Attracting Recent Grads Through Job Flexibility

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Millennials are a hardworking generation and as colleges release recent grads into the working world, it’s important for employers to take heed of millennial values. This generation has never abided to the “children are seen and not heard” concept, and have grown up with social media—a stage to showcase themselves, their thoughts and their opinions… Read more »

Managing an Introverted Employee

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Workplaces need to celebrate all employees, regardless of their comfort level in social settings. Extroverted individuals thrive in social situations, even feeling energized by them. Speaking up and showing their stuff can be easy since they have no issues interacting with others. On the flip side, introverted individuals—who have just as much to contribute—may have… Read more »

Helping Employees Find the Right Work-Life Balance

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Life is not all work. Your employees have lives outside the office with responsibilities to their families, and friends, as well as their own personal health. Events, appointments and other obligations are important, as well as time to just relax. Giving your employees the resources they need to balance everything that fits into their work… Read more »

Evaluating Burnout on Your Team

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Evaluating Burnout on Your Team

Your employees keep your organization running. The talent you employ allows you to innovate, meet clients’ demands and forge ahead in the marketplace. But what happens when the demands of your business fall on the shoulders of too few? This can lead to overworked employees who begin to buckle under the stress of long to-do… Read more »

How a Contingent Workforce Has a Positive Impact on Your Company

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Sometimes your business may hit a financial bump and need to conserve funds. Whether due to downturns in the economy or reduced profits, you may find in order to move forward, you’ll need to take a temporary step back. It’s good to have a plan in place for this situation, but unfortunately, common options include… Read more »

Does Your Team Have a Skills Mismatch?

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Your team is only as successful as its members. To accomplish great things, you must have a balanced staff, including workers with the required skills to accomplish key tasks. However, the shrinking unemployment rate has made it harder for employers to fill vacancies within their companies—and this can lead to a skills mismatch. In other… Read more »

Four Benefits of Temporary Jobs

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Are you ready for something new? Maybe you’ve lost the spark you once felt for your current job—you find yourself dragging your feet on the way in and running for your car at the end of the day. If you’ve grown tired of what you do, you may find yourself bored, apathetic or even depressed…. Read more »

Are Your Employees Disengaged?

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Engaged employees are what every employer strives for. They get their work done and on time (or even ahead of time!). They have good attitudes, work well as a team and add to the positive corporate culture around them. And then there are disengaged employees. Employees who are disengaged lack that little spark they need… Read more »

Make a Temporary Employee Part of the Team

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No one wants to be the “new kid.” And temporary workers may feel especially on edge because they’ll only be with your team for a short time. However, there’s no reason why your temp employees can’t feel just as much a part of the work family as your full-timers. And when you take steps to… Read more »

Balancing Fun And Productivity on The Job

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A fun workplace and strong company culture are keys to attracting and retaining top talent. And most businesses today are doing what they can to build work environments that are both stimulating and productive. Fun atmospheres don’t create lackadaisical workers, either—in fact, just the opposite. The free flow of ideas that often come about in… Read more »