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Top 3 Reasons Your Startup Could Use Some HR

As the owner of a fractional HR services firm, you might think I am inclined to overestimate the value of HR for a small organization.  “When is the right time to add HR?” and “Isn’t HR expensive?” are questions frequently posed to us and ones that we were reminded of during CED’s recent Venture Connect

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Family Friendly Benefits - will help save you the turnover cost

Family Friendly Benefits and Why They Matter

If you haven’t seen the turnover rate on companies that have bad benefits, you might want to read this. How can businesses become friendlier? We are not talking about greeting customers with a smile, offering free samples or saying “thank you.” We are referring to businesses implementing benefits, practices and policies that support employees to

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Tips to Improve Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion For Your Small Businesses

Most small businesses feel like the only way to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace is through hiring. This means small businesses may not have as many chances to recognize DEI—but that’s not necessarily the case. Smaller companies can also promote DEI among their existing workforce. DE&I cannot feel like or be communicated

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Trust Heuristics — the Books & the Podcast

Why Your Business Needs Strong Trust Heuristics By using this process, you can prevent other problems from occurring. The Trust Algorithm and Other Rules of Thumb Building company culture and strong teams starts with one simple component — trust. To better understand this concept of building trust, a business owner must be able to convert

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6 Ways to Improve Remote Team Productivity Without Being Creepy

Remember the “good old days” when you could see people in their cubes so you could tell they were working? Wrong! Seeing people with your eyes doesn’t guarantee their productivity and performance. But with Performentor, it’s obvious that having a fully remote team racks up our salary expense while having a negative impact on productivity.

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Transcript – Heuristic Podcast with Jess Kozma Proctor

Alicia Parr: Hi, this is Alicia with another Heuristic Podcast. And today we’re talking to Jessica Kozma Proctor. She’s the founder and managing director of North State Public Affairs and she operates at the intersection of government. And what would you say? Public relations, PR. You’re kind of a PR person. So you’re working with

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Transcript – Heuristic Podcast with Amy Rawls

Link to Heuristic Podcast – #14 – No One Right Way with Amy Rawls.  Alicia Parr: Hi, this is Alicia with Performentor and this is another Heuristic Podcast. And today we’re going to talk to Amy Rawls. Amy is an executive HR consultant with Performentor, she’s on the team. And she also has her own

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Transcript – Heuristic Podcast with Jim Bower

Link to Heuristic Podcast #9 – Sometimes There is One Right Way, but Probably Not This Time with Jim Bower. Alicia Parr: Hi, this is Alicia Parr with Performentor for another Heuristic Podcast. And today, I’m with Jim Bower. And Jim is the principal at the Bower Group. He is an exceptional strategist and a

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Transcript – Heuristic Podcast with Gentleman Mystic

Link to podcast on Youtube Channel. ___________________________________ Alicia Parr: Hello, this is Alicia with Performentor, and we’re doing another heuristic podcast. Today, I’m speaking with Billy Redhorse, he’s a thought leader and guide, and he is known online as a gentleman mystic. Now I have been following the gentleman mystic for years now on Twitter,

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Transcript – Heuristic Podcast with Vinay Raman

Link to Heuristic Podcast #25 – What’s Old is New Again with Vinay Raman. Alicia Parr: Hi, this is Alicia with another heuristic podcast. Today we’re talking to Vinay Raman. He is the CEO of CAARMO and a host of the Business Blind Spots: Exposed podcast. Now, Vinay is a very data driven strategist, very

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Transcript – Heuristic Podcast with John Grinnell

Below is a transcript for Heuristic Podcast #19 – Why Heuristics Matter with John Grinnell. Alicia: Hi, this is Alicia with another heuristic podcast. And today I am talking with John Grinnell. He is the CEO of Grinnell leadership, a very, very high impact organization. I know he’s made a difference. He and his team

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