Top Tips for Recruiting Talent for Your Business

Recruiting top talent for your company is crucial to having success. You need a bright team that knows how to consistently and efficiently work together to help your company grow. Have a solid plan for recruiting your employees. If you need help with the important task, call our HR consulting firmKmet Consulting at 877-783-5638. Keep reading for a few top tips for recruiting talent for your business.

Top Tips for Recruiting Talent for Your Business
Tip #1
Use social media to your advantage.
Different social media platforms are known for attracting different types of people. For example, LinkedIn is like Facebook but for professionals and we highly recommend you use that knowledge to your advantage. The odds are there are like-minded people searching LinkedIn right now for their dream jobs. The perfect candidate could be one LinkedIn connection away.

Tip #2
Consider more workplace flexibility when recruiting employees.
In today's day and age, there are companies that aren't just fol…

Handling Maternity Leave in the Workplace

Workplaces are made up of very diverse teams, men and women of many ages. As you know, there are times where “Congratulations” are in order because an employee has announced they are expecting. This news is great! Knowing this happens from time to time, it’s good to have a maternity leave policy in place and to make sure everyone is familiar with it & understands it. Need some HR help putting this policy together? Call Kmet Consulting, your one stop HR shop. Keep reading to learn what the Family and Medical Leave Act says about maternity leave for companies and to learn about some things you can do in the workplace to educate your employees about your maternity leave policy.

The Family and Medical Leave Act FMLA (Maternity Leave)

Specifically, in regard to leave entitlement, the FMLA states:

 “Eligible employees may take up to 12 workweeks of leave in a 12-month period for the birth of a son or daughter or placement of a son …

What Can I Do to Set Myself Apart from the Other Job Candidates AFTER The Interview?

You've just had your interview for your dream job and you feel like it went fairly well, but you find yourself wondering, what can I do to set myself apart from the other candidates now? Good question – our HR consulting firm is here to give you a few actions to take to set yourself apart from the other candidates AFTER the job interview.

What Can I Do to Set Myself Apart from the Other Job Candidates AFTER The Interview?
1.Ask your interviewer how you may follow up.

Some people prefer to be contacted via e-mail, some may prefer via phone, either way, it's important that you ask so you know how to follow up in a way the interviewer finds acceptable after the interview. You don't want to come off as pushy or as if you are interrupting.

2.Send a thank you card.

Anyone can send a thank you e-mail these days. Set yourself apart and mail them a handwritten thank you card. Be sure to get the mailing address ahead of time and mark “attention: whoever interviewed you.” This can be a ve…

How to Support Employee Diversity

Diversity in the workplace can help clear the path to success. Having a diverse team allows you to hear and experience more creative ideas from very different types of team members. That “thinking outside the box” mentality is where new and innovative ideas come from. Your company needs that, which is why it's important to know how to support employee diversity within your workplace, whether you are a manager or an employee. Our HR consulting firm is here to give you a few tips to help you support employee diversity.

Tips to Help You Support Employee Diversity
Tip # 1
Start from the ground up when teaching employees to support employee diversity.
The entire company needs to understand employee diversity and how to support it, so start with the bottom of the employee chain and work your way up when training. Don't leave anyone out.

“Our success as a global company is a direct result of our diverse and talented workforce. Our ability to develop new consumer insights and ideas and t…

The Dos & Don'ts of Planning an Effective Employee Orientation

An employee orientation can "set the stage" for new employees. It's important that you make them feel welcome and at ease. Starting a new job can be like starting a new chapter in life. You are meeting all new people and becoming a part of an entirely new company. It's scary, which is why an orientation should be organized properly and do what it's supposed to do, start new employees off the right way. Our HR consulting company is here to give you the dos and don'ts of planning an employee orientation. If you need assistance with this vital task, call Kmet Consulting at 877-783-5638.

The Dos & Don'ts of Planning an Effective Employee Orientation
The Dos
1. Do create and send an agenda to all expected attendees ahead of time.
This way your new hires can feel less anxious about the day and they can know ahead of time what's expected to happen. This allows them to better prepare.

2. Do educate new employees about the culture of your company in a way they …

Why Your Business Needs a Strong Mission Statement

A properly written mission statement can “set the tone” for your business if done correctly. When writing your mission statement or editing your current one, ask yourself, did that statement clearly define the goals of my business and state what we can do for our clients? Is this mission statement going to provide value to the clients, current employees or potential employees who read it? Our HR consulting company is here to give you a few reasons why it's vital to have a strong mission statement that makes sense for your business. If you need assistance in completing this important task, Kmet Consulting is just one call away.

3 Reasons Why You Need to Have a Strong Mission Statement for Your Business
Reason # 1
It can show everyone the goals of your business.
How are clients supposed to come to you for your services if they don't clearly understand what your company aims to do?  For example, if you own a restaurant and one of your goals is to be very highly involved in the commun…

How to Boost Employee Confidence

Most likely, the more confident your employees feel, the more likely they are going to do good work for you. If you have an employee who lacks in self-confidence they may constantly question their work. No matter how skilled or intelligent this employee may be, if they aren't feeling confident in themselves they are less likely to succeed within your company. Our HR consulting firm is here to give you a few ways to help boost your employees' confidence.

How to Boost Employee Confidence
1. Be mindful when you are assigning a new task.

When you are asking an employee who clearly lacks the self-confidence to accomplish a new task, try taking a different approach. For example, instead of saying, "I need you to put a schedule together of all of the events the company has coming up," try saying "Jenny, you are the most organized person we have on this team, so I'd like you to be the one who develops our company event schedule this year." Changing the way you pre…