Considering a Career Change? Start Your Search with These 3 Tips

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Switching careers can be exciting, but also overwhelming. Whether you’re starting to lose interest in your current pursuit or you’re interested in something that brings home more money and greater benefits, there are many reasons to begin daydreaming about a new career path.  But before you do anything drastic, you need to have a plan…. Read more »

3 Ways to Reduce Your Risk When Hiring

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Hiring new employees always includes some level of risk—will the candidate fit in to your company culture? Will he leave for a new position after a few short months? What if he’s not diligent or engaged enough? Onboarding and orienting new hires is expensive, not to mention the time and money lost if someone leaves… Read more »

Three Reasons Why You Should Always Stay Up-to-Date on Industry Trends

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Creative trends come and go and it’s tempting to keep ignoring it all and keep plugging along with your head down, especially if you have a secure job and you’re relatively successful. But the truth is that if you’re not attempting some of the popular practices, or at least keeping track of them, then you’re… Read more »

Boost Productivity With Just-In-Time Employees

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Companies are often challenged to complete more projects without hiring additional workers or increasing their overhead. But sometimes, companies are already stretched too thin based on seasonal demands or a fluctuating workforce. Temporary employees can improve productivity, manage increases in workload, and cover for any sick or vacation time that your full-time workers might take… Read more »

How Can You Increase Your Workforce Flexibility?

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Workers are increasingly looking for flexibility in how they work and how they report to work. With voice, video, and collaborative technology making immense improvements in the last few years, this desire is becoming a very feasible possibility for a lot of companies. Many employers are trying to facilitate flexible and remote work while making… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Micromanage New Hires

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Micromanaging employees can be a very costly mistake for bosses. Whether the reason behind it is ego, inexperience or perfectionism, when a manager closely observes and controls the work of his new subordinates, the effects on those employees can be counterproductive. While you want to support your new hires, you must give them enough freedom… Read more »

What Are The Basics You Need to Include in Your Onboarding Process?

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A good onboarding process is the key to any company. In addition to easing anxiety for the new hire, it can increase retention by 25 percent and improve employee performance by 11percent. Employees who go through it are 69 percent more likely to stay with a company for at least three years. It’s important for… Read more »

Simple HR Tips That Will Help You Manage Any Team

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Leading a new team of people can be daunting. There are a variety of personalities and performance levels to referee and balance. Then, you must turn that hodgepodge of individual needs into one cohesive, productive team. Keep reading for five ways to unite and inspire your team. Value relationships.  Consider everyone’s opinions and ideas valuable,… Read more »