5 Ways to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them

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Employee appreciation is essential for boosting workplace morale and lowering turnover. In fact, 36% of employees say a lack of recognition is the number one reason they leave their job. Here are five ways to show your employees you appreciate them. Thank Them on Social Media Nearly everyone is on social media these days, and… Read more »

3 Tips for Following Up After Submitting a Resume

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Following up after submitting a resume is vital for a job seeker. “Once you have submitted your application for a job, unless the hiring manager tells you specifically not to follow up, you can’t just leave the application hanging out there and wait,” explains career coach Hallie Crawford. Here are three ways to effectively follow… Read more »

4 Ways to Help Your Employees Achieve Their Career Goals

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Running a successful company largely depends on helping your employees achieve their career goals. After all, if they’re satisfied and able to advance in their careers, they’re more likely to be fully engaged and give it their all at work. With that said, here are some ways to help your employees get the most from… Read more »

4 Tips For How to Succeed as a First-Time Manager

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Congratulations! You’ve been given a position as first-time manager. That’s quite an accomplishment. However, getting acclimated can be difficult and takes some time to get used to. Here are some helpful tips to ensure you get started on the right foot and have long-term success. Lead by Example One of the reasons you were promoted… Read more »

When Should You Ask for Help at Work?

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No matter how knowledgeable and skilled you are, there will be a time when you’ll encounter an issue at work you simply can’t handle on your own. You may be reluctant to ask for help because you may think others will perceive it as a weakness. “Asking for help makes many people feel vulnerable, and… 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 »

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 »

Have a Job? It’s OK to Look Around!

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Here’s the scenario. You’re already gainfully employed and have a job that you’re reasonably satisfied with. You could just let complacency creep in and simply keep doing what you’re doing. Or you could expand your reach by seeing what’s out there and if there are any other positions that could enhance your career. Here are… Read more »

3 Signs an Employee is Unhappy

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Although it’s probably not realistic to expect every single employee to be happy 100 percent of the time, seriously unhappy, disengaged employees can have some adverse effects on your business. In fact, research has found that “70 percent of U.S. employees are disengaged, and this costs the U.S. $450 to $550 billion per year.” Here… Read more »

Get a Jumpstart on Your Summer Job Search

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With summer quickly approaching and the temperatures rising, it’s also a hot time of the year for job searching. As a result, the competition can be pretty fierce – and it’s not always easy to reach hiring managers because of frequent vacations and absences. Here are some tips for streamlining your summer job search and… Read more »