Monthly Archives: November 2016

5 Ways to Have Some Fun During the Holidays

November 30, 2016 | 527 views

5 Ways to Have Some Fun During the Holidays

5 Ways to Have Some Fun During the Holidays

Think the holidays have to mean stress, chaos, and uncontrollable madness? We disagree!

The holiday season is meant to be enjoyed. Businesses can embrace the bustling atmosphere with a few easy, but fun, ideas. Here are five of our favorite ways to have some fun during the holidays.

1. Have a Holiday Party

This one might sound obvious, but many organizations get so caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season that they forget to plan a company holiday party. But, a holiday party is a great way to help your team break loose a little bit, commiserate over the stress of the holiday rush, and bond with an activity other than work.

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The Importance of Employee Wellness Programs During the Holiday Season

November 16, 2016 | 748 views

The Importance of Employee Wellness Programs During the Holiday Season

The Importance of Employee Wellness Programs During the Holiday Season

Wellness programs have long been a staple in businesses. That’s because, healthy employees lead to fewer sick days and a reduction in chronic diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, and chronic pulmonary conditions, according to the United States Department of Labor.

Although these programs are essential year round, during the holidays, they’re even more important. That’s because the holidays tend to slow everyone down, give people excuses to fall off the healthy-living bandwagon, and make poor decisions.

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Part 2: 3 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

November 9, 2016 | 624 views

Part 2: 3 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

Part 2: 3 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

Last week, we talked about how to recruit seasonal workers during the holiday season. This week, we’re continuing the holiday season recruitment conversation, but this time, we’re focusing on bringing full-time, year-round employees on board during the chaos of the holidays.

This is a topic that’s not often addressed, probably because it’s so difficult.

When you onboard an employee, you want to ease him into his new role. You want him to get his sea-legs before he starts in with the busy season, so he feels more comfortable and the transition from newbie to seasoned worker is seamless.

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Part 1: 4 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

November 2, 2016 | 688 views

Part 1: 4 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

Part 1: 4 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

We’re excited to introduce a two-part series on recruiting during the holiday season. In this first part, we’ll focus exclusively on recruiting for seasonal employees.

If your business is one of the many that sees an uptick in business during the final quarter of the year, chances are you’re looking for a little extra manpower to help you make it through the holidays. And you’re not alone. Many businesses scope out temporary workers who want to make a little extra money during the holidays, so finding seasonal employees can be difficult.

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