What Motivates Your Team?

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Just about everyone wants to do interesting work, earn a decent salary and feel they’ve contributed to something bigger than themselves. But truly motivating your employees takes more than a regular paycheck and the occasional pat on the back. What’s required is a well-defined strategy that tailors compensation, rewards and motivational drivers to each individual’s… Read more »

5 Things You Should Know about Every Candidate You Interview

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Interviewing job candidates is more than just asking a series of questions. The more you know about a person – including their motivators, passions, personality and strong and weak points – the better equipped you are to add real value to your hiring process. Information should flow both ways as you carry on a productive… Read more »

Go from Temp to Full Time with These 3 Steps

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While there’s no guarantee that your temporary job will become full time, you can increase the likelihood of that happening if you position yourself as an invaluable asset to your employer. In many cases, companies have been known to actually create permanent positions so they could keep their temporary workers, based on the positive impact… Read more »

How to Create a Strong Workplace Bond among Employees

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Did you know that the only difference between the top 10 percent of the world’s happiest people and everyone else is their satisfying social life? Well, it’s true – and it extends to the workplace as well. Which is not surprising, considering how much time the average person spend at their job. Research has shown… Read more »

Changing Organizational Culture: Do You Do It Top Down or Ground Up?

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Lots of companies are adding an executive-level position of culture chief. Seems like a good idea, right? NOT SO! When done right, a culture exec can be a powerful role to marshal resources, but it runs a HUGE risk of communicating a top-down approach to culture–and that’s not the way to go. What works better?… Read more »