Posts Categorized: Tips for the Workplace

4 Safety Tips for Outdoor Employees this Summer

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Working outdoors can be truly enjoyable, especially for those who dislike being cooped up inside an office all day. However, summer’s high temperatures can cause serious problems. With the increased heat and sun exposure, it is important for individuals who work outdoors to be cognizant of of the weather and their health and safety. Be mindful of overexposure to Read more »

Are Your Employees Communicating Effectively?

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Effective communication is one of the most important factors governing the success of an organization. As the boss, you set the tone for your team. If your employees are having issues with deadlines, performance or productivity, poor communication habits are likely at the root of the problem.  4 Ways to Effectively Communicate With Your Team Realign your Read more »

5 Tips for Dealing with Moody, Negative Coworkers

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Moods are contagious, especially in close-knit environments such as small offices or departments. While it is normal for everyone to have a bad day every now and then, some people seem to thrive on being miserable. If you have a coworker who is constantly negative, sarcastic and snarky, being around this person all day, everyday, Read more »

How to Ask For Help When You’re Struggling on the Job

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Adapting to a new job, or a host of new responsibilities, can understandably take time. However, if you have been trying to adjust for an extended period of time without – or with little – success, you might need help. Asking for help can be hard, especially if admitting the difficulties makes you feel like a failure in the role. While it Read more »

A Look Into Employee Retention…Common Reasons You’re Experiencing Turnover

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Every company experiences turnover — even highly competitive multinational corporations where top talent vies for every open position. However, there is fine line between typical employee flux and a turnover rate that should raise major red flags. If your business is seeing a high turnover rate, action needs to be taken immediately. People quit their jobs Read more »

How to Become Your Best Self at Work

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While some people are content simply doing a good job at work, you want to do better. As an ambitious professional, you are always searching for ways to improve yourself to maximize performance. You have lofty goals, so achieving your personal best will take a lot of hard work, but you are certainly up to the Read more »

6 Tips to Better Prepare for Year-End Performance Reviews

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The year is quickly coming to a close, which could mean it’s time to schedule performance reviews for each of your employees. While this annual activity is often dreaded by everyone involved, it doesn’t have to be that way. When properly conducted, a performance review can help align management with their team and prime each Read more »

Show Your Appreciation for Your Staff Through Your Management Style

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Thanksgiving is upon us and you have a wonderful staff to be grateful for this year. These skilled, hardworking people have their choice of companies to work for, but they chose your organization. Ensure your management style aligns with the respect you have for your incredible team. How to Manage Your Staff to Show Your Read more »

What to Include in a “New Hire” Packet

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The hiring process can be long and tedious. Unfortunately, your work as a hiring manager is not done after finding the best person for the job. Providing new hires with a comprehensive orientation program is crucial to their success. If people are thrown into the mix too quickly, without a proper welcoming and adequate training, they could have trouble Read more »

5 Signs Your HR Staff Needs Help

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Your Human Resources staff is the heart and soul of your entire organization. They are responsible for everything from hiring the best person for each open position, to keeping employees happy and engaged. HR has a number of large responsibilities, so it is understandable when personnel in this department get a bit stressed from time to time. However, Read more »

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