What to Do With Employees Who Are Always Late

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There is perhaps nothing more frustrating to a small business owner than an employee with a tardiness issue. Co-workers feel the burden of late employees, as well. The late employee can create production problems but also real friction between employees. It’s a burden for everyone—except, it seems, for the chronically late worker.  Occasional lateness happens. It’s sometimes… Read more »

What Changes Do I Need to Make to My Business After COVID-19?

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Companies should take steps now to ensure the safety of workers and stop the spread of COVID-19. While some businesses are gradually returning to normal, the cases of illness have again begun to skyrocket. Here’s how organizations can take steps to keep their employees and customers safer as we enter the long hot summer of COVID-19.  State… Read more »

How to Learn from a Crisis

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Assuming you live through it, a crisis can teach you lessons to apply to your life in the future. We think most of us agree that a global pandemic meets the criteria for a crisis. We’re establishing some new normal culturally, and changing how we work and live. But what can we learn from the… Read more »

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close… Read more »

Make It Easier for Your Employees to Ask for Help

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It takes a lot of self-awareness and humility to ask for help. Self-sufficiency is always a valuable skill, but so is being able to identify when you’re in over your head, overworked, or in an impossible time crunch. When your employees ask for help, it’s not a sign of weakness—it’s a way for your employees to… Read more »

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 »