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 »

The Best Ways to Challenge Your Employees to Reach Their Potential

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The goal of any manager is to coach your employees to reach their full potential and reach success. But how can you do that? There are so many personalities to consider, not to mention setbacks and obstacles that seem paralyzing to some people. Plus, you have so many other things to handle—budgets, marketing strategies, and… Read more »

Tips for Helping a Struggling Employee

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There are countless reasons why an employee might be struggling and performing poorly. They might be new and still learning, or they might be a veteran employee who suddenly hits a performance skid. It might be a personal reason. It might be a lack of motivation. It might be that they’re bored and disengaged from… Read more »

Why You Should Help Your Employees Set Goals

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Goal setting is one of those things that can easily be forgotten about. You’re so busy making sure your day-to-day tasks get completed that you don’t have time to sit down and think about the bigger picture. That’s why it’s essential to help your employees to carve out time to sit down and establish some… Read more »

What To Do If You Have an Employee Who’s Stuck in a Rut

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Everyone runs into a performance lull now and again. It might be because of personal distractions, it might be weather-related, they might be bored, or they might be frustrated with something in your company procedures. And depending on your management style and their personality, they might not be comfortable discussing it with you. But if… Read more »

Is Your Best Employee About to Walk Out the Door? Here’s How to Tell

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All your employees are replaceable—except for the ones who aren’t! Your best employees have all those intangible, soft skills that not everyone has. The loss of any employee will set you back time, money, morale, but when your best employee leaves, it can be devastating. And it’s even worse if you didn’t see it coming…. Read more »

3 Tips for Handling Frustrated Employees

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No matter how great of a leader you are, eventually, you’ll have a swarm of frustrated employees in front of you. And even though it probably wasn’t your fault, you have to handle it, and the sooner, the better! When morale is low, employees rarely perform well, people stop trying and productivity wanes. If you… Read more »

What Do You Do If You Have Two Strong Job Candidates?

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So, you’re hiring, and you’ve narrowed it down to two solid job candidates, and you’re not sure who to hire. It’s certainly a good problem to have! Most companies struggle to find just one candidate who’s qualified, so if you’ve found two, you’re pretty lucky. But before the indecisiveness paralyzes you, let’s problem-solve and think… Read more »

How You Can Retain Your Top Employees

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A good employee is nothing to take for granted. If you have some all-star employees on your team, you need to do everything in your power to keep them happy and keep them at your company. Fortunately, you can take advantage of their talents and help them to thrive at work at the same time… Read more »

3 Benefits of Direct Hire Through a Staffing Firm

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When you’re working with a staffing firm, there are several different ways to hire people. Depending on your situation, you might opt for a temporary employee, a temp-to-hire, or a direct-hire position. Each has its own set of pros and cons, and you have to decide what’s best for your company. Temporary employment, managed by… Read more »