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 »

What Can You Do When Your Neighbors at Work Hate Each Other?

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In an ideal situation, everyone at your workplace would get along: You might not all be best friends, but you’d get along well enough to enjoy working together. In the workplace, however, it’s quite common for people to not like each other. While dealing with the presence of a someone you find unpleasant is pretty… Read more »

How to Be a Better Manager in 2019

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Regardless of how good you might be at your job, there’s always room for improvement, and the New Year is a great time to become a better manager. When you take steps to become a more valuable manager, it also has a positive and lasting impact for your staff members. Therefore, think about adopting one… Read more »

What Happens if You Get a Warning at Work?

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Did you get a formal verbal or written warning at work? Well unfortunately, you should be concerned. Warnings are part of a progressive disciplinary system: First, your supervisor may mention there’s an issue with your behavior or performance. The next step is a verbal or written warning, both of which are formal, documented measures that… Read more »

How to Get Your Employees to Embrace Workplace Changes

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Company-wide change is unavoidable for any business, but as businesses grow and staff members become used to the same people, methods and technology, they get set in their ways. When the time for an organizational change comes, it’s common to have unhappy and concerned staff members who staunchly resist. There’s a psychological basis for this… Read more »

What are the Most Expensive Workplace Injuries and How Can You Avoid Them?

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Companies shell out around $170 billion each year in costs related to injuries and illnesses, according to data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Approximately 3 million employees annually in the US private sector are injured at work, and the amount of injuries and illnesses is highest among small and mid-sized businesses. Some of… Read more »

How to Get Through the Work Day When You Work with Difficult People

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Have you ever worked with someone that annoys you so much, you’re not sure if you want to scream at them or run away screaming? Unfortunately, difficult people are a reality of the modern workplace that we all just have to deal with. You can find all kinds of difficult people in the typical American… Read more »