Best Practices for Performance Management While Remote

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As a good supervisor, you strive to get the best out your team, no matter the circumstances. However, that task gets trickier when direct oversight isn’t actually possible. In those situations, you need to upgrade your managing game. To do that, you should implement the best practices for performance management to get the most out… Read more »

Why Your Offboarding Process Can Actually Improve Employee Retention

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Breakups are hard. It’s as true in business as it is in relationships. When employees leave, it can create an awkward situation. This is true no matter the circumstances, But managing the departure the right way can create significant value. Having a strong offboarding process can actually improve employee retention. At the same time, it… Read more »

This Year’s Recruiting Trends to Land Top Talent

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It felt good to finally say “goodbye” to 2020. Unfortunately, 2021 isn’t off to a much better start. All signs point to another complicated year…but that doesn’t mean you can put business on hold and wait for better circumstances. You still need to build and manage your team, which involves leveraging this year’s recruiting trends… Read more »

Keep Your Employees Right Where They Are With These Retention Tips

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Building the perfect team requires great hiring and exceptional management. But those aspects are only part of the equation. It’s also crucial to invest in retention so that you can keep your best employees right where they are. Losing workers is expensive. One data set showed that an hourly worker costs between $4,000 and $7,000… Read more »

Implementing Workplace Diversity Policies for 2021

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Experts generally agree that a diverse workplace leads to significant concrete benefits for a company. However, in the current environment, devising and implementing new inclusion efforts may seem like a secondary concern. Still, don’t ignore these long-term goals. Even with the business challenges likely in the new year, take steps to implement improved workplace diversity… Read more »

Popular Job Benefits Millennials Are Looking For

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In the last decade or so, Millennials have gone from entry-level positions to the centerpiece of many workforces. Members of generation are now in the primes of their careers, making them ideal contributors to any organization. That fact means that every company has to develop strategies to entice Millennials into their ranks. To do this,… Read more »

This Odd Action Could Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Your Candidate

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You spend a lot of time crafting the perfect interview questions. But as much effort and research as you put into the process, you might learn as much about a candidate from a simple response to a seemingly innocuous offer. “Do you want a glass of water?” On the surface, it seems like common courtesy…. Read more »

3 Ways Your Job Descriptions Can Scare Candidates Away

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You know that classic breakup line, “it’s not you…it’s me.” Well, in this case, it might be you. You might be the reason the right candidates don’t apply for your open positions. Specifically, your job description might be scaring people away. We know the feeling. The position has been open forever. You keep posting and… Read more »

3 Ways to Improve Candidate Experience

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You’re looking to get the most out of your recruiting process. You want to find the best candidate in the cheapest, quickest, most efficient way possible. This makes sense. Most things companies do during the hiring process are meant to help the company make the best decision, while simultaneously limiting waste. From resume gathering to… Read more »

7 Red Flags Your Employee Might Put In Their Two Weeks

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Replacing employees is a drag, especially long-time veterans you respected and liked. It’s like having to start dating again after leaving a long-term relationship. Employee departures (and breakups for that matter) are worse when they come by surprise. Not only do you have to conduct the expensive process of recruitment and training, but the unexpected… Read more »