Offering More Flexibility in the Workplace

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More companies are now offering flexible working conditions and schedules for their employees in an effort to attract and retain top talent. Surveys have shown that such flexibility is especially important to younger workers. Giving employees control over their own work conditions does a lot to enhance employee engagement. It has many other benefits as… Read more »

How to Improve the Recruiting Process

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In today’s tight labor market, job candidates now often have the upper hand because they have options. It is more important than ever for companies to make sure candidates have a good experience during the recruiting process. And the most important factor in giving candidates that experience is respecting their time. The thing that frustrates… Read more »

The Problem with Late-Night Emails

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Technology has enabled us to communicate more quickly and easily than ever before. We can send messages at the touch of a button. This has helped people to work more efficiently and to be more productive. But there are times when this ease of communication is actually not such a good thing. One time especially… Read more »

The Big Picture and Employee Engagement

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Do your employees know the big picture of your company? If you want your business to be successful, some business people say this is essential for all employees to know. How Knowing the Big Picture Helps It will help your business if everyone in the organization understands the big picture and how they fit into… Read more »

How to Handle Rejecting Job Candidates

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With the job market as tight as it is, your company cannot afford to miss out on any qualified job candidates. That is why in the hiring process, the candidate experience has become much more important. You don’t want to turn off anyone to your company because of brusque or discourteous behavior, as unintended as… Read more »

How to Detect Dishonesty on a Resume

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It’s common knowledge that people tend to exaggerate and stretch the truth a little on their resumes. Hiring managers are aware of this. But things become a little more problematic when people begin to put outright fabrications on their job applications. And the number of people doing this appears to be growing. Some staffing specialists… Read more »

Good Leadership Skills

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Many in leadership positions believe that, in order to be effective, they have to keep after their employees, to present a stern, no-nonsense demeanor. They feel they need to push their employees and that the stick is more effective than a carrot. But research has shown that it is possible to have both high performance… Read more »

How to Enhance the Professional Growth of Employees

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Companies know that employee engagement is important. It plays a key role in the growth and success of any business. Keeping employees engaged is more than just about the money. Just as important is the opportunity employees have for professional growth, important for their own career and for the growth and future of the company… Read more »

How to Boost Your Recruiting Efforts

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These days, with the job market so tight, companies are struggling to fill positions, and recruiting has taken on a new level of importance. Finding good people takes more than just posting a job advertisement. Now, it involves a number of different things – from managing the image of the company, to its forms of… Read more »

How to Build a Reward System that Works

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When putting together a rewards program for employees, many companies simply look at what their competitors offer, or cobble together something without a lot of planning. But in doing this, companies are foregoing a valuable resource, an opportunity to attract new people and retain those they have Outstanding companies design rewards programs differently. They look… Read more »