HTSS Blog

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Cover Your Bases: Why You Need an Employee Handbook

Do you currently have an employee handbook? If not, you may want to reconsider your current position. An employee handbook will help cover your bases if issues arise in your organization. It establishes rules of conduct and behavior and puts some level of ownership on the employees for maintaining order in the office. Here are… Read More »

Is it Time to Reinvent Your Business?

Did you know that regularly reinventing your business to keep things fresh and innovative can be the key to long term success? Look at careers of famous actors and musicians who have spent decades re-creating their image and renewing interest by fans. It might be time to rethink some of your strategies, marketing plans, and… Read More »

Get Ready for Spring with These Team Building Tips

As we begin to see the snow melting and the temperatures rising, the desire to get outside into the sunshine becomes overwhelming. It can even become a distraction for your employees. Spring can be a great time to reinvigorate your staff by planning fun and engaging team building activities. Here are a few possible programs… Read More »

When is the Right Time to Start Looking for Candidates?

You are probably keenly aware that as soon as you need another individual to fill a role in your organization time is of the essence. However, there are a number of other considerations as well. How can you tell that growth is stable enough to making new hiring decisions? How do you backfill a position… Read More »

Getting Your Employees to Think Strategically

It isn’t enough to simply be good at what you do in business today to be successful. There are several approaches that top companies use to gain the competitive edge. Strategic thinking is one of the best skills a leader can teach their staff and empower the team to perform at the top of their… Read More »

Revamp Your HR Department in 2014 with These Tips!

Is it time to reevaluate and revamp your human resources department this year? A new year can shed new light on ideas and concepts to try out in your business. How can you make it more effective and efficient? The marketplace is changing so quickly that companies need to keep up or they might find… Read More »

Tackle Workplace Conflicts with Engaged Conversation

All relationships, including those in an office environment, will eventually be faced with some level of confrontation. When workplace conflicts happen it is up to the leader to take the position of authority and steer the team back to a productive place. How can you do that without being labeled a micromanager or affecting the… Read More »

How to Manage Different Personality Types in Your Office

A good manager understands how to communicate with a variety of people depending on their specific personality traits. If you are managing a number of individuals you may find that the difference in the personalities of your staff can be overwhelming when each member requires different communication styles. What are the best ways to effectively… Read More »

Personal Branding and Social Media

Believe it or not, more people check your social media pages than you think and that includes potential employers. When it comes to personal branding it is important to make sure you are always putting your best foot forward, especially online. If you’ve been wondering how to position your social media and online presence, here… Read More »