Category: Blog


Performance Reviews and Teambuilding in the Age of COVID-19

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COVID-19 has caused a lot of changes in daily work, including changes to employee performance or annual reviews. Many employers are opting to cancel or reschedule those meetings, but that might not be the best decision. Even though it might mean that those performance discussions might need to be done over the phone or using…more

May Tip Sheet 2020

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It is an Employer’s Market Again Over the last ten years, the U.S. has been in an ever-tightening labor market. Job openings were plentiful, but candidates were in short supply. That was reflected in the average number of days it was taking employers to fill open positions: from 26 days in 2009 to 42 days in…more

Employee Assessments are a Cost-Effective Way to Rebuild Your Workforce

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The economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are far-reaching, but perhaps most evident in the United States’ soaring unemployment rates. With unemployment topping 14% in April of 2020, you would be hard-pressed to find a company that wasn’t forced to make the difficult decision to furlough, lay off, or terminate employees due to shutdowns and…more

Rebuilding Your Business

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How has your business responded to the Coronavirus? Have you felt helpless? Are you watching your company going through the five stages of death? If you are an opportunist, you know that two things are true when economies come out of a recession: 1) some people will lose a lot of money; and 2) some…more

Special Edition Tip Sheet

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Just because people are working remotely doesn’t mean that team building isn’t important. Jinny Bromberg of Bromberg Translations challenged us to provide remote team building exercises that could be used by organizations that are predominantly working from home during the COVID 19 outbreak. Here are:  6 Remote Team Building Activities that can be used to facilitate cooperation,…more

April Tip Sheet

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Getting Back to Work During a Pandemic Getting back to work is imperative for businesses that are sidelined by COVID 19 at this time. If you haven’t already done so – your business should adopt COVID 19 protocols that demonstrate your commitment to a healthy work environment to both your employees and to regulators who…more

How to Help Small Businesses Survive

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Small businesses are all in a really tight spot, trying to figure out how to navigate new ways of doing business or how to stay afloat while being closed. During these difficult times, we can demonstrate that we are all in it together by helping to support small businesses. Here’s how to help and support…more

March Tip Sheet

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AcuMax – Now More than Ever According to recent studies, 2020 could be the highest year ever for employee turnover. This appears to be the continuation of a growing trend noted since 2014 where annual turnover levels now approach 20% nationally and where nearly 52% of professionals have changed jobs over the last 5 years.…more