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Tips For Your Job Search

The Search & Recruitment team at The People Perspective has some great tips to help anyone who is looking for a new opportunity. First, go to your states Employment Security Commission’s website or their social media platforms for great information on jobs, job fairs and information for unemployed individuals. They are a great resource and...

Unlimited vs. Limited PTO: Which One Is Right for Your Workplace?

Microsoft Corp. recently joined the growing list of employers such as Adobe Inc., Netflix Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. who are moving from limited paid time off to unlimited PTO. While only 6% of employers in 2022 offered unlimited leave, according to a 2022 employee benefits survey by the SHRM, the high-profile additions are...

Four Day Work Weeks

Support for a four-day workweek is growing in the U.K, and could be on the horizon in the US. The idea of the four-day workweek has been gaining popularity in recent years, especially given the shift in work schedules and locations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more companies in the U.S. are testing out...

PIP vs. PDP – What’s the Difference and Why Does it Matter?

As we enter the new year, setting those New Year’s resolutions, employee goals, and development plans remember, Performance Improvement Plans (PIP) and a Personal Development Plans (PDP) are often thought to be the same, although both focus on performance improvement, the purpose for each is very different. Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) is a tool used...

Kristi’s Korner: If I Had a Kristi(l) Ball

It’s 2023! Happy New Year! I hope your year is off to an amazing start and that 2023 holds for you all that you desire and deserve. If I were to get out my Kristi(l) Ball (see what I did there), below are some of the trends I predict we might see in the year...

Performance Review Best Practices

For many companies, performance review season is kicking off. Although every organization relies on a different evaluation process, most follow a predictable pattern of assessments of their work, feedback, and rating their performance. Underlying this process is the belief that by reflecting on performance and codifying it in an evaluation form, we will be able to assess their merits objectively,...

Kristi’s Korner: Economic Shift & Compensation

Are we there yet? If “there” is a recession, the answer is no. Although it may seem like it is just around the corner, the statistics are not showing we are, in fact, there yet. However, I have begun to see more companies, mostly larger corporations and organizations on the coasts, performing more layoffs, furloughs...

2023 Cost of Living (COLA) Adjustements

The Social Security administration is estimating another significant COLA for 2023 – coming in at a whopping 8.7 percent.  This is the highest increase in almost 40 years, the third year in a row of significant increases and roughly 5% above what the rate was originally expected to be. In a recent article by salary.com,...

Kristi’s Korner: Pay Transparency

Yeesh! This is a terrifying concept to many of us that “grew up” in leadership roles being taught that compensation discussions are the LAST step in the process of hiring a new employee. Let me count the jobs I’ve applied for, interviewed for, only to make it to the final stage to realize the pay...

Kristi’s Korner: Quiet Time

We have, most likely, all heard the term “Quiet Quitting” recently. I think this is a timely topic for us to unpack. Quiet Quitting is the term that refers to not outright quitting your job but, instead, quitting the idea of going above and beyond. We also have “Quiet Firing” entering the arena, which refers...