Changing the Perception of HR with Technology

Amy Conway SHRM-SCP featured on Greater Wilmington Business Journal’s Insight On publication. Innovated ways to use technology to help assist you in supporting your people.  Read here.

The New New Normal

Lisa Leath on Shifting Wilmington’s Traditional Ways Leath, an HR professional, will talk about how Wilmington employers can become more agile and forward-thinking as talent seeks remote or hybrid workplaces.

Painting the RIGHT Resume Picture

Lisa Leath is the proud owner of Leath HR Group, a company based out of Wilmington, NC that serves clients across the country. Lisa has been the in field of Human Resources since March of 2008, and has worked with companies such as Corning Incorporated and Alcami prior to branching off and creating her own business. Both Leath and her husband …

Gain Productivity With Great HR Practices

Settling for good HR practices compared with great HR practices can be the difference between mediocre performance and highly productive performance, both at an individual and team level.  Especially in the emerging talent markets, designing a laser-focused employee experience can help reduce turnover, strengthen engagement and enhance your employer brand. Great HR leaders will champion efforts with senior leaders on …

How to Avoid A Nightmare Holiday Party

“Have fun but not TOO much fun,” said my mother 1,000 times in my life. It’s a great quote for anyone hosting or attending a company-sponsored holiday party this season. There are lots of reasons to throw an end-of-year party: you want to show employees you appreciate them, you want folks to let loose and enjoy each other and it’s …

40 Under 40: Lisa Leath

The 40 Under 40 Award is presented by StarNews Media and the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the award is to recognize young professionals who are doing great things in our community. Recipients had to be younger than 40 years old as of Dec. 31, 2019; live or work in Brunswick, New Hanover or Pender counties; and display …

Recruiting – How to Avoid Doing Something Illegal

When Leath HR Group trains employers on how to conduct a great, legal interview, we often hear remarks like “thanks for keeping us out of jail!” Although you probably won’t go to jail for asking the wrong question or saying something offensive in an interview, your company could be subject to some hefty fines and bad PR. According to a …

Positive on Productivity: Hire New Graduates

Much time and research has been allocated by think tanks to decipher the different characteristics of each generation and how these generations interact in the workplace. Everyone has been talking about “those millennials” for a decade and how other generations communicate with the kids coming out of school. Now there’s a new generation — post-millennials — hello! And we’re a …

Cape Fear Recovery

The community is hard at work. But there’s more to do. Cape Fear area officials have been at it through the storm and continue to provide resources at the resource recovery center at Independence Mall.  Relief and recovery agencies, school systems, faith communities, first responders and associations continue to work hard to restore Cape Fear. We sincerely thank them. Yesterday, the Wilmington …

Effort is Attractive: Get the Talent

Steve Jobs said, “Hiring the best is your most important task.” If you believe that, the first step in hiring the best is attracting the best. If you have open positions, plan to grow, or want to improve your employment brand, consider thinking about your company’s Employment Value Proposition today. The United States unemployment rate stands around 3.9 percent and …