4 Steps to Stop Workplace Negativity NOW

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Negativity: It’s a productivity killer. When you’re a leader in the workplace, it can be hard to keep your people motivated when morale is low. Whether there’s a conflict between co-workers or difficult clients, it’s your responsibility to stop bad vibes in their tracks. We’ve got four steps to help you keep things positive and… Read more »

How Much Time Does Hiring REALLY Take?

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As a manager, it can be easy for too many tasks to become your responsibility. We’re here to discuss one aspect that most leaders don’t love: the hiring process. Recently, some trends in hiring have impacted the way you may manage your staff. Glassdoor’s research team shows that the average interview process takes about 23… Read more »

How Can You Give Your Management Style a Boost?

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Whether you’re new to managing people or you’ve built your career on it, there’s always more to learn. Your management style might be just taking shape or you may have experience with leadership in multiple disciplines. You’ve probably read the recommended books and done your research on what it takes. However, like many of us,… Read more »

Top Six Tips to Strengthen Employee Retention for 2018

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New year new you, right? As we enter 2018, it’s hard not to dwell on your past mistakes. However, you can make big changes heading into the new year to maximize your productivity and show off your rebooted leadership abilities. Whether it’s been a great year or a tough one, there’s always room for growth… Read more »

Five Skills Every Job Seeker Should Talk About During Their Interview

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To grab the attention of a hiring manager, you’ll need to be a standout candidate. It’s not just about your education and experience, it’s about the skills you bring to the table. When it’s time for your interview, you need to promote your best abilities to show you are the most advantageous choice. These are… Read more »

How to Effectively Recognize Your Employee’s Accomplishments

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Every manager understands the importance of employee retention. It’s expensive to replace workers, and training is a serious investment especially when you work in a specialized field. One of the best ways to retain quality workers is to show appreciation. Recognizing staff accomplishments is not only a helpful tool for morale, it’s a necessary part… Read more »

What Happens When Your Top Performer Begins Slacking?

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The plague of laziness can hit any professional, whether they’re feeling unmotivated or burned out. Slacking can lead to missed deadlines, shoddy work, and worst of all: it’s contagious. How do you proceed when it cripples your top performer? And how can you prevent it from spreading to your entire team? Approach With Caution When… Read more »

Signs Your Employee Handbook Isn’t Working

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To run an effective and responsible organization, it’s essential to keep up with rules and regulations. Every industry is held to a specific standard, and there are rules that all companies need to abide by. But maintaining high standards requires clear communication and a strong enforcement of those rules. If your employee handbook isn’t working,… Read more »

Crucial Information You Could Be Overlooking While Training Your Next New Hire

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Onboarding is the number one way to lay down clear expectations for your workers. Starting with a strong foundation is essential to the success of your employees. As a leader, you need to take onboarding seriously. Turnover is expensive, but avoidable with the right onboarding program. Spend time welcoming your new staff members and providing… Read more »