How to Attract Millennials to Your Company

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Embrace this generation of young minds; they’ll soon make up more than half of the American workforce. It’s essential any good leader leverage advantages that competitors may not. Be prepared, because if you’re serious about bringing in millennial talent, it will take more than adjusting your job description. A review of your company’s hiring practices… Read more »

Don’t Ignore the Warning Signs Discovered in Behavioral Interview Questions

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Hiring managers and office supervisors have the opportunity to conduct interviews to track down that perfect candidate when you need to fill a position. Interviews allow you to identify the strengths and weaknesses of a potential hire, and they provide you with insight into a candidate’s personal character and professional experience. However, there’s so much… Read more »

Four Things to Remember When Hiring Seasonal Workers This Summer

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Summer means sunshine, ice cream, outdoor activities, and seasonal staffing! Effective leaders know how to manage time to ensure all responsibilities are met, even when summer fun is just outside your doors. To the best in the business, summer means hiring temporary staff for the season. Whether you are accommodating for staff members taking vacation… Read more »

Make Your Workplace Happy by Doing These Five Things Each Day

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Creating a friendly and productive office environment is essential to a happy workplace. Research shows that happy workers are more productive workers, so embrace the trend toward a upbeat environment. Hiring the best professionals doesn’t necessarily mean a harmonious atmosphere – this is something a leader must craft. The best managers never settle – they strive for… Read more »

What Are the Most Effective Styles of Leadership?

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As a leader in your field, it is essential to focus on your professional abilities. The U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics determined that over two million Americans quit each month. 31% of people indicate that they would leave their job because of their supervisor. Research shows that the best way to bolster retention rates… Read more »

How to Create an Onboarding Program that Increases Employee Retention

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Managing people is challenging, but one of the most difficult components of being a supervisor is retaining employees. Successful onboarding hold the key to long-term satisfaction in your employees. Express the company’s priorities on day one. This will impress upon your staff that they are valued and appreciated. Reduce team turnover by streamlining your onboarding… Read more »

Build Your Team Morale When Things Get Tough

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You walk into your office in the morning and start to pick up on the telltale signs – low energy, general complaints, and snarky comments. You’re the office leader, and you’re perceptive: morale is low. Whether the company is experiencing difficult clients, high turnover, or toxic relationships, your responsibility is to turn the tide. You… Read more »

Essential Communication Skills That Lead to Workplace Success

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“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.  “ George Bernard Shaw. This remains so true today, in a world where half of you attention may still be in your email inbox. Technology can cripple your ability to get in touch, so it’s vital to make a conscious effort to… Read more »

How the Best Leaders Prioritize

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Each day at work, it’s essential to get yourself organized. If you’re feeling overwhelmed with projects and emails, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Tackling each day effectively can be difficult when you’re stuck in meetings that are less than productive, or you’re getting brought into phone calls or email chains. You… Read more »

The Most Effective Ways to Recruit and Retain Millennial Talent

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Millennials, identified as those born in the 1980s and 1990s, are something of a new breed. Each generation tends to learn toward different values, and knowing your market can provide insight. Baby boomers, for example, may need some training on technology in the workplace, or they may want access to overtime pay to put in… Read more »