Tag: employees

Want a More Agile Workplace? Implement These 3 Strategies

Agility in the workplace. It’s one of the most well-covered topics in our increasingly complex business world—and for good reason. Today, a business’s capacity to navigate the unknown and seize opportunities as they arise directly impacts its ability to thrive in the long term. That’s because, unlike the traditional working environments of yore, agile working models are […]

The New Trend of “Quiet Firing”

Until very recently, most people weren’t familiar with the concept (or even the term) “quiet quitting.” Thanks to remarkable media buzz around the subject, the practice of employees doing just enough on the job to not get fired and avoiding going above and beyond is now part of the common parlance of Corporate America. But […]

Faces of HR: Sheryl LaPlace on a Passion for People, Discovering Talent & Employee Feedback

As a Human Resources Consultant for Insperity, a leading provider of human resources, Sheryl LaPlace works on a team of professionals, providing a myriad of HR services, including HR guidance and training, to small and mid-sized businesses across the United States. LaPlace has more than 20 years of experience in human resources, training and development, […]

Why Family-Building Benefits Have Become Essential in Today’s Workforce

More and more, employers are offering family-building benefits as part of their core compensation packages with much more than just parental leave. In fact, these benefits are integral to attracting and retaining diverse talent – including heterosexual and same-sex couples as well as single-intended parents – and in attracting top candidates across all industries.  Increasingly, […]

Quiet Quitting: A New Threat to Office Productivity or a Sign of Needed Change?

A new generation of workers is renouncing hustle culture—going above and beyond workplace expectations—and embracing the philosophy of “quiet quitting” in its place. Any sort of alleged “quitting” can easily have upper management feeling unsettled. But is this trending phenomenon a sign of employee laziness, or is it a call for workplace reform? With more […]

3 Ways to Hire From Diverse Demographics, Not Just Recent College Grads

Running a forward-thinking company isn’t possible if you leverage only old-school recruitment methods. Yet that’s exactly what far too many hiring managers do when trying to fill new positions. Too many companies hold the antiquated belief that solely relying on college graduates to fill their talent pipelines will produce long-term fruit—but this thinking needs to […]

When the Going Gets Tough, Smart Leaders Double Down on Their People: Three Tips for Managing Teams in a Recessionary Environment

Today’s worker has a lot to think about. Supply chain shortages, ever-increasing prices, the ongoing pandemic, and now, a potential recession. How can leaders best manage their people during such an uncertain time, or more specifically, when a recession seems imminent? When navigating a (pre) recessionary business environment, leaders should focus on their most valuable […]

How Upskilling Can Help Recession-Proof Your Resume

In the world of recruitment, a resume is powerful. True, it’s not a deal-breaker when it comes to the final hiring decision, it carries all the weight in the early stages of the hiring process and takes on greater significance in times of economic uncertainty. With all of the signs pointing to a global economic […]

Unique Passion Drives Broad and Meaningful Impact

While many of the DEI leaders we speak to as part of our ongoing series of DEI executive profiles came into those roles almost fortuitously, our subject for this iteration has been involved in DEI efforts since his college days. Darrell L. Johnson, Jr. MBA is the Manager of Diversity & Inclusion Programs at the Baton […]