Posts Categorized: Management

New Year, New Rules – 3 ways to keep your millennials in 2017

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  The treadmills are full, the produce aisle is barren, and you swear this year will be the year the pounds finally stay off. It must be January! As Americans make (and break) New Years Resolutions this month, among the health pledges and half marathon fees and juice cleanses are a few folks upgrading to LinkedIn Premium and polishing… Read more »

4 Key Points to Nailing Employee Recognition

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Some of the biggest and most influential forces in a company are one’s peers. After all, a culture where values and beliefs are shared and people support and encourage each other is one that functions as a close-knit community. Employee recognition is crucial to having an engaging workforce; plus, it also often leads to employee retention, so investing… Read more »

Multi-tasking? It’s Not Possible

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A management professor back in college once told my class, “There’s no such thing as multi-tasking, you’re only doing two things terribly instead of one.” While this might be a little too harsh, there’s some degree of truth to this. The human brain really isn’t built for multi-tasking. Research shows that multi-tasking is really just… Read more »

How to Make Working Remotely Work

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More people work remotely now than ever before. In fact, almost a quarter of U.S. workers telecommute at least a few hours every week. It’s a fast-growing trend that top companies have caught on to. And for good reason — studies have shown that with telecommuting comes significant productivity increases. The only problem is that it’s hard… Read more »

5 Traits That All Great Leaders Have

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Some people are born leaders. Others learn through experience and hard work how to be a leader. But regardless of how you become a leader. there’s always ways to enhance your leadership skills. The best leaders in the workplace all share some traits that consistently lead them to success. Here are a few traits that we commonly… Read more »

How to Use Pre-Boarding to Boost Employee Engagement and Retention

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A guest post by Andrew Crebar, co-founder of Sapling! Millennials became the biggest working demographic in 2015, and by 2020, 40% of the workforce is expected to be freelancers. With these statistics, it’s not surprising that early engagement and retention of employees have become one of the top strategic priorities for people teams. These changes are letting… Read more »

How Companies are Revamping “Traditional” Employee Benefits

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One of the best ways for employers to attract and retain employees is through offering a generous suite of benefits. Cash may still be king, but benefits are undeniably royalty. More and more employers are offering a unique portfolio of benefits to differentiate themselves from their competitors. The glitz and glam of the new age… Read more »

Six Effective Leadership Styles — Which One Do You Use?

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Effective leadership is essential to getting the best out of your employees. It takes time and experience to achieve a leadership style that works, though. In order to speed up the learning curve and become a great leader quickly, it’s often helpful to study how others lead. You can pick up tips and tricks by looking at those around you, and… Read more »

Are You Offering the Right Employee Perks?

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When attracting the best talent, it is vital that you have the right employee perks to offer them. This goes well beyond the traditional benefits package. In a competitive job market, potential employees are often looking for more than just a few weeks of paid time off and dental insurance. Looking beyond the benefits package… Read more »