Posts Categorized: HR & Management

Identifying a Toxic Working Environment… and How to Improve it ASAP

Ideally, we’d all like to run a supportive, healthy work environment. You know the type—with happy, productive employees; great idea sharing; innovative projects; industry-leading products—the best of the best in the field. The type of company all candidates want to work for. And then there’s “toxic” work environments—the ones no candidates want to work for.… Read More »

Creating a Culture of Positivity: How to Reposition Your Team Mentality

To an outside observer, what’s the first impression someone would have of your company culture? Would they walk into your business and immediately feel the love, or would they notice an invisible cloud over everyone’s heads? The answer to this question is important because positive energy in your workplace helps encourage idea sharing, hard work… Read More »

What Questions Can You Ask a Candidate to Determine Their Reliability?

What qualities make a candidate reliable? Some might say showing up on time everyday. Others might say a reliable candidate is someone you can trust to do the right thing—to protect your brand, complete tasks to the best of their ability, and maintain a solid work ethic. So really, a reliable candidate is one you… Read More »

Are You Prepared for This Fall’s Seasonal Hiring Spike?

Fall is one of the best times of the year to search for new hires. Why? With the summer months coming to a close, potential employees are back from their vacations, rested and ready to enter the fourth quarter with a bang. It’s the perfect time to scoop up top talent eager to start something… Read More »

Employees Seem Frustrated? Use These Six Tips to Promote Workplace Positivity

Positive energy in the workplace is good for your employees and your business! An upbeat environment adds to productivity and innovation—because people feel more comfortable sharing their thoughts and ideas in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Positivity also adds to wellness, and simply makes work more fun for all involved. Happiness is contagious—so what can you… Read More »

Should You Let Your Employees Listen to Music to Help Them Boost Their Productivity?

What’s your favorite type of music? We all have one—or five. And with today’s technology, satellite radio, computers and online music sites make it easier than ever before to access the tunes you love, anywhere and everywhere. Experts agree that music is an important mood-boosting tool, and it can be helpful in the workplace as… Read More »

Three Signs it’s Time for Your Company to Hire More Employees

Your employees keep your business running smoothly. They help you generate the products and services you need to maintain your current customers, as well as win new ones. The day-to-day processes of your company would not be possible without your workers—and as your business grows, you need to maintain a staffing level to match. So… Read More »

Unorthodox Ways to Use the Internet to Find New Job Candidates

The right employees can be hard to find! So when you’re experiencing a staffing shortage or trying to fill hard-to-fill positions, it can help to get a little creative. The internet presents a world of information at your fingertips, and you can take advantage of the Worldwide Web to locate new hires. Just follow these… Read More »

Quick Ways to Make More Time in Your Already Full Schedule

Do you reach the end of the day wondering where the time has gone? When you’re trying to get everything accomplished and feel there are not enough hours in the workday, have no fear. You can complete your tasks more efficiently, thereby opening up pockets of time for other responsibilities you may have. Just follow… Read More »

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

Job Commitment Interview Questions | Happy Faces Personnel Group

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 »