Why You Should Participate in Your Team’s Potlucks

Potlucks have been a popular team building activity for decades and what better way to bring people together than with an assortment of delicious foods. Potlucks are easy to organize and are a perfect informal gathering for any office. That said, employees are usually eager to sign up for something to bring and even more […]

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Strategies to Support an Open Door Policy

We have all heard that employees join great companies but leave poor managers. How can you become that manager that every employee wants to work for? A good place to begin is by implementing an open door policy. This means creating a work environment where employees are encouraged to approach their managers with questions and […]

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How to Attract and Keep the Best Employees

Every manager wants to attract the best talent because they know that translates into profits and success. However, with hundreds of applicants vying for the same job, how can you sort through them all to be sure you find the best talent? Better yet, once you have hired great employees, how can you convince them […]

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Why Boosting Morale is Important and How to Do It

Employee happiness and satisfaction is a key performance indicator of business success.  An employee with the right attitude and drive can mean the difference between a business that is barely getting by and one that is thriving. The bottom line is this…when employees are happy in the workplace they perform their duties well and they […]

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Top Signs of Job Burnout and How to Turn it Around

Employee burnout is a problem that affects every industry and every business. When employees are overworked, exhausted, or unhappy with their job they can be stressed and experience burnout. Managers desperately want to avoid employee burnout because it can negatively impact employee performance and productivity is essential to the success of any company. Fortunately, there […]

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7 Things Every Manager Needs to Know About Productivity

Employee productivity is one of the most important components of any business. It goes without saying that productivity is necessary in order to improve the company’s bottom line. After all, the more efficient your employees are, the more successful your business will be. While there is no denying the importance of productivity, there are several […]

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Meeting with the CEO? Here’s How to Prepare

Most employees never get the chance to meet with the CEO of their company, so if you do, you certainly want to make it count. Impressing the CEO is always a good thing for your career. That said, it can be nerve-wracking and stressful. How do you prepare for a meeting with the head of […]

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Should You Give Personal Recommendations to Past Employees?

Being a manager means you get the opportunity to hire skilled employees. However, it also means that you might be asked to give references to past ones. It can be a complicated issue but it’s something that comes with the territory. Whenever an employee leaves, you will have to be prepared for what you will […]

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Ten Super Strategies to Boost Productivity

As a manager, you understand the importance of increasing productivity in the workplace but you also know that it’s not always the easiest thing to do. Employees might get caught in a rut and the mundane routine can cause productivity to suffer. At times, even the most dedicated worker can become unproductive. This is why […]

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How Brainstorming With Your Team Can Lead to Great Ideas

Brainstorming refers to going over multiple ideas with one or more individuals. The definition alone makes it easy to see why brainstorming is such a crucial element in any business. Even the smartest and most knowledgeable people in the business don’t have all the answers and can benefit from the ideas of others. The best […]

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