Five Employment Trends You’ll See This Year

At the start of a new year, it’s important to take stock of the business trends on the horizon – especially when it comes to employment. HR and recruiting evolve at a rapid pace, and while things can vary from industry to industry, there are five important trends that will impact all businesses in all… Read More »

How to Keep Your Staff Motivated During the Holiday Season

The attraction of the holidays can cause staff to be inattentive at work, leading to lower productivity. More often that not, this time of year can be the busiest for your company. So how do you keep your staff motivated while not squashing their holiday joy? “During the holiday season, many employees are on leave… Read More »

Celebrate Achievements at Work for a Confident New Year

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  One major reason that employees quit their jobs is because they don’t feel appreciated at work. In fact, 90% of employees admit that they feel more loyal to employers who recognize their achievements. Celebrating individual and team success is a wonderful way to start the new year on a positive note. What’s more, celebrating… Read More »

How to Hire When Unemployment Is at an All-Time Low

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Low unemployment rates are a wonderful thing but can create problems for some organizations when it comes to recruiting new talent. In fact, it is increasingly more difficult for some organizations to hire new recruits due to the scarcity of candidates seeking jobs. By reconsidering hiring strategies and changing your mindset, however, you can attract… Read More »

5 Fun Ways to Show your Employees and Clients That You Really Care

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While employee and client appreciation are a crucial part of workplace wellbeing, it’s particularly meaningful during the holiday season. Employees who feel appreciated are more likely to go the extra mile. Similarly, clients who feel valued are more likely to continue to do business with your company. Showing your employees that you care helps reduce… Read More »

How to Stay Motivated Regardless of Your Conditions

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  Staying motivated is difficult enough without struggling under an intense amount of pressure and frustration. If you’ve been feeling downtrodden lately, this article is for you. Here are four tricks to keep yourself motivated, even when you feel the pressure mounting.  Tackle Your Work Little by Little When you feel like you just can’t… Read More »

What is Upskilling and Why Do You Need to Do it Now?

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  Upskilling is an impressive workplace trend that focuses on continuous learning. It takes place when companies invest in training programs that help employees develop new abilities and minimize skill gaps. There are many reasons why you should practice upskilling in your business. Here are four of our favorites.  The Shifting Market “The nature of… Read More »

5 Steps to Take When Your Employee Isn’t Working Out

  Have you hired an employee that just isn’t working out? You’ve noticed consistent underperformance, and you don’t know how to move forward. Here are five steps you should take to handle a consistently underperforming employee:    Discuss Expectations  Start by scheduling a private, one-on-one meeting with the employee in question. Don’t delegate the meeting… Read More »

3 Reasons Community Involvement Can Improve Employee Engagement

  Have you ever considered investing time and energy in the community through your company? Community service might seem like an individual decision, but it can actually boost engagement with your employees and improve your work environment. According to a recent survey of employed adults between the ages of 21 and 35, those who regularly… Read More »

5 Essential Skills For Promotion

  Tara Jaye Frank, the author of Say Yes: A Woman’s Guide to Advancing Her Professional Purpose, once said, “People don’t get promoted for doing their jobs really well. They get promoted by demonstrating their potential to do more.” Landing a coveted promotion doesn’t happen overnight. Instead, you’ll put weeks, months, or years of effort… Read More »