August 7th, 2017

Whether you are cultivating succession a plan or you just want to see your employees reach their full potential, it is important for you to understand that as a leader, the true measure of your success is how well you can grow others. Each person is unique and people are typically motivated by different tactics, but here are three surefire ways to help your employees reach their full potential:
1. Identify and praise them for their strengths.Words are very powerful. Just telling someone they…

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August 7th, 2017

1. You’re looking for a new job.This seems obvious but most of us have a few trusted work friends and we tend to share everything with them. You may not follow this rule completely but just remember, if someone lets the cat out of the bag, your boss may catch wind and you may be pushed out of the door sooner than you think (or want).
2. You have a part-time job, start-up business or side hustle.If you are moonlighting as a waiter to save money or you’re finally starting your dream…

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June 14th, 2017

Introduce a New Process
It is easy to complain about problems in the workplace. Your boss can even confide in you about upcoming issues before the next Executive Board Meeting or how a new project will tax your department. Take this intel and run with it! You can create a new process or offer a solution to pending issues within your company. Start by doing research and creating a small proposal to present to your boss. You don’t want to go too far into the project but think of questions…

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March 16th, 2017

The District of Columbia recently passed the looming Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act (UPLAA). The Act amends the District of Columbia Family and Medical Leave Act (DCFMLA), the Office of Administrative Hearings Establishment Act and the Budget Support Act. The bill’s amendment that are of significance to your organization is to the DCFMLA which expanded the laws definition of family member to include Foster Child.

The UPLAA requires private sector employers, with one or more…

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March 2nd, 2017

Why You Should Outsource HR

Did you know that 26% of companies outsource business-related functions to save money? According to The Society for Human Resources Management, nearly 23% of companies outsource to focus on strategy and 18% do it due to a lack of in-house expertise.

But why should you do it for HR specifically? Just think about all the moving parts within an HR department: compliance standards, employee benefits, payroll, training programs and background checks just to name a…

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