Managers Play an Important Role in Employee Well-Being

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The lessons from Gallup’s 2017 article linking employee well-being with their manager’s efforts apply more than ever today when we are in the thick of a global pandemic. Here’s what Gallup had to say about the important role managers play in their employee’s well-being and how it applies to 2020. Worker Well-Being and Performance Gallup… Read more »

How To Ensure Employees Are Safe When Returning to Work

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When it’s time for employees to return to work, be sure the workplace is safe, encourage good hygiene, update policies and procedures, and more! In some ways, it’s a treacherous time. On the one hand, many of us are longing to get back to the normality of work and eating out, shopping, haircuts, and hanging… Read more »

4 Tips For How You Can Retain Your Top Employees

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To retain your top employees, show them they’re valued, encourage them to be teachers, actively solicit feedback, and more. It takes more effort to find and train new employees than it does to work harder to keep the old ones. The job market has been very tight for years, with not enough good workers to… Read more »

Tips For Building a Relationship With Your Temporary Employees

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To build a relationship with your temp employees, relate whenever you can, show your appreciation, ask for feedback, and more. Companies recognize the value of their temporary workers, which is why there is an increasing number of these types of work arrangements today. But to leverage these temporary workers to their fullest potential, it’s advisable… Read more »

5 Interview Questions to Uncover Strong Work Ethic

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To uncover strong work ethic in an interview, question you can ask include, “Can you describe a time when you went the extra mile at work?” “How do you define work ethic? What does it mean to you?” and more. A candidate’s work ethic is one of the most important things you can uncover during… Read more »

Tips For Making Your Employees Happier in 2020

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To make your employees happier in 2020, work on building a company culture that thrives, offer development and learning opportunities, and foster employee well-being. It’s a simple rule of thumb; happier employees are more productive. There have been countless studies showing this, and also dozens more that show disengaged workers are a detriment to your… Read more »

Why You Should Use a Staffing Agency For Direct Hire

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Hiring managers understand the difficulties inherent in the candidate search process these days. But a staffing agency can help employers change the game when trying to attract hard-to-find or passive job candidates. While many employers reserve the option of working with a staffing agency for temp or part-time workers, there are some big benefits when… Read more »

The Importance of Communicating Progress

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Pew Research has repeatedly raised the red flag that 70% of your employees are disengaged at work. Why does this matter? Another Pew report suggested that this is costing companies in a big way. According to their study, disengaged workers cost employers somewhere between $450 to $550 billion in lost productivity annually. It’s clear employers… Read more »

4 Ways to Help Your Employees Achieve Their Career Goals

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It’s important to regularly discuss career development with your employees. You can also provide a career coaching program. There’s been a lot written about how much it costs companies to lose an employee. Businesses invest thousands of dollars in recruiting, hiring, and training, only to have an employee leave. The latest data shows that turnover… Read more »

4 Ways To Help Your Employees Improve Productivity

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When it comes to productivity, employees can’t be managed in the same way. That’s because some employees just naturally exude productivity, juggling life commitments and work responsibilities. But other employees seem to procrastinate or just simply stay focused long enough to reach their full potential. How can managers get these employees to increase their efforts… Read more »