How to Write an Eye-Catching Job Description

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Finding the best person for the job is a multi-step process that starts with the job description. Many employers mistakenly believe this isn’t much more than a formality, either writing one in haste or recycling a description that’s been used for years.  Opting not to take the job description seriously is a huge mistake because… Read more »

5 Ways You Can Better Manage a Remote Team

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When COVID-19 was classified as a global pandemic, many companies decided to have their employees work from home. At first, you thought this might last for a few weeks or even months but more than half a year later, you’ve accepted this as — at least temporarily — the new normal.   Overall, managing a remote team is going pretty… Read more »

Promoted Over Friends — How to Successfully Manage Former Co-Workers

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You’ve just been promoted and you couldn’t be more excited. This is something you’ve wanted for a while and worked hard for so it feels great to finally climb up the ladder.   However, being the boss means you’re now in charge of your former colleagues. This is undeniably awkward if you’re not quite sure how… Read more »

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 »

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 »