How to Show Your Employees Appreciation Without Breaking the Bank

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During the holiday season, many companies strive to express their appreciation for everything their employees do for them. However, not all businesses can afford large cash bonuses or other potentially high-cost forms of recognition.   Thankfully, it is possible to show your team appreciation without breaking the bank. If you don’t know where to begin, here… Read more »


How to Lead a Team of Software Engineers

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When you become a manager, it takes a different skill set to thrive. Your expertise from your days as an individual contributor is certainly still valuable, but that alone won’t propel you toward success. Instead, you’ll need to adopt a new mindset, one focused on leadership above all else. Additionally, you’ll need to learn how… Read more »


5 Tips to Master the Remote Onboarding Process

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Many companies have embraced the idea of having a remote workforce. For some, it was simply a necessity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For others, telecommuting created opportunities, allowing them to lower costs, boost productivity, and tap talent outside of their physical area.  Regardless of the motivator, companies soon had to address a challenge. Onboarding remote team… Read more »


Reasons to Maintain Strong Communication with Candidates

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While the hiring landscape may have changed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the candidate experience still matters. This is especially true when it comes to communication, as it serves as the foundation.  Maintaining strong communication is as critical today as it was before the pandemic. If you are wondering why, here are a… Read more »


Here’s How You Can Combat Low Employee Morale

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When employee morale is high, your workplace flourishes. Workers are engaged, productive, and maintain positive attitudes, leading to better outputs and a great culture. However, when employee morale is low, the opposite can happen. Frustration and negativity may reign, causing diminishing work quality and reduced productivity.  While low employee morale can be the result of… Read more »


How to Keep Employees Engaged During Difficult Times

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A highly engaged workforce is a successful one. When employees are enthusiastic, focused, and dedicated, they are typically more productive and offer higher quality outputs. However, even the most engaged workforce may falter during difficult times.  The COVID-19 pandemic led to widespread uncertainty. When workers aren’t certain if their jobs are secure, those fears can… Read more »


The Importance of Flexible Staffing During Uncertain Times

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The COVID-19 pandemic introduced an unprecedented degree of uncertainty into the business landscape. Stay-at-home mandates led to widespread closures or quick shifts to work-from-home models.  Even as reopening efforts move forward, it isn’t clear whether a coronavirus resurgence may lead to shelter-in-place mandates. Additionally, companies have to consider how they will react if a significant percentage of their… Read more »


6 Ways You Can Help Your Employees Grow and Develop 

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Investing in your workforce’s development is typically a smart move. When you do, you help your employees acquire new skills and strengthen their capabilities while simultaneously boosting morale. As they become more competent and engaged, their performance rises, creating a win-win scenario.  At times, it can be difficult to find ways to help your employees… Read more »


12 Ways to Keep Your Employees Happy (Without a Raise) 

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While pay raises are usually viewed as a boon by employees, it isn’t something companies can always offer. Even when that’s the case, that doesn’t mean it isn’t possible to keep your workforce engaged and morale high. If you want to know how you can keep your employees happy without a salary bump, here are… Read more »


5 Reasons You Should Upskill Your Tech Employees

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Many companies continue to struggle. Finding the tech talent they need to thrive remains challenging, even though unemployment spiked due to COVID-19 layoffs. Skill gaps are ultimately pervasive, so organizations can’t rely on finding outside candidates to fill them.  Luckily, there is another approach. By upskilling your tech employees, you can cultivate an ideal workforce. If you are wondering… Read more »