Category Archives: Human Resources

Why Should We Plan for Extended health Care?

Guest blog content provided to Raffa Financial Services by Jeff Merwin at Capitol Metro Financial Services, Inc.   You may have noticed that we’re all living longer than ever before. By 2030, people age 66-84 will comprise 20% of the total U.S. … Continue reading

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Do You Need to Change Your Meeting Habits?

A habit is an acquired behavior that, over time, becomes nearly or completely involuntary. And no, it doesn’t happen overnight.

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When Employee Turnover is Actually Good

We spend a lot of time cursing the ill effects of turnover. It’s disruptive. It’s expensive. It’s a sign of poor company culture and/or leadership. And while all of these things are generally true, there are certain times when turnover … Continue reading

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Need New Employees? Look to the Ones You Already Have

Recruiting new employees can be challenging. If you’re constantly hiring, you’ve got to build a talent pipeline and keep it full. And if you only recruit occasionally, it may feel like starting all over again. Every. Single. Time. But what … Continue reading

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The Importance of Follow-Through

Consistently failing to follow through isn’t just bad for your personal credibility. It’s bad for your bottom line. Whether you’re making good on a promise, enforcing a company policy, or even just responding to an email, lack of follow-through is … Continue reading

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Raising Your Social Media Presence

You know how kids start out being cute cuddly babies that we need to constantly care for and monitor?

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Say Goodbye to the Annual Review. Say Hello to Weekly Conversations.

For many companies, performance management is the thorn in our sides. We know it needs to be done, but we haven’t figured out how to make it efficient, effective, and a wise use of everyone’s time.

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