Hiring as Praxis: The Empathy Interview in Human Resources

Posted by Creatiq Support | Thursday, April 14, 2016

It was 2013.   A Thursday, maybe.  You were out for a drink with your colleague from marketing, trying to avoid shop talk, when Susana showed up.   Susana was also from marketing. Susana did not know to avoid shop talk.  Something about a conference, she said, “and you know, that new empathy interview.” “Stanford is…

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Human Resources – Tapping into Perks that Retain

Posted by Creatiq Support | Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The innovative ideas that make up a great place to work can easily be adapted and implemented to create a positive work environment.   However, too many companies fail to link employee morale against profitability.  Forbes reported on the top 21 perks that attract talent.  The key factor is deciding which perks provide high impact at minimal costs.  Below…

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Risk Management and Human Resources

Posted by Creatiq Support | Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Risk is part of life and part of business.  Without risking failure, we are guaranteed not to succeed, therefore, all successful companies look at risk, and how to manage it.  When considering risk management, companies tend to think about physical infrastructure and data security, but a company’s staff is one of its biggest assets. Human Resources…

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5 Ways to Create a Positive Work Environment

Posted by Creatiq Support | Friday, March 18, 2016

If you want your company to succeed, you must take care of your most important asset – your employees.   Keeping employees happy and engaged in their jobs is a must for any company regardless of industry.  It’s no secret that unhappy employees are less productive, creative, and committed which ultimately hurts the bottom-line.  So how…

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Best Practices for Performance Reviews

Posted by Creatiq Support | Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Performance reviews–typically handled once a year –are a critical step for assessing employees.   Performance reviews aren’t considered a hard science and accurately measuring individual employee performance really varies from company to company.   Here are some best practices that companies can implement to make the process more productive and enjoyable: Communicate Frequently Give real-time feedback throughout…

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The Changing Field of Human Resources

Posted by Creatiq Support | Thursday, March 10, 2016

The Human Resources field has changed significantly over the years.   According to Forbes Magazine, HR has historically focused administrating employees and their resources.  Today, however, the focus of HR efforts are geared more toward optimizing and connecting employees in ways like never before. While traditional HR efforts focused on ensuring that employees were well-paid and…

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Increasing Staff Morale With ModernHR

Posted by Creatiq Support | Tuesday, March 8, 2016

According to an article from Forbes Magazine, workplace morale is the greatest factor contributing toward employee effectiveness and collaboration, resulting in a stronger and more productive business environment. While many executives tend to agree with this statement, a significant majority of businesses across the globe still haven’t begun taking the necessary steps toward improving employee…

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Human Resources and Outsourcing: Employee Training

Posted by Creatiq Support | Monday, March 7, 2016

With the volatility in today’s stock market, companies tend to use defensive strategies to remain in the black.  Subsequently, the workforce responds by going on the move.  This movement is sometimes voluntary, but more often than not, it is involuntarily.  Never made that correlation?  You see, long gone are…

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How Human Resources and Outsourcing Can Be Beneficial to Businesses

Posted by Creatiq Support | Thursday, March 3, 2016

Outsourcing is an effective and smart solution to help manage your business costs, become more flexible and efficient.  When a business outsources its employees, it allows the business to take advantage of new opportunities. Both small and large companies outsource human resources because it helps reduce the cost of hiring and training new employees, but…

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