Does Your Company Need an “Open-Office” Policy?

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There was a time when private offices were the workplace trend. In the 1990s, offices gave way to cubicles which changed the very fabric of U.S. businesses. Over the last few years, a completely different trend has reemerged: Open offices. What does this mean? Open offices had been the way of the workplace for many… Read more »

5 Job Perks Successful Companies Offer

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Companies know that to attract top candidates they need to offer top perks. New employees don’t only want job stability and a good salary, they want more from their employers. So, what are the most successful companies doing to offer additional benefits to their team and encourage employee loyalty and productivity? Here are five job… Read more »

5 Benefits of Performing Mid-Year Performance Reviews

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How do you handle employee reviews in your company? Do you handle them at each employee’s anniversary? Do you review everyone in the company at the end of the year? Whichever is the case, you may not have thought much about performing a mid-year review, as well. Is it really an advantage to create a… Read more »

Improve Employee Health and Wellness This Summer

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Once the intense summer heat hits in waves, many companies aren’t thinking about employee health and wellness programs in the same sense they do during the winter when the flu is prevalent and indoor air spreads illness around like wildfire. But summer is actually the perfect time to consider the ways you can improve your… Read more »

Are You an Emotionally Intelligent Leader?

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It takes a lot of different personality traits and skill levels to achieve success in a leadership role. Good business sense is just the beginning, there is so much more at stake that requires your immediate attention. The Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations Rutgers University suggests emotional intelligence is also essential when… Read more »

The Two Phrases You Are Forgetting in the Workplace

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You say a lot of things throughout the course of the day. You may check in with your employees on the work they’re doing. You may discuss disciplinary actions when it’s necessary. You speak with customers and clients. As a manager, you may feel like you’re always talking about something. But what happens if your… Read more »

Find (And Keep) The Best Professionals With These Tips

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Attracting top talent is the primary mission of your company and your HR department. You need the best employees with the best fit for your business, so where do you find talent? And once you have strong employees on board, you need to focus on keeping them engaged and happy on the job. So how… Read more »

Sick of Hiring Already? Simplify Your Hiring Process!

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Downsizing isn’t just laying off employees or buying one of those fancy tiny homes so popular on TV. The truth is, downsizing doesn’t have to be about reducing the workforce or your stuff, but rather, about simplifying your processes. Are you tired of going through the motions of hiring only to have employees not work… Read more »

Valentine’s Is the Perfect Time to Review Your Workplace Harassment Policy

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On February 14, love is in the air. Remember being in elementary school where you brought in a Valentine’s card for everyone in your class? Maybe you decorated a shoebox to be your mailbox in the classroom. In high school, this tradition may have transitioned. Maybe you bought a flower for your boyfriend or girlfriend… Read more »

Here’s When You Should Partner with a Michigan Employment Agency

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The job market in Southeast Michigan has evolved a great deal over the last decade. As our economy changed to be less dependent on the big-3 automakers, many companies had to reimagine themselves for the 21st century. So when is the right time to partner with a Michigan employment agency to help your organization find… Read more »