Posts Tagged ‘human resources’

Understanding the Impact of Defining Your Organization’s Core Purpose

In this episode, we are joined by Megan Everett, Director of Marketing for Mister Car Wash and Pamela Crim, CEO of BBB Serving Southern Arizona. Today’s episode covers community engagement, corporate citizenship and other elements of conscious capitalism that highlights the importance of contributing to your community as a business. Investing in your business by investing in your people and your community can have an enormous impact on your triple bottom line. Enjoy, comment, and tune in next time!

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Listen to Our New Podcast! Conscious Capitalism Episode 1

In our first episode I am joined by Eugene Carter, Identity Theft Expert; Jennifer Sellers, Certified Coach and Author, and Sarah McCrarin, Compliance Expert. We discuss the four tenets of Conscious Capitalism and why we find that they are an essential key to the longevity of every type of business.  They also provide a strong foundation and basis for any other type of group or organization.

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Tune Out the Noise: Use These 6 HR Key Performance Indicators

In today’s fast-moving, technological world, the types and amount of data hovering around is almost mind-numbing. Business leaders know that there can be great benefit when the right data can be tapped and cultivated in support of the organizational purpose. That is simple in concept, but a bit more challenging in practice. What is “the right” data? How is obtained? What needs to be in place to actually capitalize on it? The bad news is that since all businesses are unique there is no recipe to copy. The good news is that given all businesses rely on people there are some patterns that emerge about what data is helpful to routinely mine internally for HR purposes. Take a look at “6 HR KPI’s that will help your business prosper.”

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No Need to Plead: Techniques to Keep Your Top Talent

At a time when unemployment in the U.S. is at historic lows it could be easy to conclude that employers are in a favorable position to keep their teams intact. After all, there are so few competitive vacancies for those workers to consider. In reality, though, many business operators will share that the real scarcity is in finding the right people who can truly make the desired contributions. This suggests that the valuable members on your team would be coveted at any number of other places of business if they were so inclined to go exploring. The call for business operators then is to keep them happy and productive right where they are. Our HR library profiles a couple of resources, “An Easy Employee Retention Tool That Works” & “Keys to Retaining Top Talent”, that house techniques and concepts to keep your current and future top performers with you.

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Keeping Your Social Cool: Why You Need a Social Media Policy

I have a friend who currently can’t find enough hours in the day to address the volume of interest he has from people asking him to help make cell phones work more reliably in their place of business. High rise, urban buildings, and dense manufacturing plants/warehouses are some examples of those hungry to address the challenge. It was initially paradoxical to me as he expressed that these organizations contacting him already operate with their own business class phone systems and Internet-linked computers. Why does it matter that access to cellular networks from those environments is limited? It turns out that for many in the workforce today the cell phone is the defacto instrument where communication is conducted; not just for personal but for business as well. So much so that companies are willing to pay money to address the need for reliable cell coverage even when sitting next to a desk phone.

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