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5 Tips for Retaining Your Talented Employees

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The key to having a long-lasting, successful company could be traced back to retaining your talented employees. High employee turnover doesn't look good for any company and it's important as a hiring manager, that you do everything in your power to retain as many good employees as you can, but how do you do that? Our HR consulting firm is here to give your a few tips for retaining your top employees. If you need assistance with retaining employees or hiring top talent, give Kmet Consulting a call at 877-783-5638.


5 Tips for Retaining Your Top Employees
Tip #1
Ask the potential employee what their career goals are in the job interview.
Start fresh from the beginning by having any potential employees identify their career goals to you. This allows you to see if their goals align with your company's structure. You can have a better idea of whether or not this person will be happy realistically at your company long term.

Tip #2
Have an “open culture” at your workplace.
By “open cultu…

Top Tips for Recruiting Talent for Your Business

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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

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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)
Source: https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/whdfs28.pdf

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?

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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

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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…