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Why You Should Keep Employees Engaged for the Sake of Your Company

Why You Should Keep Employees Engaged for the Sake of Your Company

There are dozens of reasons for you to keep your employees engaged in their work and feeling like an important component to the company’s function. But you probably haven’t considered potential sabotage to be one of those reasons. Team members who are disengaged from their work are more likely to sabotage the company in some […]

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More Companies Doing Away with HR Departments: Why It’s a Bad Idea

More Companies Doing Away with HR Departments: Why It’s a Bad Idea

This year, more companies are opting out of their human resources departments, instead choosing to spread the HR duties across other departments. It’s understandable on one level why some management teams would be tempted to take this approach, but it’s even more obvious why it’s a poor choice for most companies. Companies cut their departments […]

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5 Ways to Encourage Productive Relationships in the Workplace

5 Ways to Encourage Productive Relationships in the Workplace

Relationships in the workplace are frequently one of the determining factors in how effectively your location operates. This is true in every industry, and a common source of interest for professionals in public relations. There are plenty of ways that you can insure the best working relationships in your workplace, and encourage future relationships to […]

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Why HR Professionals Should Cultivate a Global Mindset


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Why HR Professionals Should Cultivate a Global Mindset

Cultivating a global mindset is more important than ever to human resources professionals today. With domestic and global markets rapidly merging in more ways than one, professionals who opt to stay local will suffer in their hiring practices and in their professional success. The day is within sight that every business or firm will be […]

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Avoid “Yes Man” Mentality: How to Break the Management Mold


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Avoid “Yes Man” Mentality: How to Break the Management Mold

Finding your voice as a management professional can be a challenge, and many managers find themselves falling into a pattern of stereotypical authority responses. As an effective manager, you want to stand apart with a management style that asks questions and moves away from the path most traveled. The first step to breaking the management […]

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When to Contract Freelance Work and When to Hire Direct


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When to Contract Freelance Work and When to Hire Direct

Businesses everywhere are increasingly considering global talent as an addition to the workforce. When local talent is scarce or simply lacks the skill set necessary for a specialized position, hiring managers can tap into a huge pool of qualified applicants via the Internet. Working remotely with freelance talent gives you the opportunity to gain a […]

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Predicting Customer Satisfaction from Within the Workplace


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Predicting Customer Satisfaction from Within the Workplace

Everyone knows that one of the best indicators of profit and growth is customer satisfaction, but what are the best indicators of customer satisfaction? When it comes to predicting how satisfied customers are with your service and products, research indicates that service climate is a strong indicator for customer satisfaction, which is no surprise. Service […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Hiring Recent College Grads


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The Dos and Don’ts of Hiring Recent College Grads

In the months after commencement each summer, hiring managers everywhere deal with an influx of newly graduated job applicants. With the right approach, hiring a recent college grad can be a great strategy to bring fresh perspective into the workplace. Like any hiring decision, companies need to avoid common mistakes and focus on what is […]

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Managing Conflict Resolution in the Workplace


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Managing Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

Conflict in the workplace is something that we have to deal with in every single industry, even in workplaces that take every effort to avoid it. Preventing conflict is impossible, but learning to manage and deal with it effectively when it comes up is a necessary part of management. When done effectively, measures to resolve […]

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Keys to Avoiding Risks of Workplace Romances


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Keys to Avoiding Risks of Workplace Romances

Despite all of the cautionary tales, every year countless employees wind up in whirlwind office romances. According to a recent article from Forbes.com, a new survey by CareerBuilder revealed 39% of workers said that they had dated a co-worker at least once during their working lives, some with fairly high rate of success. Of the […]

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