Monthly Archives: March 2010

Ways to Get Involved in Northeast Ohio

In last week’s blog, we discussed ways great workplaces involve themselves in their communities. The benefits of community involvement are building teamwork, retaining employees, increasing morale, improving public image, making a positive impact in the local community, and teaching others new … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season for Social Responsibility

It’s the time of year when many organizations are faced with numerous opportunities to get involved and ramp up their contributions to community efforts in our local region. There are many needs in the Northeast Ohio community especially given the … Continue reading

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ERC – Where Green Workplaces Start

ERC recognizes the importance of implementing environmentally-friendly and sustainable workplace practices. We’re continually trying to decrease our footprint by using more efficient processes in the Workplace Center and within our office. The result of these practices is often decreased expenses … Continue reading

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HR Competencies that Impact Your Effectiveness

As HR professionals we may struggle with perceptions regarding our effectiveness in the workplace by line managers, top management, and even the employees we serve. We may even find ourselves trying to “sell” what our value is to the organization or combating a role that has historically been seen as administrative and regulatory. Continue reading

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Thinking Creatively About Workplace Issues

HR professionals often find themselves confronted with a constant stream of workplace problems and issues that need to be addressed. Nowadays, workplace issues require a different approach – a more creative and innovative method of doing things. Most of us, … Continue reading

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Compensation Practices: Signals of Your Organization’s Climate & Culture

Organizations may fail to consider the impact of their compensation practices on their employees’ perceptions of organizational climate and culture. In light of recent research suggesting that compensation practices employed by organizations last year in response to the economy have … Continue reading

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