Here’s Why Taking a Walk During Work Can Help Your Morale

Work can be stressful. From hot projects to tight deadlines and difficult customers, it can certainly take a toll on the overall well-being of both you and your staff. Not only that, but if you’re all sitting in front of computers all day, it’s even worse. This can drain your brain and deplete energy. One… Read More »

How Do You Handle A Burnt Out Employee?

When an employee isn’t meeting expectations and giving you grief in the process, it’s time for disciplinary action, right? Not so fast. There could be a good reason especially when it’s coming from someone who is usually a top performer. In fact, when a talented team member suddenly seems disengaged and off their game, it… Read More »

How to Attract Talent in a Candidate-Driven Market

  In today’s job market, if an employee is not happy with their current position, it isn’t difficult for them to find a new career opportunity — and many are doing just that. According to a recent survey, 32% of employees plan to change jobs this year. Not only that, 78% say they aren’t actively… Read More »

Signs Your Top Employee Might Be Leaving Soon

  Employee turnover is inevitable at every company. However, when it’s top employees leaving or there’s too much of it, your bottom line can take a hit. In fact, some studies report that businesses can lose tens of thousands of dollars due to high turnover. This is caused by issues ranging from lost productivity to… Read More »

10 Ways You Can Improve Productivity On Your Team

It’s the dog days of summer. As a result, your team might not be as motivated as you’d like them to be. Short of asking them to work more hours, what can you do? There are many different ways you can boost productivity and get your people back on track toward getting more done. Here’s… Read More »

5 Tips On How To Spark Creativity In The Workplace

Being creative in the workplace is vital to success. Not only can it improve innovation and build morale, but it can also lead your staff to uncover new and better ways to handle work. To help you leverage the power of it in the workplace, here are a few tips from the Kansas City marketing… Read More »

How To Talk to the Employee Who Knows Everything

Have an employee who thinks they know everything? Their answers are always right. They dismiss the opinions of others. And they don’t want to collaborate because their way is the only way. If this sounds familiar, it can be difficult to deal with, especially when you need this person to be open to feedback and… Read More »

Kansas City Makes it Illegal for Employers to Ask About Salary History

Later this year, it will be illegal for employers in Kansas City, Missouri to ask job candidates about their salary histories. The new ordinance, effective Oct. 31, aims to eliminate the gender pay gap. Proponents of the new measure say that when employers rely on salary histories to set salaries for new employees, it results… Read More »

How Can You Choose Between Two Great Applicants?

  Sometimes, you can’t find a single person that’s right for the job. Other times, you have two top contenders to choose between. When this happens, how can you make the right decision for your team, all so you end up with a great new employee? Here are some tips from Morgan Hunter, one of… Read More »

Employers Plan to Increase Utilization of Staffing Firms in Next 5 Years

  Employers are struggling to find qualified candidates for their open positions, and many are turning to staffing firms for help. According to a survey by CareerBuilder, 54 percent of employers plan to increase their use of staffing firms in the next five years. “Even with new technologies pushing industry evolution, staffing firms will continue… Read More »