How to Ensure Your Team Meets its End-of-the-Year Goal

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As the end of the year draws closer, you may have outstanding goals you hoped to achieve for your business. You want to report success to your employees and customers, keeping the company profitable and progressive. So what can you do in the fourth quarter, while holidays and upcoming PTO is at the forefront of everyone’s minds?  …

The Best Way to Start Your Staffing Meetings

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Your workplace is made up of people with different personalities. One of the most obvious is the introverts versus the extroverts. Since these two personality types tend to perform much differently in meetings, you can take steps to ensure everyone has an opportunity to feel comfortable. This will help you maximize participation.   Start with something…

How to Focus Better on the Task at Hand

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Your focus is critical for your productivity at work. We all know the feeling of drifting off into daydreams, and a lack of focus can lead to mistakes or even safety issues, depending on the nature of your job. You can help keep your focus laser-sharp during your workday with the following tips: Block out…

Is it Time for Your Company to Go Paperless? Here are Some Advantages

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How “green” is your company? It’s hard to ignore the current push for more sustainable ways of doing everything—from recycling to energy conservation, to the push for going paperless. Companies are jumping in on the plight to help our planet, and moving from paper to electronic communication can make a huge difference when you consider…

How to Help Your Quiet Employees Speak Up

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In every office, there are two types of employees: introverts and extroverts. Extroverts are easy to spot because they thrive in social situations: they love to talk with groups, they have no problem “thinking on their feet” and they feel energized around others. Introverts are a little different. They do best in one-on-one situations and…

Five Tips to Help You Feel More Confident Before an Interview

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Most people don’t enjoy interviews. There’s usually a lot riding on them, and you feel pressure to do your best. Preparation is key—and certain steps will help you quell your nervous energy and build your confidence. For most, it’s not possible to completely eradicate the butterflies in your stomach, but you can at least calm…

How to Let Your Boss Know You’re Ready for More Responsibility

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Want to move up in your job? One way you can prove to your boss you’re passionate about your work is to ask for more responsibility. As a hard-working professional, your desire to do more and grow with the business is a great way to alert your boss you’re serious about sticking around and moving…

How Simple Desk Yoga Can Improve Your Overall Health

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Namaste, yoga lovers! Yoga blends stretching, strength and meditation to help improve your health, both physically and mentally. Even if you’ve never been to a yoga class in your life, you can still try your hand at desk yoga. It can help on days when stress and deadlines seem to be getting the best of…

Make Sure You Have an Exit Interview That’s Open and Transparent

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Exit interviews are a perfect way to reduce future turnover. It’s important to understand why employees leave your company, in case there’s something you need to fix. You can uncover issue you may not have even know about, and the best way to do this is with an open and transparent exit interview process. You…

Looking to Motivate your Employees? Try these Three Ways

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It’s true that motivated employees are the dream of any employer. They work hard, they’re happy to be there, they have great ideas, and they help to boost the morale of other employees around them. If they were in school, they’d be receiving comments like, “A pleasure to have in class” on their report cards!…