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 »

Why Meeting With Your Staff Regularly is a Must

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When things get hectic – an unusual customer demand arises, staffing is tight or an unexpected problem demands your attention – it’s tempting to let your regularly scheduled staff meeting fall by the wayside. Don’t do it. Even if a major crisis occurs, try to have at least a short, well-organized meeting. In some ways,… Read more »

Ways to Recognize Your Top-Performing Employees

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There is no one who doesn’t like being recognized for a job well done – even your most introverted, laid-back team members. On an ongoing basis, employee recognition may be simply a few short words of praise and encouragement to maintain a positive flow in the workplace environment. Your more formal program will likely include… Read more »

What is The Cost of Making a Bad Hire?

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There are many variables in determining what a bad hire may cost your company. But no matter which expert analyses you consider, you can’t afford to make such a mistake very often. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates the cost of a failed hire is at least 30 percent of an employee’s first-year earnings. Half… Read more »

What You Need to Include in New Hire Training

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Starting a new job is one of the biggest transitions a person experiences. The way you welcome a new employee to your team makes a crucial first impression – and sets the stage for their future at your company. You worked hard to hire this person. So, work hard not to lose them. Studies show… Read more »

Avoiding Burnout as a Manager

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Burnout as a manager can be devastating. If you feel constantly tired, disengaged or unmotivated on the job, you may be suffering from it. The good news is: There are ways to reduce or avoid burnout, so you can continue to be your best self at work. What is Burnout? Before you can fight burnout,… Read more »

Implementing a Company Wellness Program

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Should you implement a company wellness program? Is it worth the planning, time and investment? The answer is a resounding “yes” – because it’s both the right thing and the smart thing to do. Healthy employees result in a healthy business. To cite one example, Johnson & Johnson employees are given incentives to complete a… Read more »

How to Retain Your Top Employees

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Retention of top-performing employees is a key measure of the overall health of your company. It helps ensure customer satisfaction, strong sales, satisfied co-workers and effective succession planning. Failure to hold on to key team members can mean a huge hit to your bottom line in terms of candidate searches and added training and investment…. Read more »