Giving Effective Advice to People Who Work Differently Than You

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Rarely do two people end up in the same position by following the same career path. Each individual has had a unique set of experiences, hold different preferences close to heart, and use varying approaches to accomplish certain tasks. Even if you and a co-worker have the same role, that doesn’t mean you work the… Read more »

Confused at Work? Here’s the One Question You Need to Ask

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During the course of your career, you are almost guaranteed to face an assignment or project that leaves you baffled. And, if you don’t know which direction to take to accomplish the objective, it can send you into a panic. Regardless of the reason, being confused at work can be a heart-stopping experience. Luckily, it… 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 »

Your Job Interview Checklist: 10 Tips You Don’t Want to Miss!

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  When you’ve been invited in for an interview, preparation is the key to success. But figuring out precisely how you should prepare isn’t always intuitive, especially when it goes beyond simply practicing your answer to interview questions. Excelling during your interview takes time and attention, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. If you… 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 »

How to Give Negative Feedback (Without Creating Negative Feelings!)

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  If you provide employees with feedback at the beginning of the year, you’re likely faced with the difficult situation of sharing some points that aren’t necessarily easy to give. Negative feedback is always a challenge, especially when you don’t want to damage the relationship and prefer to help the person succeed. How you give… Read more »

Create a More Diverse Workforce in 2018

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  Most companies understand the value of diversity in the workplace and often create policies to support the idea. But not every business is going about building a more diverse workforce the right way, and common mistakes can significantly undermine critical objectives and lead you to miss opportunities that can help you reach your targets… Read more »

Can Company Holiday Parties Actually Be Good for Business?

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  With the holiday season approaching, many companies and managers are trying to decide if throwing holiday parties is a smart move. Often, these events require at least some level of financial investment, leaving some businesses hesitant to sponsor a seasonal celebration. But, by doing so, you can actually experience benefits beyond simply having a… Read more »