Tips for Keeping Your Team Motivated

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Let’s be honest: It’s tough to keep people focused on work and motivated to do a good job when the weather gets nice. It can also be tough to keep people motivated if they feel like they’re doing the same thing over and over, day in and day out, or if they feel overworked, exhausted […]

Is Your Business Missing This Key Component of Onboarding? 

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Onboarding, or new employee orientation, or whatever you call the process of getting a new employee set up and prepared to start work, is a critical component of the hiring process.  The problem is that most companies start engaging their new employees on their first day instead of working with them from the time they […]

What Does Your Employee Retention Strategy Look Like?

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Employee retention was tricky enough before the pandemic. A bright, promising employee might be lured away by a hot new competitor, promising new challenges and a bigger paycheck. Now employees are in high demand, more than before, and companies might already be short-staffed due to pandemic restrictions. How can hiring managers and HR directors be […]

Retraining an Employee May Be Better for Business Than Firing

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Retraining an Employee May Be Better for Business Than Firing

You created the posting.  Resumes.  Phone screens.  Interviews.  Second interviews.  Offer letters.  Onboarding.  And then suddenly you look up and realize you’ve made a terrible mistake. The dreaded poor hire. What can you do? You’ve invested so much time into the hiring and training process, and you feel like you can’t start all over again. […]

3 Reasons Why Your Employees Are Leaving

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Retention is the challenge of all managers. Hiring for fit can be time-consuming, but it’s critical to find the best person for each role, or you’ll risk losing them. If you’re finding turnover to be an increasingly significant problem for your business, here are the three likely reasons your employees are leaving.  Lack of Opportunity  Research shows that millennials […]