Take These Steps to Become a Better Manager

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Progressing up the career ladder generally upward requires moving from being a contributor to supervising a team of employees as direct reports. However, having years of experience in an industry or specialized technical expertise doesn’t mean you will automatically know how to manage people – it’s a completely new skill. But like any other skill,… Read more »

Generation Z is Entering the Workforce: How Should You Manage Them?

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Millennials, or the generation born in the 1980s to the mid-1990s, are now well-established in the workplace, so it’s time to focus on the newest age group entering the workforce: Generation Z. Commonly referred to as simply Gen Z, they were born between 1997 and 2012, meaning the oldest ones are now entry-level workers. And… Read more »

7 Soft Skills Every Leader Should Have

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Business expertise and strategy is crucial to being a successful leader, but soft skills are just as important. Soft skills are the personal traits that contribute to working well with others and being an asset to an organization, but which are most important for leadership? Learn more about the seven soft skills every leader should… Read more »

Why Do Veterans Make the Best Employees?

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As veterans return from active duty and reenter the workforce, they often have to struggle with unemployment or underemployment, as their responsibilities in the military don’t necessarily appear to first glance to be relevant to many employers. However, if you don’t consider hiring veterans, you could be missing out – learn more about the traits… Read more »

How To Tackle Skills Gaps In The Workplace

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Skills gaps or the discrepancy between the current skills employees and candidates possess and what employers need for their businesses to be competitive, is a major concern for leaders across industries. 56% of employers report having a moderate to a significant skills gap, while just 6% say they have no skills gap at all, according… Read more »

Tips To Promote Health and Wellness This Year

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Prioritizing the health and wellness of your employees has many benefits for your organization, including reduced absenteeism, lowered healthcare costs, increased productivity, and improved morale. However, even the best-intentioned health and wellness plan may not necessarily be effective for your employees. Check out these tips to promote health and wellness this year: Support Health Through… Read more »

Use These Questions To Wrap Up An Interview

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Interviewing candidates should be a strategic process from start to finish. Closing an interview tends just to be a matter of asking the candidate if they have any questions and then moving on. However, you could be missing out on the valuable opportunity to evaluate their qualifications further and gauge their continued interest if you… Read more »

Is Your Hiring Strategy Ready For 2020?

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The beginning of a new year is seen as a fresh start personally, but it also is professionally – it brings new hiring budgets, along with retirements and resignations that require finding replacements. Get your hiring off to a successful start by reevaluating what you’ve previously done and seeing if there is room for improvement… Read more »

Benefits of Allowing Your Team To Take Breaks During The Day

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When you have a workload that shows no signs of slowing down, it seems logical that the best way to tackle it is to work harder and longer, but that method is likely to backfire. Scheduling in regular breaks can make your team better equipped to succeed. Learn more about the benefits of allowing your… Read more »

6 Ways To Show Appreciation For Your Team

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Employees who feel appreciated by their bosses are more likely to be engaged with their work, and therefore, more productive, have more positive attitudes and are less likely to leave. Showing appreciation doesn’t have to be costly to be effective. Check out these six ways to show appreciation for your team: