Tamika Figaro

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Posted by Tamika Figaro on Mon, February 28, 2022

Job interviews are an occasion for employers and employees to evaluate the expectations they both have. While candidates should prepare to answer questions about their skills and performance, they should, in return, prepare a series of questions for the employer. It shows interest in the opportunity and will help determine if the role of interest resides in a quality work environment.

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Posted by Tamika Figaro on Thu, February 10, 2022

Managers find making unbiased decisions one of the most challenging parts of their job. As leaders, they must set an example, and being aware of their preconceived ideas sometimes comes as an unexpected roadblock. Although many of us think we are objective and inclusive; we don’t realize that we gravitate towards groups or individuals who share the same ideas. This affects the workplace culture, resulting in uniform environments that make gaining awareness of our biases troublesome.

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Posted by Tamika Figaro on Thu, January 6, 2022

Looking back to the HR predictions we made last year, we can say for sure that HR trends are in constant disarray. If we view 2021 as the year of learning, employers must acknowledge this year as the year of innovation. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 31% of businesses in the United States increased telework through the first nine months of 2020. That means most, if not all, of these managers weren't prepared for this transition.

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Posted by Tamika Figaro on Thu, December 2, 2021

There are several ways to determine a budget for incentive and recognition programs. As employers realize that one program does not fit all, many are moving toward the trend of budgeting per program. Different “sub-audiences” in the employee population need to be acknowledged and rewarded for different results with different rule structures.

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