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Everyone loves to be rewarded for hard work. It is no wonder that money is a top motivator for employees to stay productive and efficient, and that includes salaries and bonuses. But money isn’t everything, so what else can you do to encourage your staff to stay on top of their game. Here are some… Read more »

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You spend more time with your coworkers than you do your family. When you consider that sobering fact, the idea of working with someone you genuinely don’t like can be depressing. Regardless of who’s responsibility it is to make the relationship better, it is always a good idea to take the lead in these situations…. Read more »

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As a manager, you want to encourage you employees to be productive and work to their full potential. But are your methods actually making them feel underappreciated or overworked? If you’re pushing your employees past their breaking point, you could find yourself with bigger problems to contend with, like high turnover, a bad reputation, and… Read more »

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You’ve probably been told that you need to send a thank you note after your interview, but has anyone ever told you how to write one. There are a few rules that can help you create a cover letter that will attract their attention and help you land the job. It is perfectly acceptable to… Read more »

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Your company culture is about so much more than the dress code and cubical layout in your office. How your employees feel every day about coming to work for you is critical for the success of your business. More importantly, it is also a way to connect with and hire the best potential candidates who… Read more »

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Are you stuck in your current job? How can you get out and where do you go from here? If you feel like you’re treading water without an island in sight you may have to make some drastic changes to your career path to find the right place for you to be. When your job… Read more »

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Summertime is often the busiest season. Depending on your industry, you may be swamped with work this time of year and not always have the tools you need at your disposal. If you see something heading your way, it is time to get prepared. If you’re ready to do some summer hiring to increase your… Read more »

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You may slave over your job postings for online job boards or social media. You might consider listing all the details to help narrow down the right candidates. And even when you do that, you may find that your applications are not what you were expecting. If your job postings aren’t attracting the right candidates,… Read more »

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When most people think about progressing in their career they are most often thinking of promotions. And while a step up the corporate ladder seems like the logical next move when you’re ready to make a change, there may be other options to consider. Could a lateral move to a new company give you more… Read more »

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Dress codes seem like simple things. You establish rules for what your employees can and can’t wear in the office and if they violate that policy, there are consequences spelled out. However, dress codes can be slightly more complicated for employers. There may be some requirements that you haven’t considered or accommodations that you’re code… Read more »