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Tips on engaging the remote workforce

Management 2.0: Tips on Engaging the Remote Workforce

Let’s talk tech.  Which iPhone do you have? 12,  13,  13Pro?   Sleek. Mod. Hip. I feel bad for the stubborn ones stuck with a 6, like my parents, who decline upgrades just to stay with what they know. Would you ever refuse an iOS upgrade and forgo those enhanced camera options?  No, never. Who…
Maintaining quality while creating valuable relationships

CMC Network Podcast Interview with Cristina Amyot

Author: Jose Plessman, CMC Network   “José, I feel like this is my way of making a difference in the world because most of us spend our lives working.”   If I’m working with a company, and I can work with that business owner, to make sure that employees are paid correctly, they’re getting the…
Risks of non compliance how it affects your business

Risks of Non-Compliance and How it Affects Your Business

No one likes rules, and being the parent of teenagers has only accentuated that fact for me. Just when teenagers are feeling empowered, when they are catching their stride, when they are developing into something great …rules! Ugh – Buzz Kill. From their perspective, rules just get in the way of something way more appealing…
Help employees cope with change in the workplace

How to Help Your Employees Cope with Change in the Workplace

On March 9, 2020, WebMD author Stephanie Watson wrote an article titled Causes of Stress & Their Effects on Your Health.  If she only knew then that mere days from publishing the article, nearly every human on the planet would embark on the rollercoaster of stress of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Lockdown – mask mandates…
The great resignation how employers can keep their top talent

The Great Resignation:
How Employers Can Keep Their Top Talent

The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and now… The Great Resignation.  Regardless of whether or not you work in HR, you have likely heard this term in recent months.  The Great Resignation is an idea coined by Texas A&M professor Anthony Klotz that predicts a large number of people leaving their jobs after the COVID-19…
Why your business needs job descriptions for every position

Why Your Business Needs Job Descriptions for Every Position

We run into many businesses that don’t think they need job descriptions. Their reasons are versions of, “We’re a small business so everyone around here does everything” and “Everyone knows their jobs and what they need to do.” Well, that’s often not the case nor does it address the many reasons job descriptions are essential…
Top 5 reasons outsourcing hr best option today

Top 5 Reasons Why Outsourcing HR is Your Best Option Today

Many businesses are faced with the decision as to whether or not to outsource certain business functions, including but not limited to Human Resources. Below are the top 5 reasons why outsourcing HR may be the best option for your business as opposed to keeping or bringing this position in-house. 1. You May Not Have…
Maximizing performance in a modern workplace event

Maximizing Performance in a Modern Workplace

Presented by MODC’s Business Growth & Management Committee As restrictions relating to COVID-19 have been loosened, businesses and organizations are faced with planning for what their new workplace will look like. Many employees may request to stay remote, or work a hybrid schedule, creating challenges for managing your new look workforce. Join us for this…
5 considerations employers as employees return to work

5 Considerations for Employers as Employees Return to Work

As COVID restrictions are lifting, more and more companies are requesting and sometimes requiring, employees to return to the workplace. Here are 5 points to consider as you start to bring employees back. 1. Employees are Entitled to a Safe Workplace Under The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), employees are entitled to a workplace…

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