Onboard Employees Like a Rockstar | Breakfast & Brain Power

Did you know 16% of new employees leave their job within one week of being hired? Basic onboarding includes a long list of HR forms that need to be filled out, but does that build a great employee or teach them anything about your business?  Taking the time to excite new hires and show them […]

Unconventional Places to Network

Chances are you’ve been invited to the conventional meet-ups, the groups, the conferences, that are organized with networking in mind.  Attending these events are like-minded professionals in similar industries usually for a presentation with cocktail hour.  Some thrive in these types of settings, while others dread them.  To make-up for this, it is beneficial to seek out alternative places […]

Why Annual Performance Reviews Don’t Work

The annual review process is often seen by both the manager and the employee as a necessity. However, when performed correctly it can hold significant opportunity.  The annual performance reviews are dreaded by all parties, employee and manager.  It’s a fact.  The two most dreaded interactions managers have with their employees are the performance reviews […]

Recruiting on a Dime

Are you are responsible for finding the best people for your company? Do you feel like you don’t always find the right people or that you are always paying a ridiculous amount of money to your temp agency or headhunter? You might be going about it the wrong way… During our Breakfast and Brain Power session […]

Interview to Fit Culture

Looking for the perfect candidate can be time consuming. Many come into the interview and answer the questions in the same way. So, how do you determine which one is right for you? During this workshop we will discuss what [and maybe more importantly how] to ask the right questions during an interview. What are some […]

HR Boot Camp

HR Boot Camp

As the summer comes to an end don’t you wish that it could be just a little bit longer? At Cultural Chemistry’s HR Academy, we are officially extending summer with our first 3 day Boot Camp experience! Camp Opens September 22nd!   Are you an HR Professional looking to increase your skill set, competencies and put a […]

World Peace Day – HR Consultants collaborate

Wouldn’t it be awesome when you can work on getting better, work together and brainstorm with peers? Here in New Hampshire the larger independent HR Consulting Firms do not have more then 10 employees. So how can you increase your knowledge, stay a thought leader, when you are working with clients on their issues and […]

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Write a better handbook

Have you ever asked somebody what they think about their employee handbook? Maybe even the one you just handed to them? How often do they actually say that they enjoyed reading it? What is the biggest frustration that you face when it comes to the use or, maybe better, misuse of employee handbooks? Mirjam IJtsma […]

5 Small (and Fixable) Reasons Your Resume Isn’t Getting The Attention You Want

Have you ever had the feeling that you do have the work experience for the job you are applying for, but do not get any calls from recruiters or hiring managers? It might be that your resume is to blame for this silence. The good news? There are some easy fixes that you can do to increase attention. Here are 5 easy to fix mistakes on resumes, and this is how you can fix it.