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 »

How Hiring Managers Can Prepare for a Job Interview

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Often hiring managers spend a scant amount of time preparing for a job interview. It’s understandable in light of the many responsibilities they have to handle in their job. But failing to prepare is preparing to fail, to use the words of the great UCLA basketball coach John Wooden. Without proper preparation, the hiring manager… Read more »

How to Improve the Hiring Process

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Are you having problems with your hiring process? Taking too long? Candidates dropping out? Trouble choosing the right person? If this sounds like your company, here are a few tips to improve things. 1. Make a timely response to candidates who submit applications. You may have recruiters combing through online sources and elsewhere to find… Read more »

How to Handle a Troublesome Employee

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If you are a manager, you may be fortunate enough to have a team that works well together. Your people are cooperative, empathetic, look out for each other. But that is not always the case. There may be times when you have a difficult employee on your hands, a person who, for one reason or… Read more »

Essential Guidelines for Hiring

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Going through a hiring process to fill an open position can be as anxiety producing for the employer as for the job candidate. The employer is under time constraints, and needs to find someone who can do the job and work with other members of a team. A bad hire can cost a company a… Read more »

How to Develop a Social Media Policy

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These days, almost every company has a social media presence. That is why it is important that your company have a clear social media policy that contains guidelines for posting. Almost two-thirds of people surveyed said their employer has no social media policy. It’s surprising, but more than that, it is a big mistake. Even… Read more »

Cutting Edge Recruiting Practices

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As companies scramble for top talent, and the recruiting process becomes more vigorous and intense, company recruiters looking to excel in this new environment are expanding their role in the process, leveraging their expertise to provide companies with new strategies to find the people they need. Here are a few of the practices that recruiters… Read more »

Workforce Trends

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With the pandemic acting as a catalyst, a new workforce trend is emerging, a hybrid model where part of the company workforce is at the office, while another part is working remotely. A survey by an independent research firm of more than 30,000 workers in 31 countries revealed that this new type of flexible work… Read more »

How to Attract the Best People

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Every company is looking to hire top notch people. The dilemma is often how to find them and then entice them to join your firm. There are the usual places to look, such as social media and job boards. And pay is naturally an important element in attracting good people. But there is much more… Read more »