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 carve out time to sit down and establish some goals…. Read more »

How to Answer the Interview Question “What Is Your Greatest Weakness?”

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Nobody really wants to talk about their weaknesses at a job interview! It makes you vulnerable, and if you say the wrong thing, they might doubt your abilities! So, when you’re asked about your weaknesses, it tends to be a very nerve-wracking experience. But there are great ways to handle the question, especially when you… Read more »

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 »

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 »