Why Companies Neglect Employee Engagement

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Employee engagement has become a growing concern among companies because they realize its effect on the bottom line. However, while there are many companies focusing on the issue, many other companies are not. Studies have shown that only about one-fourth of all employees are really engaged by their work. This lack of engagement affects productivity… Read more »


How to Encourage Your Employees to be More Confident

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We all know confidence is important.  Not only does it help create an air of authority around the task, it can also help encourage employees to work towards their goals, improving job satisfaction and cultivating a sense of loyalty. Providing proper support to you employees, presented in the right way, can have an immediate impact… 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 »


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 »


How to Get Your Hiring Managers and Recruiters on the Same Page

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Ultimately, hiring managers and recruiters have the same goal: to find the ideal candidate for a vacant position. But, even if they are aiming for the same result, that doesn’t mean they both have the same kind person in mind. Often, hiring managers understand what skills and experiences are required to be successful in the… Read more »


How to Get the Most from Your Training Program

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When IT organizations have to cut costs, one of the first places they look is training and development programs. That’s because these programs are seen more as expenses than investments. The return on investment of the training is often murky, and so it is harder to justify the cost. There are a number of reasons… Read more »


Pay Secrecy Legislation

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In an effort to promote greater equality of pay among various groups of employees, many state governments are proposing pay secrecy legislation. Under the proposed legislation, employees would have the right to give salary information to co-workers, and employers would have to prove that a difference in pay between employees is connected to job performance… Read more »


Employees are Feeling Burdened by Work

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Are you feeling overwhelmed at work? Many people are, according to a recent survey. In fact, one-third of all employees feel that they just have too much work, more than they can handle, the study says. Ironically, the same skills that have helped many to perform better have led to them trying to do too… Read more »


How to Emphasize Perks to Retain the Best Tech Talent

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Let’s face facts; unemployment among tech professionals is shockingly low. Generally, this means there isn’t enough talent to meet current demand, leaving companies scrambling to secure and retain the skills they need to achieve their business objectives. When competition for employees is this fierce, you need to find ways to set yourself apart from your… Read more »


How to Improve Your Time Management

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In this day and age when people are deluged with work and doing more and more at the office, time management has become more than just a nice catchword. It has become absolutely essential. Everyone now needs to learn how to manage time effectively if they are going to perform well at their jobs. The… Read more »