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How Open is the Communication in Your Organization?

February 9, 2015 | Comments Off on How Open is the Communication in Your Organization?
Employee Wellness Raleigh

Whether your business year closes on December 31st, June 30th or anytime in between, the arrival of January 1st has special, significant energy. The beginning of a new calendar year is ripe for renewal and regeneration and it signals a time to evaluate the role of communication between employees and leadership.

Making Employee Wellness a Business Issue

January 13, 2015 | Comments Off on Making Employee Wellness a Business Issue
Employee Health Training

Human Resources has an opportunity to create a connection between company policy and employee wellness. Employees are the backbone to any business, and a healthy workforce is a by-product of making wellness a priority in your organization.

Will Onboarding replace Orientation for New Hires?

November 30, 2014 | Comments Off on Will Onboarding replace Orientation for New Hires?

What’s the onboarding process for your business or start-up? Let the APLS Group help you today.

Are Small Business and Career Development an untapped match?

November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Career Development is one of the cornerstones of an effective business strategy for all businesses because employees are an integral part of business success. Many small businesses do not have a career development plan for employees because they do not have a designated human resources department to create a plan.

10 Ways to Manage People through Change

October 20, 2014 | Comments Off on 10 Ways to Manage People through Change

Change is hard for many employees, especially if they have gotten useful to a certain way of thinking only to find out that they have to think a certain other way.

What do you know about the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)?

October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Human resources

After another fun packed fall Sunday of serial football games I convinced my family that we could forego watching the Sunday night game in favor of viewing the new Ken Burns historical chronicle, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.  I summoned all the convincing rhetoric I could muster about the importance of history; how this was… Read more »

Does HR value Dad over Mom?

September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Listen up HR departments! It is time for you to take a look at your new hire and promotion policies. Are you evaluating men and women based on their competencies or subconsciously making personnel decisions based on gender bias? An article by Claire Cain Miller in the Sunday New York Times (9/7/14) has given us… Read more »

Attention Women: Rethink Leaning Into Diversity

September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

I am proud to be at the helm of a woman-owned, small business. For fourteen years we have valued diversity internally and promoted the benefits of diversity in the workplace to our clients. According to the U.S. Department of Labor in 2013, 57.2% of working age women were present in the workforce. Sheryl Sandberg, author… Read more »

There is an APP for that

June 27, 2014 | Comments Off on There is an APP for that

Training is the cornerstone of my business. As a constantly evolving process, the training industry has moved from rote antiquated teaching methods to a technology infused extravaganza personalized to capture the essence of the business client. I view training as an interactive learning experience. It is both social and business with an exchange of ideas,… Read more »

Resume vs. Curriculum Vitae

March 13, 2014 | Comments Off on Resume vs. Curriculum Vitae

The job search is tough enough without the burden of creating a meaningful synopsis of you to present to a prospective employer. In today’s tech savvy marketplace a solid education, competent industry skills and impeccable grooming are often not enough to get hired. Prior to making a positive, personal impression the resume or CV is… Read more »