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7 Signs of a Weak Board


In the realm of corporate governance, your board of directors serves as the guiding force, steering your cooperative towards success through strategic...

Refresh Your HR Strategy to Thrive in 2024


As we eagerly dive into the uncharted waters of 2024, I want to share my top three considerations for making your HR strategy not just good, but...

Recruiting: If You Communicate, They Will Come


When you recruit someone, you are creating an impression – of yourself and the organization you represent. Whether or not this person is hired, an...

Spring Cleaning for your HR Closet!


It doesn’t happen often, but when I get motivated to clean and organize, watch out! Last weekend I was inspired to clean out the linen closet. You...

Help Wanted!              Interview Questions for Seasonal Workers


Because seasonal employees are only with us for a short time, it can be tempting to short-cut the interview process. And while it may make sense to...

Plan for the Window in Your Recruiting Procedures


It’s about 45 to 60 seconds. That’s the time it takes to walk from the lobby in your workplace to the interview room. That one minute is often the...

Do Your Job! Unintended Impact of Words in Job Descriptions


While it might seem like an insignificant part of Human Resources, accurate job descriptions are

It Won’t Mean a Thing in 100 Years


Everyone I know has been impacted one way or another by the pandemic. Some in good ways, like spending more time with family.

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