Entries by Trisha Crigger

Orient and onboard your new employees online

There is a lot of chatter about the importance of onboarding and orientations for new employees and there is good reason for that. Finding the best candidates and employees takes creativity, time, energy and money. Once you find these talented individuals, you want to keep them! Using an electronic onboarding system is a time-saver, helps […]

Don’t be a victim of email spear phishing

One specific type of phishing attack is called “spear phishing.” Unlike standard email scams, spear phishing includes several elements of social engineering that are intended to deceive the email recipient to a much larger degree. Spear phishing is “the fraudulent practice of sending emails ostensibly from a known or trusted sender in order to induce […]

How employers should approach at-will employment

At-will employment means that either employer or employee can end an employment relationship at any time, with or without notice, and with or without explanation. But employers should beware of using it in the same way in all situations. At-will employment is not a one-size-fits-all solution for employers parting ways with an employee. Employers must […]

3 strategies to avoid workplace teamwork disaster

Getting your employees to work in teams can be difficult, especially when you have employees with drastically different emotions and interpersonal dynamics. When announcing teamwork assignments, half of the employees tend to get worried, annoyed, and resistant about working together; the other half may feel excited, optimistic, and confident. So how can you help employees […]

Employers: Consider veteran talent when filling jobs

As the job market rebounds and adds jobs each month, business recruiters and managers are having an increasingly difficult time filling job openings. As you look for new places to find talent, consider the large group of prospective employees who have served in the United States armed forces. They have a unique skill set to […]