The LLoyd blog: hidden talent.

Category: Human Resources

Paying Employees During Disasters or Other Economic Events

The last three weeks have been especially difficult for those of us on Long island. Hurricane Sandy left its mark and the destruction and damage is virtually everywhere. As a company headquartered here and one that provides contingent workers to regional businesses, we have heard our share of storm disaster stories as well as some inspiring tales of people rising above the challenges.

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How Green Is Your Cubicle?

As Kermit the Frog lamented a few years ago, “It’s not easy being green.” Presumably, he was referring to his skin color, but he might just as well have been talking the workplace as an eco-friendly environment.

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The Office Cold War Heats Up

For as long as I’ve been employed, I can’t remember a time when there wasn’t some sort of thermostat war raging in my place of work. As a teen I worked in a building where two colleagues nearly came to battle over it.

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Open is the New Close

I don’t know, after 20 plus years selling staffing services and managing sales teams I think my mind is starting to play tricks on me, as it did very recently when thinking about our new business activity. “How much business did we close this month, quarter?” I asked myself and my senior management team and then while waiting for the data I sat back and thought about why we are “closing business” especially in a service oriented industry like ours.

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