retention, engagement, and company morale – and set the employees up for success. Done wrong, it may turn off employees from the beginning. Follow these tips to make sure you start the relationship on the right… Read More »

4 Reasons to Be Thankful for Your Human Resources Department

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November is a time to remember what we’re thankful for – and your HR team does more than you even know! Here are four big reasons to be thankful for your Human Resources department. 1. They help managers hire the best people From crafting job descriptions and scanning resumes to pre-interviewing, HR plays a major… Read More »

Everything to Know about the Medical Marijuana Laws in Oklahoma

Medical Marijuana Laws in Oklahoma

New laws and regulations always spark conversation – and the 2018 legalization of medical marijuana in Oklahoma is certainly likely to be a leading topic of discussion, in workplaces and beyond. Oklahoma was the 30th U.S. state to make marijuana for medical use legal.  Both employers and employees need to understand how that affects companies. Employers… Read More »