• How To Interview Someone For A Job You Can’t Do Yourself
    Interviewing someone for a job you can’t do yourself can be a nerve-wracking experience—you have to intelligently evaluate a qualified candidate, yet you have little to no understanding of what qualifies as “qualified.” Make a mistake and your organization will lose time, energy, and money on fin...
  • 3 Secrets To A Turnover-Proof Onboarding Strategy
    Creating a reliable onboarding program is a sound investment in retaining new employees and helping them reach their full potential. If you want to reduce turnover and save money, time, and hassle, follow these three reliable strategies.
  • You Have A Great Company Culture. Why Are People Leaving?
    You’ve done all the right things when it comes to creating a company culture that should keep employees happy and loyal. You’ve developed a stellar onboarding strategy; you offer great salaries and benefits; you promote openness, honesty, and empowerment. So why are so many of your valued emplo...
  • Doing A Reference Check? Here Are Seven Questions You Should Ask
    References can help you develop a more accurate picture of a candidate’s abilities, personality, and work ethic. Thing is, even the most honest job seeker may unconsciously stretch the truth to make themselves more desirable. To get you started, here are seven questions you should ask during any ...
  • 5 Unusual Traits Employees Want Their Managers to Have
    You want to be a good manager who brings out the best in your team, and you spend a lot of time considering each person’s skills, goals, and ambitions, but have you thought about what traits your employees want you to have—and whether or not you’ve developed those qualities? Everyone knows that t...
  • Employee Engagement Ideas At Little to No Cost
    You’ve got your team together — now you’ve got to keep them engaged and optimize performance. Engagement is key to retention and therefore cannot afford to be overlooked. The good news is: Employee engagement ideas, particularly at the team level, don’t need to break the bank to be successful. He...
  • The Increasing Popularity of Remote Work
    We already know remote work is insanely popular—and for good reason. Employers are able to choose from a wider pool of talent, while employees are finding it an increasingly essential part of striking that ideal work/life balance. Read on to explore these benefits and to find out where we think t...
  • How to Find Career Stretch Roles and Promotion Opportunities
    To get a promotion, you need to prove you can perform beyond your current job. That’s the purpose of stretch roles— projects and tasks that build your skills and get the attention of your boss and your boss’s boss. Here’s how to find them.
  • Create Your Own Role at Your Company
    Looking to create your own role are your company? Hear one individual account, and see how you can apply this to your own role. Read more.
  • The Power of a Strong HR Brand
    Everyone is in a race to get the most talented people for their organizations. Learn how and why you need a strong HR brand.
  • 2021 Nightingale Award Winner - Lt. Alainna Crotty, MSN, APRN, AGCNS-BC, NE-BC
    Six winners were honored during the 2021 Star Nurses celebration and were named Nightingale Award winners. We are proud to honor them. Congratulations to Lt. Alainna Crotty!
  • 2021 Nightingale Award Winner - Priscilla Powell, BSN, RN, CPN, CPHON
    Six winners were honored during the 2021 Star Nurses celebration and were named Nightingale Award winners. We are proud to honor them. Congratulations to Priscilla Powell!
  • Get people in the right seats, or it will cost you
    The average separation rate in the United States in 2019 was 22%. That varies by industry, of course, but this gives us a good starting point. Read on to learn how to reduce this cost.
  • What’s the plan to get the most out of employees?
    Before you know it, you will be in the New Year Scramble. Top leadership needs to direct the team on what goals each person and department will be working toward. Read on to see how.....
  • Are employees ready to return to work?
    When is the right time to bring employees back to the office, and what's the best way to go about it? There’s pressure to move quickly, but the actions you take will have a lasting impact.
  • Strong Workplaces Focus on Engagement, Not Entitlement
    So, what exactly goes into creating a terrific workplace? Transactional approaches such as free lunches and bring-your-dog-to-work day, office parties — you name it — will be welcomed by your staff. But they only serve to build entitlement, not engagement.
  • 5 Tips to Prepare for That Employee Review Session
    It’s that time of year again — your opportunity to reflect on your accomplishments over the course of the year and share them with your manager. If only you could remember what you did!
  • Ensure Employees Reach Their Full Potential
    Potential is a huge motivator for most employees. It also ranks high in importance in workplace culture.
  • Turn Good Managers Into Great Coaches
    In traditional organizations, managers ensure compliance and track employee performance through assessments and ratings. We know those approaches can kill commitment and drop productivity.
  • Three Ways to Engage Your Employees
    Leaders continually develop strategies to improve their business. If your organization is service-oriented or otherwise dependent on people to deliver value, no doubt your strategy will include ways to engage employees.