The Essentials of Building Accountability Into your Team

By Swift HR Solutions Team | Leadership, Accountability | 1 Comments

  Accountability typically gets a bad reputation in corporate settings. Too often accountability is a polite word that management leans on after negative results are reported…

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Swift HR Solutions is Again on the Inc. 5000 Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

By Swift HR Solutions Team | Awards, News | No Comments

For the REALLY fun and BIG news!  We learned this week that we made the Inc 5000 list again this year, moving up to #3396! (from #3486 last year)! We grew 105%, thanks to our amazing team!!  Swift…

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Conducting Effective Meetings (It’s Not Impossible)

By Swift HR Solutions Team | Leadership, Planning, Meetings | No Comments

Every business professional has had the experience of sitting through a terrible meeting. Meetings called without notice, meetings that never end, meetings that have no agenda, meetings that go…

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Are you Ready for an HR Leader?

By Kendra Fuller, SPHR, SHRM-SCP | Leadership, Director of HR | No Comments

Search “HR to Staff ratio” and you’ll find all kinds of formulas and assertions about when you need to staff a human resources function. Do you do this for finance, business development, product…

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Fearless, they say “I Quit” – How Serious is the Need for Employee Engagement?

By Swift HR Solutions Team | Leadership, Recruiting, Interview, Planning | No Comments

During recent conversations many have shared how left their jobs without another job already arranged. Some quit and then enrolled in a bootcamp to gain more skills in technology hoping for the…

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Should employees be disciplined if they post something wrong on social media?

By Kendra Fuller, SPHR, SHRM-SCP | Leadership, Company Culture, Discipline | No Comments

Questions about social media and the Internet were not a consideration 10 years ago. In the new world of media and technology, companies are often in defense mode.  With the power of publishing in…

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Shannon Swift Interview - Podcasting with Smashing Brands

By Swift HR Solutions Team | News, Interview | 1 Comments

Alec Mountain from Smashing Brands recently interviewed Shannon Swift, the founder of Swift HR Solutions. Shannon also serves as the current Seattle chapter president of Entrepreneurs' Organization

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Swift HR Solutions Celebrates a Happy 15th Anniversary!

By Swift HR Solutions Team | Success Story, News | 2 Comments

Fifteen years ago, Swift HR Solutions was born (a month after Facebook). As with many who start a business, Shannon Swift might have been considered irrationally optimistic. Looking back, she had…

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How Giving Feedback Transforms Leaders

By Melanie Vargas | Leadership, Feedback, Book Review | No Comments

This year, I started an amazing journey. I began my education at Hudson Institute’s coaching certification program. I am fascinated by how we transform as individuals. It is the primary reason…

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Training for New Managers – the Cure for Future Bad Bosses

By Melanie Vargas | Leadership, Management, Training, Development | No Comments

Employees are often promoted to management because they have the technical skills to be successful in their position.  Subsequently, they are not given the tools to be effective in their new role.…

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