Showing posts from July, 2019

5 Tips for Calming Your Nerves When Job Seeking

Looking for a job can be a stressful time, especially when your job search has lasted a longer period of time than you thought it would take. It can be easy to get upset and discouraged while looking for a job, but that will only make the search harder and more unpleasant for you. Kmet Consulting understands that in today’s job market, it can be hard for even the most qualified applicants to stand out to employers. This is why we offer job seeking help , including resume writing , interview skills assistance , and so much more. Here’s five tips on how to keep your cool when job seeking so that you can focus on the important things (and hopefully land your dream job!). Calm Your Nerves While Job Seeking with These Tips  Plan Things Out It can be easy to get overwhelmed while applying for jobs. There’s a lot of different details that goes into the application process, from perfecting your resume and cover letter to preparing for an interview. To prevent from feeling defeated

Communication Tips for Leaders

What’s the point of being a leader if you don’t know how to properly communicate with your team? A large part of being a great leader is knowing how to talk with (not talk to!) employees or organization members to effectively get tasks done. Here at our HR consulting firm ,  Kmet Consulting , we can help you become a better leader and communicator. Here are seven communication tips to use while communicating with not only clients but also your own employees. How to Effectively Communicate as a Leader  Be Self-Aware Let’s face it, not every day in the business world is going to go perfectly. Despite this, being able to pinpoint how you’re feeling and how you are appearing to others is an important part of being a great communicator. When things don’t go as planned, it’s easy to get frustrated, but make sure to acknowledge how you feel and find a healthy outlet to take out these frustrations on. This will help prevent you from taking bad moods out on other people. Be Direc

How to Overcome the Obstacles of Becoming a New Manager

Picture this: You have just been promoted to a manager at the company you have worked at for years. Congratulations! You are so excited about this opportunity. After you have taken some time to really let this sink in, you realized you are incredibly intimidated. While this is a fantastic opportunity, you are venturing into unchartered waters. You have never been a manager before and you don't want to blow it. Do not worry, Your One Stop HR Shop is here to give you a few tips on how to overcome the obstacles of becoming a new manager. Our HR consulting company also specializes in teaching HR basics to managers . If you are in need or know of someone in need of this service, please call Kmet Consulting at 877-783-5638. How to Overcome the Obstacles of Becoming a New Manager Realize that you are still part of the team. Making the transition from your previous position to manager can come with its own set of challenges, such as feeling singled out sometimes. You were so

Recruiting Techniques That Will Make Your Company Stand Out From the Rest

In order for your business to succeed, you must have employees that care about your company and put their best work into what they do. But you may be having a hard time finding new members for the team that are the best fit for you and your business. That’s where Kmet Consulting comes in! Our HR consulting firm can help you with your recruiting and interviewing process , so that you can find the best fit for your business. Here are a few tips on how to make your company stand out from competitors so you can wow your potential employees.   1. Video Interviews- While this may seem like a simple tip, it’s an effective way to stand out. If a potential employee lives far away during the interviewing process, video interviews can cut travel costs and show them that your company is flexible. By offering the option of video interviews, you could be greatly expanding the amount of potential employees you reach.  2. Company Culture- When interviewing someone, it’s important to think

Don’t Do THIS When It Comes To Your Employee Handbook

When it comes to your business, developing a concise employee handbook is important. Handbooks should outline your business policies, programs and benefits as well as your expectations for employees. With a proper handbook in place, your business should have a collaborative workplace working towards a common goal. Here at Kmet Consulting , you can count on us for all of your human resources needs (including help with developing an employee handbook to fit your business needs). Check out these 5 things to avoid while creating an employee handbook for a well-organized business. 1. Don’t Make Your Handbook a Contract- When creating an employee handbook, make sure that it clearly states that the handbook is not a contract. Doing this will protect your business from being sued if a term stated in the handbook is broken. In addition, you should clearly state in your handbook that one’s employment may be terminated at any point by either the employee or the employer without state