Reducing Turnover Among Your Employees

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Employee turnover can be incredibly frustrating and costly for employers. You spend a lot of time and money training and onboarding employees just to see them walk out the door. What steps can you take to lower your employee turnover rate? Here are a few suggestions.   Improve the Interview Process You could make the… Read more »

Red Flags to Spot During the Interview Process

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An interview can be very telling when assessing potential candidates for a position. There are certain red flags that employers should look for that will go a long way in determining the propensity for future problems. Be cognizant of spotting these issues during the interview process. Being Tardy Showing up late to an interview is… Read more »

Managing Difficult Personalities

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Workplace conflict is inevitable. The problem is it can be quite costly and eats away at profits. A study from CPP Inc. found that “U.S. employees spend 2.8 hours per week dealing with conflict. This amounts to approximately $359 billion in paid hours (based on average hourly earnings of $17.95), or the equivalent of 385… Read more »

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 »