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 »

Can You Land a Job After You’re Late for an Interview?

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You probably already know that being late for an interview will create major concern for the hiring manager. But, if the unforgivable happens, can you recover from it? The next steps are all up to you. Here are some things you can do to help the hiring manager see that you being late to the… 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 »

Don’t Discount 40+ Year Old Workers!

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There has long been a concern among older adults regarding age discrimination in the workplace. For a while, it centered on the baby boomers as they climbed past 40 and 50. But today, the concept of ageism in the workplace affects the Generation X and, within a few years, will even affect the oldest millennials in… Read more »

How to Work With Difficult People (Better!)

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Throughout your career, you will be working with a variety of different personality types. When you click with your co-workers, everything comes easier. You enjoy the time you spend with them. You value their opinion when you’re working on something. But what happens when your co-workers are difficult, and you find yourself wondering if this… 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 »

How to Handle Constructive Criticism at Your Data Entry Job

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We get it. Working in a data entry job can sometimes feel thankless and frustrating. But when your manager presents you with criticism about the work you’ve done, how are you supposed to react? It’s normal to be defensive, but it’s healthier to take a step back and learn to interpret and apply constructive criticism,… Read more »

Keep Employees Safe (Mentally) This Holiday Season

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When we talk about employee safety often we are speaking of their physical wellbeing. As employers, we work hard to prevent on the job accidents or injuries as a matter of course. But what if you knew that one of the biggest threats to your employee’s overall health was mental? Workplace stress is one of… Read more »

Need Time Off Around the Holidays? Here’s How to Ask – And Get It!

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It can be difficult to ask for time off, especially around the busy holiday season. It can feel more critical when you’ve been searching for a job for a long time and finally land one. How do you convince your new employer that time off around the holidays is important to you? If you follow… Read more »