4 Common Employee Hiring Challenges Entrepreneurs Face and How to Overcome Them

  Entrepreneurs are known to wear multiple hats, and one of those hats include hiring new employees. This process is often tedious and time consuming for business owners and includes numerous challenges. Highlighted below are four common problems with solutions to help entrepreneurs design a seamless hiring process. Problem 1: Lack of Training Tight budgets force priority organization, which can …

How to Build a Loyal Team

If you want to know how to get the most from your business, then it’s essential to take proactive steps to foster loyal employees who want to work for you and develop strong leadership skills. The inability to inspire and create a workplace environment that employees want to remain working with can, and will, negatively impact your business and its profitability. …

How You May Be Contributing to Employee Burnout, Without Even Realizing It

A severe problem for many high performers and the teams they work with is employee burnout. When someone is overworked, stretched thin, or overwhelmed by the amount they have on their plate, it can ruin their productivity and take a considerable toll on their mental health and wellbeing. Employee burnout is often more than just needing a break from the …

How To Fire An Employee: The Best Practices From HR Pros

How To Fire An Employee: The Best Practices From HR Pros When terminating an employee, there are many areas for companies to find themselves at risk. An employee that is performing poorly or violating company policy is not a situation to take lightly, so here are some steps to guide you through how to fire an employee while preventing potential legal …

Onboarding, Is It Really That Important?

Imagine showing up to your first day of work and you’re overdressed. You assumed the company was somewhat formal in their dress code but upon arrival, you realize that everyone wears jeans and t-shirts to work. It’s not the end of the world but it still makes you feel awkward. Your manager then shows you to your desk and it’s …

Scam season is upon us!

It is the time of year that people are getting tax documents in the mail and the various scam artists are trying to get people to give them information over the phone or via email. StaffScapes would like to take a moment to remind you of a few things that will help you protect yourself from these scams. As the …

Creative Ways to Recognize Awesome Employees

Companies with strategies to recognize their employees will increase company morale, create stronger working relationships, and lower turnover rates. Implementing employee recognition programs will also likely increase productivity and help to achieve business goals.

Millennials Will Propel Your Business

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Millennials were the largest generation in the workforce in 2015.” The training and management of people aged nineteen to thirty-five has been a hot-button in recent years, but even though they are a generation that has been widely studied, they have also been largely misunderstood. Their sheer numbers in the workplace dictate that …

Things to Consider When Boosting Your Talent

A 2015 Saba study found that “Sixty percent of HR leaders believed that their companies provide employees with a clear career path; just thirty-six percent of employees agreed.” The takeaway? Your best leaders are eager for more challenges. Feed their ambition. Set tangible goals that will engage them, make them feel valued, and will give a clear indication that they …

New FLSA Rule Finally Announced

The Department of Labor (DOL) released its final regulation governing overtime exemptions for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new rule affects most employers that have salaried employees with a new threshold of $913 a week for an annual wage of $47,476 per year. If your salaried employees make less than this then you need to track hours and …