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Problem Solving Doesn’t Have to Be a Problem

July 09, 2024 by Savio Human Resources

Employers run into problems; this is no surprise to anyone. Problems come in different shapes and sizes and range over different areas within the company. Employers need strong problem-solving skills in their employees.  Employees who can problem solve can think critically, creativity, and process information in different ways. Problem solving broken down into a few simple steps: Identify the problem- It may seem like an obvious step.  You need to know the problem before you can solve the problem. List out the possible solutions- See both sides of the problem, list pros and cons, and see what consequences can arise…

Work Playlist Can Enhance Your Productivity

June 25, 2024 by developers

Hit pause on workplace distractions! Music just might be the missing note to your productivity symphony.  Headphones are becoming more of a normal accessory to employee’s wardrobe, but this can appear unprofessional or even rude. To help eliminate the appearance of unwanted prejudgment it may be time to think about adding the tunes to your office space to motivate your staff as whole. Here are some pros to adding music to the office space:  Music has been proven to lower stress levels by influencing emotions, and lowering blood pressure. Music can help you remember new things and specific details. Music…

Job Rotation/ Cross Training 

June 10, 2024 by Savio Human Resources

Cross training is not a new concept for the workforce. Managers want to know that all moving pieces of the company are covered, even when the main employee is out of the office. It reduces the chances for errors and delayed responses. If staff can keep the ball moving, it keeps the company moving.  Benefits of Cross Training your staff:  Greater Productivity – Employees learn more diverse skills that allow the staff to grow and add to their resume’ Increased Employee Motivation -Allows employes stay motivated to advance within the company  Better Collaboration and Teamwork -This forces the staff to…

EEOC Religious Infographic lists ways to recognize workplace discrimination.

March 14, 2024 by Savio Human Resources

March of 2024 holds religious significance to many of the world's religions. Muslims begin the holy month of Ramadan. This is a time when Muslims fast to honor the first writing of the Quran. Hindu's celebrate Holi on March 25. Holi is a festival of new beginnings. Jews celebrate Purim on March 23. At the end of March Christians will celebrate Easter. With all these religious holidays this month we in HR need to be aware that is can also cause tensions in the workplace. The EEOC has recently released an infographic reminding employers that religious discrimination is illegal under…

3 Ways to lower your Unemployment Taxes

March 01, 2024 by Savio Human Resources

With rising unemployment rates there are simple easy steps you can take to minimize your SUTA/SUI. By minimizing your SUTA/SUI you can control your HR budget and lower your taxes it can also reduce turnover and improve employee morale. There are simple ways to do this.... Schedule for business on accounting of finances and income calculation Website-March-in-the-Know-1Download

Disengaged -burnt out Employees got you down-Employee Recognition to the rescue!

February 26, 2024 by Savio Human Resources

March 1st is National Employee Recognition Day! Did you know that employees who receive regular well thought out recognition from their supervisors/managers and peers are: 73% less likely to feel burned out. 54% less likely to be looking for other employment.Further studies indicate that those employees who only receive recognition just a few times a year are: 5x more likely to be actively disengaged. 74% more likely to leave their organization within one year. 27% more likely to be struggling.Employees who receive recognition from their peers just a few times a year are: 3x as likely to be disengaged. 39%…

Easy Solutions to improve Employee Retention

February 22, 2024 by Savio Human Resources

Let's talk about Retention!! The last few years have seen changes in employee turnover. In 2020 we were in the midst of COVID, and many employees were laid off due to shutdowns. In 2021 was the year of the Great Resignation as employees became increasingly dissatisfied with their jobs and started searching for new opportunities. In 2022 employers started searching for employees instead of employees searching for them. In 2023 Return to work became the norm as more employers began requiring employees to return to the office. 2024 the job market is cooling, and unemployment has been slowly creeping up.…

Make DE&I Initiatives a part of Black History Month

February 12, 2024 by Savio Human Resources

Celebrate Black History Month Did you know that honoring the African American culture goes back to 1926. Originally it was one week in February and was known as Negro History Week. February was chosen in honor of both Abraham Lincoln 16th US President and Federick Douglass former slave who was an abolitionist, writer, statesman and social reformer. As the decades progressed the notion of celebrating the African American culture became more popular. In 1976 Black History month was proclaimed by Gerald Ford. He encouraged all Americans to learn more about the accomplishments on African American in “every area of endeavor…

SECURE 2.0 Retirement made easier for Part-time Employees.

January 11, 2024 by Savio Human Resources

HEY DID YOU KNOWOn January 1, 2024, long-term part-time employees are eligible to participate in your 401(k) plan. To be eligible the employee must be over 21 and have worked at least 500 hours a year in the last three years. Participation is voluntary, and employers do not have to match the contribution.  For more information on this new law please contact your Retirement TPA.

Top HR Goals of 2024

January 09, 2024 by Savio Human Resources

Happy New Year!!!Ready or not here comes 2024. Some of the top HR goals of 2024 are as follows: Start Promoting Work-Life Balance Revise the Company Values Schedule 1:1 meeting with Direct Reports Update Compensation matrix, Benefits and Perks Update your Handbook Review your hiring process Implement/Update Training Programs Launch DE&I Initiatives Review HR Policies/Procedures Adopt a People First Culture Get on board with AI Outsource HR functions The team here at SAVIO can help you reach these goals along with any other HR needs you may have. Give us a call, we are here to help.

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Problem Solving Doesn’t Have to Be a Problem

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July 09, 2024

Employers run into problems; this is no surprise to anyone. Problems come in different shapes and sizes and range over different areas within the company. Employers need strong problem-solving skills in their employees.  Employees who […]

Work Playlist Can Enhance Your Productivity

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June 25, 2024

Hit pause on workplace distractions! Music just might be the missing note to your productivity symphony.  Headphones are becoming more of a normal accessory to employee’s wardrobe, but this can appear unprofessional or even rude. […]

Job Rotation/ Cross Training 

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June 10, 2024

Cross training is not a new concept for the workforce. Managers want to know that all moving pieces of the company are covered, even when the main employee is out of the office. It reduces […]