2018 Hiring Trends to Watch Out For

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The way that companies go about hiring has evolved significantly in the 21st century. Primarily fueled by technology, newer, more cutting-edge strategies are adopted each and every year. 2018 promises to be especially interesting, and the following hiring trends should be on your radar. Developing a Successful Employee Value Proposition Although the overall candidate pool… Read more »

Inspire Employee Creativity With These Easy Tips

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Having a creative workplace offers some major benefits. Employees are better able to work through complex problems, come up with out-of-the-box solutions and tend to be more inspired. As a leader, it’s important to be able to foster creativity among your employees. Here are some effective ways to do so. Allow Flexible Work Schedules Fatigue… Read more »

4 Tips to Stop Micromanaging

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Micromanaging employees can be detrimental to your business in many ways. It often hurts morale, reduces productivity and can ultimately drive a wedge between you and your employees. In the long run, this can be disastrous to your company culture. If you find yourself micromanaging, here are some tips for stopping. Hire the Right People… Read more »

Tips for Hiring the Right Receptionist

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You could think of a receptionist as being “the face” of your company. They’re often the first person that customers, clients and vendors will interact with on the phone or in person. Therefore, they need to possess the right set of qualities and characteristics, including the following. Great Communication Skills Communication is hands-down the most… Read more »

Top Benefits of Having an Employee Referral Program

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Recruiting is an uphill battle for many employers. Many find it to be costly and time-consuming and they still have to deal with the never-ending issue of turnover. That’s where an employee referral program comes in. It can be incredibly helpful for streamlining recruiting and offers several distinct benefits. Reduce Hiring Time Research has found… Read more »

The Benefits of Having an Employee Handbook

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Effective communication between employers and employees is critical. It’s important you’re on the same page, especially when it comes to matters such as policies, procedures, work scheduling, etc. Although it’s not legally required, an employee handbook can be an invaluable resource for your company and serves multiple purposes. Introduces Employees to Your Culture Each company… Read more »

Red Flags to Look for When Interviewing Candidates

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You can learn a lot of information about a job candidate during an interview. Besides learning about their work history and qualifications, it’s an opportunity to gauge their overall behavior – both the good and the bad. Here are some specific red flags to look out for when interviewing candidates to avoid making the wrong… Read more »

The Importance of a Strong Employer / Employee Relationship

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No matter how much technology becomes infused with the workplace, relationships are still at the heart of a company’s success. How well you get along with your employees impacts multiple elements of daily operations as well as the long-term success of your business. Here are some key benefits of having strong relationships with your employees… Read more »

Why Team-Building Exercises Work

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Great teamwork is vital to the success of most companies, especially smaller ones where employees work in a communal setting. While relationships will inevitably form organically, a tight-knit team doesn’t necessarily occur on its own. It needs some coaxing. That’s where team-building exercises come in. Here are some reasons why these exercises work and how… Read more »

The Best Questions to Ask During an Interview

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When you think of questioning during interview, you probably think of a recruiter asking you questions. But it’s actually a two-way street, and you’ll want to ask a few key questions as well. Doing so proves you have a genuine interest and you’ve given the interview plenty of thought. It will also clarify anything that… Read more »