Carolee Colter

Human Resources Team , CDS Consulting Co-op

Carolee Colter started her career working for a natural foods co-op distributor in 1973 and right away found that human resources were her niche because she has always been interested in what makes for a positive workplace. Throughout the years, she has helped hundreds of co-ops and independent retailers with management training, employee surveys and HR systems.

Colter is part of Human Resources Team of CDS Consulting Co-op.

The goal of the Human Resources Team of CDS Consulting Co-op is to help our clients become employers of choice in their communities, by cultivating a culture of empowerment, engagement and accountability.

Posts by Carolee Colter

in New Hope 360 Blog Dec 04, 2013

Employees abusing sick days?

Use these tips to manage excessive absenteeism....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Nov 11, 2013

Share employees' "hidden paycheck" to communicate worth

Your employees may not know how much you value them. Offering a closer look at benefit costs and other incentives is a great way to communicate their....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Jan 31, 2013

How to talk to staff when you fire a coworker

Without the right communication, terminations can breed mistrust between management and the rest of the staff. Follow these steps to maintain a....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Dec 04, 2012

7 ways to stop putting off employee confrontation

Do you let poor employee performance go on too long? Here's how to counteract your tendency to make excuses for not addressing the situation....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Nov 27, 2012

How constructive is your 'constructive feedback?'

Use these four tips to find the right time, right tone and the right words to talk to employees about performance issues....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Oct 09, 2012

What The Accountability Loop means for your business

What does true accountability in the workplace look like? Here's what should be in place before a supervisor can hold an employee accountable....More