Situational Interview Questions to Ask Admin Talent

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When interviewing admin talent, it’s important to understand how they’ll react in certain situations. Admins are the front line of your business and need good people skills. They can be the first voice new and current customers hear when contacting your company. In a perfect world, your customers would always be happy and polite, but… Read more »

Six Top Qualities to Look for When Hiring Tech Talent

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When you’re looking to hire top tech talent, it helps to know what you need. And certain key attributes can make candidates better suited for your workplace than others. It’s about skills, but also a great fit with your company culture. The following six qualities are indicative of a tech candidate you may want to… Read more »

Management Podcasts to Help Your Team Thrive

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Want to harness the power of technology and pop culture to encourage your managers? Why not give their confidence a boost with inspiring podcasts? Your staff can tune in at their convenience—while they’re waiting in line for their morning coffee, on their lunch break or even in the car during their commute. We’ve selected seven… Read more »

Employers: Brand Yourself With Thought Leadership

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With the dawn of the internet, individuals have access to expand their knowledge base and learn whatever they desire. And with this quest for knowledge comes a quest for understanding—consumers want to know the brands they support and the employers they work for. It’s not enough to claim you’re good at something—you must be able… Read more »

Why You Should Focus on Employee Satisfaction

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Why You Should Focus on Employee Satisfaction

Your employees make or break your profitability and success. Why? Because they keep processes running smoothly at your company—and may even go above and beyond to make your business a leader among its competition. It’s important to help your workers get and stay happy at your place of employment, and here’s why. Five reasons employee… Read more »

Ensure Your Office Culture Is Welcoming and Diverse With These Tips

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Ensure Your Office Culture Is Welcoming and Diverse With These Tips

Diversity is important to your business success. Studies from Harvard Business Review and Forbes both show that diverse company cultures help drive innovation and revenue. Why? Partly because a variety of professional backgrounds lead to an increase of creative tension—spurning new and different ways to problem solve. By diversifying your workforce, you can help your… Read more »

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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Tips on managing introverted employees - McGrath Systems Blog

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 »