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 »

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 »

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 »

Your Office Culture Could Be Missing This Crucial Component

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You know you need to create a positive company culture to attract and retain top employees. You need a good compensation plan, solid benefits package, and in-office perks to keep everyone happy and engaged. But have you thought about one more crucial component to your office culture? Have you considered the support your team needs… Read more »

The Rules for Overtime Pay Are Changing…Again

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Changes in overtime happen frequently. In 2016, for example, an overtime rule was put in place that was then halted by a federal judge. It can be difficult to keep up with the changes. But if you need to know what the current and most important information is for your overtime policy, we want to… Read more »

How AI Is Changing Companies’ Hiring Needs

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There is a lot of information today about artificial intelligence and neural networks. So what do you need to know as a business, especially in such a manufacturing and automation-heavy job environment like the Detroit area? Before you make any decisions for your business and technology, let’s take a closer look at the current trends… 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 »

Are You Keeping Up with These Workforce Management Trends?

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We’re halfway through the year, and as the hot summer months close in on us, it is a good time to review your management techniques and implement any new strategies that could help you remain successful throughout the rest of 2017. Have you been keeping up with the current workforce management trends? Before you get… Read more »

5 Tips for Promoting Work-Life Balance

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Have you thought much about the work/life balance of your staff? If not, it may be time to reconsider how you structure your office environment and treat your team. An imbalance between work and life can lead to increased stress and burnout. In turn, this can cause problems with productivity and conflict in your business…. Read more »

Ready to Replace Your Employees with Robots?

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This sounds like something out of science fiction, but experts believe that over half of work-related activities will be completely automated by 2055, eliminating the need for human workers in these capacities. While this might not be right around the corner, companies would do well to consider the implications of advancements in robotics and digital… Read more »