Communicating Properly During COVID-19

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Since early March, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced millions of businesses across the United States to temporarily close their doors. This has been a nationwide effort that’s had a considerable impact on our collective fight to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Almost four months later, those same businesses begin the slow, steady, and… Read more »

Learn How to Talk to Candidates Who Are Nervous to Come Back to Work

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Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of Americans have been struggling to adapt to the new reality of routine supply shortages, social distancing, and living under quarantine. This is an unprecedented moment in history that has required each of us to undergo a major psychological shift. Today, after months of virtually complete lockdown,… Read more »

How to Help Build Up Your Employees’ Confidence

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As employers, it’s important for us to be able to enable, empower, and inspire our employees. This can be achieved in a variety of ways. For example, we can invest in new technology to make it easier for our employees to complete a particular task or set of tasks. Or, we can start to commit… Read more »

How Can You Tell If Your Company Culture is Broken?

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What Is “Workplace Culture”? In recent years, the phrase workplace culture has become increasingly common. Put simply, the “culture” of a workplace is the totality of policies, social norms, and modes of interpersonal communication that comprise the general atmosphere of an office. In other words, the phrase “workplace culture” refers to what it feels like… Read more »

Four Signs that a Candidate is (Probably) Not a Good Fit

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When conducting an interview with a job candidate, it’s important for HR professionals to be able to pick up on subtle – as well as more obvious – elements of body language, personality, and communication. In other words, it’s necessary for these professionals to be able to look beyond a candidate’s resume and cover letter… Read more »

What Do We Do With Our Children?

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By the start of May each year, my children are well into their scheming on how late they will be sleeping in this summer and how much fun they will have at camps. But not this year. Due to COVID-19, many parents in the Tampa Bay region and across the United States are asking themselves,… Read more »

The Right Way to Give Employees Constructive Feedback

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The health of a workplace culture is determined, in large part, by the degree and quality of communication between managers and employees. If employees feel that their voices are being heard and that their concerns are being acted upon, productivity, camaraderie, and organization-wide success is likely to follow. If they feel that their contributions are… Read more »

Learn How to Treat Your Employees Right Before They Leave

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How to treat employees properly so they remain with your company. Any experienced HR professional understands that recruitment and hiring is only half the battle when it comes to building a strong workforce. After on-boarding a new employee, it becomes equally important that we treat them in such a way that they’ll want to stick… Read more »

Learn How to Protect Your Business from The Coronavirus Outbreak

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How to protect your business during the COVID-19 Crisis. As the coronavirus pandemic escalates, businesses across the country are continuing to be faced with new and unprecedented challenges. Now more than ever, it’s crucial for employers to be able to quickly and efficiently adapt to rapidly changing conditions. In order to be able to successfully… Read more »

Learn 4 Important Tips for Becoming a Manager For the First Time

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Congratulations! You’re a manager! It’s a great honor, but now the hard work begins. You go from being a part of the team to being in charge of everyone and everything in no time, probably without much preparation or support. It’s time to step up. Here are four tips for becoming a manager for the… Read more »