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.

As hiring starts to ramp up again (thank goodness) one thing employers will be looking for are soft skills! Soft skills are becoming increasingly important as businesses look to add value to their workforce. In fact, the Wall Street Journal reports, “Competition has heated up for workers with the right mix of soft skills, which […]

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It’s never been more apparent how important continuous learning is for survival. I am fortunate to work for a company that understands how critical this is – not just for their employees, but for the customers they serve. Every two weeks, we provide free education to our clients and employees in the form of “Wicked […]

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As a Human Resource Professional, you have done everything right! You reviewed the job description, determined the best way to acquire talent and then conducted some killer interviews. Now, you found “the one”! So, why then, when you’re reviewing the job offer with the candidate, does your offer fall flat? Benefits are often an afterthought […]

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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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