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…

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…

Three Effective Tips to Manage Employee Conflict

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Differing points of view add to a well-rounded workforce. However, it’s inevitable that employees will disagree and argue from time to time. It’s the nature of different people from different backgrounds working together under the same roof. So when your employees aren’t getting along, what should you do? Three ways to manage employee disagreements As…

What Skills Do You Look for When Promoting Employees?

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The opportunity to be promoted and advance within the company can be very motivating to staff. This adds to productivity and job satisfaction. Plus giving employees the ability to move ahead helps you, too—it’s easier to promote workers internally since they’re already familiar with your business and corporate culture. Five promotable qualities in an employee…

Important Tips on Why Offering a Competitive Salary Will Help You Keep your Best Workers

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Employing talent at the top of your field gives your business a competitive advantage over others. But if you want the best, you must be able to pay well—or else they’ll move on to something new (or never start with you in the first place). This is especially true if your industry is competitive, and…

Tricks to Help Make Your Meetings More Efficient and Productive

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Employees are busy people! With full schedules of tasks and daily demands, meetings can eat up lots of valuable time. To be sure you’re spending your staff’s time wisely, it helps to follow a few meeting best practices. Six pathways to better meetings To get everyone through a meeting and back to their workday, consider…

Four Questions You Must Ask Your Interviewer

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An interview is just as important for you as for your potential employer. Why? Because it’s a learning process where you can find out all you need to know about a job. In a way, you’re interviewing the hiring manager just as much as she is interviewing you. Four key questions to ask During your…