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Trying to manage all the responsibilities of both their professional and personal lives can be draining to employees. Employers who are understanding of this fact can reap significant benefits, both in terms of productivity and employee satisfaction. Learn more about how work-life balance is critical to employee longevity.   Better Focus When employees have a… Read more »

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The quality of the workers you hire is crucial for your organization’s success. However, often hiring decisions are rushed or handled by managers who are already stretched thin with their workload. Working with a staffing firm may be an ideal solution – learn more about why you should look into partnering with a staffing firm… Read more »

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Making the decision to leave your current job isn’t always a simple one. It can be difficult to determine what are normal ebbs and flows in your job satisfaction, and when it’s truly time to go. Feel confident in whatever choice you make – check out these five signs it’s time to look for a… Read more »

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Plenty of people have goals to which they aspire, but there is generally one key difference between those who are successful at achieving their goals and those who find themselves stuck: how they set their goals. A helpful way to take your professional dreams and turn them into reality starts with setting them using the… Read more »

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Making employees feel recognized and valued for their contributions is crucial toward job satisfaction, productivity, and retention. However, not having much of a budget to work with doesn’t mean you can’t show your employees appreciation – in fact, the amount of thought you put into it is more influential than the amount of money you… Read more »

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Whether you’re facing a skills gap or simply a performance issue, it may seem like there’s only one solution: fire the current employees who aren’t currently meeting your organization’s needs, and replace them with new hires. Unfortunately, replacing employees is not a simple endeavor and can have unintended ramifications – learn more with these three… Read more »

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During the latter quarter of the year, your productivity may decline as you try to keep up your motivation to work amidst the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Take advantage of the fresh slate that the New Year brings by making it a goal to focus on boosting your productivity. Being productive isn’t… Read more »

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When employees turn in their resignations, common reasons they give are the new job has higher pay or more responsibilities; however, they tend to stay silent on why they started job hunting in the first place…likely because it may be the company’s leadership. Managers account for 70% of the variation when comparing the differences between… Read more »

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With all the festive cheer of the holiday season also comes major distractions for the workplace. It can be challenging for employees to focus on the work at hand when they’re thinking about social events, shopping, decorating, and other holiday-related tasks – and not to mention any upcoming time off from work. Although it may… Read more »

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The business market changes more quickly than ever due to advances in technology, which means that certain job duties can become outdated with little notice. To prevent skills gaps in your workplace, it’s more effective and affordable to adapt by keeping your employees’ skills fresh versus waiting until you must recruit externally, which may leave… Read more »