How to Create a Positive Environment for Your Staff

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No matter what industry or profession, in today’s digital age, many spend the majority of their waking workday hours at work. To get the most productivity and creativity during those hours, you have to create a positive work environment for the entire team. You might believe trying to cultivate this workplace is elusive, time-consuming, and a waste of important resources, Read more »

3 Ways to Create a Successful Onboarding Process

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An onboarding process is more than just signing paperwork and getting a tour of the company. When new employees walk into the job on their first day, they’re looking for reassurance the offer they accepted was a good choice. In the past, the onboarding process has been treated as a single event, often with new Read more »

Does Your Company Culture Attract New Hires?

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Your company culture is essential to the success of your business. It’s key to high-performing employees. It’s the personality of your company and defines the environment where your employees work. Although you may have a written mission statement and unspoken expectations and goals, your company culture is the way these elements play out in the Read more »

How to Deal With an Unhappy Employee

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When you have an unhappy employee, it reduces your productivity and rots your culture from the inside out, which in turn, affects your revenue and sales. If your company follows a general pattern, close to 17 percent of what researchers call “actively disengaged” employees are working in your business. These are people who do not Read more »

How to Interview for Soft Skills

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A majority of hiring managers with staffing agencies agree screening for soft skills is a challenge. Figuring out if the candidate you want has the qualities you are looking for maybe the most difficult part of the entire interview process. Too often, temporary employee candidates will look good on paper but they may not be Read more »

Why You Should Recognize Your Employees’ Accomplishments

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Recognition encourages a positive, productive and creative organizational climate. Although everyone enjoys hearing about how well they’re doing, many managers wait for the annual performance review before sharing their thoughts. As Dr. Bob Nelson, best-selling author and motivational speaker has said, “People may take a job for more money, but they often leave it for Read more »