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Aug
03

Be a Difference Maker

On the other hand we denounce with righteous indignation and dislike men who are so beguiled and demoralized.

By mcphers6 | Workforce
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Mar
21

FEAR FACTOR: Mental Health

Where does your company stand? Everyone across America has heard and seen the horrific footage of a disgruntled employee fatally injuring two journalists and seriously injuring another in Roanoke, VA. Many were left shocked by this incident and now businesses have to put programs in place to help promote a healthy work environment. Of course […]

By mcphers6 | Human Resources
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HR Trends for 2018

Human Resources is the engine room of many organizations. And 2018 is an important year for HR with a growing global economy, more focus on diversity, more discussion of women’s pay equity and the changing workplace. Here are some 2018 trends and changes to the HR landscape to be aware of for your organization.

By mcphers6 | Blog . Human Resources
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Managing Like an Executive

If you are a business owner, regardless of the size of your organization, you are challenged with keeping every area of your business going. You can not afford to let things slip or go undone. Time is money. There is no time to be ineffective. There are many courses on how to start a business, […]

By mcphers6 | Blog . Coaching . Leadership . Management
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Jun
08

Unconscious Bias & the Workplace

The most noted bias discussed in the workplace is discrimination. There is another type of bias worth noting known as unconscious bias. This implicit bias involves the attitudes, stereotypes, or prejudice that impact our actions, decisions, and behaviors in our unconscious. The difference with this bias and discrimination is that we are unaware and happens […]

By mcphers6 | Blog . Human Resources . Workforce
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Mar
19

Hidden Figures…Limited Figures

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, brilliant African-American women working at the National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA), was great reminder to diverse professionals to keep making remarkable strides in their professions. These three women served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of […]

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Mar
19

How to Retain Your Best Employees

Employee turnover is a concern of many companies because it lowers company productivity and increases the workload of remaining staff. According to the Wall Street Journal, “High employee turnover hurts a company’s bottom line. Experts estimate it costs upwards of twice an employee’s salary to find and train a replacement.” With that in mind, key employee […]

By mcphers6 | Blog . Employee Engagement . Workforce
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Feb
19

5 Ways To Be An Inclusive Leader

The terms diversity and inclusion have long been hot topics of conversations and discussions in the hallways and boardrooms of organizations. While it’s now common for companies to make earnest attempts to diversify their workplaces, they often fall short of being truly inclusive. For many, the terms “diversity” and “inclusion” are interchangeable, but there are […]

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