We’ve all had that ONE manager. They walk into the room and they command attention.  At the monthly town hall, they know everyone’s name and take the time to chat with employees, asking specific questions about their families and their lives.  This person stands in front of the room, addresses the audience, and everyone leaves…

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A team’s success cannot be attributed to a single member.  We’ve all seen the cheesy motivational poster proclaiming “There is no I in TEAM” and as cliche as that may sound, it is true.  A team has multiple people with different personalities, motivators, and styles that work together to form a cohesive unit. Each individual’s…

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… Another reason flexible work practices kick a$$. Good morning! For any of you based in NJ/NY, I hope you’re working from home today and watching the snow fall. Our team is working remotely today as well and I wanted to share some brief insights on how we make it work for us. Technology: We use #slack to…

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Group of young business people are working together in modern office culture.

You own or manage a company is growing and needs to hire more talent. Congratulations! While it is positive to have the need to hire, the process of acquiring talent during rapid growth can be quite daunting, time-consuming and costly. The recruiting process can be quite involved and intimidating, but it does not have to…

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“How was your first day?” is the first thing any new employee hears when they head home after their first day at their new job.  A well thought out and executed onboarding program can guarantee a resounding “GREAT!” and serve as a strong engagement and retention tool for the employee over their first 90 days…

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Are you looking to scale your organization? Here are some processes and practices that we’ve implemented with our clients to help them grow – sometimes really, really, fast.  Use them to help your company stand out in terms of how you attract and retain talent in your organization. Start with Culture… Build your organization with…

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harassment in the workplace red clover human resources

This morning, NBC announced that Matt Lauer was terminated for misconduct, the latest in a string of harassment complaints across several high-profile industries.  It’s left employers wondering how deep the problem is and how to create a workplace where people feel safe and are treated professionally, while at the same time, respecting personal lives and,…

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employee engagement red clover

Gallup recently released an article that ranked employee engagement by state and even where it’s at its highest, it’s at 37%. In many states, it’s much lower and overall, it’s 33%. So what’s everyone else doing?  Half of all surveyed employees said that they were ‘not engaged’. Active disengagement was as high as 21% in some…

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growing pains for a business red clover

How do you protect your small company culture as you grow? It’s a great question. Now that you’ve hit operational running speed, how do you incorporate the badly needed business processes that will allow you to scale without sacrificing the “startup vibe” that has become your company identity and employer brand? Culture starts at the top.…

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hiring tips red clover strategic human resources and change management

Looking to hire the best people for your organization? It’s not as hard as you might think, but there are some key activities that will help you attract and select the best talent for your company. Make it a priority.  Your people are your business. Treat recruitment, hiring and on boarding as a business priority rather…

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