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 »

Culture is a Big Factor in Making Your Employees Stay

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Retention is a huge responsibility of any company leader. As someone in management, you need to keep your staff in the loop and on board. Any industry leader knows the secret to successful retention of quality staff is to have a positive company culture. These days, employees aren’t willing to deal with poor treatment or… Read more »

How to Make Your Employees Feel Appreciated

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So, you’re determined to be a smart, effective leader. You’ve got a library full of motivational handbooks, inspiring quotes on your office walls and you’ve participated in every workshop and conference available to build your leadership abilities. Here’s the big industry secret you’ve been missing: None of your preparation matters if you don’t cultivate a… Read more »

Unique Ways to Find New Talent

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Hiring the right people to join your team can be tricky, especially in a candidate market. Hundreds of applications, dozens of interviews, and multiple offers may not always work out for your company. The entire process can be exhausting, and you’ve got work to do. Are you tired of hearing from the same unqualified applicants,… Read more »