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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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 »