5 Time Management Tricks You NEED to Know

Have you ever felt like you worked the entire day, but got nothing done? It’s a frustrating feeling, but with a little help, you can make your day more productive (and profitable)... Get your time management in order in 2018. Our HR consulting firm is here to give you a few time management tricks to help get you back on track.

5 Time Management Tricks You NEED to Know
Time Management Trick # 1
Have a clear agenda before starting a meeting.
How many times have you hosted a meeting and you felt like nothing got accomplished? It can be very easy to either take too long on 1 specific subject or get sidetracked to a non-work related topic. Create an agenda before the meeting. State how long you plan to spend on each subject and when the meeting must start and end. E-mail this agenda to all of the meeting attendees ahead of time and print out a copy for each person to have at the meeting. This way, everyone can be on the same page and focus more on the task at hand.  Bonus tip – there are some …

2018: New You, New Job?

The New Year is finally here! It’s 2018 and you are probably looking for ways to improve yourself physically and mentally. One way to do that may be to find a new job. If you are unhappy with what you are doing currently, change it. If one of your goals for 2018 is to find a new job that is better suited for you, our HR consulting firm has a few job seeking tips to help you with your search.

5 Job Seeking Tips for 2018
Job Seeking Tip # 1
Make your resume stand out from the rest.
Highlight your accomplishments and really show your value through your resume. Be sure to include numbers, when describing your accomplishments. For example, if you were the “top seller” in December of 2017, indicate how many sales you made or the amount of money you brought in for your company. Also, be sure to triple check your resume for typos. If the hiring manager sees the slightest typo, he or she might throw out your resume and move on to the next. You should make it look as professional as possible.

Job Se…

5 Ways to Thank Your Employees in 2018

At Kmet Consulting, we hope you and your business have had a prosperous 2017.  With 2018 on our doorstep, we want to give you some ideas to make next year even better! Your company wouldn't be what it is today without them and showing gratitude can motivate your employees to work even harder for you. Our HR consulting firm is here to give you a few examples of things you can do to show your employees appreciation for all the things they do for you.

5 Ways to Thank Your Employees for All Their Hard Work
1. Reward your employees with more paid vacation time to spend with their families.
Vacations can feel far and few in between and quality time with the family can mean everything. Show your employees you care and reward them with more vacation time. A good vacation and some time off to unwind can make your employee feel refreshed and motivated to work harder when they come back.

2. Show your employee you really "know" them with a thoughtful gift.
You can truly make your employe…

New Year's Resolutions for Your HR Department

2018 is almost here! While many people are probably thinking about setting New Year's resolutions for themselves to lose weight, this is the perfect opportunity for your HR department to set New Year's resolutions to improve your company. Your HR department or HR manager plays an important role. Our HR consulting firm is here to give you a few sample New Year's resolutions your HR department or manager can set for 2018.

New Year's Resolutions for Your HR Department
New Year's Resolution # 1Thank your employees more.Gratitude can go a long way with your employees. Make it a point to thank your employees for their hard work more in 2018. When an employee feels appreciated, they are more likely to work harder for you.

New Year's Resolution # 2Create a more flexible work schedule for your company.More and more people are looking to work at companies that provide more flexible work schedules. Everyone has lives outside of work and your employees would probably apprecia…

The Top Jobs in 2017

The job market is ever changing and you never know what industry may boom. For example, people are now living longer, which means the healthcare industry is constantly hiring. More and more healthcare advances are being made. Understanding the job market and knowing what industries are hiring the most can be a valuable asset. Why? If you are looking to change career paths, this is good information for you to have. Our HR consulting firm is here to give you information on some of the top jobs of 2017. 

The Top Jobs of 2017
Home Health Aides
The home health industry is booming. Home health aides help people with disabilities, cognitive impairment and disabilities by assisting with their everyday living activities. As a home health aide, you may work in the home of your client, a group home, or day service programs. More and more people are either needing or wanting their medical needs taken care of in their comfort of their own home. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Home …

How to Deal with Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

According to the Huffington Post, 1 out of every 3 women are sexually harassed at work. When someone comes to you, man or woman, with a sexual harassment complaint, as a HR manager, it is your responsibility to investigate the situation and get to the bottom of it. Information regarding sexual harassment complaints can come to you in a number of ways, including gossip from other employees, from a friend of the sexual harassment victim, or someone who has witnessed sexual harassment behavior. Know how to identify and handle these sorts of situations in order to ensure a comfortable work environment and avoid a costly lawsuit. Our HR consulting firm is here to give you examples of sexual harassment to better help you identify it and tips on how to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace when it occurs.

Examples of Sexual Harassment
Sexual harassment applies to any unwelcome sexual advance in the workplace. This is clearly a broad definition, so here are a few examples of what const…

Is Your Business in Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act?

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) enforces businesses to comply with certain rules to prohibit discrimination against anyone with a disability. If your business is not in compliance with these rules, you may be sued for a large sum of money. Don't wait until it's too late and call Kmet Consulting. Our HR consulting company can run an HR audit for you. We are here to explain what is involved with the Americans with Disability Act and what an HR audit can do for your business.

Our HR Audit Services  An HR audit involves an objective look at your company’s:
HR policiesPractices Procedures Strategies to protect the company  Our goal with an HR audit is to establish the best practices, identify opportunities for improvement and assess compliance with ever-changing rules and regulations.

In order to understand how the ADA can affect your business, we must first look at what the act consists of. If you own a business, Title I and Title III are two main points of the ADA you…