Category Archives: Human Resources

Clamping Down on Wage and Hour Claims

With sexual harassment cases getting lots of media coverage right now, it might seem like that’s your company’s biggest liability risk. And depending on where you work, you might be right.Of course you need to invest time and energy into … Continue reading

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Why You Need Workforce Planning

You’ve done your strategic planning and your succession planning. But have you done your workforce planning? If not, you’re missing out on an important part of the business planning puzzle. Breaking it down The differences between strategic planning, succession planning, … Continue reading

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Is Your To-Do List a Should-Already-Be-Doing List?

We all have things we’d like to do but just can’t seem to get around to. Some of them are vague ideas. Some of them have made it all the way on the To-Do list.And then there are those pesky … Continue reading

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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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