No Such Thing as T.M.I. With Your Staffing Service!

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What you’re not telling your staffing service can hurt you. A staffing service can help you and your organization in many ways. You’ll never know how much, and in what ways, they can assist you unless you share information to help them help you.   Staffing services can help you develop job postings, recruit new… Read more »

Make Sure Your Next New Hire Has That X-Factor!

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When an employer is recruiting for an open position, they look for people with the skills to perform the task. Whether the job candidate needs to be able to wrangle PowerPoint to create presentations or know how to crunch numbers under a time constraint, the skills are the bedrock for almost all jobs.   But… Read more »

A Crash Course in Daily Stress Management

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Workplaces can cause stress of various types. Some stress is caused by adrenaline as you work quickly to get things done. Some is caused by tension. When you believe you cannot cope with a threatening situation, you develop a fight or flight response. Whether it’s difficult employees or a manager who wants you to deliver… Read more »

How to Avoid Becoming a Poor Leader

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By some indications, many leaders in organizations are inadequate. Among top executives, for example, failure rates can be as high as 75 percent and are rarely below 30 percent. A survey of U.S. Army personnel reported that 83 percent of respondents had seen toxic leadership in action over the past year.   Negative Methods Lead… Read more »

How to Eliminate The “What If” While Looking for a Potential New Hire

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When you’re looking to hire new people, you need to consider all potential risks in new hires. They may turn out to be bad hires, who are unpleasant or don’t have a good work ethic. Even with the best interview system in the world, hiring managers sometimes make the wrong choice. Plus, there are some… Read more »

The #1 Way to Increase Your Business’s Productivity and Revenue

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It’s important to every organization to increase both productivity and revenue. Productivity means every employee is producing at peak levels and there are no gaps in areas that need to be covered. Revenue is the amount of money coming in from the sale of products and services. Both are crucial if an organization is going… Read more »

Here’s Why a Manager Should Never Stop Learning

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The process of acquiring new knowledge doesn’t stop in school. It’s needed for many aspects of business life. Here are four reasons continuous learning is a good idea for managers. Keep on Top of Industry Trends Industry trends change continually, no matter what field and position you’re in. If you’re in corporate communications, information once… Read more »

What Really Goes Into All Those Pesky Hiring Costs Anyway?

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If you need to hire an employee, you may be wondering why it costs so much. Replacing an employee can cost up to 150 percent of their annual salary. But if you think about it, hiring consists of multiple tasks, all taking time away from the business productivity of people involved. Step by Step: The… Read more »