Surviving the Holiday Countdown

Can you feel that? Of course, you can. It’s the time of year when everyone in the office can feel every little tick of the second hand, every single passing day on the calendar. It’s easy to be distracted. You have a million things to think about, festivities, gifts, all of that food, but you […]

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Holiday Leave Survival Guide

It’s time to take that holiday leave. Whether just a couple of days over Thanksgiving or a couple of weeks for time with extended family, holiday leave is both an incredible blessing and a source of stress for many. One study by the American Psychological Association found that 38% of people feel a serious increase in […]

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Creating an Attitude of Gratitude

There is ample research on the topic of gratitude in the workplace and how it will transform your organization. In fact, a 2012 study from the American Psychological Association found that over half of all workers leave one job to search for another because they felt unappreciated or undervalued. Facts like this just confirm the […]

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How to Kick the Smartphone Habit

Chances are, somewhere on your person, is a smartphone. They’re everywhere, making our lives more convenient, but also having negative impacts on our attention span, sleep/wake cycles, relationships, work, and many other areas of our lives. Data from the Pew Research Center shows that 77% of Americans own smartphones. Screen time data suggest that the […]

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Spring Fever? Tips to Keep your Employees Productive All Spring

As we approach springtime, it is just beautiful outside. The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and it is perfect weather to be outside soaking up the sun. You start to find yourself and your employees getting spring fever. It is hard to focus on work when all you can think about is laying […]

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Biggest Recruiting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Biggest Recruiting Mistakes Companies Make 1. Not Having a Good Job Posting Your job post should fit the “Goldilocks” standard – not too short, not too long, but just right! A job post that is too short or too vague will give you an influx of candidates that do not fit the requirements you are […]

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Try These Interview Questions to Gauge Soft Skills in Your Candidates

How do you know if an interview candidate has the proper skills of communication, decision-making, collaboration, teamwork, time management, and creativity required for the job? These qualities are classified as something known as soft skills. Soft skills are personality and workplace traits of employees that are not easily quantified on a resume but are important […]

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Creating a Diverse Workplace

Workplace diversity includes more than having a team of people of different races and ethnicities. Employees in an inclusive workplace setting should be individuals with varying genders, ethnicities, levels of education, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, privileges, ages, religions, political views, cultures, and even work styles. Diversity Matters There is something to be said about a […]

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The Work Life Balance: How Employers Can Help

Work Life Balance is Crucial Help your employees find work life balance with these tips. By showing your employees that family and personal life are important, you will gain more loyal employees – saving you time and resources down the line. Be Flexible with Schedules Offering flexibility with your employees’ schedules will go a long […]

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