In recent years, job descriptions have become somewhat meme-worthy. If you log on to social media on any given day, you see conversations about how outrageous job description requirements can get sometimes. We understand that to get the best employees we must write great job descriptions, but how do you do this without excluding too many people? Today, on the blog, we are going to chat about the three things all well-written job descriptions include so you can attract better candidates.
Building workplace empathy can be challenging for business leaders. We all work in our little bubbles. We can create friendships with our immediate colleagues quickly, but it can be hard for someone in recruiting to understand things from the sales perspective. As businesses grow, these challenges can become even harder to grapple with. This divide leads to an office environment that can take you back to the cliquey nature of your adolescent years.
The first week of work can be challenging for employees. Being the new employee on the block is fantastic because it means you started a new job, but you also have a ton of new information to navigate. As an employer, it’s your job to make sure that the week goes as smoothly as possible. Keep reading for five things you can do to make sure that your employees have the best first week.
The official start of summer is quickly approaching. As the days get longer, your employees want to spend more time away from their desks. Summer can be a distraction to your employees, especially if you try to go about business as usual. You could try to create a summer schedule for your workers, but that requires some attention to detail. Keep reading for some of our best tips and tricks on creating a summer work schedule.
At WorkBright, we know the challenges you may face hiring seasonal workers. You need to ramp up production, but you understand that seasonal workers are still an extension of your employer brand. How do you employ a ton of workers without sacrificing your company values? Do you have any room to be picky with seasonal workers? We think so! Today we wanted to share some of our best tips for keeping your company values aligned when hiring seasonal workers.
If you’ve been at any human resources related event in the last few years, you know how important learning and development is. We live in a complex world, and many of our jobs are ever changing. We understand that the world of work is always morphing and we need our employees to keep up with the times. If your L&D department needs help ASAP, here are some creative ideas to encourage your employees to learn more.
Teamwork is an essential part of running any business. Whether you are talking about your team at large or the small committees and groups you create to get day-to-day projects done. We cannot do everything by ourselves. Leaning on the strengths of others in our office is key to company growth. Today’s blog is going to be dedicated to utilizing teams to produce brilliant work that propels your company forward.
Motivating your employees is proving to be more challenging than ever. Critical work needs to be done, and it can be challenging to meet your employees where they are. Is there a happy medium between giving employees work you know they can do and giving them new tasks to tackle? We think so! Let’s chat about how to motivate your employees by using their strengths. 1. Using Your Strengths Makes You Happier Before we delve into strengths talk, you may be wondering why it is so important to nurture your employee’s strengths.
Meetings can be a point of stress for many employees. Having a meeting breaks up the work day and makes it impossible for many employees to get work done. Have you ever had a meeting scheduled for 11 AM, but you finished your last task at 10:30 AM? What do you do with that 30 minutes you have to spare? Some people might work on a small job that takes less than 30 minutes, but what if you don’t have a task that fits in that window?
Connecting with your temporary, seasonal workers can be a challenge for many employers. How do you connect with an employee that likely won’t be around in just a few months? We know that building the connection between you and your workers will make everyone’s experience better, but you cannot motivate seasonal workers the same way you motivate traditional employees. Today on the WorkBright blog, we are going to talk about what you need to do to create those connections.