Author: Stan McKnight & Associates

average US pay increase
Jan 18, 2023
Average US Pay Increase Projected to Hit 4.6% in 2023

The average US pay increase is expected to hit 4.6% in 2023, according to a recent survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This increase is slightly higher than the 3.2% that was projected in 2019. It is expected to be a result of the current low inflation rate, as well as the tight labor […]

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modern employee directory
Jan 11, 2023
Why You Must Have a Modern Employee Directory?

In today’s globalized, hyper-connected workforce, trust and transparency are crucial.  A modern employee directory is a perfect tool to facilitate these aspects. Read on to learn more about the modern employee directory and its benefits in the workplace. A Modern Employee Directory Connects All Your Employees A modern employee directory is a powerful tool for […]

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Performance Management Plan
Dec 14, 2022
Tips to Create a Proactive Performance Management Plan

Difficulties with employees, absenteeism, poor quality work and other performance issues are bad for organizational success. It’s important to have a proactive strategy to manage these problems long before they occur and force you to terminate the culpable employee. For most successful organizations, a holistic performance management plan is the right approach. Keep reading for […]

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PEO Benefit
Dec 07, 2022
How Can a PEO Benefit Small Business?

Does your company have a fully-fledged human resources department streamlined for all functions, from hiring and payroll to compliance and benefits? Sometimes, a small business is better off outsourcing employee management to a professional employer organization (PEO). However, how can a PEO benefit your organization, and how does it work? Read on for more. What […]

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Job candidate expectations
Nov 23, 2022
Changes in The Job Market and What to Know

The American workplace has gone through extreme changes due to the pandemic. The crisis caused millions of individuals to rethink their careers and lifestyles. Social interaction has become a major concern for workers, as the pandemic led to social distancing and remote work. Here’s a look at job candidate expectations that recruiters should include in […]

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Hiring Process
Nov 09, 2022
7 Useful Guides for an Effective Hiring Process

Hiring the right talent for your business is crucial to its long-term success. The key is to hire skilled and knowledgeable people who want to work for your company. Here are seven important steps for the selection process when filling open job positions. 1. Make job applications easily available Before you allow job candidates to […]

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workers getting hike
Oct 19, 2022
Why U.S. Workers Are Getting Pay Hikes Next Year

U.S. companies are expected to increase staff salaries in 2023 amid various unfavorable economic conditions, according to the July Salary Budget Planning Report by WTW. They’re budgeting for this under the pressure of low labor supply and the pay expectations of employees coping with a higher cost of living. Between April and May earlier this […]

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Urban Consumer Price Index
Oct 12, 2022
Urban Consumer Price Index From July Unchanged, BLS Report

After increasing by 1.3% in June, the urban Consumer Price Index (CPI) remained unchanged in July on seasonal adjustment, according to a press release by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). An indicator of spending patterns for city consumers and workers, the all-item index soared 8.5% over the last 12 months before seasonal adjustment. […]

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boost employee performance
Sep 21, 2022
6 Techniques to Enhance Employee Performance Evaluation

Employers must regularly evaluate employee performance to ensure all team members are helping the company. The weakest link can bring down productivity and morale. Setting work-at-home policies help unify a remote team. It’s important to have a plan to boost employee performance to avoid employee burnout and declining profits. Annual Employee Performance Evaluation It’s common […]

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people experience
Sep 14, 2022
How to Treat Your Employees for a Better People Experience: An HR’s Guide

A business can win the hearts of loyal customers more easily if it demonstrates a sense of people’s experience. The more a company emphasizes the importance of people in its mission, the better reputation it builds with customers. Here’s a look at key aspects your HR department should know about employee treatment. Explanation of People’s […]

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