How the Right HR Leadership Can Pave the Way for Positive Change

Change is a necessary part of life for every company, but figuring out just how to achieve necessary and positive change can be a major challenge. The secret that the top companies know? The route to lasting change is a slow and steady marathon, not a sudden sprint.   The Perils of Top-Down Change For […]

The Role of Spouses in Relocation Offers

Recruiting candidates for roles that require relocation can be a complicated process – and it only gets more complex when families are involved. In fact, one of the most important factors in any relocation offer is the opinion and needs of the candidate’s spouse. Here’s what to keep in mind when making relocation offers to […]

Should Your Business Be Concerned About Unionization?

With stories of union organization at even the biggest companies making headlines, you may be wondering if unionization is something your organization needs to be concerned about. “Concern” may not be the right word, but every business should be re-evaluating its employee experience and getting prepared to address more issues raised by their workers at […]

Women in Manufacturing Leadership Roles

Manufacturing is seeing a major rebound right now. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the sector added 29,000 new jobs in June 2022 and hit its February 2020 levels of employment. As manufacturing resets and revives itself, one major aspect to keep an eye on in the industry is the rising wave of women […]

Manufacturing: Labor Market Trends

With its combination of long-standing practices and constantly evolving technology, the manufacturing sector is always one to watch when it comes to the labor market. What’s on the horizon for this critical industry? Let’s take a closer look at some important trends.   Manufacturing and the Labor Market As recently as July 2022, the Federal […]

Jobs in 2022: Mid-Year Numbers Report

How well is manufacturing (and the economy overall) rebounding in 2022? With the year half over already, it’s the ideal time to take a look at some of the most notable statistics about the current state of the workforce, wages, inflation, and more. Manufacturing seems like it is seeing a boom moment, but will it […]

Ghosting in the Workplace and How to Avoid It

Ghosting – it’s not just for dating anymore! Coined as a way to describe would-be romantic partners who simply stop communicating without warning, “ghosting” has officially made its way into the workplace. Much like its counterpart in the personal realm, ghosting in the professional world refers to what happens when one party – either the […]

Paying Attention to Retention

You’ve likely seen a shift over the last year. No longer focused on what we have been through, the new emphasis is on what’s to come. The “Great Resignation” is an ongoing concern and doesn’t look to be slowing down soon. How can you stop it? And do you want to? If the thought is […]

Dads in the Workplace: The State of Paternity Benefits

Dads in the Workplace: The State of Paternity Benefits Much-needed conversations about parental leave and family benefits extend to new dads, who often are out of the spotlight when it comes to talking about these issues in the workplace. Paternity benefits may not be talked about as much, but it turns out that offering strong […]

Making High-Quality Decisions

Few things will improve the quality of your life more than learning how to make high-quality decisions. Yet amazingly, no one really teaches us how to do it. Not in grade school; not in high school. Most college majors don’t require courses in critical thinking or decision making. Has anyone ever told you that their […]