10 Things You Should be Doing to Encourage Creativity in Your Workplace

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If you want to stay cutting edge and on top of innovation in your chosen field, you need to help your employees find their creative sides. So, how can you do that effectively? Here are ten suggestions!   Make it easy to solicit ideas. Actively asking for new ideas will give you a constant flow… Read more »

Why Storytelling Matters in Your Interview

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Think about your last interview – how did it go? Did you manage to simply answer the questions asked or truly pull your interviewer in? The best interviewee knows how to not only deliver the information asked but also manage to build good rapport in the process – all while not getting too chatty. So… Read more »

How to Earn Your Employees’ Trust to Build Loyalty

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If you want to keep your employees and reduce turnover, as well as foster loyalty, you must earn their trust. As in any relationship, trust must be earned, and companies who have managed this have used a few proven ways to make it happen. Transparency and Truthfulness Employees want to know what’s going on in… Read more »

7 Innovative Leadership Approaches to Try

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When considering leadership approaches, many may want to use the tried and true, sticking with what works and what others have successfully done to show their leadership skills. Yet in a business world that now has multiple generations and types of employees, you may want to try something new. After all, innovation often brings about… Read more »

Why Being a Better Listener Will Improve Your Career

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When was the last time you had a conversation with someone and realized that, while that person technically heard you, they didn’t listen to a word you said? It happens far too frequently – and if you’ve found yourself in that position, you know how frustrating it feels. It’s something worth considering, especially for your… Read more »

How to Encourage Your Employees to Be More Productive

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It happens from time to time: Employees who previously did well and stayed on task have slowly but surely fallen off the mark and become less focused on their work. Fortunately, you can help them find their productivity without cracking the whip too hard or coming across as a mircomanager. Encourage physical health. Sometimes employees… Read more »

How to Prepare for an Important Second Job Interview

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The fact that you got through the first interview felt nerve-wracking and thrilling enough, and now you discover you’ve made it to the next level, the coveted second interview. How do you prepare for this one differently than you did for the first?  How do the expectations differ? Specifics. The first interview tends toward more… Read more »

4 Cybersecurity Trends that Threaten to Impact Your Business

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You’ve thought extensively about your personnel, your budget, and your goals for the year, but have you considered how much of that depends on functioning computers and internet? As technology improves, so does the ability of hackers to commit cyberattacks. While it’s difficult to entirely stay on top of the latest software and hardware trends… Read more »

5 Inexpensive Ways to Retain Employees and Prevent Costly Turnovers

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You want to keep your quality employees, but what about managing that and retaining a budget? Just remember: Making an investment in a good hire now means less turnover – and less cost for you – down the road. Fortunately, you can also find ways to do just that and not break the bank in… Read more »

4 People You Should Never Use as a Reference

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As you put your job information together, you’ll obviously need a list of references; nearly every company will want to speak with others who can vouch for you, and they may dig deep. However, you need to take some consideration into exactly whom you choose. And there are some people you simply should not use… Read more »