Remove These Obstacles So Your Team Can Succeed

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As a leader, your most important role is to set the direction for your team. But what happens when you’ve done this to the best of your ability, and things still aren’t working? You have a good sense of what your team needs to do – and everyone is skilled and appears motivated. Yet, you’re… Read more »

Becoming an Effective Decision Maker is Easier than You Think

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“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” With these words, President Teddy Roosevelt wisely summarized the core of effective decision making. Like all skills, being a good… Read more »

Stumped on Your Hiring Goals? Ask Your Staff!

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Research has consistently shown that the more involved employees are in decision-making at their companies, the better it is for morale, motivation, engagement, and overall levels of job satisfaction. So it’s not surprising that involving current team members in your hiring process can yield numerous positive results for them and for you. Firms including Google,… Read more »

Should You Include Staff in Interviews?

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Successful talent acquisition has a powerful impact on your employer brand and ultimately, on your company’s bottom line. Each new hire is an opportunity to find the next superstar that will take your organization to the next level and help outshine your completion. It is crucial that your interview process – and those who take… Read more »

Did Your Top Performers Plateau?

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What do you do when your previously high-performing employees hit a plateau? This is not an uncommon occurrence – and it could be due to any number of contributing factors. But it is a problem. As a business leader, you work constantly to exceed previous results, and you need everyone pulling in the same direction… Read more »

Use Your Social Media Pages to Attract Candidates

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To attract the best talent on the market, you need to sell your company. And recruitment is a two-way street. As A-list candidates check out your employer brand, social media typically is their first point of contact. In a recent Jobvite survey of 1,800 recruiting and HR pros, 93 percent of respondents said they use… Read more »

Top HR Posts of 2015

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Employee retention was among the most critical issues facing employers in 2015, as indicated by posts of top interest to PrideStaff Modesto clients. With the cost of turnover estimated at between 1.5 and 2 times an employee’s annual salary, plus such related costs as plummeting productivity and morale, it’s a serious threat that can hurt… Read more »

Start Focusing on 2016: Setting New HR Goals & Records

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Failing to plan = planning to fail. Of all your myriad HR functions, annual and long-term planning – including the establishment of updated goals and objectives – is the most important. Recent studies show that HR has taken a bigger role in strategic business planning. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently noted that… Read more »

4 Ways to Make Job Seekers Line Up to Become a Part of Your Culture

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To land top talent, you need to borrow a page from your marketing department and apply some serious selling strategy to your hiring process. Just like your company competes for customers to buy your products or services, you’re in a competitive bidding war for the top talent on the market. Share what makes your organization… Read more »

Start Showing Your Co-workers That You’re Thankful for Their Help

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The holidays are just around the corner, so it’s a great time to show appreciation to your co-workers for what they do for you all year round. You may even want to set your first New Year’s resolution – and make acknowledging your peers at work a regular practice, regardless of the season. Some of… Read more »