Entries by Inspiring HR

Address Talent Shortages by Being More Flexible

We are hearing a common “good news/bad news” theme among our small business clients. Let us know if it rings true for you, too. Business is up—or at least trending to pre-COVID levels. That’s the good news. The bad news? Many of our clients are facing supply chain shortages—and we wish we had easy solutions […]

Remote Work Wins, Learnings, and Planning Ahead

As we plan ahead to a day when we can finally say the pandemic is behind us, many companies will bring staff who have been remote for the last year-plus back to a shared office space with calls for a “return to normalcy.” A return to the traditional office space and all that entails (commuting, […]

Employer Guide to Employee Offboarding

Making offboarding seamless and painless when an employee leaves isn’t as hard as you’d think. Whether the news comes as a surprise or you saw it coming, transitioning an employee out of your organization can go smoothly by following an established communication plan and a checklist of to-dos, helping you to mitigate the pain of […]

Is Your Stated Culture Your ACTUAL Culture?

As we write this, businesses are in an all-out effort to hire talent. It is, as they say, an employee’s market. And that’s leading many HR departments to crank out new and improved Employer Value Propositions (EVPs), new job postings, and doing pretty much everything possible to woo new talent. We know how vital it […]

Labor Law Updates for October – 2021

INFINITI HR is happy to provide Monthly State Labor Law Updates as a service to our subscribers. These briefs provide a general description and are not meant to be all inclusive of compliance requirements. This list is not inclusive of all legislative changes for employers across the U.S. Changes may have been addressed in previous […]

Your Checklist for Creating Highly Engaged Team Meetings

We’re big advocates of creating simple and clear agendas for your team meetings. After all, time is precious and nobody ever wished for more meetings during the work day. But we find many small business owners and leaders are missing an essential ingredient in their agendas: engaging their team members. We don’t mean “calling on” […]

Why Gender Neutral Job Postings Help Recruit Great Talent

In this current economy, it’s an all-hands mission to recruit great talent. One of the most compelling—but often overlooked—strategies for recruiting great talent is eliminating gender-specific language in job postings. WHAT IS GENDER-SPECIFIC LANGUAGE? There are words commonly associated with both male and female-orientations. For example, popular job posting language includes “rockstar,” “superhero,” and “guru,” […]

How to Create a More Diverse and Unified Small Business Culture

You’re reading an excerpt from a training our partners at Inspiring HR hosted with their clients. Monthly webinars on the most pressing topics facing small business leaders is just one of the perks of being an INFINITI HR/Inspiring HR client.  To say that there have been some societal and cultural shifts in the workplace is […]

Labor Law Updates for September – 2021

INFINITI HR is happy to provide Monthly State Labor Law Updates as a service to our subscribers. These briefs provide a general description and are not meant to be all inclusive of compliance requirements. This list is not inclusive of all legislative changes for employers across the U.S. Changes may have been addressed in previous […]

The Small Business Solution to Better Employee Check-Ins

Employee check-ins are an essential tool for increased productivity, retention, and meeting business goals. When things get busy, checking-in with your employees can take a backseat. But that’s a mistake. If you’re not applying some basic and helpful structure to employee check-ins, you might find yourself experiencing what I have dubbed the “Hallway Ambush.” Hallway […]