Human Resources

Is It Time To Evaluate Your Benefits Program?

With health care reform legislation taking effect, waiting until your annual benefit renewals to learn your benefit costs have increased or that you are not compliant based on your current workforce is often too late to shop for better alternatives. Health care costs continue to grow faster than the economy. The past five years have [...]

2016-01-06T20:33:03+00:00 By |Human Resources|

Perks That Work

Not all companies take the time to design perks and incentives in the most effective ways. Although offering corporate perks can have positive impact on employee engagement, many employers do not truly consider what they offer and why. If not done strategically some perks loose their initial motivating factor, and just become a general expectation [...]

2016-01-06T20:53:19+00:00 By |Human Resources|

Companies With Engaged Employees Geared For Success

Disengaged workers cost American companies billions. Almost seven out of 10 American workers were not engaged or were “actively disengaged” in their jobs, according to a Gallup poll released earlier this year. Just 32 percent of the polled workers were engaged in their jobs. What does that mean? A lot to a business owner! Engaged [...]

2016-01-06T20:55:54+00:00 By |Human Resources|

Why Hiring Your Next Employee Costs More Than You Realize

Preparing to hire your next employee? How much will it cost you? There are several steps an employer will need to make—each contributing to the overall time and cost associated with hiring a new employee. The actual cost of hiring begins accruing before a candidate starts their first day. Basically, your costs involve more than [...]

2016-01-06T20:57:13+00:00 By |Human Resources|

Principle Strategies Offers Employment Assessment Services

Principle Strategies, a human resources, business, and creative solutions company, is now providing employee assessment testing services to assist companies to effectively hire and manage their employees. Partnering with the Owen Van Syckle, a Norfolk-based sales consultant, Principle Strategies has incorporated assessment testing services as part of its recruiting services and as a human resources [...]

2016-01-06T20:58:47+00:00 By |Human Resources|

Why Job Descriptions Matter

Developing job descriptions is an essential part of managing your business from an HR perspective. Job descriptions are the foundations for the development and implementation of many HR programs, including your company’s compensation plans. Because a job description touches so many pieces of your organization (i.e. recruiting, succession planning, training, legal, compliance) it is [...]

2018-06-29T16:41:25+00:00 By |Human Resources|

How Entrepreneurs Should Vet A Potential Outsourcing Partner

You met online. You were hesitant and unsure at first. There were so many questions, so much to consider. You weren’t exactly sure what you were looking for, but you had some ideas. You knew ultimately you were looking for someone who could meet your needs. Isn’t that the way all great relationships work? And [...]

2016-01-06T21:26:49+00:00 By |Human Resources|

What Top Entrepreneurs Should Consider When Outsourcing …AND WHY!

You started with vision. With passion and confidence. As an entrepreneur, you know all about moving ideas into plans. You can nurture an innovative concept into a full-fledged business and along the way formulate strategies while overcoming setbacks. You work hard. You sacrifice. No detail is too small. You don’t cut corners and demand excellence. [...]

2016-01-06T21:28:18+00:00 By |Human Resources|

It’s Not a Question of If. When Entrepreneurs Should Consider Outsourcing.

As entrepreneurs and business owners, you know intimately the value of time. Efficiency is paramount and effective time management is a difference maker in today’s business world. With that in mind, for business owners the question isn’t necessarily whether or not to outsource work, but when. So what’s the right timing for your business to [...]

2016-01-06T21:29:47+00:00 By |Human Resources|

Why Hiring Your Next Employee Costs More Than Their Salary

Preparing to hire your next employee? How much will it cost you? There are several steps an employer will need to make—each contributing to the overall time and cost associated with hiring a new employee.  The actual cost of hiring begins accruing before a candidate starts their first day. Basically, your costs involve more than [...]

2016-01-06T21:40:21+00:00 By |Human Resources|