5 Interview Tips for Employers

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For an employer, a job interview can help you learn about a candidate and find out if he or she is a good fit for a particular role with your business. Each interview is different, but how you interview candidates should remain the same. With the right interview process in place, you can quickly identify top talent.   There are several… Read More »

How to Be There for Your Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is challenging businesses and employees alike. Yet, the challenges that companies and employees face during the pandemic differ.   Today, companies are exploring ways to maintain normal operations, despite the fact that the coronavirus pandemic is forcing these businesses to change the way they work. Many businesses are also figuring out the best ways to manage employees who… Read More »

An Employer’s Guide to Furloughs

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is leading many companies to explore ways to remain operational without laying off their employees. As such, some businesses are using furloughs to temporarily suspend their employees until the pandemic passes.   If your company wants to stay operational throughout the coronavirus pandemic, you may want to consider furloughing your employees. To better understand how a furlough works, let’s… Read More »

Work-Life Balance: Why It’s Critical to Employee Retention

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Work-life balance, i.e. equilibrium between your everyday work activities and personal life, is paramount. Yet, some companies ignore work-life balance. The result: these companies struggle to attract and retain top talent.   If your company encourages employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance, it boosts the likelihood of developing and maintaining an engaged workforce. Since workers can enjoy and appreciate life to the fullest extent, they will be motivated… Read More »

Add Value to Your Team by Working with a Staffing Agency

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Your company wants to hire top talent, but other businesses in your industry have the same goal. However, if your business works with a staffing agency, it can get expert help in its quest to add skilled professionals.   A staffing agency provides a valuable addition to your team. With a staffing agency at your disposal, you can: … Read More »

Spruce Up Your Management Style for Spring

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Spring is here, and now is the perfect time to revisit your management style so you find new ways to connect with your team.   How you manage your team can have far-flung effects on your company’s success. If your employees feel engaged and motivated, your business can increase its productivity. In the long run, productive employees can help your… Read More »

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close their doors, putting them in… Read More »

5 Productivity Tips for Very Busy People

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Very busy people face many demands, and it is sometimes difficult for them to maximize their workplace productivity. With the right approach to workplace demands, however, you can boost your productivity — even if you’re very busy. There are several things that very busy people can do to become more productive than ever before, and… Read More »

Mistakes Managers Make Without Even Knowing It

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There is no instruction manual that you can follow to become the perfect manager. Despite your best efforts, you may inadvertently do more harm than good as you try to engage, inspire, and motivate your employees. However, if you can identify management mistakes, you can correct them before they get out of hand. There are… Read More »

Do You Have an Employee Who Is Stressed Out? Here’s How to Help Them

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Job stress has increased dramatically over the past few decades, yet employers are often unprepared to deal with stressed-out employees. Fortunately, with the right approach to help a worker who is stressed out, your company can boost employee loyalty, retention, and satisfaction. Now, let’s look at four tips so you can help an employee lower… Read More »