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Tips from JBM

How to retain the best employees, especially in this job market

Stop right now and think about how you can retain the best employees in this job market… If we stop and think about what people need, it can be basic, yet so often overlooked in managment practices. Being a consultant, I am in many different organizations, all different industries, all different...

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Talent acquisition an issue for you? It sure is for most employers....

Talent Aquisition has become quite the challenge for ALL industries! What are you doing to stand out? When is the last time you reviewed your job titles? How well do such titles match up to popular culture...

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The new minimum wage for "food service" and how will this impact your business?

Many working at minimum wage deserve a bit more money, yes. I don't like to keep people down where it is reasonable to make a change. We just need to be mindful of how this all plays out for the economy overall. We can help some while hurting others in such disproportionate ways. A well...

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HR Tuesday Tips!! Is your handbook up to date yet?

HR Compliance is just getting more and more complex This enewsletter is short and sweet. It focuses on what I have seen so many businesses struggling with and that is outdated employee handbooks. This is one “job” that many feel is just...

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Staying relevant during these tough times! Change management is key!

Best Change Management Strategies Managing Change is so important, be strategic in your efforts! Plan Carefully - before you move forward be sure you have a clear plan that focuses on when, how and why the change is taking place. Document tasks to get there and how...

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What is your HR Focus for this year? See if you are in line with what you should be...

It’s time to plan your HR focus to keep up with trends and employee expectations Continuous Learning -Be sure employees are learning on a regular basis. Those who need to become better using technology should be a focus. Continuous learning is a career journey for all of us. Online...

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HR Tuesday Tips! Be in tune with your employees..you may think you are but most cases, they are not telling you all you need to know!

The pandemic experience is forcing workplace changes…be prepared, be open As many clients are now having more in person meetings again, juggling time for meetings is harder once again. I happen to love the in person types of meetings but I realize that a hybrid model will be...

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Mental Health and how employers can help!

HR Hot topics 2021! Time to rethink our approach to employees and policies related..why? Because we care and because we need to attract and retain strong employees… Let’s begin with the issue of Mental Health as this is more of an issue now than...

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Are you struggling to fill positions?

Are you struggling finding new candidates for open positions and losing staff at the same time? I am hearing this more and more all of the time. There are a variety of issues naturally but let’s begin with unemployment benefits. The incentives have made it more palatable for some to...

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Legalizing Marijuana and the workplace!

Literally since the effective date of this new change in law, my employers were reaching out for guidance! Like it or not we should expect to encounter the effects of the legalization of mairjuana. Some have described it as “open season” with the issues they are experiencing. Being a new...

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