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Retention and longevity of productive employees can be attributed to their job satisfaction. If your organization is struggling with higher turnover rates, then it might be the right time to focus on boosting employee engagement. Here’s how can you help develop this for your team. Two-Way Communication One of the most prevalent reasons why employees… Read more »

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One way to stand out during the interview process is to ask thoughtful questions. Candidates who ask the right questions will not only impress their prospective employers by showing that they’re fully prepared and confident, but they can also gain valuable insights into whether or not the position is ideal for them. Here are some… Read more »

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Companies have used employment tests to filter out applicants for over fifty years. From personality tests to skill assessments, employers want to know as much about a candidate as they can before the make a hire. Employment tests can assist with making better hiring decisions, but these tests are also flawed. Understanding the pros and… Read more »

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Some interview questions narrow down whether an applicant has the competence and qualifications needed for the job, other questions can be inappropriate. Competent interviewers ask the job-seeker about their experience and accomplishments and next steps in their career path. So, what do you do when an interviewer asks you an irrelevant or question? Here are… Read more »

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Recently, Procter & Gamble announced they reached an agreement to purchase the consumer health division of German pharmaceutical giant, Merck, for $4.2 billion. This acquisition positions Procter & Gamble to move into the growing vitamin supplement market, which experienced a 6% growth between 2014 and 2016. Merck’s consumer products include several major vitamin brands, including… Read more »

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Last week, General Mills, Perdue Farms, and Tyson Foods all issued sustainability reports ahead of Earth Day, announcing they were approaching major sustainability goals. In addition, the three companies revealed new plans to further reduce their environmental footprints. Tyson Foods announced plans to improve the agricultural practices they use for their corn fields—which span over… Read more »