How to Be Flexible with Parents Now that Kids are Back to School

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Many employees talk about the importance of a work-life balance, and when that life involves parenting, they sometimes worry that they can’t possibly find enough time in the day to attend to both their jobs and their families. It doesn’t help that companies still don’t appreciate the desire of their employees to split their focus…. Read more »

4 Tips to Grow Your Talent Pipeline

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As you consider your hiring needs, you want to make sure you have access to a constant flow of talent so when you need your next employee, you already have quality applicants waiting in the wings. It may seem difficult to create, but doing so will create a quality pool of candidates ready to pull… Read more »

How to Emphasize Safety in Your Manufacturing Facility

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Obviously you want to keep your employees safe, especially in a manufacturing facility where forklifts and pallet jacks abound (a friend actually broke his leg when it got stuck between those two items). As a manager, you need to create a culture of safety in your space that employees view as both easy to follow… Read more »

4 Tips to Grow Your Talent Pipeline

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As you consider your hiring needs, you want to make sure you have access to a constant flow of talent so when you need your next employee, you already have quality applicants waiting in the wings. It may seem difficult to create, but doing so will create a quality pool of candidates ready to pull… Read more »

Why a Veteran Should Be Your Next Hire

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Want your next great quality employee but don’t know how to narrow down the pool? Consider a veteran. When you consider the skills and experience they bring to the workforce outside of that gained on the job, you’ll realize the true value of hiring one. They have desired managerial skills. Ask a manager or employer… Read more »

The Four Best Ways to Recruit Millennials

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Considering that millennials (the generation born between 1980 and 1999) will make up half of the work force in the coming years (and predicted 75 percent by 2025), you need to make sure your company has what appeals to them. Millennials’ work wants and needs differ from that of either baby boomers or generation X,… Read more »

Four Things You Must Share on Your New Hire’s First Day

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Whether it’s your first day of kindergarten or your first day at a new job, there’s that same feeling of excitement and a little fear of the unfamiliar. Remember that feeling as you walk new hires through their first day and do what you can to alleviate the fear. In particular, these four tips go… Read more »

How to Show Off Your Awesome Company Culture to Job Seekers

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As potential candidates look at employers, they value company culture just as much – and sometimes more – than a steady paycheck, particularly the millennial generation, which will soon make up almost half the workforce. The reality is that you need to advertise yourself to candidates just as much as they have to show their… Read more »

8 Simple Ways to Become the Best Boss in the Building

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Think about the best boss you ever had. What qualities did they possess that made them so good? Do you feel you have those same qualities as a leader, or would you like to improve yourself as a boss? Read on to see what you can do to earn the title of the best boss… Read more »

Why Your Business Is Better Off Firing a Toxic Worker Than Hiring a Star

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When putting your ideal staff together, you want to have the best and strongest employees possible. However, it may help you more if you look at the staff you already have and work on getting rid of a worker whose very presence poisons the rest of the team. When you think about it, you know… Read more »