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 »

Why You Need to Make Sure Your Employees Feel Valued

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Employers that fail to show their employees they appreciate their effort run the risk of losing them to a competitor. How can we say this so boldly? The labor market has changed. Candidates have more power in the work world today because our unemployment rates remain at record lows. Employees have opportunities today that didn’t… Read more »

Watch for These Telltale Signs a Candidate Will Be a Bad Hire

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Paper is one thing, but if the job candidate walks in and fails miserably at the interview, no harm, no foul; you can move onto the next applicant. But what if the job candidate does well on paper, passes the interviews, goes to work, and bombs miserably? The cost of one bad hire, according to… Read more »

Ways to Effectively Create Employee Development Plans

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Employee development plans help the people who work for you to explore new opportunities and enhance their career path. A good employee development plan can keep employees focused and motivated, which enhances productivity. It can also help you to reduce turnover and ensure employees are developing skills that will help your business grow. You need… Read more »

How to Keep Employees Up-to-Date and Informed

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Your employees will be more motivated and better able to succeed if they know what’s going on at your organization. But, how can you keep employees up to date and aware of new developments, process changes or general company news? Every company will take a different approach to sharing updates, but some possible suggestions include:… Read more »

How a Slow Hiring Process Can Damage Your Company

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It’s imperative your hiring process helps you find top talent and bring skilled candidates on board. Unfortunately, problems in this process could do long-term damage to your company that makes it impossible for you to continue to grow and thrive. Some of the key ways that a bad hiring process can hurt your business include:… Read more »

How to Write a Thorough Accident Report

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When an accident occurs at work, it’s imperative your company prepare a detailed accident report. This can help you with your recordkeeping and prevent problems in the future. Accident reports need to be detailed and comprehensive, which means you need to include: All the facts about the incident: It’s important to specify who was involved… Read more »