7 Ways To Protect Your Business From Recession

Protect Your Business From Recession

Times are good, according to most accounts: The stock market is up, unemployment is down, and interest rates remain constrained to the low single digits. Businesses battered by the 2008 downturn and the long, slow recovery that followed have largely regained their footing and are now expanding at the fastest pace in more than a […]

Don’t Just Rebuild Your HR Practice – Rethink It

A lot of traditional Human Resources departments are having a hard time these days. The standard model of a team of in-house practitioners – or, in the case of smaller companies, a single specialist – is being challenged by mounting demands on all sides. Companies insist on greater efficiency and accountability; employees look for expanded […]

The “Full Employment” Paradox: Employee Retention Becomes A Bigger Problem for SMEs

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According to current economic statistics, the United States is finally edging back towards that elusive condition known as “full employment” – that is, a sustainable unemployment rate of 4% or lower. Job numbers are increasing, the economy is fundamentally stable and sound. As counterintuitive as it may seem, these conditions actually pose significant hazards to […]