Sandra Charton is a human resources professional who enjoys spending her free time at the gym. She made the decision to focus on her health and fitness and it is now an active part of her daily life.
Four Reasons Why Employee Engagement is Essential
Engaging with employees is often left out of senior management’s to-do list. As a result, it corrodes relationship between employer and employee over time, affects output, and creates a negative feedback loop that impacts business growth and profits.
Multiple studies show that engaged workforces are at least 20 percent more productive than their disengaged counterpart. When an employee is disconnected with his/her work, every day feels like a drag. Collectively, in the US, this ...
How Can HR Help Employees Reach Their Goals?
Human resources specialists are not only responsible for recruiting and placing employees within a company but as well as checking in with employees. It is common for bosses to pull a worker into their office to discuss the future of their work but human resources specialists can help out in other ways. Think of them as someone to lean on when you find yourself in a tough spot in making a big decision. Some workers are not comfortable confronting a boss about their goals before talking to som...
Sandra Charton on Improving the Onboarding Process for Employees
Sandra Charton takes a closer look at the onboarding process for new employees.
Sandra Charton on the Benefits of Personal Training
There are so many benefits of having a personal trainer. Sandra Charton takes a closer look at some of the positives of personal training.
Sandra Charton on Helping Employees Work From Home
Sandra Charton takes a close look at how companies can help their employees adjust to working from home.
Sandra Charton on Group Fitness Benefits
Group fitness is a great way to stay in shape. Sandra Charton takes a close look at the benefits of group fitness classes.
Helping Your Employees Adjust to Working From Home
The work world seems to be reeling as we struggle with the coronavirus pandemic and its ramifications. One change from “pre-COVID-19” days is that most (though not all) employees have been instructed to work from home. Employers can actively play a big role in creating and enhancing safer and healthier remote working conditions by providing emotional support to their employees.
Working from home definitely offers some advantages, such as eliminating the need to commute to and from an office a...
Supporting Employees Through a Crisis: Tips From an HR Perspective
When I hear about organizations going through a crisis, I normally think of layoffs, litigation, and other scenarios that can impact morale and affect the quality and quantity of work. However, I think it’s fair to say that we are in anything but a “normal” situation right now. Working (and living) through the COVID19 pandemic seems like uncharted territory in so many ways. I want to offer a few suggestions, based on my experience working at organizations when they were facing massive challen...
Tips for Staying Fit on the Go
Staying in shape while on vacation doesn't have to be difficult. Sandra Charton shares some ways you can stay fit on the go.
Sandra Charton on the Human Resources and Technology
Sandra Charton of Boston shares how technology has made an impact on the human resources industry.
How Do You Make Employees Feel Appreciated? By Sandra Charton
Sandra Charton on making employees feel appreciated.
Top Benefit Trends to Watch in 2020 By Sandra Charton
TOP HR BENEFIT TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2020
Most businesses are aware of the monumental debt that employees have as a result of student loans. In an effort to attract and retain employees, companies are now trying to assist workers in paying off these loans.
Types of Employee Performance Metrics
Organizations rely on the productivity of employees to make sure they succeed. Human resources professionals within organizations may be responsible for helping to measure this productivity. Accurate assessments are crucial because they provide the employer with a benchmark of employees’ strengths and weaknesses. Businesses and HR professionals should consider focusing on four key metrics when gauging employee performance.
The quality of the work completed
Work quality assessment is a crucial...
4 Tips for Improving Your Onboarding Process for New Hires
Attracting talented people is key to your organization’s overall success. But what do you do once you have found the right employees? You onboard them! Onboarding new employees is an important process for ensuring that everyone is set up to thrive in their jobs. If you worry that your onboarding process is lacking a certain pizzazz, here are some tips to spruce it up:
Have a Plan
Start thinking about onboarding before your new employee accepts the position so that the transition will go as sm...
Here’s Why HR is Important
Human resources departments are a vital part of any organization. HR professionals are essential for ensuring that an organization’s most valuable asset – its employees – are engaged, productive, and happy. Here are a few ways that human resources keeps things going.
Talent Management and Acquisition
Human resources plays a crucial role in finding and managing the talented and hard-working employees that organizations need in order to thrive. They are responsible for employee development, per...