Sustainable Retention: How Going Green Keeps Your Employees Around Longer
As organizations attempt to stay profitable and competitive, they must constantly adapt to new ideas and techniques. This is especially true today, when workers can find new jobs more easily, the cost of supplies disrupts profitability, and unengaged workers are the rule rather than the exception.
However, employers can reduce their expenses, engage their workers, and retain more staff members by understanding and appealing to one of their employees’ key values: …
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Use This Conversation to Help Employees Find Their Purpose
Purpose-led organizations are the wave of the future. Forty-three percent of workers say that finding meaning in their work is very important to their job satisfaction, and nearly one-third of job seekers say they’d be willing to take pay cuts for jobs they were more passionate …
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So You Bombed: How to Move on After a Bad Presentation at Work
Have you ever had a horribly embarrassing public speaking experience? Were you mortified when you went blank in your high school French class when asked about Madame Thibeault’s small dog? Did you give a presentation at work and, when you looked out at the audience, become uncomfortably aware that most people were on their phones? Did you feel small, unseen, and unheard?
Whatever the circumstances, that painful memory may now …
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5 Ways to Thoroughly Vet Candidates Without Being Too Stringent
Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers!
Today’s Question: What is the best way to weed out unqualified candidates without being so stringent that you lose out on talented people who don’t check every box?
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Looking to Join a Recruiting Firm? Ask These 6 Questions First
Recruiting is a rewarding and profitable career choice, and joining the right recruiting firm can bring you a lifetime of opportunities and success. On the other hand, working for the wrong recruiting firm can quickly derail your career and severely damage your earning potential.
If you’re on the hunt for a new recruiting firm to join, you have to carefully research your options to ensure you are making the right …
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Coping With the Stress of a Job Search When You’re Newly Sober
Looking for a job can be stressful for anyone. For those who may be fresh out of rehab for drug and alcohol addictions, the same stresses that every job seeker faces can be amplified by still other stressors unique to early recovery from substance abuse.
For example, financial concerns about not being able to pay the bills and provide for one’s family are common among job seekers. For those in early recovery who may be seeking employment, nagging debts from a …
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What Makes Mergers and Acquisitions Fail? Culture.
Some of the most intriguing stories in business media are about mergers and acquisitions (MAs). Unlike your average corporate news story, reports of MAs — like telenovelas — exude a sense of drama. Who will be in charge? Will they live happily ever after? Who will leave, and who will remain?
There’s no shortage of material to cover, either.
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Be Yourself: 5 Principles for Creating a Company Culture Around Your Organization’s Unique Values
Today, company culture is a major factor in attracting and retaining the right employees. To differentiate themselves in the eyes of workers, many companies are investing heavily in efforts to create engaging work environments.
For inspiration, employers often look to companies like Netflix, Google, and Zappos, all of which have reputations as exciting, highly desirable work environments. However, their models don’t necessarily work for every company, especially not companies in …
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Stop Sabotaging Yourself: 13 Things to Stop Doing If You Want to Be More Productive
Consider an average eight-hour workday. How much of that time do you actually spend working?
If you’re like the average person, it’s probably less than three hours a day.
Yes, you read that right: The average office worker spends less than three hours in an eight-hour shift doing anything productive. For the most part, they’re …
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Don’t Let These Big Threats Hinder Your Leadership Success
Being a successful leader in an organization does not shield you from career failure. In fact, the higher up you are on the org chart, the greater the risk of professional setbacks. Mistakes and blind spots at that level tend to negatively impact the broader organization, implicitly or explicitly, in addition to yourself.
How can you ensure you’re not headed for a fall? Here are some of the biggest threats …
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