5 Tips for Finding Elusive Passive Candidates

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Passive candidates can sometimes be like finding a unicorn. Why? Because the very nature of passive means the individual is not currently looking for a new opportunity. You need to find them wherever they are because they will not have an occasion to find you as an employer. You’re simply not on their radar. Sometimes… Read more »

What Did Your Employees Not Get This Holiday?

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The holiday season is all about family, celebration, food and even gift giving. But what did your team not get this season that could make their next year shine? Not every thoughtful holiday gift has to be wrapped up in festive paper and topped with a shiny bow. There are many things that can help… Read more »

Use Year-End Reviews to Turn Your Employees into Brand Ambassadors

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No one likes year-end reviews. Not your employees and not the managers who have to provide them. But that doesn’t mean they should be ignored or that they can’t be useful for your company. A year-end review can give you and your team a chance to take a look back and create a plan for… 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 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 »

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 »

Employees Dealing with the “Winter Blues?” What Can Employers Do to Keep Their Workplace Happy and Healthy

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The winter blues may be more serious than we always thought. It is easy to understand why the cold days of January and February can get us down, but that also means we have to be diligent about mental health during this time. When your employees are down this time of year, do you have… Read more »

How to Tell When It’s Not a Workforce Problem…It’s a Management Problem

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They say that the definition of insanity is doing the same things over and over again and expecting different results. The same has proven true in the workplace. Sometimes what we perceive as the issue isn’t the issue at all. When your workforce continues to have problems that appear unsolvable, it may be time to… Read more »