Happy Faces Blog

News and resources to help you hire better, increase your value to employers, and keep up with Georgia business developments.

Heading to Atlanta for a spouse’s job and relocation? Here’s What YOU Should Know Before Applying in Georgia

The booming metropolis of Atlanta has one of the top-rated economies in the country. If you and your spouse are planning on relocation for work, that’s good news! You have your choice of a wide range of employment opportunities in Metropolitan Atlanta. Before you go, it’s important to understand the current economic climate of Atlanta.… Read More »

Four Questions to Ask to Test a Candidate’s Commitment Level

Looking for new hires? The cost to find, hire and train new workers is significant, so preventing employee turnover is at the top of most employers’ lists. The perfect scenario is finding top talent who have long-term plans to stick with your company and grow right along with it. No one’s behavior is 100 percent… Read More »

Promotion or a Job at a New Location? Which is the Better Option?

If you’re currently unsatisfied with your job, you have two choices: you can attempt to move up in your current company, or you can look for a new place to work. In short, this is a personal decision you’ll have to make for yourself. What are you looking for in your career? To help you… Read More »

Make Employee Safety a Continuous Project—Not Something That Only Happens Amid Crisis Mode

It’s a natural instinct for your employees to protect themselves on the job. Your workers are undoubtedly already motivated to help you improve your company safety tactics. So why not harness this natural engagement to get your workers on board with a safety program right now—not when something dangerous happens? Just follow these safety tips… Read More »

Employees Less Motivated as Summer Approaches? Regroup and Refocus with These Tips

As the weather gets warmer, workers start dreaming of time off. Thoughts of vacation, sunny days at the beach and lounging outside start to creep into their minds during worktime hours. Just like being back in school, everyone gets a bit nostalgic during the summer. But don’t let employee productivity dwindle as the sun gets… Read More »

Creating and Appointing a Wellness Committee: How to Get Your Team on Board with Health and Wellness This Summer

Wellness programs are the next big thing at many companies across the country. They’re a perfect way for employers keep healthcare benefit costs under control by encouraging wellness and healthy habits. But since just telling employees how to be well isn’t quite enough, wellness programs go a step further—providing the services and resources employees need… Read More »

How to Start Getting Noticed by More Recruiters on LinkedIn

LinkedIn can be a valuable job search tool if you use it right. In fact, in today’s job market, it’s pretty much accepted that you can’t find a new job if you’re not on this popular job site. So to “link in” to the power of social media and maximize your efforts, it’s important to… Read More »

What to Say to Your Boss to Get Paid What You’re Worth

Salary negotiation is a learned skill. With practice, you may find it comes second nature to you. The best time to discuss your compensation is during your annual review, when all the great things you’ve accomplished during the year are top-of-mind for your boss. The key to being successful at salary negotiation is being a… Read More »

How You Can Start to Motivate Your Unmotivated Employees

Motivation makes your job as a manager easier. In a perfect world, all workers would be energized and ready to jump into each and every assignment. But unfortunately, employees have their good and bad days, and motivation can shift. So, what can you do to help your unmotivated employees feel that spark once again? Just… Read More »

The Conversations to Have With Your Boss Who Undervalues Forward-Thinking

Forward-thinking companies are the ones that move ahead. They’re innovative, proactive rather than reactive, and they lead the way in their industry. That’s because they decide what they want to achieve and stay laser-focused on the task. Being a forward-thinking employee is an asset—even if your boss undervalues your proactivity. In fact, you may have… Read More »