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Overworked and stressed out employees in an office environment

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

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Office holiday party. Stay staffed during the holidays with temporary employees.

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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Temporary employees in an office

Hiring temporary workers in Lancaster, PA provides needed manpower during times of intense productivity without the commitment of permanent work contracts. The cost-effectiveness of the strategy depends on the smooth integration of temporary workers and their ability to complement the skills of the existing workforce. Disruption is a possibility. Ere contributors, Tony Kubica and Sara… Read more »

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Employee handbook

An employee handbook protects both the employer and the employee. The handbook serves as a guide for both parties concerning behavior, rules, and policies. A handbook also provides safety policies that employees and the employer are expected to follow. If effectively enforced, an employee handbook eliminates ambiguity, improves safety, and assigns appropriate accountability. The Small… Read more »

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These days, doctors aren’t the only ones interested in your well-being. From grocers to banks, customer wellness programs are popping up everywhere. But of all the places you go each day, your workplace may have the most significant influence on your overall well-being. And, according to a recent Gallup study, the person who can best… Read more »

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Keeping your employees happy and engaged is an easier task than you think! Studies show that while financial incentives can temporarily increase an employee’s overall happiness, daily job satisfaction starts with a few basic principles. Good workplace morale begins and ends with satisfied employees. So, how do you inspire and motivate your employees to give… Read more »

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Quality control without breaking the bank

Quality control is a very important component of running any type of organization. When the end result or product is of high-quality, it results in repeat business and a good reputation for the company. But managing and monitoring quality assurance and the controls that need to be in place take time and effort. Unfortunately, some… Read more »

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A fun workplace culture creates an environment that fosters creativity and more enthusiasm.

Businesses place much emphasis on making workplaces more fun to appeal to a younger generation of workers. Look no further than companies like Google, Facebook, and Yelp, where employees enjoy plenty of “playtime” to break up their daily tasks. Nap pods, indoor sports facilities, bring your pet to work days, and creative centers are becoming… Read more »

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What do Blockbuster, Myspace and Sharper Image have in common? At one time, all three were at the forefront of their industries. The Sharper Image built its brand recognition on offering luxury products and futuristic tech that wasn’t readily available anywhere else, Myspace was the definitive social media hangout for an entire generation, and Blockbuster… Read more »

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Developing a balanced staffing plan isn’t easy. No matter what industry you work in, predicting your company’s staffing needs is an art – one in which it’s easy to fail. Managers who don’t master this art constantly find themselves either overwhelmed or overstaffed (and wasting valuable resources and budget). No business manager has ever overcome… Read more »