Preparing for Re-Opening: Simple Suggestions to Help You Out 

If you’re asking yourself the question, “What do I do to prepare my business for re-opening?” well, you’re not alone. There are countless business owners all across the world, asking that very question. And no matter your opinion regarding Covid-19 — and there are many different and valid opinions out there — for you to open your re-open your business …

How NOT to Be Employee of the Month

You’re not a status quo sort of individual. That would be bland. And basic. And boring. So, when your boss tells you they’re launching an Employee of the Month Program, you roll your eyes. Because who cares about recognition? After all, that’s what most employees want, but you’re not everyone else. So, if you want to lose any chance, ever, of being the …

Fun Things to Do During a COVID Summer! (It Could be Your Most Memorable)

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” ― John Steinbeck We’re sure that you’re tired of hearing about COVID-19. And truthfully, we are too. But that doesn’t change the fact that it’s still here, and here to stay for a little while longer. In the meantime – you’re in the dog days …

Making the Most of Virtual Recruiting

Virtual Recruiting was a viable option before COVID -19, but the pandemic has undoubtedly increased the need to make it a standard procedure. If you’ve been fighting the inevitable and the thought of adjusting to a new “virtual reality” makes you break out in a cold sweat— no worries. We’ve got your back at Hamilton Connections – Virtual Recruitment 101! …

6 Easy Steps to Winning Job Descriptions!

Writing a job description is more than just…well, a job description. Your goal is to sell the job seeker on your company – tell them exactly why they want to work for you! Be clear. Be concise. Be informative. And we promise it’s not that hard! 1. The Job Title: Ensure your job title catches the right talent. Be specific …

On the Job Training  

Congratulations! Your business is once again up and running – under CDC guidelines, of course, but ready to roll. Some of your previous employees, however, are not coming back, and the new kid on the block needs a little help getting started. Actually, he/she needs a dose of OJT (on-the-job training). It’s time for a seasoned employee to teach the …

In with Summer – Out with Productivity? 

Summer has arrived – those golden days of sun, sand, daylight hours, and lazy afternoons. Wait. That’s great for the employee who’s on vacation, but not at the office, or on the production line. Let’s face it, the arrival of summer inevitably brings a loss of productivity, so isn’t it time to do something about it?   We’ve put together some …

Winning the Employee Stress Battle

“In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.”   – Fred Rogers Across the nation and around the globe, managers are dealing with employee stress – a COVID-19 fallout. Employees who remain on …