Professional Mistakes Happen: Learn How to Fix Them

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Everyone makes mistakes, even managers. It is often what you do after you discover the mistake that will make an impact on supervisors, employees and customers. When you take the right steps, you will be able to mitigate the damage, prevent future issues and perhaps even impress stakeholders with your crisis management skills. Don’t Give… Read more »

Want Better Candidates in 2016? Learn How to Write More Accurate Job Descriptions

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If you are looking to fill open positions in 2016, you need to start with the job description. Inaccurate or out-of-date job descriptions will frustrate candidates, drag out the hiring process, and will hamper employee success. Is the Current Description Accurate? On your quest to write an accurate job description for open positions, you need… Read more »

Want the Best Employees? Start Paying More Competitive Salaries

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When you are looking to fill an open position, you always want to find the best candidates and entice them to work for your company. If you have employees who are at the top of their field, you want to be able to retain them and help them feel satisfied with their role within the… Read more »

Temp-to-Hire or Direct Hire – Which Should You Choose?

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Filling an open position can be a difficult and time-consuming process. Of course, you don’t have to handle the process yourself. Instead of hiring a candidate directly, you can retain a staffing agency to fill the position for you. A temp-to-hire solution is viable for many open positions, but sometimes a direct hire is the… Read more »

How to Be Hands-on Without Micromanaging

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Good management is the right balance of engaging your staff while allowing employees to complete tasks on their own. Too much distance and you are out of touch with your department; however, too much involvement in all details of projects and you are micromanaging. How can you be hands-on with your employees without micromanaging? Open… Read more »

Is Your Business Prepared for Baby Boomers Leaving the Workforce?

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Baby boomers make up a large portion of the workforce. They often have upper-level positions and are responsible for making important decisions for many businesses. As these older workers retire, they leave behind a large hole in the job pool some industries aren’t prepared to fill. A survey conducted by Pew Research Center showed that… Read more »