7 Wellness Ideas You Can Try in Your Workplace

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As a manager, you want your employees to be healthy. In fact, you need them to be healthy. Illnesses can affect your productivity, efficiency, and your whole company culture. Frequent absences mean that work doesn’t get finished while other employees grow frustrated. And if sick employees are actually coming to work, they’re probably not operating at full capacity and might be spreading germs around the office!… Read more »

Hard Work or Overworked? How Can You Tell the Difference?

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There’s a lot of pressure to be a hard worker in this country. While other countries are taking siestas and six-week summer holidays, we’re powering through illness and a limited amount of paid time off. But too much hard work can be dangerous, harming your employees’ physical and mental health. And diminished health will make… Read more »

5 Employee Retention Tips for Your Workplace

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Unemployment is low, and today’s employees are fickle. They’re easily pulled away from stable employment by the promise of a higher salary and perks like flex scheduling and remote work. And if one person leaves your company, everyone else starts to look around and wonder if they should too. If you’re not careful, you could… Read more »

Cut Your Hiring Costs by Working With a Recruiting Firm

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Recruiting and hiring are huge expenses for most companies every year. Even with the use of social media, advertising a job opening in the right places can be costly. Then there are the expenses of training and onboarding new hires—they can’t be expected to do what you want if you haven’t trained them. Even the… Read more »

Does Your Work Environment Encourage Productivity?

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Employee productivity is important. When things are going well and your team is churning out a quality product, you probably don’t even think about it a lot. But when there’s a bump in the road and nothing’s going as it should be, it’s time to hit that productivity button. Here’s how you can make sure… Read more »

Ways to Manage Your Teams Productivity

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Managing a team of many personalities and skill sets can be challenging. There are often disagreements, miscommunications and misunderstandings, and if you’re not careful, they can set you back, kill morale and crush productivity. But if you can get everyone on the same page, aiming toward those long-term goals, you’ll be in good shape. Here… Read more »

Six Ways to Make Your Business Known While It’s Still Growing

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Every business has to start somewhere, right? You’re looking to grow—hiring more employees and trying to snag more business. But it seems like those new customers will only trust larger, more established companies. So, how can you make your company seem like a bigger, more credible organization when you’re still a small business? Here are… Read more »

How to Influence Your Staff as Their Leader

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When you imagine a leader, you probably picture the statue of a great president, a military general or some CEO in a power suit. They speak and everyone stops what they’re doing to listen. What they say goes, no questions asked. They were born that way, branded a great leader at birth, and an inkling… Read more »

The Difference Between Managers and Leaders

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Can managers lead? Can leaders manage? What’s the difference between the two? Which one are you, and which one do you want to be? One may think they’re interchangeable, but each has different qualities. And a good manager has the qualities of a good leader. Handling mistakes. Managers tend to criticize errors, while leaders point… Read more »

Strategies to Help Employees Identify and Effectively Manage Stress

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You’ve been working on that big project for weeks and the deadline is fast approaching. You want to stay on top of everything, but you feel like the Cat in the Hat, balancing everything while standing on a ball with one foot. How do you manage to get everything done, get enough sleep and fend… Read more »