Showing posts from May, 2018

How to Raise Employee Morale

Have things felt "off" in the workplace lately? Have you been feeling a negative vibe? A happy crew can be a productive crew. Sometimes it can be tough to know how to raise employee morale in the workplace, but our HR consulting firm is here to give you a few tips. If you need assistance with this HR related issue , call Kmet Consulting at 877-783-5638. How to Raise Employee Morale Tip #1 Give Your Employees Some Power Employees can have a negative outlook on their jobs if they feel like they are being micromanaged. Make them feel like they can make a real difference at the company and give them more responsibility. If they excel at a certain task, allow them to train other employees on that task. Building confidence can raise morale. Tip #2 Show Empathy as a Manager If you know an employee is going through something tragic in their personal lives, show some empathy. Listen and be kind, if they come to you. Showing you care helps your employees to know they ar

Develop Future Leaders in Your Company

Great leaders are vital to a successful company, but it can sometimes be difficult to know how to get there. Good thing Kmet Consulting can help! Every company is unique, so we believe in providing customized solutions for your human resources needs. For more information or to set up a one-on-one meeting, please call our HR consulting firm at 877-783-5638. In order to get the most out of your wonderful employees, here are some tips for developing future leaders in your workplace. 1. Treat your team how you expect them to treat customers or clients. As the company owner or manager, you are the role model. How well you treat your employees sets the example of how your employees are to treat your customers or clients. It’s important to always keep this in mind. If you are open, honest, and encouraging with your staff, it will set up the environment to be more conducive to productivity and learning. Some people are born leaders, and some learn by example. 2. Have your employee ta

Workplace Conflict Resolution FAQs

Workplace conflict can be a huge issue if it's not handled effectively. If it's not handled effectively, it could result in good employees quitting, negative workplace morale, and a bad reputation of your company. Kmet Consulting is here to answer a few frequently asked questions in regard to workplace conflict resolution. If you need assistance with this vital task, call our HR consulting firm at 877-783-5638. For more information, visit our website at . Workplace Conflict Resolution FAQs Q: If a workplace involves multiple people, how should it be handled? A: Transparency is best. Call a meeting for everyone involved and hear everyone out, one at a time. Give everyone the chance to express themselves professionally and let their problems be heard. "Putting it all out on the table" can give you the chance as a leader to show your team you care and that means a lot. Once everyone has been heard, take the time to come up with a solut

The Best Questions to Ask In Your Next Job Interview

Interviewing for your dream job is a big deal. You will want to be prepared in any way you can and knowing the right questions to ask ahead of time is a big step toward feeling prepared. Go into this interview with the confidence to ask the questions you need to ask and don't be afraid to speak up. It's best to have a good, realistic idea of what this job entails before accepting an offer. Doing this can give you a clearer picture of what the job will be and save you the hassle of having to look for another job in six months because this job isn't what you'd thought it'd be. If you are seeking your dream job and would like assistance preparing for your interview, call Kmet Consulting at 877-783-5638. Our HR consulting firm is here to help you in any way we can to try and get you that job you've been hoping for. Keep reading for a few of the best questions to ask in your next job interview. The Best Questions to Ask In Your Next Job Interview What qual

5 Tips for Terminating Employees the Professional Way

No one likes thinking about it, but occasionally, companies will hire employees that turn out not to be a good fit. It's ok, it happens every once in a while and the key is to know how to handle it when it does. Our HR consulting firm is here to give you a few tips for terminating employees the professional way. If you need assistance with this process, call Kmet Consulting at 877-783-5638. 5 Tips for Terminating Employees the Professional Way Tip #1 Be honest and up front. Put yourself in the employee's shoes. If you were being terminated or fired, wouldn't you just want the honest truth? Be kind and courteous about it. This employee is still a human being with feelings, so treat them how you would want to be treated. Be honest about why you are terminating them and allow them to grow from this. Tip #2 Give them the option to improve first. Employees can grow over time and while you may have decided to fire this person, have you considered if they can rede

When Were Your Workplace Health, Safety, and Security Procedures Audited Last?

Health and safety of your employees should always be a number one concern. Depending on the size and type of your business, Missouri law requires you to have Worker’s Compensation insurance for your employees. If you feel that your business needs an HR audit of your Health, Safety and Security procedures, call Kmet Consulting at 877-783-5638 or visit our website for more information. Let’s take a deeper look at the legal requirements for businesses in regard to Worker’s Compensation Insurance. Source: According to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations: “In the state of Missouri you are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance if you have five or more employees unless you are in the construction industry, then you must carry workers’ compensation insurance if you have one or more employees. Employers that don’t have the required number of employees or who have employees in the exempt categories may “elect” to come under