How to Throw a Holiday Party Without Offending Employees


The holiday season is the most festive time of year, so only a real Scrooge doesn’t plan some type of gathering for their employees. As a great boss, you want to hold a fun event to show your team how much you appreciate all the hard work they do. Of course, the season has many… Read more »

Find the Best Employee for Your Available Position


You probably receive dozens of resumes for every position you post. Of these, some applicants will clearly not be a good fit, but you’ll probably find at least a handful who seem to have what it takes. So, how do you decide which person to choose? Up to 80% of employee turnover is caused by… Read more »

4 Productivity Hacks to Cut Down on Email Time


It’s hard to imagine there was a time when people functioned at work without email. This form of communication has become so intertwined in our lives that we don’t even think about it anymore. Most of us are constantly checking email, whether on the computer at our desks or using our smartphones on-the-go. In total,… Read more »

Start Evaluating Job Candidate Character During Interviews


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Finding a top candidate is much more involved than simply searching for the person with the most impressive resume. If you want to get the best fit for your team, you need someone with the  skills to do the job and the personality to fit in with your team. The importance of a candidate’s character… Read more »

With 2015 Nearing a Mid-Way Point…Are You Going to Meet Your Annual Goals?


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At the very beginning of the year, you gathered your team together and created a set of lofty — yet attainable — objectives to tackle in the coming year. You definitely had the best of intentions at the time, but there’s a good chance at least some of your goals may have been pushed to… Read more »

Stop Wasting Time in Your Weekly Meetings!


Weekly meetings are a great time to get your staff together and discuss what everyone is currently working on and everything in store for the week ahead. If done properly, this time can be very productive. However, many meetings end up being a colossal waste of time due to poor planning. Follow These 7 Tips… Read more »

Improve Employee Success by Reducing Micromanagement Practices


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Are you starting to feel like your very talented team is less-than-engaged? If so, you might be the problem. If you’ve made a habit of micromanaging your employees, they’re probably feeling frustrated. You’ve put in the effort to hire the very best people, so now it’s time to trust them to do their jobs. Micromanaging… Read more »

Are You Hindering Employee Creativity?


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Whether you realize it or not, your company is filled with creative employees. These people have all kinds of great ideas that can help your organization achieve a competitive advantage, but you may be inadvertently hindering their creativity. Your company culture could actually be causing your team members to feel restricted, ultimately keeping them from… Read more »

Management Strategies for Difficult Employees


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In a perfect world, each of your employees would get along and treat one another with the utmost respect. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work that way. Some people are just plain difficult, which can cause a major rift at your company. If your office is filled with tension caused by a trying team member, you… Read more »

Improve Employee Productivity with These Tips


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Motivating an entire group of workers can be a challenge, but it’s important for everyone to be engaged for the team to achieve success. The old saying — a team is only as strong as its weakest player — is definitely true. If you’ve noticed a decrease in employee productivity, it’s important to find a… Read more »