Our (Re)Commitment

Like you, we are having heart-prying, honest conversations in the wake of the traumatic events of the past few weeks. We hear the resounding rallying cry to do more and be more in the wake of the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breanna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and far...

A Care Package for Working Remotely

The Internet is (understandably) full of tips for working from home these days. For many businesses and employees, WFH is brand-new territory, and let’s face it: some of what we’re experiencing could become the new norm. But how are you and your employees really doing...

A Guide to Choosing the Right Tools for Remote Work

These past couple of months have thrown many teams right into the deep end with digital collaboration tools. For some, just treading water has been a challenge. We’ve grappled with bizarre audio feedback, low bandwidth, spotty WiFi, and cats on keyboards. Somehow...

Mental Health at Work Matters More Than Ever

As an HR professional, I’ve helped employers and employees through a variety of mental health situations including struggles with stress, anxiety, addiction, depression, and suicide. During the Covid-19 crisis, I’ve had a number of conversations with employees and...

Need To Cut People Costs? You Have More Options Than You Think.

As the Covid-19 crisis increases, we’re getting an uptick in questions about options for adjusting team size and structure. The good news is that there are options, and you might be able to use a combination of options to meet changing business goals. Here’s a quick...

Three Strategies for Keeping Remote Workers Engaged

We have become a nation of remote workers practically overnight. It’s a big adjustment under normal circumstances, and many teams are trying to pull off this radical cultural change under extreme stress and time pressure. We have worked virtually and engaged...

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Five Qualities to Look for in an HR Services Partner

Five Qualities to Look for in an HR Services Partner

Whether you’re hiring an internal HR manager or an HR Services Consultant, there are qualities, abilities, and attributes to look for in an HR professional that supports your business. When hiring for our consultant team, I look for HR specialists who possess and...

Three Ways to Elevate Your Hiring

Three Ways to Elevate Your Hiring

In July I had the honor of facilitating a session for the University of Washington’s Women in Chemical Sciences and Diversity in Clean Energy groups about how to write a winning a resume. Just as I shared tips about writing resumes, I want to share tips for hiring...

Thriving Where You Are

Thriving Where You Are

A few weeks after the New Year, my family and I traveled to Southeast Asia. It was the first time I’ve traveled to Southeast Asia and the first time I’ve never cracked open my laptop during a vacation. Resisting the temptation each time workaholism threatened to...

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