Don’t Let Your Management Team Burn Out This Summer

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Managers are a vital part of any organization, because they are directly responsible for team performance and productivity. Managers are also called to solve problems, smooth over conflicts, and take care of difficult clients. Over time, all of this can become exhausting for some managers who deal with very tough situations on a day-to-day basis…. Read more »

5 Qualities to Look for in New Employees

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Human resource managers, hiring managers and company administrators have a major responsibility when hiring new employees. Companies are working hard to reduce the employee turnover rate because of the high cost of bad hires. The next time you need to fill an open job at your company, look for the five qualities outlined here before… Read more »

Are Your Reference Checks Doing Any Good?

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A great-looking candidate walks in carrying a well-written resume and smooth talks his way into the company. Then in just weeks the new hire’s true personality starts to emerge. The employee becomes a nightmare, sabotaging the team and taking production levels down with him. Unfortunately, for many companies, this scene replays over and over again…. Read more »

Is Your Workforce Committed? (Can You Tell?)

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When you walk around your workplace, you probably see a lot of happy hardworking people, right? Wrong. A recent story published by CBS network revealed a state worker who had published over 5,000 comments to a newspaper over the span of a year. This averaged out to 25 posts written per day by this particular… Read more »

Are You Offering the Right Perks to Your Temporary Workers?

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In a candidate-driven market, it can be difficult to attract and retain the best employees. You are going to have to offer them something they can’t get elsewhere. This often includes access to some of the best benefits, compensation, and unique perks in the market. How well is your company doing with offering the right… Read more »

What Light Industrial Workers Expect from Employers

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Light industrial workers have certain expectations in terms of compensation and benefits. This is a job that requires a lot of skill and training, so workers will want to be fairly compensated for their efforts. Sometimes, employers miss the mark, which results in poor recruitment and retention results. Here, we will discuss what it is light industrial… Read more »

Did You Lose Employees Over the Holidays? Here’s How to Recover in 2015

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Companies tend to lose employees over the holiday season for a variety of reasons. Employees have extra time on their hands to look for other opportunities, or they simply choose to resign for personal reasons. Other times, holiday staffers just fall off the face of the earth when their seasonal assignments end or they head… Read more »

Create a Better Office Culture This Year

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Office culture should be on the top of your to-do list for the New Year as an employer. If your company does not have a strong culture, then there will be issues with employees, such as a high turnover rate and poor attitudes. Office culture is immensely important to your company’s bottom line and can… Read more »

Using Temporary Employees to Fill Seasonal Gaps

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Temporary employees are an excellent way to fill seasonal gaps at your company, whenever there is a need for some extra help around the office. Your company could have seasonal personnel gaps due to production cycles, holidays, vacations, illnesses, cuts to the full-time workforce and much more. We will discuss all the benefits of hiring… Read more »

Important Leadership Lessons Taught Through Failure

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Failure is inevitable. It cannot be avoided no matter how successful you have been during your career. But, what can be done is turning failure into important leadership lessons. This is something that can be done for almost everyone in your organization and should be done if the company wants to grow and succeed within… Read more »