Learn About the Benefits of Meeting One-on-One With Employees

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One-on-one meetings with your employees can be a really valuable tool for managing your employees’ performance, gaining important information, and getting know your employees on both a personal and professional level. It gives you the chance to motivate them for greatness and, in doing so, improve the performance of your whole organization. Here are five… Read more »

Tips for Making Candidates Feel Comfortable During an Interview

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It’s no secret that job interviews make people nervous! And when they’re too nervous, the interview never goes well. They forget what they were going to say, they have trouble recalling their achievements, or they talk too much and provide rambling nonsensical responses instead of concise, thoughtful answers. But if the candidates feel comfortable, the… Read more »

Finding Top Talent in Tampa Bay in 2019!!!

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Recently there have been a number of media stories promoting the Tampa Bay area as a great place to find a new job in 2019!  This all sounds fabulous until you look at our current unemployment rate of 3.0%. If you are a hiring manager or business owner the fundamental question you are likely asking… Read more »

Setting Your Career Goals for 2019

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It’s finally here—the start of a new year! Which means it’s a great time to reflect on the past year and set your career goals for 2019. Looking back on the past is a great way to celebrate your achievements, learn from your failures, and set course for your future. A list of realistic, achievable… Read more »

The True Cost of Having Unfilled Positions

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Employee vacancies can be really costly for any organization. There are both tangible and intangible costs—money, time, and morale. The most efficient and productive companies have plans in place to find new talent and can quickly fill a position with quality candidates. Here’s how you can find the true cost of having unfilled positions in… Read more »

Tips for Building a Successful Employee Referral Program

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If you can develop a good employee referral program, you’ll never find yourself searching for new employees. No one is better suited to recruit the right talent to fill your job openings like your own staff. They know who has what it takes to work at your company and who would make a good fit…. Read more »

What You Shouldn’t Say in a Job Interview

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Job interviews are typically pretty stressful, particularly for those of us who aren’t used to having every word that comes out of our mouths scrutinized to the highest degree. Misspeaking during an interview can have some major consequences—as in, not getting a job offer! It’s important to prepare, plan what you’re going to say, and… Read more »

How to Foster Teamwork to Get Better Results

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Teamwork in the office is the best way to maximize efficiency on a big project, but it’s oftentimes difficult for managers to inspire such cohesiveness. Sometimes it gets confusing to worry about the direction of the group while simultaneously managing distinctive personalities and holding individuals accountable. But teamwork yields trust, honest feedback, efficient divisions of… Read more »

How to Hire the Right Administrative Assistant

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A good administrative assistant is the backbone of a company. They keep things running smoothly and take care of unseen business, often without receiving any type of credit. Finding someone with basic IT skills, communication skills, interpersonal skills, organizational skills and an attention to detail isn’t easy. Here’s how you can hire the right administrative… Read more »

Why You Should Socialize With Your Co-workers

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There are a lot of good reasons to socialize with your co-workers, namely that it leads to greater engagement and greater job satisfaction. But at the end of your workday, all you want is to head home and have a quiet night—or at least not think about anything work related for the next 15 hours… Read more »