Developing Cross-Training Programs to Help Employees Acquire New Skills

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Each employee on your team was hired because they’re great at what they do. On a daily basis, you don’t have to worry about their individual performance. However, you’re aware they don’t know much about their colleagues’ jobs, and that concerns you for several reasons. When someone quits their job or is out of the… Read more »

Identifying Opportunities for Employees to Rotate into Different Roles

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Your employees are amazing in their current roles, but you want to broaden their horizons. Creating a job rotation program is an incredible way to help employees fully immerse themselves in the company while increasing their skill set. Ready to learn more? Here’s an overview to help you learn more about job rotation and how… Read more »

Honoring Juneteenth in the Workplace

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Honoring Juneteenth in the Workplace

A federal holiday since June 17, 2021, Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. You want to do something to appropriately honor this holiday at your workplace, but you’re not quite sure how to go about it. If you’re a private sector employer, deciding whether or not to give employees the day off… Read more »

Why DEI is Important and Should Be Prioritized

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Why DEI is Important and Should Be Prioritized

You want every member of your team to feel like an equal. However, it’s possible each employee doesn’t currently share that sentiment. Therefore, it’s important to make diversity, equity, and inclusion — DEI — a priority at your company. Designed to create a culture where every person can thrive, DEI principles have an important place… Read more »

Reskilling in a Recession

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Reskilling in a Recession

A recession might be on the horizon. In the past, high levels of inflation, combined with steadily increasing interest rates, have led to a recession. Many economists expect this to happen by the end of 2023, so it’s time to start preparing your workforce. Hopefully, you won’t have to lay anyone off. Even if the… Read more »

Do You Actively Work on Improving Company Culture?

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As a manager, you’re very aware that a positive company culture isn’t something that just happens. The shared values, goals, attitudes, and practices that make your company unique were carefully cultivated to create a work environment you’re proud to oversee. However, things won’t just stay this way on their own. If you don’t constantly work… 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 »

The Top Five Ways Social Media is Impacting Business

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Social media has become a huge part of modern culture. In fact, 79% of people have at least one social media profile, according to Statista. Given these statistics, it’s not surprising that it’s taken over marketing and advertising. However, it’s also become woven into the fabric of the professional world. Here’s a look at the… Read more »