Showing posts from December, 2017

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 ca

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 # 1 Thank 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 # 2 Create 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 em

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

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