Wellness — Why Workplace Health and Safety Are Critical in 2020

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The health of your employees should always be important to you, but more so now than ever in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to staying physically safe, it’s also essential for people to focus on their mental well-being; as both equate to overall good health.  As an employer, you’re in a position… Read more »

Should I Hire Right Now — 3 Signs It’s Time to Build Your Workforce

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented economic crisis — but your company has been able to weather the storm. In fact, your business is doing so well, you’re considering hiring.   Rightfully so, the thought of hiring makes you nervous, considering the current state of the world. However, you’re starting to realize that not taking… Read more »

Conflict Resolution — Making Peace in the Workplace

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Being the boss isn’t easy — especially when you have two employees who aren’t getting along. This can quickly cause tension for everyone, along with a decline in productivity, so knowing how to properly handle the situation is a must.  Every disagreement is different, so it’s important to stay on top of employee feuds. However, you might not… Read more »

Safety — How to Report a Workplace Injury

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You’ve worked hard to create strict protocols to keep employees safe, but sometimes accidents happen. If a worker is injured on the job, getting the appropriate medical treatment should always be your top priority. Acting quickly can make a world of difference in their recovery. Reporting the accident is also imperative. The Occupational Safety and… Read more »

How to Deliver an Engaging Performance Review

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If you’re like most managers, giving performance reviews is far from your favorite part of the job. Whether you consider them a mere formality or just plain awkward, having these meetings with your employees never feels particularly productive.  What you might not realize, is performance reviews can actually be valuable to both you and your… Read more »

How to Spot Your Next Leader at Work

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Leaders drive your company to success, so it’s important to choose them wisely. Doing so might be harder than you realize, as being an outstanding employee doesn’t necessarily make someone leadership material.   It’s important to know the soft skills that separate future leaders from the pack. Here’s how to identify employees who might be your… Read more »

5 Ways You Can Keep Politics Out Of the Workplace

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Politics are always a hot topic, but even more so right now, since 2020 is an election year. You know the havoc political battles can wreak on your workforce, and you’re not interested in it.  It’s almost inevitable that your employees don’t all share the same viewpoints and will not be voting for the same… Read more »

Confronting Employee Theft — What You Need to Know

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You want to think the best of every person on your team, but right now, something just isn’t adding up. Whether inventory or cash keeps mysteriously disappearing, your gut feeling is screaming something is up. It’s important to nip theft in the bud quickly, but wisely. Here’s some advice to help you take control of… Read more »