Employee Re-Engagement: How to Get More From Your People

It’s natural for business leaders to want their employees to give their best – and it’s frustrating when it seems like your team is dedicated only to the bare minimum. But in a culture where more and more employees are rethinking their work-life balances, leaders need to adjust their plans to keep teams engaged and… Read More »

7 Productivity Myths

By Kevin Eikenberry There is a short list of things for which nearly everyone strives. When you put that list in terms of our work, success, and career, productivity is one of those desirable outcomes. When something is both important and desirable, you would think we would have a pretty clear picture of it. Instead,… Read More »

TAPPING INTO YOUR SUPER-PRODUCTIVITY! FIVE ROCKET BOOSTERS FOR SUCCESS By Laura Stack

Have you ever been faced with a large task, whereupon you dismissed everything else from your mind, put your head down, and got to work? How often have you “come to” later, only to find your task is done or near-done—and hours have passed almost without you noticing? I suspect it’s happened to you more… Read More »

Mississippi saw largest unemployment decrease in South over last year

Article by: Garret Grove Posted: Jan 2, 2024 / 09:08 AM CST JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – If lowering the unemployment rate was Mississippi’s New Year’s resolution in 2023, the state met the goal. Mississippi’s current 3.3% rate from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that not only it did do so, but lowered it more than all other Southern states… Read More »

Transforming Your Workforce From High-Turnover To High-Retention

    It costs $4-7K to replace an hourly worker and up to $40K to replace a midlevel, salaried employee. Replacement costs usually are 2.5 times the salary of the individual. The costs associated with turnover include lost customers, business, and damaged morale. In addition are the hard costs of time spent in advertising, screening,… Read More »

CUTTING THROUGH INDECISION AND OVERTHINKING

Article by Leo Babauta   It happens to the best of us, especially people who are very intelligent, very competent, and very talented. It’s “analysis paralysis” – and the process of overthinking reduces our effectiveness and intelligence by producing inaction. Taking any action is likely to be better than inaction and indecision, but we can… Read More »

THE FIRST 90 DAYS: MAXIMIZE NEW HIRE SUCCESS TO PREVENT TURNOVER

THE FIRST 90 DAYS: MAXIMIZE NEW HIRE SUCCESS TO PREVENT TURNOVER Are your employees flocking to greener pastures? Employee turnover can often be discomforting for employers, especially when it worsens over time. With so much attention on effective recruitment and hiring practices, it’s easy to forget that retaining top talent can sometimes be more challenging… Read More »

Hey there, busy bees! Let’s talk hydration!

Hey there, busy bees! Let’s talk hydration! We all know that staying hydrated is important, but let’s face it, sometimes life gets in the way. Between work, family, and everything else, it can be hard to find the time to drink enough water. But fear not, busy people, because I’ve got some hydration hacks that… Read More »

How to Quickly and Easily Hire Employees Who Want to Work

How to Quickly and Easily Hire Employees Who Want to Work Introduction You’re finally ready to take the plunge and hire some employees! But where do you start? And how can you be sure you’re hiring people who actually want to work, not just people who need a paycheck? At Working Solutions, we specialize in… Read More »