How to Improve Your Recruiting

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Finding talent has never been more challenging. There are many more job openings now than people to fill them. As a result, competition among companies to find the best people is great. Here are a few tips to improve your recruiting and stand out among the competition. 1. Improve your brand Your brand is what… Read more »

Why Managers Need to be Good Listeners

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Why Managers Need to be Good Listeners A recent study has found that managers are not very good listeners. In fact, the study showed that three out of four managers really don’t listen all that well. When managers needed to have a serious conversation with an employee, they were more interested in getting their own… Read more »

How to Stay Productive While Working Remotely

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Many people are now working remotely. This arrangement offers workers greater flexibility, but it can also present challenges for maintaining productivity. Here are a few tips for staying productive while working at home. 1, Appropriate dress Just because you’re working at home doesn’t mean you can stay in your pajamas or throw on a T-… Read more »

Managing Remote Teams

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In the past, when everyone worked in an office, company leadership could manage by dealing with workers face to face, by walking around and talking with employees in person. But this model is becoming outdated because of the rise of remote working. As more companies move to a hybrid workforce, with some employees in the… Read more »

How to Give Effective Feedback

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Many supervisors are not keen giving negative feedback to their workers. No one likes to be the bearer of bad news. And research has shown, as many already suspect, that negative feedback does little to change a person’s performance. Studies have revealed that negative feedback leads to poor attitudes, an unwillingness to deal with the… Read more »

How to Deal with Procrastination

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At one time or another, we’ve all suffered from procrastination. For some, however, it can become a habit, affecting their performance at work. If you procrastinate too much, you may feel like you’re always behind in your work, cause frustration for those who are relying on you, feel overwhelmed or inadequate about meeting deadlines. Here… Read more »

Traits Shared by the Best Teams

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Today’s companies, which focus on collaboration and cooperation among people working in teams, are considered marvels of organization. By working in teams, people are able to develop ideas and accomplish tasks that no one person could do alone. But what makes a great team? Research is showing that there are three factors that come together… Read more »

Solving Problems at Your Business

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There are many different methods that have been developed for tackling problems people encounter in the workplace. Some procedures work better than others depending on the type of problem. But having the right problem-solving strategy is essential to finding a solution. It can mean the difference between overcoming the obstacle and moving ahead or getting… Read more »

Why You’re Overlooking Talent at Your Company

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When companies are looking to fill openings, they often begin by looking for job candidates outside the business. But, by doing this, they’re overlooking a great well of talent that is right under their nose, namely, their own employees. Employees are often overlooked because company leaders have a bias toward people outside the company. And… Read more »

Reassessing Meetings After the Pandemic

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During the pandemic, virtual meetings became the norm. Zoom became a household name. And now that things are improving, companies are looking at workplace arrangements in general and assessing how to bring people back to work and bring them together, what changes to make and how to do it safely. As part of this effort,… Read more »