Team meetings are often planned with the best of intentions, but unfortunately, many fall short in terms of productivity. Attendees often find themselves having committed a significant chunk of time to sitting in meetings, only to leave with no clear takeaway. Use these tips to make your staff excited about your next team meeting. Be
This topic was a big hit when we first presented on it last April so we decided to bring it back! Below is information for September's topic: Finding the right person, for the right job is easier said than done. We will discuss techniques for interviewing, and then selecting, the candidates who will grow your
Networking is often thought of as navigating professional politics and getting to know the “right people” and leveraging the relationship for personal gain. However, for networking to be effective, it requires a genuine approach, in which you aim to provide value and help others, regardless of their status or what they can do for you.
Employees crave a sense of stability in their leaders and want to know what to expect from them on any given day. Playing the guessing game of whether or not it’s okay to approach leadership, or if an action is acceptable or not, is a major hindrance to the productivity and innovation required for an
Mapping out your career with 5, 10, or 20-year goals may seem like the ideal way to keep yourself on track professionally; however, having static objectives may not be the most effective way to conquer a dynamic, ever-changing job market. Since you don't know what the future holds (perhaps your 20-year "dream job" won't even
Ethan Allen HR Services would like to support mental health awareness with our next training seminar, Managing Stress. Managing stress both in the workplace and at home, are crucial to your mental health. Below are some different areas we will be speaking about for August's topic: Stress Management: Become aware of your feelings and reactions,
The purpose of an HR Audit is to take a look at your HR function at a moment in time and be able to assess the level of legal compliance and effectiveness of your company’s processes and procedures. You can take our findings and recommendations and use them to make necessary changes internally, you can
As you progress in your career, the hiring process is likely to get more in-depth. Higher-level positions have more of an impact on the company's overall performance, so hiring managers will often want you to go beyond a verbal interview and have you demonstrate what you can bring to the company through an interview presentation.
Searching for a job can be frustrating, whether you're unemployed or passively looking. There are so many variables outside of a job searcher's control that can make it seem like success is always going to be out of reach. If you allow your mindset to change from motivated to defeated, you're more likely to give
Many professionals don’t touch their resumes until they are ready to job search. However, even if you’re happily employed, keeping your resume updated can be beneficial for promotion opportunities or negotiating a raise – plus, you’ll have the peace of mind that you won’t have to start from scratch in the event of a sudden