Author: Lori Morton-Lockley

Lori is a Brand Strategy Manager working at Mid-West Family La Crosse. As a former Human Resource Professional, Lori knows the challenges businesses face finding and securing good talent. Lori will work with you, using her almost thirty years in Human Resources, to determine your goals and help you find the right tactics to achieve them. Additionally, Lori works with clients in all categories to grow their business. If you have questions about recruiting employees or want to grow your business, give Lori a call.

This answer to this question is probably different for every single employee. But what if you could see themes and improve your business by asking this question of the people who work with you? This is the basis for this practical retention question and the argument to implement Stay Interviews! So, what is a Stay […]

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Big props to the unsung heroes who bake our bread, deliver babies in the wee morning hours and answer the calls in the middle of the night. Those folks are so important – and so hard to recruit! But wait, are they? One thing I discovered working for Mid-West Family La Crosse, is using radio […]

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I recently watched my daughter apply for a position and was surprised by how much of the interview process happened via text. And why not? So much of our communication happens this way! Texting is quick and it’s convenient. And the numbers speak for themselves! According to Pew Research, 97% of Americans are using texting […]

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Are we now a “work from home” economy? Incredibly 42% of the U.S. labor force is now working from home full-time! (Stanford News June 2020) What has this done to our labor force and how is everyone holding up? One of the biggest concern’s companies have is the productivity of their “at home” employees. The […]

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There have been a lot of changes! Changes in how we work and where we work. Everything is different! Businesses are re-evaluating their business models and making some pretty significant transformations. So how do people not only survive, but thrive when everything they know is turned upside down? I don’t have any magic answers but […]

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There is a lot of technology to take advantage of when you are looking for talent! There is definitely no shortage of websites to post your positions. I lost count long ago! It seems like there is a site for every niche profession! But the fact is, even with record unemployment, it is still difficult […]

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