What to Do If You Think You Made a Bad Hire

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Almost all hiring managers will experience it at some point – the dreaded bad hire. For whatever reason a new employee just isn’t fitting into your culture and is more of a hindrance than an asset. Maybe you made new hires to start 2017 and so far they aren’t working out. Here’s how to spot… Read more »

Are You a Leader or a Boss?

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A common trait most successful businesses share is someone at the top who effectively calls the shots. There’s a “captain of the ship” who ensures that vital tasks are completed and things are moving in the right direction. But what’s the difference between being a leader at work and just being someone’s boss? More importantly,… Read more »

Building Office Relationships

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There are a lot of different factors that contribute to a high level of workplace productivity and a positive company culture. But you could argue that one of the most important is the relationships between your employees. The problem is that in a lot of companies, employees work 9 to 5, but go home unhappy… Read more »

How to Write an Enticing Job Description

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A job description is typically the first thing a potential candidate sees when investigating a new job opportunity. The ultimate goal is to reel in highly qualified and talented individuals who will apply to your company and enter the next phase of recruiting. Here’s how to set your job description apart from your competition to… Read more »

Creating a Millennial Friendly Healthcare Workplace

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Millennials make up a sizable portion of the workforce. In fact, the Pew Research Center reports “more than one-in-three American workers were millennials in 2015, surpassing Generation X to become the largest share of the American workforce.” One way to attract and retain millennial employees is to offer an enticing healthcare plan that meets their… Read more »

3 Essential Values of a Team Player

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A great employee will possess a variety of qualities and values. But you could make the argument that functioning well within a team setting is one of the most important. This is especially true when it comes to companies in the manufacturing and industrial realm where effective teamwork is often essential in day-to-day operations. Here… Read more »

Hiring Problems? Take These Steps to Solve Them Today

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Hiring may sound fairly easy on paper. But in reality, there can be a lot of obstacles involved with the process. In fact, “46 percent of talent leaders say finding candidates in high demand talent pools is a major barrier, and 77 percent of hiring managers say that recruiters’ screening processes are inadequate.” Here are… Read more »

Why Employee Feedback is Critical to Leadership Success

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Communication between employers and employees is important on many levels. Clear and timely feedback not only prevents employees from making the same mistakes, it lets them know what they’re doing right so you can reinforce positive behavior. Let’s now discuss how feedback fosters learning and improvement and how not providing feedback to employees will prevent… Read more »

Millennial Recruiting Techniques That Are Actually Effective

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The term “millennial” is one of the most widely used buzzwords at the moment and is used to describe a younger person born roughly between 1980 and 1995. Because millennials are projected to account for 46 percent of the total workforce by 2020, it’s important that you’re implementing recruiting strategies that are designed to appeal… Read more »

Win Candidates Over With Great Job Descriptions

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While at first glance, writing a job description may seem simple, there’s actually a lot that goes into it. In today’s competitive business world, it’s never been more important to understand that art of writing a great job description and what candidates are looking for. Here are some tips to help you win over highly… Read more »