How to Create a Company Culture That Supports Business Goals

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“Culture” has been a corporate buzzword for a long time; but what does it really mean for you and for the ongoing success of your business? And, how can you build a culture of engagement, productivity and success as you move forward in 2018? In a word, culture is the personality of your organization. Entrepreneur.com… Read more »

How to Resolve Conflict in the Workplace

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Workplace conflict is inevitable. In some cases, conflict is actually normal and healthy. Experts have found that the most effective teams are those in which members feel safe enough to “agree to disagree” with one another. But, as noted by organizational psychologist Michael Woodward, “Unhealthy conflict is when it becomes personal and emotional. Then, your… Read more »

Why Frequent Employee Reviews are Critical

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The best employees are constantly looking to better themselves and improve their performance. As a result, they crave specific, timely feedback. The traditional practice of conducting performance reviews annually – or even on a six-month or quarterly basis – is no longer sufficient to meet employee demands or the changing pace of business. As noted… Read more »

The Best Ways to Get Your Top-Performing Employees Back on Track

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For various reasons, even your best employees may slack off, lose focus or just seem to run out of steam. And, it’s your job to reenergize them and get them back on track. Communicate Effective employee communication is always critical, but it takes on heightened importance when you sense your superstar team members need an… Read more »

Factors to Consider Before Hiring an Overqualified Candidate

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Your experience as a hiring manager – or your gut feeling – may warn you to steer clear of overqualified candidates. And you may be right. However, don’t automatically eliminate this talent either. Carefully consider the pros and cons before making a final decision. What to Look For In a recent study of sales associates,… Read more »

Why You Should Hire Recent College Graduates

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There are approximately 40 million students and recent college graduates on LinkedIn – representing the platform’s fastest-growing demographic. While hiring a new grad may come with some initial drawbacks, such as longer onboarding and extra hand-holding, the pros often far outweigh the cons. If you engage with them early on, you can ensure these future… Read more »

The Importance of Creating a Positive Company Culture

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Creating a positive company culture begins with fostering happy employees. Recent research shows that happy workers are 85 percent more efficient, experience a 60 percent drop in absenteeism and stay twice as long in their jobs as their less satisfied colleagues. This results in measurable improvements in safety, wellness, engagement, retention, employer brand and ultimately,… Read more »

Conducting Employee Performance Reviews the Right Way

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As spelled out in a recent Washington Post headline, “Study Finds That Basically Every Single Person Hates Performance Reviews.” Yikes! But it doesn’t have to be that way. No one should walk into a performance review without already knowing about their performance. Managers should be providing regular, ongoing feedback and listening to input from employees… Read more »

Have You Embraced Social Recruiting?

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Social recruiting is no longer a novelty or a fad. Fifty-nine percent of employees in one recent study said that a company’s social media presence was a significant factor in why they chose their workplace. It’s time to acknowledge that social recruiting is a key requirement for your talent management strategy. Step Up Your Game… Read more »

Avoid These 6 Interviewing Mistakes

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The cost of a hiring mistake can be staggering – both financially and in terms of its impact on morale and productivity. And while every step in your hiring process is important, the rubber really meets the road during candidate interviews. This is where you get to know prospective hires and narrow down the field… Read more »