How to Handle a Burnt Out Employee

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Dealing with Employee Burnout

One of your bright and talented employees hasn’t quite been themselves lately. When once they were the first in their seat, happy and excited to begin the workday, now you notice them sauntering in late. They seem distracted and easily annoyed—definitely not the person who once cranked out top-notch work. A change in an employee’s…

Three Ways to Bring Temp Workers into Your Culture

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Though they’ll only be with you for a limited time, temp employers are still part of your staff. Employees who feel welcome in your workplace will be more comfortable interacting with your permanent employees—which will help your temp employees work hard, contribute and do their very best. And this is a win for all involved!   Three ways to…

How Can You Address Safety Concerns with Your Team?

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A safe workplace is critical to the well-being of your workers, and to your business overall. So it’s important to stress workplace safety with your employees—and as a reminder, to make sure safety precautions are taken each and every workday. If a safety concern has arisen, it’s your number–one priority to discuss it with your team and rectify the…

Top Five Signs that Top Talent Might Leave Soon

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No employer wants to think about it, but on occasion your very best employees may be planning an exit strategy. You’ve likely worked hard to find these top employees, and their knowledge and skills are an asset to your business. Keeping them long-term is your best case scenario! If you can identify signs of unrest in a top performer, you…

Top Hiring and Management Posts of 2018

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As the year draws to a close, it’s good to reflect on the highlights of 2018 as you prepare for 2019. As an employer, did you reach your business goals? Q4 is usually the time when companies are putting the finishing touches on their goals for Q1 of the upcoming year. Year-end is a perfect…

Employee Recognition Tips

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In this season of giving thanks, don’t forget your employees! They help to keep your business moving along so you can accomplish bigger and better things—now and in the New Year. And if you’re wondering how to recognize your workers, have no fear. You don’t need to get overly fancy to say thanks, and many…

How to Deal With Underperformers

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In a perfect world, all your workers would be superstars. But unfortunately, employers often have to deal with employees who put in the bare minimum, punch the clock and go home. They may not have always been this way—sometimes employees who were once great performers decrease their productivity for one reason or another. Since employee…

Great Tips to Speed up Your Candidate Search

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Finding new talent can be a time-consuming process. And the longer a position goes unfilled at your company, the more drain it is on staff currently picking up the slack. For this reason, you should take steps to make talent sourcing swift and efficient. Five tips to speed up your search: You can find new…

What Is Your Cost Per Hire?

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To maintain a manageable staffing budget, you need a clear understanding of your staffig costs. And you can do this by calculating cost per hire for new workers you bring on board.  How to calculate your cost to hire per employee  This is a fairly easy, but valuable process. Follow these steps:  Tally all the…

Keys to Hiring Candidates Who Are Unemployed

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You’re in search of a candidate who’s just the right fit for the job. But what happens when you locate someone who looks perfect on paper… but is currently unemployed? You may feel apprehensive, afraid you’ve uncovered a problem employee. But have no fear—there are some key steps you can take to ensure your hiring…