Monthly Archives: June 2019

5 Reasons to Hire a Temporary Employee

June 26, 2019 | 1,102 views

5 Reasons to Hire a Temporary Employee
5 Reasons to Hire a Temporary Employee

Need a quick project done? Or data input for marketing research? Has someone left on vacation? Hiring a temporary employee may be the solution to these projects and needs. Keep your business running smoothly by considering a temporary employee. Here are some great reasons to hire temporary staff to meet your human resource needs.

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Does Your Business Stink? Maybe It Should!

June 19, 2019 | 492 views

Does Your Business Stink? Maybe It Should!
Does Your Business Stink? Maybe It Should!

Certain smells bring back vivid memories, right? Maybe the rich smell of tobacco reminds you of your grandfather’s pipe. Or the unique odor of carnations brings a deluge of memories from high school dances. Scent memory is exceptionally strong, and our memories are emotionally aligned with scents from the past.

Sensory marketing has influenced many potential customers with its synergistic use of all the human senses. It draws upon our emotional reaction to what we experience through our senses. Maybe your business should “stink” a little more and use the sense of smell to influence customers.

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Do You Have a Policy Regarding Employment Verifications?

June 12, 2019 | 558 views

Do You Have a Policy Regarding Employment Verifications?
Do You Have a Policy Regarding Employment Verifications?

As employers, we get calls regularly looking for information on a past employee. The prospective new employers are dutifully trying to ensure that the information they were given is accurate. They also are looking for more insight into how the person performed for us, if their details are honestly and accurately given, and if we would rehire them.

This diligent practice of employment verification is one that can have unintended consequences, however. So much so that many prior employers are fearful of lawsuits or claims of damages. These fact-checking quests can significantly affect whether or not a prospective hiring manager chooses to hire the job applicant. For this reason, your organization must self-police its verification policies and determine your acceptable level of risk.

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Sleeping on the Job? Yes, please!

June 5, 2019 | 1,337 views

Sleeping on the Job? Yes, please!
Sleeping on the Job? Yes, please!

Sleeping on the job is the topic of many a Blondie comic strip. Yet, Dagwood Bumstead may have been on to something good. Doctors, medical interns, and nurses have valued naps for ages; hospitals even provide a place to sleep for those with long shifts. So, maybe it is time for businesses to consider the value of allowing employees to take a nap on the job.

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