4 Things HR Leaders Learned During the Shutdown

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been an incredibly difficult experience for almost everyone. The virus has impacted the entire world, from a health perspective to the economic impact, to even changing social norms. HR teams have been reeling from this rollercoaster since the spring, and the negative impact of the virus on our lives isn’t slowing… Read more »

4 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. Temporary workers are the new normal. According to one article, temp workers are doing everything from building cars to delivering packages, and as many as one in three adults work in a temp role to… Read more »

The Importance of Over Communicating With Employees

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Over communicating with employees avoids confusion, provides purpose, builds a positive company culture, and creates accountability.   We’ve been living in some uncertain times these days. The COVID-19 pandemic, rioting, and looting, and general unrest have created a lot of change and upheaval for many of us. In the best of times, employers need to communicate…. Read more »

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 »