Putting In Notice: How to Resign From Your Job on a High Note

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Once upon a time, many years ago, working at the same company for your entire life up until retirement was the norm. Now, times have changed. You might find yourself in a position where you must leave your job to move on to bigger and better things. We understand: putting in notice is tough, especially…

Toxic Employees: Who They Are and How to Identify Them

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A toxic employee is a detriment to anyone’s business or team. However, they are sometimes difficult to identify. A toxic employee may even be seen as doing some good work, but behind the scenes, they are driving employees away or causing productivity to suffer. If you’re concerned that some of your employees may be toxic…

How to Motivate Your Team Members the Right Way

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A stagnating team can cause productivity to fall behind. As a leader, you are the one who needs to find a way to make things right. If you find that your employees are falling behind, perhaps it is time to consider some ways to motivate them in order to keep things moving. One way you…

Want to Engage Your Employees? Follow These Four Tips

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One underappreciated secret to employee retention is keeping them engaged. An engaged employee is a happy employee. Your workers will come to work ready to do their jobs, feel good about the company they are working for, and will be more willing to do more work during crunch periods. Engaged employees feel like an integral…

Facebook Job Search Feature: What You Need to Know

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In 2017, Facebook launched its own job listing and search feature. Facebook is now one of the leading online job search competitors alongside Indeed, Monster, and Craigslist. We recommend utilizing Facebook’s job search feature as one of your primary job search websites.   How Jobs on Facebook Work If you already have a Facebook account,…

5 Reasons Why Temporary and Contract Employees Rock

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If you’re a business owner or hiring manager with positions to fill, look no further. Successful temporary and contract employees are flexible, reliable people. They can get you out of a high-workload situation. They come with all sorts of skills, backgrounds, and experiences they can draw from to make their assignments a complete success with…

Soft Skills: What You Might Be Missing at Work

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Soft skills are just as important in the workplace as hard skills. However, they are just as difficult to master and use effectively as anything else you might be doing at your job. We’re here to tell you about some of the most important soft skills you can practice every day, that will help you…

Closing the Skills Gap With Today’s Workforce

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By Bekhi Spika     Over the past few years, U.S. manufacturers have been facing a steadily growing shortage of skilled workers. A recent study by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute predicts that “the U.S. manufacturing sector is likely to suffer a shortfall of 2 million workers” by 2025—a marked increase from the 600,000 jobs…

When Times Are Tough, Invest in Your Team

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BY BRIAN FORMATO     Most struggling organizations try to figure out how to turn their fortunes around. They look at various metrics and investigate cutting costs, increasing production, expanding their offerings, and a whole host of other options. Team building, though, rarely tops their lists, with many HR managers thinking of it as an…

Busting 5 Common Productivity Myths

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BY STEPHANIE REYES     Every organization in the world seems to be concerned with productivity these days—and for good reason: improving productivity is often the only way for a company to remain competitive in today’s global market. Productivity gains can even drive entire economies! (In the USA, for example, they account for as much…