How The ‘Great Resignation’ Will Impact Business

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The Big Quit. The Great Reshuffle. No matter what you call it, the Great Resignation isn’t great for employers. Since 2021, record numbers of employees have quit their jobs—about 48 million to be exact. By March of 2022, it was common for about four million people a month to leave their jobs. During this same Read more »

5 Signs Your Employees Are Overworked and What to Do About It

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You have a retention problem. That may be the first sign that your employees are overworked. Overworking is a common complaint and it leads to burnout in workers—and since COVID, we’ve seen a lot of this. If you are an employer worried that you’re working your employees too are, you might be. But here are Read more »

Refresh and Recharge Your Way to a Productive Second Half of 2022

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Burnout is a real issue in many jobs these days. The American Psychological Association (APA) says it’s everywhere in 2022. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that burnout is an occupational phenomenon caused by workplace stress. Surveys show 79% of the workforce say they’re experiencing the negative consequences of workplace stress, including emotional exhaustion and Read more »

It’s Never Too Early to Plan for Seasonal Hiring Spikes

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In this job market, it’s important to plan ahead. There are shortages of workers in almost every category. However, you still may decide to take a “wait and see” approach. Maybe your busy season won’t be as frantic as last year. Maye your current staff could handle a little extra workload. Plus, you can always Read more »

Why Every Professional Should Consider a Career Coach and/or a Mentor

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Work can feel like a dead end. Maybe you’ve been longing for a new challenge but feel trapped in your current job. Maybe you’d like to break into a new field but don’t know-how. Perhaps you’ve been job searching but can’t find anything that seems to fit. In all of these situations, a career coach Read more »

Understanding Coachable Moments: How to Correct and Coach In a Professional Way

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All of these old sayings can apply to how you should handle your workforce: You can catch more flies with sugar than with vinegar. Lead with the carrot and not the stick. You can lead a horse to water but can’t make them drink. These cliches are behind the idea that coaching an employee is Read more »

The Key to Properly Identifying and Selecting References as You Apply for Your Next Job

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In the rush to prepare your resume for the job search you may forget about an important step: Finding references. Most employers ask for references these days, so you don’t want to make this an afterthought. When combined with your resume and the interview process, the references you choose will have a direct impact on Read more »

How Might You Promote Positivity and Positive Thinking Among Your Workforce?

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There have been hundreds of articles written on the power of positive thinking. The experts have discovered that positive thinking has a powerful effect on our bodies and minds. This holds true both at home and in the workplace. Positivity brings about better coping skills, stronger collaboration, and even a more productive workforce. What is Read more »

The Key to Building a Collaborative Work Environment

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Every manager knows that collaboration is the key to improving productivity in their team. The data shows that collaboration increases innovation as well as productivity. But the idea of getting everyone in your boat to row in the same direction is easier than actually implementing it in practice. This blog will help you understand the Read more »