Tips for Increasing Employee Loyalty

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Current statistics paint a pretty grim picture of employee loyalty. Officevibe reports, “Only 13 percent of employees are engaged worldwide.” Even worse, “51 percent of workers are looking to leave their current jobs.” Fortunately, this is something your company can improve on. Here are some tips for increasing employee loyalty. Pay Employees Fairly Adequate compensation… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Active and Passive Job Seekers

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Effective recruiting is critical to the success and longevity of your business. After all, finding the right candidates contributes to your productivity, retention rate and ultimately, profitability. With 67 percent of recruiters saying it’s harder than ever to find talent, many companies are now interested in learning about active and passive job seekers. The Key… Read more »

How to Let Candidates Know They Didn’t Get the Job

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Although you may have hundreds of candidates apply for a position, only one person will ultimately get the job. Unfortunately, that means you need to let everyone else who didn’t get the job know. And this can be difficult and something that requires a lot of tact. Here are some tips for letting candidates down… Read more »

How a Slow Hiring Process Can Damage Your Company

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You don’t want to be impulsive when hiring new employees because that can lead to bad decisions. But at the same time, you don’t want to be too slow because that can hurt your company as well. Here are some of the main consequences of a slow hiring process. Economic Costs A 2016 SHRM study… Read more »

Common Mistakes Managers Make

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As a company leader, it’s important a manager performs their job well and sets the right tone. Otherwise, making critical mistakes can adversely affect the entire workplace and bring everyone down. Here are some of the most common mistakes managers make, and how to correct them.   Not Getting to Know Employees as People Relationships are… Read more »

Tips for Helping Your Team Improve Their Customer Service Skills

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Having great customer service is vitally important. One study even found, “33 percent of Americans say they’ll consider switching companies after just a single instance of poor service.” As an employer, there’s a lot you can do to improve your team’s customer service skills. Start with the following tips. Employee Engagement  You could argue having… Read more »

Tips for Reducing Turnover Among Millennial Employees

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When it comes to the workplace, millennials aren’t exactly known for remaining with one company long-term. Gallup explains, “21 percent of millennials say they’ve changed jobs within the past year—more than three times the number of non-millennials.” Here are some tips for helping you reduce turnover among this group of workers. Be a Coach, Not… Read more »

How to Properly Interview an HR Professional

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Human resources plays a vital role within your company. As BambooHR points out, these individuals are responsible for everything from recruiting/hiring and training employees to resolving workplace conflicts. So you’ll want to be sure to select the right HR professional for the job. A big part of this is asking the right questions during the… Read more »

Why You Should Look at a Candidate’s Skills and Not Employment Gaps

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In some cases, you may find yourself in a situation where you have someone who seems like a great candidate who’s applying for a position. They’ve got the right knowledge, skill set, qualifications, etc. The only issue is there’s an employment gap in their resume. Here are some reasons why you shouldn’t automatically disqualify these… Read more »

Great Ways to Attract Great Candidates

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You could argue that the success of your company ultimately relies on the caliber of your workforce. Hiring great candidates plays a huge role in your productivity, profitability and culture. So, of course you’ll want to attract the right people. Here are some effective strategies for doing just that. Tap Into Employee Networks Acquiring new… Read more »