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How To Foster a Positive Work Environment

April 2, 2019

We spend so much of our lives at work, so it’s no wonder that where we work is just as important as the job itself. Even your dream job could potentially be tarnished by a toxic culture or a poor working environment. As a manager, one of your most important jobs is to set the […]

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From Day 1 – How To Help A New Employee Adjust

January 10, 2019

As an employer, it’s important to capitalize on this opportunity to make new employees feel welcome, comfortable and included as a part of the team. Unfortunately, many companies neglect the employee onboarding experience, which can be a factor contributing to high turnover rates especially within the first few months of employment.  A well organized and […]

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Does Your Company Need An HR Specialist?

November 6, 2018

As an owner of a small business, operating costs are one of the things that can keep you up at night. As a result, you likely handle several different jobs and responsibilities that would normally be handled by a hired specialist within a larger company. Rather than hiring an accountant or bookkeeper, you might handle […]

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5 Costly HR Mistakes Small Businesses Make

August 23, 2018

Owning and operating a small business is like filling twenty different positions at once. With a limited staff and a growing list of customers, you might be your company’s bookkeeper, marketing director, CEO, salesman, and hiring manager all at once. With all those responsibilities on your plate, it’s easy to lose focus of one of […]

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Replacing the Irreplaceable: How To Recover From A Painful Departure

July 30, 2018

Of the many unpleasant experiences in life, being terminated from your job is definitely one of the worst. Feelings of fear, anxiety, inadequacy, and loss of security abound when we lose employment. Recent studies have shown that getting fired can take a heavier toll on your well-being than a break-up, and the recovery time can […]

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5 Tips For Writing The Best Resume With The Fewest Words

July 3, 2018

Whether you’re drafting a new resume or changing an old one, it might be tempting to write a resume that could be mistaken for a small novel. After all, this is an important document meant to list your achievements, work experiences and educational background. Shouldn’t that list be long? A document that proclaims your talents […]

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Is “Do-It-Yourself” HR Really Worth It?

January 22, 2018

If you have or you’re starting your own business, it may be tempting to wear as many hats as possible to keep initial costs down, including a Human Resources hat. However, by doing this, you are missing out on the many benefits a human resources professional can add to your company. If you’re trying to […]

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Why You Need A Mentoring Program

November 30, 2017

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.” – Live and Learn and Pass It On: People Ages 5 to 95, H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, astronaut John Glen, Oprah Winfrey, and designer Yves St. Laurent […]

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Talent Today and Tomorrow

September 22, 2017

2017 SHRM Talent Management Conference & Exposition At the end of this year’s SHRM Talent Management Conference in Chicago, Illinois, there was no doubt in my mind that I would register for the upcoming 2018 conference which will be held in Las Vegas in Spring. Being in Human Resources leadership for much of my professional […]

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