Holiday Survival Tips for the Boss

December 22, 2017Blog No Comments

The holidays can be tough for the leaders in business. The weight of responsibility can be magnified during the holiday season with increased demands professionally and personally. As Shakespeare wrote, “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.” Though not adorned with actual crowns, leaders and entrepreneurs may over time, become uneasy under the weight … Read More

5 Tips for Planning the Office Holiday Party

November 10, 2017Blog No Comments

The holiday season is upon us! Planning the office holiday party can feel like a daunting task. If you get it right, the holiday party can become more than just an end-of-the-year celebration. A well planned holiday party is an opportunity to gather your employees for recreation, motivation, team building and recognition. Make your company … Read More

Are Your HR Processes Compliant?

September 22, 2017Blog No Comments

Lawsuits can ruin businesses. Whether your company has just a few or several thousand employees, it’s important for business owners to stay compliant with HR processes. What is the meaning of compliance in HR? Human resources compliance is a necessity for any business in today’s litigious environment. Between the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), OSHA, … Read More

Create a Great First Impression with a New Employee

August 14, 2017Blog No Comments

Clients talk to me every day about how hard it is to find and hold on to talented employees. I agree that it may be a challenge but it can be done! It’s the employer’s responsibility to have an onboarding program in place that will introduce new employees to the business, their work environment and … Read More

How-to Deliver Bad News to Employees, Co-Workers and Bosses

May 1, 2017Blog No Comments

Some people say that there is no right or wrong way to do something but in this case, ZMV disagrees. Delivering bad news at work is a hard task.  In order to achieve the best possible outcome,  one should follow a process that ensures direct messaging delivered with compassion and patience. No matter your role, … Read More

Employee Coaches – Someone to Lean On

March 1, 2017Blog No Comments

They say an entrepreneur is twice as likely to succeed with a mentor in the first year of business and seventy percent more likely to succeed after five years. That being said, why not adapt the same ideology for employees? Having ongoing employee coaches is a workplace trend that is catching on and paying off. … Read More

How-To Fight in Today’s War for Talent

September 7, 2016Blog No Comments

In 1997 McKinsey & Company coined the term “the war for talent” to describe the increasingly competitive corporate landscape for recruiting and retaining talented employees – and that was in 1997! Finding, developing and maintain talent in today’s marketplace takes a modern HR approach to create and maintain engaging employee experiences.   Let’s explore some simple … Read More

Mobile Hiring – A Growing Trend You Can’t Ignore

August 2, 2016Blog No Comments

Those that know me can attest that I am not a recruiter and in no way am I proficient in talent acquisition undertakings.  That said, I have the pleasure to often partner closely with recruiters, sourcers and all manner of talent acquisition professionals.  Lately I’ve noticed a tremendous shift in the way candidates learn of … Read More