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Working with the right recruiter can not only help you reduce the time you spend on your search but also help ensure that you land the best job possible – not just one that will ensure a steady paycheck. Because of course, earning a living is what it’s all about, but you want to land… Read more »

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The next time something triggers your anger at work, you can fly off the handle and respond in the same angry, out-of-control manner. Or, you can manage your emotions, which will lead to a more effective resolution and help prevent similar outbursts in the future. Keeping your cool during stressful situations is one of the… Read more »

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When employees are happy at work, they’re more productive – and your business is more successful. But if people feel unmotivated, your company suffers. Studies have shown that satisfied, engaged employees miss less work, perform better, and are more supportive of changes that occur. Happy workers feel a sense of ownership and accomplishment. This wards… Read more »

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What are the hallmarks of the most inspiring places to work? It should come as no surprise that such companies are also high performing within their industries – and they share a common denominator: satisfied, engaged employees whose innovation and collaboration result in something special. Recently, Gallup conducted a five-year study of leading companies and… Read more »

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Innovation is critical to all aspects of running a business – any business, regardless of its size, industry or mission. You need a steady flow of creativity and engagement from every employee and every team in order to ensure optional results and ongoing growth. Here are five suggestions: Make employees an active part of your… Read more »

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It never feels good to fire someone, even when an employee deserves to be let go. You struggle with this decision because, regardless of the circumstances, your employee is a person with bills to pay, a life to lead and possibly, a family to support. Should you reconsider and give the person a second chance?… Read more »

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Companies who hire the right employees and train them well are the winners in today’s competitive talent war. Inevitably, you will experience hiring gaps, which to a large extent, are training gaps. By recruiting early and basing your hiring decisions on the right factors, you can bridge these chasms. Know the costs of a skills… Read more »

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A person’s work environment impacts their mood, drive, motivation, and performance. Creating a productive environment for your employees is critical to the overall success of your business. In short, a person’s workplace should inspire them. How to Create a Dynamic Workplace How you design your workspace sets the stage for how people work and interact…. Read more »

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You’ve gotten the call you’ve been waiting for: you’ve landed an interview for your dream job! Once you conclude this conversation – all the while acting like the consummate professional that you are – hang up and then do a Happy Dance! The hard part is over, right? Yes – and no. While a personal… Read more »