How Happy Employees Benefit Business

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Employee engagement is increasingly becoming a core feature of a smart HR strategy. Companies that invest the time, money, and resources to keep employees engaged and content, reap benefits that are impossible to get elsewhere, and sidestep the kinds of problems that frequently derail strategic initiatives. If you are considering instituting an employee engagement program… Read more »


Break Your Micromanaging Habits Today!

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Micromanaging is not good for business. This is generally recognized. It hurts employee morale and hampers productivity by creating a management bottleneck. Yet it can be a difficult habit for some supervisors to break because they are constantly worried that someone on their staff will fall short when on a task, making the supervisor look… Read more »


How to Feel in Control of the Hiring Process

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How successful have your recent recruiting efforts been, and be honest? Have you been able to find and connect with the talent that you require? When you discover that elusive top professional, have you been able to attract them, or have they gone to work for your competition? Do you feel like you’re doing everything… Read more »


Why You Need to Trust Your Instincts at Work

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At some point, every hiring manager has that feeling; the idea that a particular candidate is right or wrong for the job without the presence of any obvious reason. Often, the feeling is visceral in nature, almost as though you’ve never been more certain in your life. However, it’s hard to decide if following that… Read more »


Does Your Hiring Manager Know How to Interview Effectively?

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For companies looking to hire the very best recruits, the job interview is an essential part of the vetting process. But the quality of interview is entirely dependent on the quality of the interviewer. If a hiring manager is not adequately prepared, or asking the wrong questions, companies won’t get an accurate evaluation of the… Read more »


What Makes an Employee Leave a Great Company?

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If you’ve been diligent about building a great company culture and compensation plan, it can be particularly disheartening if a stellar employee decides to seek out opportunities elsewhere. However, the worker’s choice to make an exit might not be a reflection on the company, but on their direct manager. Even in the best of environments,… Read more »


Lessons from Seasoned Managers to New Managers

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Taking the first step into management is usually both exciting and terrifying. After all, it’s a completely new working paradigm, and most new managers feel only partially equipped as they transition into the role. Instead of learning by trial and error, new managers can also apply lessons from seasoned managers to the situation. Remember, every… Read more »


Why a Promising Employee Will Leave Within 90 Days

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When you find a candidate with the right combination of skills and experiences, it’s typically exciting. After all, they have the potential to excel in your organization, increasing productivity and even profitability. However, just because an employee shows promise doesn’t guarantee that they’ll stay. According to one survey, around 30 percent of new hires decide… Read more »


Promote Your Business in the Local Community with These Tips

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When most companies think about promoting their business, they typically focus on wide-scale ventures like crafting the company website and establishing a social media presence. While these steps are important, they aren’t guaranteed to help you connect with your local community. Without a local connection, you may miss out on opportunities to secure new customers… Read more »


Ready for a Promotion? Read This!

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If you’ve been in the same position for a while and have performed well in your role, you are likely beginning to feel like a promotion should be on the horizon. But, regardless of your feelings on the matter, you have to make sure that other people feel the same way. Otherwise, you could be… Read more »