Do You Have a Strong Company Culture? Ask Yourself These Questions to Find Out

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The term “company culture” has become a buzzy catchphrase in corporate America for a reason: People like working somewhere that inspires than and make them feel important. Simply put, company culture refers to the collective values, work habits, and communication styles of an organization. A company culture can include things like supporting sustainability, regular company… Read more »

How to Assess Your Company’s Culture – Is It Good or Bad?

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A company’s culture is loosely defined as its values and internal relationships. When a company has a good culture, it can mean less stress for employees, lower turnover, and higher productivity. When the culture is bad, it can force good people out the door and have a dampening effect on productivity. As an employee, it’s… Read more »

5 Ways to Improve Overall Safety in the Workplace

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In addition to the human costs, which can be devastating, the financial costs of workplace injuries can seriously impact a company. Each year, American companies lose billions of dollars due to injury and illness. If you want to keep a lid on workplace injuries, you should make workplace safety a major component of your company’s… Read more »

4 Steps to Getting Job Hoppers to Stay

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Currently, the demand for talent exceeds supply in many industries, employers must continually work to not just to hire good people, but to hold on to them as well. Skilled employees have a lot of options in this job market, and there’s a strain on businesses to steer clear of losing top talent to competitors… Read more »

Reasons to Make Sure Employees Are Using Their Vacation Time

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Americans are notorious for not using all their allotted paid vacation time. There are many reasons why employees don’t use their paid time-off, but they are usually related to a perceived lack of job security or concerns about the impact an absence will have on their workload. Some employees may skip vacation because they are… Read more »

How to Get the Best Candidates by Rewriting Your Job Descriptions

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A poorly worded job description can get you all kinds of weird and wacky applications, all from people who are completely unqualified for the position. Conversely, a well-worded job description is more likely to attract many high-quality applications.  One of the biggest keys to a smooth and efficient hiring process is setting clear expectations from the beginning. Using the right words… Read more »

How to Create a Stronger Team by Hiring for Diversity

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Research has consistently shown that companies with a diverse workforce are more productive, have lower turnover and present a stronger brand. When you bring a wide range of ideas, viewpoints, and communications styles to the workplace, you’re not only creating a diverse team, you’re engineering a diversity of thought that can be agile and responsive… Read more »

4 Ways to Better Communicate With Your Customers

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Communication is key in every aspect of business, but it is particularly crucial when it comes to customer service. Improving communication with customers can not only boost your bottom line, it can also support employee morale and engagement. Below are four ways that you can communicate better with your customers. 1.      Listen When customers are… Read more »

Ways to Boost Your Confidence In the Workplace

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Newer employees tend to have confidence issues, but a lack of confidence can hit anyone after a major job setback. If you’ve been turned down for a raise, or gotten significant criticism when you thought you were doing a great job, it can seriously shake your confidence. One of the worst things you can do… Read more »

How to Improve Attendance at Your Workplace

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Good attendance is key to the success of any organization. Poor attendance drains the morale of staff members, increases expenses and reduces worker engagement. It is also an unnecessary drain on the time and energy of management. If a company is suffering from sub-par attendance, it must prioritize addressing the issue and take actions to… Read more »