Why Every Manager Should Enroll in Consistent Leadership Development Courses

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Great leaders come from great learners. In a business world that’s constantly changing and adding new challenges for managers, becoming a lifelong learner is the key to staying in the game. Even more important is a company that fosters this value by providing ongoing leadership development programs. The ROI is seen in the way that… Read more »

Are You Motivating Your Employees? Or Crushing Their Productivity?

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It seems that managers tend to come in two flavors: mean or motivating. Mean managers tend to rule with an iron fist, intimidating subordinates into doing what they want them to do. Motivating managers act as cheerleaders, leading by example and focusing on bringing out the best in others. Whether you realize it or not,… Read more »

The Most Successful Companies Share These Visions

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What makes a company successful? Is it growth, riches, or a positive impact on the industry and world? For each business, success is defined in unique terms, but all successful companies share certain common visions. Here’s a rundown of the visions of the most successful organizations to ponder. Learning from Failures It’s easy to let… Read more »

How a Workplace Mentoring Program Could Benefit Your New Hires

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Onboarding new hires is a vital part of securing a more prepared and loyal workforce. A critical component of an onboarding program includes matching up new hires with mentors within the workplace. This can help to bridge the gap between what the new hire experiences in the first few days on the job and their… Read more »

Three Steps to Help Make Temporary Employees Feel Part of the Team

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Temporary staff member offer countless benefits. Additional manpower during busy times, the opportunity to try-out candidates before you commit to hiring them long term, and flexibility in staffing levels. However, for a temporary employee to be productive, they must feel part of the team. Before new temporary employees arrive prepare existing employees for the changes,… Read more »

Common Pet Peeves Recruiters Have Over Resumes

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There is no strict resume style; however, according to Yahoo News, recruiters have pet peeves when it comes to reviewing applications. For example, Resume Doctor emphasizes that many applicants do not read the job description and do not possess the relevant requirements. Additionally, applicants often fail to place important information where it is easy to… Read more »

With 2015 Upon Us…Did Your Team Reach its Annual Goals?

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Analyzing the goals that were achieved over the past year, and those that were not, will reveal opportunities for improvement. Did your team achieve its goals? If not, why not? The answers to these questions can avoid repeat mistakes in the coming year and suggest changes that, if implemented, may improve your operations. Joshua Coburn,… Read more »

When Is it Necessary for an Employee to File a Workplace Accident Report?

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Reporting an accident serves two purposes. First, it provides a record of the accident in the event that the employee seeks compensation. Additionally, a record of accidents or near misses can draw attention to hazards or dangerous practices. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) record keeping regulations require employers to prepare and record injury… Read more »

Reducing Cost-Per-Hire

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Lower unemployment rates and higher candidate demand are making it more difficult to find truly skilled candidates.  This decrease in supply and increase in demand is also driving recruitment costs much higher. While costs continue to rise, there are several things that employers can do to help try to contain total cost-per-hire.  Here are some… Read more »

Recruiting in a Tight Labor Market

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Rewind to 2009. We were in the middle of a recession and many highly skilled professionals were searching for employment. For companies that were hiring at that time, they had their pick of the litter and could be very particular in who they finally decided to bring on board.  Not to mention, recruitment costs were… Read more »