This month on #peoplechat we have been focusing on the retail space. The good, the bad, and the ugly. This week for #peoplechat I decided to focus on why it is important for industry professionals to attend conferences that you will ACTUALLY learn from. We all love going to conferences where we know a lot of people, and we can have fun in a cool city, but let’s be honest. Who actually leaves saying they learned a lot? Retail, hospitality, and restaurants leaders don’t get out much. They are swamped in their daily lives of training their team, keeping up with regulations, and figuring out how to improve their processes. So when they do get out… where do they go? Continue reading
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Technology always changes. Every day we see something new, we see companies merge, die off, and start again. Before I got into the HR vendor world I had no idea how much change went on in this industry. It’s good change most of the time. But sometimes with a lot of change, uncertainty bubbles up with HR practitioners.
According to a recent study, nearly three-quarters of employees are not fully engaged. Though there are many reasons for disengagement — such as relationships with other team members or not being interested in the work — it can have a negative affect on your team.
Few things strike more fear in an HR manager’s heart than making a bad hire.
And for good reason; bringing a bad fit or bad character applicant into your work culture can have significant financial consequences in lost productivity and potential replacement costs. That’s without factoring in the increased risk of a devastating negligent hiring lawsuit.