What Sets Your Company Apart (And Why Does It Matter?)

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You’ve probably heard a lot about corporate branding in recent years. And, because of that, you’ve likely taken steps to create a company culture and brand that can translate to your customers in a positive way. But branding doesn’t just affect the end consumer of your product or services, it impacts hiring as well. So,… Read more »

Perks Your Business Can Offer (If Higher Pay Is Not an Option)

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It’s easy to see that higher salaries will attract top performers to your business. You can learn about the competitive salary range in your area by checking against resources like Salary.com. But there may be a limit to what you can offer, and that’s where additional perks can come in to play. What else can… 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 »

Planning to Discuss Salary? Read This First!

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Whether you’re hiring a new employee or a valued team member is looking for more money, there will be plenty of times in your career as a manager that you will need to discuss salary. But what should you know before going into the negotiations? While it may seem pretty cut and dry, there are… Read more »

Do You Really Understand Your Millennial Employees? Here’s Why It Matters

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If you’re ever wondering whether the differences between the generations in the workforce is truly a big deal, you might want to read this post. Millennials, for better or worse, are very different from their baby boomer and Generation X counterparts, especially in the office. How important is it to understand their motivations? Very important,… Read more »

Administrative Assistant Warning Signs that Should Put a Candidate on Hold

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Before you make that job offer, how do you know this candidate is the right person for the job? A bad hire can cost your company time and money. Knowing how to look for warning signs that indicate an administrative assistant isn’t all they appear on the surface is important. Here are some red flags… Read more »

Can Apps Make You a Better Manager? Yes!

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There are a lot of characteristics of a strong manager, but many of them come down to making organization a top priority. Not only will your organizational structure filter down to your team members, but you will also remain in control of your own processes in a more concise way. In today’s age of increased… Read more »

How to Tell If Your Candidate Has the Right Personality for the Job

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Hiring for the right skills and experience is only part of the process when it comes to making sure your new employee is a good fit for the company. The candidate’s personality and their ability to work with your existing team is just as important. While it is easy to screen and even test for… Read more »