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 »

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 »

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 »

It’s Time to Get Out of Your Own Way and Find a New Job

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What’s keeping you from getting a new job? Or maybe it’s more accurate to ask, who is keeping you from that job? Let’s face it, just thinking about the whole process of changing jobs can fill you with fear. Fear leads to inaction, and you end up stuck right where you are. And that’s not… Read more »

How to Get Millennials More Engaged

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How well do you really know what millennials are looking for at a job? Most “old school” hiring managers think of them as apathetic members of the team who want to eat sushi during meetings and take breaks to play ping pong. In fact, the internet is swirling with tips and tricks for managing, collaborating,… Read more »

These Tips Will Get You Promoted After Only Several Months on the Job

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Suppose you’ve been at your job for ten months or so. That’s long enough to have been settled in and learned the basics (and beyond) of your new position. It’s enough time to feel comfortable and competent and to have abandoned that feeling of being the newbie who stands out like the proverbial sore thumb…. Read more »

Stop Making These Common Job Search Mistakes!

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Looking for jobs can take a toll on any job seeker. You scour job boards, fine-tune your resume, write a stunning cover letter, speak with someone at the company and alas, no offer. You’re following all the expert to-dos about how to job search like a pro, and it isn’t enough. Perhaps it’s time to… Read more »

Ask These Questions to Impress Your Interviewer

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The job interview is coming to a close, and the interviewer asks if you have any questions. It’s a mistake not to ask any. Doing so could be interpreted as being unprepared or indifferent — and that’s not how you want to be seen. This is your opportunity to find out if you will fit… Read more »

Are You a Bad Boss?

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You might be a boss today, but it’s almost a sure thing you didn’t start out as one. Can you remember what is was like to work for someone else? You probably had multiple bosses before you moved up the ladder. Some were memorable for being reasonable and understanding. One or two might have even… Read more »