Want a Successful Q1? Start Preparing Now!

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While you may be focused on ending 2014 successfully, now is also the right time to start preparing for a great first quarter of 2015. Based on the lessons you’ve learned this year you can prepare for a strong first quarter to kick off the New Year the right way. Here are a few ways… Read more »

Onboarding New Team Members to Improve Success Rates

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You may be surprised to learn that many employees recognize that they are unhappy in a new job within weeks of starting. As the manager or owner of your company it is up to you to ensure their success from the beginning. Did you know that your onboarding procedures may be the most crucial element… Read more »

Want a Productive Team? Start Leading them towards Greatness.

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Productivity is the cornerstone of a successful business. Every manager wants to ensure that their team is effectively and efficiently moving the company toward it achieving company goals. The best way for any manager to encourage productivity from their staff is to lead by example. Here are a few ways for an effective leader to… Read more »

Should You Turn Away Over-Qualified Candidates?

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Countless times since the recession began in 2007 skilled employees have been turned away from jobs for being “overqualified.” This has led to frustration in the job market. However, a strategic company can use this trend to their advantage. Your company should consider hiring overqualified candidates who have been rejected by your competition. Key Reasons… Read more »

How to Become an Employer of Choice in Tampa

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Your corporate culture defines who you are as an organization. It can be informed by your mission statement and how you treat employees. If all of the aspects of your company line up in the right way, you can become an employer of choice in your community. If you’re looking for the best people to… Read more »

Warehouse Safety Tips for St. Petersburg Employers

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When managing a warehouse facility it is extremely important to pay special attention to safety in the workplace. Permanent and temporary workers should be able to perform at top levels without having to worry about the safety of the equipment and facility. Here are a few warehouse safety tips for your manufacturing facility. Train your… Read more »

3 Workflow Management Software Systems to Consider

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Do you think technology can help your company be effective and efficient? Big developments in workflow management software can provide structure to your company and help keep your projects and departments on track. A workflow management system is designed to house everything in your organization in one place to make coordination and administration streamlined. While… Read more »

Are You a Boss or Leader in Your Tampa Organization?

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While the words “boss” and “leader” are often seen as interchangeable in business it is important to note the subtle differences. Which characteristics do you want to embody? Let’s take a look at the things that separate bosses from leaders and how you can develop your skills to become a better leader for your team…. Read more »

5 Ways to Retain Millennials in 2014

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Generation Y, also known as Millennials, are a population that is quickly growing in the workplace. While Baby Boomers are delaying retirement, the tide is shifting toward Millennials to take up the mantle of the largest generation of workers today. As an employer, how can you keep Gen Y happy on the job? They have… Read more »

4 Ways to Prepare Your Staff for Temp Workers

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When you’re bringing on temp employees it is important to be open and honest with your current staff. Temporary workers are often taken for granted as managers and other employees believe they can start with little training. However, it is important that a temporary employee feel comfortable on the assignment. It is equally as important… Read more »