Employee Management

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Home Furnishings Association
Driving Excellence: Exploring Tailored Employee Performance Reviews

As business owners and managers, we understand the importance of consistently driving excellence within our organizations. After all, our success depends on the performance and contributions of our employees. One powerful tool that can help us achieve this goal is the employee performance review process. However, traditional, one-size-fits-all performance reviews

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Home Furnishings Association
Nurturing Leadership: A Guide to Preventing Manager Burnout

In today’s retail landscape, where demands are constantly increasing and productivity is key, the role of a manager has become more crucial than ever. Often seen as the backbone of an organization, managers bear the responsibility of driving their teams toward success and ensuring that the business thrives in an

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Home Furnishings Association
The Basics of Effective Employee Management

Effective employee management is essential for any business, as managing employees effectively can lead to better productivity, higher job satisfaction, and a positive organizational culture. HR managers and business owners should take the time to understand the basics of effective employee management to ensure they can lead their employees toward

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Mark A. Bannon
Quiet Quitting in the Furniture Industry

How To Turn Your Quiet Quitters Into Actively Engaged Team Members If you are in the retail Furniture Industry, it’s likely that your year-over-year sales are off by at least 10% to 15%, if not 20% or more. WHY? THERE ARE A MULTITUDE OF REASONS- Inflation, high interest rates, decreasing

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4 Effective Hiring Attributes Successful Companies Possess

We here at Mosswood bring decades of expertise in business operations, recruitment, and HR, serving as providers and insiders to companies of all sizes and various industries. Our extensive experience has identified four effective hiring attributes that lead to hiring success and employee retention. Discover the secrets of companies that

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Home Furnishings Association
Modernizing Your Recruitment Process: Retailer Perspectives

Is your company struggling to attract and retain top talent? You’re not alone.  The job market has undergone significant changes in recent years. The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) spoke with Carl Nyberg, Vice President/C.O.O., HOM Furniture, Max Klaben, AVP, Talent Management of Morris Furniture Co, Inc., and Seth Busby, Talent

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Home Furnishings Association
Empowering Your Workforce

The Transformative Benefits of Skill Building and Talent Mobility In the ever-evolving landscape of the modern workplace, home furnishings organizations face a pivotal challenge: adapting and empowering their workforce to stay ahead of the curve. The success of any organization now hinges on its ability to invest in employee skill-building

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Tracy Jackson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, HFA Chief HR Strategist
Building a Culture of Employee Accountability and Performance 

High-performing teams and organizations don’t just happen. It requires the dedicated efforts of leadership to articulate a clear mission, vision, and value statement that resonates with the staff. That message must then be communicated to the teams in a way that allows them to see how their efforts will directly

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Tracy Jackson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, HFA Chief HR Strategist
Innovative practices for employee onboarding

Finding and retaining talent is one of the greatest challenges employers face today. Having a well-executed employee onboarding program can be a game-changer! When someone receives a job offer, everyone wants to hear all about it. You get to make a first impression during the interview phase, or the “courting”

Employee Referral Program_HFA blog
Home Furnishings Association
What an Employee Referral Program Can Do for Your Business

Research shows that the current job market is 90% candidate-driven. To that effect, you don’t pick talent anymore. Talent picks you; therefore, creating an employee referral program can improve your talent acquisition as an HR administrator or acquisition specialist. What is an Employee Referral Program, and why does it matter?

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