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Long ago, you did not have to look far to find prospective employees for your organization. Even better, great employees referred friends and family and helped build a family atmosphere for many small businesses. Then 2020 came, and, like a nuclear bomb, everything that we knew and did to gain

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Using Social Media to Attract Talent

Today, HR professionals in every industry are looking for creative and effective options to get their message in front of their target audience. Most organizations in the home furnishing industry still use the traditional methods of job boards and company websites, which still have a place. Now it’s time to

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Why Hire to Fit Your Store Culture

Companies are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of their culture and how it informs each decision made. An emphasis should be placed on hiring new employees based on skillsets and cultural fit if you want to keep your company’s vision and mission intact. Hiring those who demonstrate both hard

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Human Resource Trends to Attract and Retain Employees

The profession of Human Resources is ever-evolving. It’s our job to keep up with and stay ahead of the emerging human resource trends in the marketplace. For those at the top of their game, it requires the constant pursuit of information and practices that differentiate them from others. That requires

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Tracy Jackson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, HFA Chief HR Strategist
An Exit Interview Provides Valuable Information

In today’s environment, all employers find it difficult to find and retain talent. It’s challenging for the furnishing industry, with brick-and-mortar locations requiring on-site employees to serve their customers. Losing talent in this market is even more devastating and may indicate underlying issues eroding the company’s ability to attract and

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Compensation Best Practices for Furniture Retailers

Organizations must create a strong compensation structure to attract talent and keep employees engaged. Prospective and current employees want to feel confident that the pay practices are fair, equitable, and transparent. The furnishings and appliances industry tends to attract a very competitive group. Here are some best practices you should

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Tracy Jackson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, HFA Chief HR Strategist
Train employees using the ADDIE model

Investing in your staff is one of the best ways to give your organization an advantage over others. Keeping your teams sharp and engaged in the highly competitive furnishings industry can be a differentiator. This can be done with an effective learning method to train employees. Following a tried-and-true model

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