How to Make Your Temporary Employees Feel Welcome

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When part of your workforce is composed of temporary workers, you may experience some friction, or lack of cooperation, between your temps and full-time employees. Taking care of all your employees, regardless of status, will ensure your business is running smoothly. It will also help you establish a good, or better, reputation in the industry…

Dealing With Abrasive Personality Types on Your Team

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When dealing with abrasive personality types on your team, you may be faced with some challenges. If they are a top performer and replacing them isn’t an option, you might feel stuck. Replacing them can be expensive. It also might not be in your best interest, either. At this point, it begs the question: how…

Staff Retention: Why It Matters and What You Should Do

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In the current competitive labor market, finding the right employees can be a big hassle. Because of this, it might be a good idea to shift focus to retention efforts and keep staff turnover low.   © fizkes / Adobe Stock   Staff retention is important because you want to make sure your current employees…

Give Feedback to Your Employees Frequently – Here’s Why

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If you’re a manager with a decent-sized team, you know how critical communication can be. A good team can become great with exceptional communication. However, all of this starts at the top. Want to keep ahead of the game? You should be providing critical feedback to your team frequently. To find out why, continue reading.…

How to Handle the Contrasting Personalities of Your Team

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Every team will have a wide variety of personalities. Managing a diverse workforce effectively can be a boon for your business. However, failing to recognize the diversity in personalities of your team can certainly spell disaster if you aren’t careful. We’re here to help you manage your diverse team in a way that will make…

3 Ways to Handle a Good Employee With a Bad Attitude

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Every place of work, at one time or another, has a good employee with a bad attitude. These troublesome cases are unique. In the case of an all-around poor worker with a poor attitude, it is simply a matter of discipline or termination. However, a foul-tempered worker who is good at their job is tough,…

4 Tips For Starting Your New Management Position

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If you’re starting a new management position at a new company, chances are you’re starting from scratch. You don’t know any of the employees, company policies, or procedures. You are wading into deep unknown waters; what do you start with? If you are in need of some guidance, here are some ways you can put…

How to Attract Highly Skilled Workers for Your Business

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You want the best for your business. Naturally, you want the most-skilled, highly-qualified people to fill your open positions. However, in a competitive economy with many people looking for work, it isn’t easy. Let’s solve your hiring problems together and help you find highly skilled employees for your business.   © pressmaster / Adobe Stock…

Beat The Summer Heat and Keep Your Employees Cool

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In non-temperature controlled workplaces, summer can spell disaster for employee health and morale. If your employees are too exposed to the heat, even while indoors, it can result in serious illness or death. To make sure your operations are in tip-top shape, use these tips and help your employees beat the heat.   © peterzayda…

Hiring Preparation Mistakes You Need to Avoid

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As a business owner or manager, when you have an open position available at your company, you want to make sure you have everything squared away before you start searching for candidates. Inadequate preparation for the process can result in you hiring the wrong person. Before you even start looking for someone, you need to…