How Can I Become a Better Boss For My Employees?

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An effective leader recognizes that a competitive organization relies on mutually beneficial relationships with clients, customers, suppliers, and competitors; however, the most important stakeholder that a business has is its staff. Trust, respect, and enthusiasm should be part of the organizational structure and effective, ongoing communication is crucial between a manager and staff. Feedback from… Read more »

Tips to Improve Your Business Networking Success

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Business success requires the building and maintaining of relationships. Whether you are seeking new opportunities or not, establishing a reputation among your peers can earn you respect as a source of knowledge or even as a leader in your field. Industry networks are a vital place to establish and build on your expertise. But networking… Read more »

Attitude or Skills – Which is a Bigger Factor in the Hiring Process

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Did you know that over 40% of new hires fail within the first 18 months of taking a job? Can you guess why? Surprisingly, most of the time it comes down to a problem of attitude rather than skills. Even though employers routinely favor skills over attitude during the hiring process, it turns out that… Read more »

Using Time Management Tactics to Improve Overall Productivity

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Stressing the importance of proper time management is crucial to ensuring the overall productivity of your employees. When your employees understand how to manage their time—as well as what your workplace expectations are—it is significantly easier for them to stay on task and remain active throughout the workday. So how do you begin implementing effective… Read more »

Thinking About Hiring a Family Member?

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So your niece is fresh out of college and looking for a job. She’s eager to break into the workforce and has expressed interest in what you do. But should you hire her? The question of hiring a family member has—and will continue to—come up in companies all around the world. There are many differing… Read more »

Are Your Reaching Your 2013 Goals?

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The first week of July marks the halfway point of 2013. It certainly goes by quickly, huh? At this time of the year, many employers start to evaluate their mid-year targets in order to determine whether or not they’re on track to meet their annual goals. Yet sometimes evaluating your company’s progress is more difficult… Read more »

Hiring Summer Interns In Atlanta

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Running a summer internship program can be a rewarding, mutually beneficial experience. Your organization gets the benefit of a talented young mind and your summer intern gains knowledge and experience about your industry. However, there are a number of important things to remember before you start advertising an internship program for your company. In order… Read more »

PrideStaff Makes Inavero’s 2013 Best of Staffing Client and Talent List

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FRESNO, CA – PrideStaff, a leading national staffing franchise organization, today announced they have each been named to Inavero’s 2013 Best of Staffing™ Client and Talent List. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, the fourth annual Best of Staffing list provides the only statistically valid, objective, service quality benchmarks in the industry and reveals which staffing… Read more »

The Top 5 Pain Points in Performance Reviews (And How To Solve Them)

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Most everyone dreads dealing with performance appraisals. Let’s be honest: performance reviews are a pain in the you-know-what. Employees don’t like them and HR aren’t fans either–45 percent of HR leaders didn’t think reviews were good gauges of a worker’s performance, compared to last year’s 39 percent, according to a poll by the Society of… Read more »

Changing Organizational Culture: Do You Do It Top Down or Ground Up?

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Lots of companies are adding an executive-level position of culture chief. Seems like a good idea, right? NOT SO! When done right, a culture exec can be a powerful role to marshal resources, but it runs a HUGE risk of communicating a top-down approach to culture–and that’s not the way to go. What works better?… Read more »