How to Know if Your Feedback is Too Harsh

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Providing feedback is an important part of being a manager; it gives employees the information they need to excel in their positions and make corrections as required. But, if your feedback is too harsh, it can be surprisingly ineffective. While being direct is great, the wrong tone or wording can be more discouraging to workers… Read more »

Take the Time to Get to Know Your New Hire

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When a new hire walks in for their first day, you may think the hardest part of your job is done. However, don’t stop putting out extra effort just yet. Taking the time to get to know your newest employee can help build trust and create a more comfortable work environment that gives them an… Read more »

Keep Your Candidates Guessing With Unexpected Interview Questions

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Most interviews are comprised of a series of relatively standard questions. Sure, you want to know about the candidate’s greatest accomplishments and why they are looking for a new job, but these inquiries only reveal so much. The majority of job seekers are familiar with common interview questions, so they have a chance to rehearse… Read more »

7 Strategies for Keeping Your Employees Focused During the Summer

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Summer is officially upon us, and that means many workers are staring longingly out the window instead of being entirely dedicated to the task at hand, and the use of sick days may be oddly on the rise. Workplaces that aren’t completely temperature controlled may also become physically uncomfortable, leading the heat to serve as… Read more »

How to Handle Employee Distractions and Personal Life Distractions at Work

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At times, everyone gets distracted at work. Personal life issues can drift into work time, or a lack of motivation could cause them to use their time poorly or even ignore their obligations entirely. Dealing with employees who are constantly distracted can be a struggle, especially when the exact reason for the lack of attentiveness… Read more »

Don’t Be Afraid of Overqualified Candidates

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In most cases, whenever a company posts a job opening, at least a few of the applications will come from individuals who are clearly overqualified. Often, human resources professionals and hiring managers are automatically hesitant to pursue these applicants, fearing they will want too much money, don’t fully understand what the job entails, that they… Read more »

How to Make Your Employees Happier with a Great Wellness Plan

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Healthy employees are happier and more productive, and that’s good news for your bottom line. In fact, a recent study in the American Journal of Public Health found medical costs fall by about $3.27 for every dollar spent on wellness programs and that absenteeism costs fall by about $2.73 for every dollar spent. We spend… Read more »

Are You Missing Out on Better Candidates?

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You’ve done the legwork to create accurate job descriptions, post job opportunities on various job boards, and even started interviewing promising candidates. If you’re still struggling to find the right match, you may be missing out on better candidates. Many qualified professionals are registered with staffing agencies in Atlanta and could be the ideal fit… Read more »

How to Manage Employee Conflict the Best Way Possible

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Manage Employee Conflict the Best Way Possible

It seems as if every day in the news that there is another worker conflict resulting in injury or some other tragedy. These incidents are often stemming from minor infractions that continue to spiral out of control until someone loses it and violence ensues. All HR managers must learn how to deal with employee conflicts… Read more »

They May Be Leaving, But Your Employee’s Exit Interview Is Still Important

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As a rule, it costs much more time and money to replace a lost employee than to hire for a new position. Therefore, it’s important for companies to conduct exit interviews with departing employees so that they can gather feedback at this critical time. Exit interviews are very useful because employees tend to be much… Read more »