How to Establish a Positive Work/Life Balance

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Work/life balance has always been a tricky tightrope to walk. If you go into the office every day, you’re challenged with leaving at a reasonable time, beating the traffic home, and reversing your mindset as you do so. If you work remotely, work/life balance poses unique challenges of its own; namely, how do you stop… Read more »

Motivational Tips for Finishing the Year Strong

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‘Tis the season to be … smart and realistic about how you’re going to finish this year from a business results standpoint, and how to get ready to hit the ground running in 2023. Even if every single thing hasn’t gone according to plan in 2022 – or rather, especially if – now is the… Read more »

The Benefits of Showing Gratitude in the Workplace

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner. This time of year, we tend to think a little bit more about what we’re grateful for – beyond that extra helping of turkey, stuffing, football and pumpkin pie. But the power of gratitude runs much deeper than that. If you show your thankfulness to someone, it makes them… Read more »

Onboarding Best Practices: Don’t Let Your New Hires Fend for Themselves

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You may have landed the new hire you were vying for – but now you have to keep them engaged and committed to staying with your company for the long term. In today’s competitive talent landscape, this starts with the right onboarding experience. It goes way beyond showing a newbie their desk, handing them an… Read more »

Do You Know What Candidates are Looking For? Set Your Business Apart!

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Since the global pandemic, job seekers have changed the way they perceive work, and life in general. But one thing that hasn’t changed is: employers need to understand and meet candidates’ expectations in order to have a shot at hiring desired talent. In today’s post-Covid world, competition for the best candidates is tougher than ever… Read more »

The Best Social Media Platforms for Your Recruitment Strategy

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Should social media be in your recruitment marketing wheelhouse? Absolutely. But you already know that, right? People spend an average of two hours and 24 minutes a day on eight different social networks, so yeah, when you want candidates to see your job postings, you’re setting yourself up for failure if you’re not using various… Read more »

The Benefits of Workplace Relationships and How You Can Foster Them at Your Business

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Your people are your company’s greatest asset. After all, where would you be without them? Note that it’s your people – plural – that make your business work and help it grow. This means a team, a family, a cohesive group. Not everyone has to be BFFs, but they do need to get along and… Read more »

The Dog Days of Summer: 5 Ways to Keep Your Employees Motivated

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Keeping employee motivation high during the summer months can be challenging, especially if your location is one where winters are long and that long-awaited time between June and September is sacred. But even in year-round warm weather climes, one’s mood just naturally shifts starting right around Memorial Day …employees begin to mentally check out and… Read more »

Candidate Red Flags: How to Identify Them and What You Should Do

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Does the perfect resume mean someone is the perfect hire?  Maybe. Or maybe not.  If a candidate is even worth considering for a job, it means they’ve done their homework and preparation, which also means they’ve practiced telling you just what you want to hear when you question them. So, how can you single out… Read more »

5 Ways to Develop an Inclusive Workplace

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When you hear the words “inclusive workplace,” you naturally think “diversity.” And that’s good. However, D & I are not the same thing.   Diversity is the characteristics, experiences and other distinctions that make one person different from another. A diverse workplace is one that hires and promotes people from a variety of backgrounds, with each… Read more »