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- Mark A. Griffin

$305,000 in Employer Fines Upheld for I-9 Violations Human resources can be complicated these days. Few would argue with that. But sometimes it’s the most basic human resources processes that can cause the greatest damage to any organization when not done right. And that disaster can be compounded if you lack a skilled professional to […]

- Mark A. Griffin

 ABHE Annual Meeting February 21-23, 2018 | Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando Florida Right-sizing – an organizational lifesaver . . . or toxic solution to financial difficulties? But when layoffs are not well thought out and used repeatedly without a graceful strategy, right sizing can destroy an organization’s effectiveness. How you treat people really matters – […]

- Mark A. Griffin

Today, we’ll look at the 3 biggest mistakes commonly made by organizations during the creation of their Vision Statement. As discussed in the last post, Organizations wanting to perform at the highest level do so by working to leverage 3 commitments. These commitments set the stage for overall efficiency, growth, and prosperity. Mission Statement Vision […]

- Mark A. Griffin

When organizations want to perform at the highest level, they leverage the three (3) commitments that strengthen their organization like a strong, cement foundation: Mission Statement Vision Statement Core Values With these in place, everyone in the organization starts out on the same page. Better yet, clients and customers know what to expect and it […]

- Mark A. Griffin

Do you wonder why good employees leave your organization? This statement from Bill Hybels has resonated with me for years, but never more so than when I had this conversation. “People join organizations. They leave managers. “ My conversation with a young professional twenty-something started simply enough. “How’s the new job going?” My eyes widened […]

- Mark A. Griffin

Finding and keeping qualified talent has never been more challenging or expensive. Too many organizations implement haphazard hiring methods that are not only inefficient, but also potentially illegal. Are people hired systematically at your organization? The best organizations in the world use sophisticated processes to find and hire new workers. If you don’t have a […]

- Mark A. Griffin

Most employees loath them; many managers avoid them. High Performance Organizations have them, and they do what they’re designed to do—uate precisely the performance of each employee. Feel like you don’t need them? Here are 10 great reasons that should change your mind. Aligning performance to goals and objectives Most organization employees I meet with […]

- Mark A. Griffin

Over my 20-plus-year career in human resources, I’ve noticed that while people will endure fewer amenities and less pay, there are four reasons skillful workers will leave for another job. (1) No opportunity – When employees sense no potential for career progress, or leaders are unaware that advancement is important, employees look elsewhere for better […]

- Mark A. Griffin

Poor employee performance hurts an organization. Low productivity, incompetence, and unneeded expenses are the last thing organizations want at any time, particularly in today’s tough economy. After decades of work in the field of business and human resources, I know that few things upgrade and energize an organization like a solid Performance Management System. A performance […]

- Mark A. Griffin

The third ingredient of MVVs is values, specifically core values. A core value, from a human resources perspective, reflects the heart of an organization. It pumps the blood throughout; it makes an organization tick. It defines the organization and its culture and what it takes pride in doing. It is how vendors and customers view […]