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Over the summer months when your best employees are out on vacation, and well into the busy holiday season ahead, it can be difficult to manage the demands of your company without adequate staff. This is why it’s never too early to start planning for the holiday season now. One of the most flexible, cost-effective,… Read more »

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Would you like your team to be thought of as the innovators, the movers-and-shakers, and the creative powerhouse of the organization? The truth is that too many managers get focused on trying to control everything that they try to put all their people into one tiny box made up of strict rules and very little… Read more »

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As you are looking for a job or a better job, you’ve probably not been thinking much about the quality of life you are creating for yourself. Just getting a job and earning a decent living are the things on your mind. But, what about work life balance? Is this something that you should also… Read more »

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Companies need good people. But, what too many companies do that’s a mistake is focusing too much on the immediate recruitment needs and not on long term succession planning. The longer that a company can keep their best employees on board, the more productive and successful it can be. How can your organization keep good… Read more »

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A new job has been advertised and you think you would be the perfect fit, so you are excited about applying. That is, until you notice that the company wants you to submit a cover letter along with your resume. You cannot even remember when the last time you even used a cover letter to… Read more »

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Look around your workplace for a moment. Do you see bright smiling faces or do you see employees looking a bit stressed out and downtrodden? It’s easy for employees to become overworked, overwhelmed, and just plain stressed to the maximum. In fact, working too much seems like the norm. According to Gallup poll, nearly 50%… Read more »

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New Year resolutions have become a fad. They really put a lot of pressure on people. The truth is that more people fail to stay committed and very few actually overcome the challenges that are inevitable. Not many will have a New Year resolution like that of Mark Zuckerberg who wants to build an artificial… Read more »

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Every good manager knows that it’s important to help employees set annual goals to improve their performance. Employees often want to know how their efforts contribute to the larger scale corporate objectives. Setting annual goals connects employee performance in a meaningful way.  Annual goals can help your team to grow stronger. Looking back at 2015,… Read more »

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Much emphasis has been put on making workplaces more fun, to appeal to a younger generation of workers. This is evidenced by companies like Google, Facebook, and Yelp where employees enjoy plenty of play time to break up their daily tasks. Nap pods, indoor sports facilities, bring your pet to work days, and creative centers… Read more »

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The economy is emerging from the depths of recession; however, the availability of jobs depends on many other factors. Thomas Frey’s recent TED presentation at the TEDxReset Conference in Istanbul Turkey provided some comforting news along with the prediction that two billion jobs will disappear by 2030. Frey provides a commentary on the changes in… Read more »