Why Managing Employees Is Only Part of a Leader’s Role

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  In trying to do a good job, many managers focus intently on supervising their employees; coaching workers who are underperforming, mediating disputes and addressing various concerns. However, managing employees shouldn’t be the only thing a company leader thinks about. They should also be attentive to other aspects of the job that might be less… Read more »

Why Having Fun at Work Is Good for Business

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  According to the American Institute of Stress, work is the reason for 46 percent of all stress reported by adults in the U.S., but the level of work stress varies significantly based on job title and location. In addition to being troubling on a personal level, stress can also have an adverse effect on… Read more »

What Makes the Best Employees Leave Great Companies?

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  Turnover has always been a challenge for companies, but with a tight labor market and the modern workplace becoming increasingly collaborative – attrition has become more of a concern than ever. In “bad” companies, people leave for obvious reasons: Maybe they don’t feel trusted, they have a bad boss or they aren’t getting paid… Read more »

Your Competition Wants to Steal Your Top Performers

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  Employee retention is fundamental to the long-term success of a company. Holding onto top staff members supports a high level of customer satisfaction, sales, organizational planning and company-wide morale. In today’s tight labor market, employee retention is more important than ever, as companies desperate for talent increasingly look to poach employees from other organizations…. Read more »

How Much Should Potential Factor Into Your Hiring Strategy?

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  Companies are putting more emphasis on potential than ever before. With the labor market currently being as tight as it is, companies are having to hire more candidates without essential skills in the hopes they can gain these skills through classes or on-the-job training. Although the labor market might be forcing your company to… Read more »

Office Perks and Other Hiring Trends To Expect in 2018

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  When the calendar turns from one year to the next and people ease out of the holiday period, some trends start to fade and other come into focus. You probably know this applies to fashion styles, but it also applies to talent sourcing. In 2018, the economy is expected to continue surging and the… Read more »

How to Hire Your Next Great Manufacturing Team Lead

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  A Manufacturing Team Lead can be a difficult position to staff. On one hand, you will need a person that is detail-oriented and technically competent. But more importantly, they ought to have good soft skills, such as the ability to resolve conflict, solve problems and build consensus. Too many companies make the mistake of… Read more »

Our Top Blog Posts of 2017!

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Best of Blog Posts

  It’s December and that means everyone is rolling out their Year in Review material, including us! So, sit back and enjoy some of our best blog posts from 2017. Seven Stupid Reasons Good Employees Get Fired It’s true: Even the most productive, hardest-working employees can get fired. When this happens, it’s usually for a… Read more »

How to Survive Your Office Holiday Party Without Ruining Your Reputation

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Survive Your Holiday Party

  Everyone knows you’re not supposed to get too drunk at the office holiday party, but there’s more to navigating this annual tradition than just laying off the Manhattans. Holiday work parties are both networking opportunities and situations where you can do some serious damage to your reputation within the company. So without further ado,… Read more »