Are you one of those people who says things like, “we should make a trade-off between the people and the business?” I think we’ve all said something like that before, maybe even recently. It seems like a reasonable question to consider doesn’t it? Or does it? Let’s think about this differently. What if we regard
Are you an entrepreneur? I am. I love freedom. Don’t you? That’s why we entrepreneurs start our own thing. We want to chart our own course. We want to do it our way– a better way. We want…freedom. Why else would we go to all this trouble and introduce risk to our lives? So we start
Wellbeing has become an important element to consider in today’s workplace. Wellbeing is defined as the overall mental, physical, emotional, and economic health of employees. According to recent research, wellbeing is influenced by various factors such as employees’ relationships with co-workers, their decisions, and the tools and resources to which they have access. According to
Practicing HR with a People Science Mindset Performentor practices human resources (HR) and team development with a People Science mindset. This is one way we set ourselves apart from alternative service providers. Let’s talk about what we mean by People Science and why it’s useful. What is People Science? There is a field of behavior
Below is the transcript of the Trust Heuristic Podcast with Tobi Walter about human nature and incentives. You can find the video podcast here on Youtube. Alicia Parr: Hi, this is Alicia Parr with Performentor and another Heuristic podcast. Today we’re talking to Tobi Walter. Tobi is a venture capitalist with Co-Founders Capital, and he’s
Practical Employee Termination Best Practices You can’t be prepared for every situation, but if you follow these simple steps, it will make this process go smoother for both sides. Something to review before the meeting This article is a good overview on Employee Termination Best Practices. Here are the tips for a quick reminder, but if
How to Set HR Goals for 2023 14 Actions to Take in 2023 for Employers and Human Resources Want to perfect your charcuterie board building skills? Perhaps drinking more water daily or taking less selfies are on your New Year’s resolution list? Just as individuals resolve to change and improve, businesses need to create resolutions.
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
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
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.