How to Recruit When Employment Rates are High

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A high employment rate is welcome news for everyone. Well, just about everyone. If you’re an employer looking for good workers when unemployment is low, you’re likely to experience a shortage of applicants. And with the national unemployment rate at 4.1% for the last several months, there will be plenty of competition for the dwindling… Read more »

Uh Oh! You May Have Made a Bad Hire…What Now?

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You need the right employees to keep your business heading in the right direction. It’s a simple formula: Hire good people and get good results. There’s just one thing … despite all time, effort, and money you spend to get the very best people, you’re still going to end up with some bad hires. Some… Read more »

Has “Ageism” Crept Into Your Hiring Pattern?

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Can a person be too old to work in IT? Obviously, some people doing the hiring in the tech industry would seem to think so. A quick perusal of IT job postings will reveal blatant partialities for “new” or “recent” graduates or, in some cases, a preference for a certain year of graduation. Age discrimination… Read more »

5 Easy Ways to Improve Communication in Your Office

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All successful relationships revolve around good communication. Without it, they just won’t work properly. And that’s especially true in the office, where weak communication among team members and managers can be harmful and keep your organization from being successful. If your goal is to keep your people engaged and satisfied in the workplace, follow these… Read more »

No, It’s Not Hard to Find Good Millennial Clerical Employees

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Can you believe it? Baby boomers, those children of the post-World War II era, are gradually aging out of their jobs, and millennials, many of whom are children of the boomers, have now grown to represent over one-third of the country’s workforce. Despite the negative press they have gotten at times, millennials aren’t so very… Read more »

Employees Need Your Help with Work-Life Balance

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As a business owner or manager, you can appreciate your employees’ desire to get ahead by taking on more responsibilities and dedicating more hours to their jobs. After all, they are living the American dream of climbing that ladder of success. But it’s crucial that you remind them that those same dreams can end up… Read more »

How to Start Attracting a More Diverse Talent Pool

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You already know that creative job postings are an important part of attracting the best talent to your business. But are you sure your advertising isn’t inadvertently isolating one section of the community? Of course, you’re looking for the best fit for the open position, but you also want to encourage applications from all candidates… Read more »

It’s Time to Elevate Your Company Culture to Attract Better Candidates

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Creating a company culture based on the values and initiatives that you believe in is the most important way to create an environment where your current employees stay and potential new employees want to work. Below are expert ways to make changes – sometimes tough ones – to your company culture that last and improve… Read more »

Improve Your Staff’s Productivity in 2018

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Once upon a time, most employers bought into the theory that fearful workers were productive workers. Hold their jobs over their heads, and they’ll work like crazy to save them. Then, somewhere along the line, some forward-thinking manager (or maybe it was a psychologist) realized that fear is not the best motivator, and scared employees… Read more »

3 Ways Great Leaders Set Employees Up for Success

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It doesn’t matter if you’re bringing a new employee on board or preparing a current employee for a new job or assignment, your job as a leader is to ensure success for that individual.  And success means having an employee who is both productive and enthusiastic. For this to happen, there will need to be… Read more »