Recent Blogs

February 14, 2019 – Tim Winterich

What Professions Celebrate Valentine's Day In Style?

 

What profession is the most romantic?  According to a recent OnBuy.com survey, 78% of Marketing and Sales employees are the most romantic and expect to do something special for their partners. 

Close behind in the love race profession is Customer Service with 71%.  HR related employees clock in at 60%.  Which isn't bad compared to the other end of the spectrum where 42% of Accounting and only 37% of IT workers expect to celebrate the big lover's day in any way.

January 24, 2019 – Vicki Pero

Should You Ask Job Candidates How Much They Make?

A common practice companies use during the candidate evaluation process is to ask each candidate what they currently earn. Some hiring managers even take the step of asking a candidate to prove it by sharing copies of pay stubs. Both of these practices are becoming dated and are even illegal in some states and local areas. Governing bodies, employers and candidates recognize more and more that there isn't a direct connection between what someone earns today and a fair compensation package for the role they are pursuing with your organization. If you're still not convinced, consider the the below points and make this practice a thing of the past in your talent acquisition process.

January 15, 2019 – Tim Winterich

The SAFE Approach to Cyber Threats in the Workplace

Anyone who goes online these days, which is just about everyone, should know some basic techniques for dealing with cyber threats in emails, text messages and web pages.  This article offers some non-technical tips for individuals to handle some of the most common cyber attacks that might land in their email inbox, pop up on web pages or appear in their texts.

In the very early days of the internet, your activity was relatively risk-free and most of us clicked through email and around the web with as much threat of danger as watching TV.  But these days your online activities require the attention and defensive posture that are more associated with driving a car.  

December 07, 2018 – Colleen Niese

Why Won't They Listen To What I Mean?!

Have you ever walked into a staff meeting, convincing yourself that your team is going to follow what you've requested to the letter, only to leave that same meeting wondering what level of compliance you're going to actually see?

October 12, 2018 – Tim Winterich

Partners in Leadership!

Ideally a leader should approach an audience, whether it's a group of people or an audience of one, as a future partner who has the potential to be an effective teammate to help you complete a task, launch a project or contribute in some meaningful way to the company's mission.

September 27, 2018 – Vicki Pero

Talent Acquisition or Recruitment - Are Your Efforts Getting Results?

The activities involved in attracting and hiring candidates for open positions are commonly categorized as talent acquisition or recruitment. While these terms are often considered interchangeable, the tactics associated with each are quite different. As you might expect, they also yield different results. In today's hyper-competitive parking industry talent market, we all need to bring our A game to attract the best candidates, and the best way to do this is through talent acquisition. Read on to see the key differences between the two approaches as compared to your own practices to ensure you're getting the best results from your efforts.