Abel HR Blog

Outsourced Marketing Hacks

Businesses strive to get leads and prospects and convert them into customers. And they can attribute that to marketing. Fortunately, any business has the luxury of choosing which strategies they can implement to achieve their marketing goals. But marketing can also be tedious without the right people to handle it. Some small businesses would outsource […]

When To Conduct Performance Appraisals 

Performance appraisals are periodic assessments of an employee’s job performance. These reviews highlight the strengths and weaknesses to improve future performance. It also allows managers to suggest areas for improvement and monitor the progress of goals. While every organization values performance reviews, carrying out an effective system is quite burdensome. One of the frequent questions […]

How to up your Negotiation Game

When it comes to thinking about who the top negotiators are in your business, you’d likely go ahead and pick your sales or even account management team. After all, they spend most of their office hours wheeling and dealing and trying to negotiate with your customers. However, there is one group of folks who also spend the […]

What a Hybrid Workforce Looks Like

A hybrid workforce is one that has a team of employees working around a flexible work structure. It is a deviation from the traditional work model that we’re used to. It is a blend of employees working from remote locations and those that are in a central office. To make you understand a hybrid workforce […]

How to Hire Remote Employees

Even with COVID-19 numbers declining, working from home has become the new norm. Sourcing candidates is often harder for companies that are building a remote team. While hiring is time-consuming, it might be the most important thing you do as an employer to create a successful team.  We have collated a few steps to help […]

How To Advertise Job Openings

While larger companies work with a considerable recruitment budget, many smaller companies may not have the funds to take advantage of costly recruitment channels. There are other ways to advertise job openings which are also an excellent way for companies to source their candidates while keeping costs minimum. When considering which free job advertising channel […]

Top Behavioral Interview Questions To Ask Candidates

A resume provides a wealth of information about a job applicant’s professional history, skills, and experience. However, it is not enough basis for finding a person who best matches your open role and company. So, aside from a traditional interview, a behavioral interview is a very effective technique that works across various organizations. We’ve gathered […]

Office Mask Policy Tips

After a peak shortly after Christmas, the number of Covid-19 infections has continued to taper off, leading many states to relax their mask mandates and other restrictions aimed at reducing the spread of the virus.  In recent weeks, several states and jurisdictions have even lifted masking policies in schools, leading to questions from some employers […]

Documenting Poor Performance

It can be unfortunate to know that an employee may not be performing well. But you don’t want to ambush that said employee stating that they’re underperforming. As a team leader or manager, you should ensure that you break the news professionally and that you have evidence to back up their poor performance. Here are […]

How Can I Get Managers to Help More?

It is hard to overstate the effect of running your organization with the most influential leaders. Studies show that effective leadership improves internal systems like employee retention, and external ones, like financial performance. Every company needs to build proficient managers. So, how can you get managers to help more at your company?   Based on research, […]