When an organization designs their Human Resource Function they are better off with creating two organizations to get the best of the two worlds HR is serving
Each generation wants different things depending on what stage of life they are in or what age they are. However, at the end of the day, anyone at any age wants to meet their goals and feel fulfilled from their work. The goals of a 22 year old may be completely different than the goals […]
When you walk into the Headquarters of Infusionsoft you can immediately feel the atmosphere and culture of the sales and marketing software firm. From the lobby you can see into the company’s bright open workspaces and in the middle is an in house “football field” (a tribute to their first office space within a converted […]
Small Business Human Resources Implementing big company processes into a small organization on a budget A few years ago I became involved with a small, owner-operated construction company that was building our dream home. One day when I was visiting the construction site, Ridgeview Construction Owner Shane Carter, invited me to join him for lunch […]
When you surf the internet to increase your interview skills so can you know the best approach to interview job candidates, you can learn tips on preventing high turnover, application form mistakes, and legal & compliance issues. You can download standard interview questions, read the book “the 100 best interview questions”, use a template or are being advised to use a personality test.
Recruiting The Dutch Way Are you struggling with your recruiting process? Do you think that you spend way too much time on finding the right candidate? You are not alone, but there is cure. Think differently. When we work with companies to improve the recruiting process we implement the same process at all the […]
When it comes to the performance review, managers often make the mistake of cramming it in towards the end of the year. With work piling up to be completed before the holidays, it can be a very stressful time for employees who are now faced with a career review meeting to see if they qualify for bonuses. This means that when it comes to career discussion, you might want to break up the review into meetings that occur at separate times of the year.
When managing a small business, you wear many hats. The more skills you have, the more you don’t have to outsource. And that saves money and increases efficiency. Cultural Chemistry is always focused on increasing skills at their clients so that they can manage their human capital themselves. We do this by coaching and by […]
How would you climb a 4000 ft high mountain? When you ask this question to a person who does this on a regular basis, he would say that it is easy. I enjoy hiking, but I have never climbed a mountain, so I was surprised when I hiked my first 4000 footer a few […]
The 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 standard performance review focuses on the written job description, but think about what happens if we build a performance review around the employees capabilities and passions. If you talk about […]