Articles by Sofia Hernandez

How to Decentralize Corporate Charity and Boost Your Benefits Package

Benefits are one of the key pillars of good employee retention. According to data compiled by LinkedIn in 2020, “better compensation and benefits” was one of the top three reasons that both Millennials and Gen Xers left their jobs. This means you can’t just put together a run-of-the-mill benefits package and expect it to be […]

Coaching Young Talent Through Remote Work Challenges

We all know that hiring young talent can bring a lot of positives to any organization. Younger workers are digital natives, they tend to have a great deal of energy, and their perspectives frequently provide a thoughtful counterpoint to “the way we’ve always done things.” However, the cliche of younger workers being perfectly OK with […]

6 Ways Existing Tech Can Improve Employee Experience

Questions of “experiences” in business often focus on those of the customer–and not without cause. The ideal customer experience makes it easy for consumers to learn about your company and access its goods and services. The same logic applies to the employee experience as well. After all, you want to remove as many barriers as […]

7 Unexpected Places to Find Your Next C-Suite Hire

Filling C-suite vacancies as soon as possible typically involves contacting executive search firms and posting to niche job sites. While standard recruitment tactics can certainly be effective, these methods may be narrowing the talent pool for your next C-Suite hire more than you realize. Getting creative with your recruitment process will fill your C-suite with […]

How to Discuss Hot-Button Social Issues in the Workplace

Only a generation ago, many employers skirted hot-button social issues. Their reasoning? Keep matters related to touchy subjects like politics and widespread social justice concerns at home. (Or at least the parking garage.) While this tactic may have kept offices quieter then, workers now tend to be far more vocal. Thanks to real-time access to […]

4 Tips for Conducting Better Online Job Interviews

In 2020, 82 percent of business leaders surveyed by Gartner pledged to continue remote work arrangements permanently. This translates to millions of people working from their homes and the need to improve how we hire people virtually. So how do we conduct better online job interviews? Virtual hiring has risen as an enormous concern for […]

4 Effective Ways to Execute 2021 Employee Training

There is no doubt employee training boosts motivation and reduces turnover. But did you know that training also provides employees greater direction, purpose, and peace of mind? According to a recent report, 94 percent of employees say they would stay with a company longer if their employer invested in their learning. The report also found […]

Cultivating Employee Trust in Today’s Workplace

Trust plays a role not just in employee recruitment and retention, but in everything from the benefits employers offer to their cultural norms. As leaders welcome Gen Z  into the workplace, they’re learning that this generation insists on transparency and trust in a way that prior ones simply did not. Frankly, today’s employees have high […]