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How Do You Measure Employee Satisfaction?

Have you ever had a job where you counted the minutes until the end of the day from the moment you walked through the door? How about one where you didn’t mind staying late to help wrap up a project? Having employees who are engaged in their work is a…

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Get Different Personalities to Work Together

5 Ways to Get Different Personalities to Work Together

Conflict is difficult. It can slow down projects, drain enthusiasm, and even damage relationships, but there’s no real way to completely avoid it when two or more people are working together. Work styles vary and personalities clash, which means disagreements are inevitable. But if the goal isn’t preventing conflict, what…

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Template: Hiring Process Checklist

Getting ready to begin searching for your next great employee? Hiring is exciting, but it’s also an involved process that’s full of potential missteps and errors. Start out on the right foot using this hiring process checklist as a template for your search. While this hiring process checklist is a…

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HR's role in the remote workforce

What is HR’s Role in the World of the Remote Workforce?

Telecommuting, working remotely, home-sourcing, telework – whatever you choose to call it, the remote workforce has been growing for years. And now, it’s the new normal. So what does this shift mean for employee management? Here are five unique responsibilities HR must take on in the world of the remote…

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The Importance of the Team

What is a team? It seems like a simple question, almost to the point of ridiculousness. But what are the qualities that define a great team? Trust? Chemistry? Ability? Everyone’s gone through a team-building exercise at least once or twice, but what’s the point? The concept of the team is…

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How HR Onboarding Can Help the Whole Company

You don’t get a second chance at a first impression – it’s an old adage, but one that still rings true. When it comes to hiring new employees, they’ll only ever have one first day, week, month, and year, yet many companies forget this, or simply don’t care. But making…

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Should Your Business Leverage an HR Partner for Recruitment?

Hiring has long been seen as the responsibility of the human resources department, but more often than not, managing hiring strategies is only one of many hats worn by HR professionals, managers, and business owners whose days are already packed. But hiring new employees is so critical to a business’s…

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HR Tips: How to Write a Job Description

Recruiting and hiring new employees is a process that’s full of hard work. In comparison to interviews, job offers, and onboarding, writing a job description and posting may seem trivial and straightforward. But it’s harder than you think: a poorly written job posting can attract unqualified applicants and drive well-suited…

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Why Onboarding is Critical in Talent Acquisition

Imagine this: a company recently hired a new employee. On her first day, she comes in, receives some paperwork and meets her manager, and gets started. Her performance is shaky at first, but shows real promise. Then, two months after she begins, she puts in her two weeks notice. What…

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How Human Resources Development Can Prepare Tomorrow’s Leaders

Six years ago, the oldest members of the Baby Boomer generation began reaching the traditional retirement age of 65. Due to many factors, people have been choosing to defer their retirement, but now, in 2017, an estimated 10,000 Boomers are retiring every day. Millennials have largely made their way through…

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