3 Tips for Creating a More Inclusive Work Environment

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Having a diverse workforce can provide you with a number of benefits. It introduces varying perspectives into the environment and can lead to increased innovation. Your staff may have a wider range of skills and experiences, allowing them to collectively bring more to the table. In some cases, your talent pool may even grow, especially… Read more »

Start Your Onboarding Process Before Employees’ First Day

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Transitioning to a new job is stressful for nearly every new hire. The process of leaving their previous employer can be draining, and anxiety about what the future hold is common. Most managers want the new employee to be able to hit the ground running. However, this is challenging to accomplish if you don’t take… Read more »

Here’s Where to Find the Best Employees for Mississippi’s Hottest Summer Jobs

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When you need to find great employees for summer jobs, you need to take a different approach during the recruitment phase. Placing vacancy announcements on national job boards may not yield the results you are hoping for, particularly if you need to find candidates quickly. Luckily, there are options that are ideal for filling summer… Read more »

Should You Hire That “Job Hopper?”

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  Most hiring managers have been trained to see frequent job changes as an immediate red flag, leading them to discard resumes featuring a pattern of “job hopping” fairly quickly. However, automatically dismissing these candidates could be a mistake. In some cases, having multiple employers in a relatively short period could actually be a positive… Read more »

Kick Off Your Employee Wellness Program This Summer

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  As more candidates place a high amount of value on company culture, having a strong employee wellness program can work in your favor, both from a recruitment and retention standpoint. While starting or improving your offering seems like a difficult task, it doesn’t have to be a challenge. In fact, you could kick off… Read more »

Why Your Business Should Focus on Employee Collaboration

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  If your goal is to craft a company culture that promotes innovative thinking and the sharing of unique ideas, employee collaboration needs to be a priority. When small groups of employees work toward achieving a shared goal or solving a problem, the results tend to be more creative and productive than if only one… Read more »

Changes YOU Need to Make to Land Better Talent

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  Today’s job seeker is looking for more than a decent salary; they also want to work for a company that offers a great environment and culture. The same goes for your current employees. If your culture and environment are lacking, better talent might not stick around for long. If your goal is to recruit… Read more »

Your Employer Branding Needs Some Work

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  For many companies, employer branding is something usually left to the marketing department and focused on the products or services the business provides. But, there is another type of branding that you need to worry about: your employer branding. At its core, your employer brand is a reflection of your reputation, but it’s focused… Read more »

How to Make – and Keep – Your Employees Happy!

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  Most company leaders understand that happy employees are typically more productive and loyal to the organization. After all, if a worker is satisfied with their employer, they aren’t usually looking for the door and are willing to go the extra mile to get the job done quickly and correctly. But figuring out how to… Read more »

Why You Should Hire for Character (and How To Do That)

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  During the hiring process, most managers focus on hard skills and experience when identifying top candidates. While a person certainly needs the technical aptitude to manage the role, hiring based on those points alone could leave you wanting, and a single bad hire can create a lot of havoc. Instead of only considering a… Read more »