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5 Characteristics of a Culture-Add Candidate

Posted in Work Culture

Finding the perfect mix of employees is always a daunting task. This is even truer now at a time when creating the best workforce is tantamount to ensuring high employee productivity, efficient organizational design, and overall business success.  You can no longer just hire at will. Human Resources must now find the perfect balance between […]

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10 Effective Change Management Strategies

In a constantly changing business landscape, companies must learn to evolve and adapt to remain competitive. Organizational changes are essential in keeping pace with rapid developments. However, these changes can be disruptive. An effective strategy is crucial to properly implementing transformation initiatives. Strong change management is needed to propel organizational change to success. What is […]

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5 Ways to Improve Employee Morale Through Active Listening

It’s easy to spot a company that is suffering from low employee morale. In such workplaces, something always feels a little off. Employees may openly complain about their managers, rush to get home halfway through the day, accumulate increased tardiness and absences, and even neglect the quality of their work. When we look around the […]

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Common Types of Toxic Employees

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“Mastering Civility” author Christine Porath defines a toxic employee as someone who displays a pattern of de-energizing, frustrating, or putting down colleagues. Toxic co-workers are not necessarily malicious, but they drag down the team, causing problems such as absenteeism, high employee turnover, low employee productivity, or a hostile environment. The Price of Toxicity How much […]

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5 Characteristics of a Culture Fit Candidate

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Choosing the right candidates for your company is all about prioritizing what truly matters to your organization. These days, companies have a well-defined corporate culture and many believe that finding employees that best fit that culture is the secret sauce to better productivity and lower employee turnover. But what does it mean to find applicants […]

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Is Your Company Achieving Your Diversity Goals?

Posted in Equality

We’ve talked about cultural diversity before, along with the benefits it can bring to your company. Some of these benefits include different perspectives and problem-solving strategies that diverse backgrounds can provide, as well as higher employee engagement and a better reputation for the company. We also talked about the steps we can take to start […]

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The Best Qualities of a Remote Employee

Posted in Recruiting

Remote work is becoming more popular for both employees and employers. Its many benefits include lower stress levels, increased employee morale, a longer working period for older workers, reduced real estate costs, and many others. But remote work may not suit everyone. There are many challenges to working remotely that both employees and employers must […]

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How On-Call Staff Benefits Inclusion Can Improve Change Management

American businesses today continue to face increasing pressure to reassess their salary policies amid the clamor of the workforce in the “on-call” sector for better payment terms. 2017 data shows that there are 2.6 million Americans holding on-call jobs, making up the second-largest category of workers with alternative work arrangements. Like with any industry, the […]