Showing posts from February, 2018

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

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 involve

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

5 Tips for Dealing with Negative Employees in the Workplace

Have you ever had to deal with negativity in the workplace as a manager? A negative work environment can limit productivity and inspiration. Don’t limit yourself and learn how to deal with negative workplace situations. Our HR consulting firm is here to give you some tips to help you handle workplace negativity. 5 Tips for Dealing with Negativity in the Workplace Tip # 1 Try to determine what’s causing the negative behavior. In order to solve a problem, you have to get to the root of it first. Don't assume you know the cause of the negative behavior. Take the time to understand what’s going on in your place of business. There could be some sort of personal issue, such as the employee has a death in the family. Be understanding and sensitive to their problems and realize that everyone is human. Talk to the employee in private, to see if you can determine the root cause(s) of their negative behavior. Empathy is the key. Tip # 2 LISTEN to your employees. Have an open-