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 »

5 Tips for Recruiting When Unemployment Is Low

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A low unemployment rate is welcome news for everyone. Well, almost everyone. If you happen to be an employer looking for qualified workers during low unemployment, you might experience a shortage of applicants. And with the national unemployment rate down to 4.1 percent in October—and some regions seeing even lower rates—there will be stiff competition… Read more »

2 Ways to Eliminate Conflict in Your Office

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It doesn’t matter the size of your business or the nature of your industry, at some point there will be conflict in your office or department. If it’s an occasional flare-up, you probably shouldn’t overreact to it. If it’s a chronic problem, however, you need to eliminate it quickly. Continuous conflict usually has a detrimental… Read more »

What Generation Z Wants From The Workforce

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Generation Z has just entered the workforce or, at any rate, will be doing so in the next few years. Born in the mid-1990s to the mid-2000s, this generation has been comfortable with technology from a young age. They interact on social media and are at home on the Internet. Some have suggested that Generation… Read more »

Why Your Team Must Have Lives Outside of Work

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You care about your employees and show it in many ways: a safe working environment, competitive pay, good benefits, and a few perks along the way. But did you know that one of the most important ways you can show you care is to encourage them to have a life outside of work? That might… Read more »

How to Reduce Your Employees’ Sick Days

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You might not be aware of the toll that absenteeism and the relatively new term presenteeism (working while sick) are taking on your business. But the reduced output that results from lost productivity and the time spent addressing the issue can add up quickly. Consider these statistics: The amount of productivity from employee absenteeism and… Read more »