Is It High Time You Hired a Dedicated HR Manager?

An effective HR manager must wear many hats. They will need to understand your long-term business goals, as well as relate to the needs and concerns of your staff. They must understand the personality traits that can help your company grow in the right direction, while also enhancing office culture and keeping morale high.  The Read More

4 Strategies for Attracting High-Quality Candidates

The caliber of candidates that you attract during your recruitment process can make all the difference in the world. Not only does it dramatically cut down on the resources (time, money, energy) required to fill a position, but it allows your business to continue running efficiently both today and in the future. We’ll outline four Read More

How to Handle Difficult People When You Work in Caregiving

Caring for others is an incredibly challenging position. Patients and their families are often under a lot of stress, as they are dealing with the cycle of life and becoming increasingly dependent on others. You may also have colleagues who are very particular in their ways of doing things, or whose patience has been worn Read More

Do’s and Don’ts of Delivering Bad News to Employees

Every manager, at some point in time, will be in the position where he or she needs to deliver bad news. Perhaps budget cuts are requiring the company to downsize, or maybe an employee won’t be getting the promotion that he or she had been expecting.  This is never an easy situation to be in, Read More

One Cup a Day Can Help People Reach Their Potential

Coffee. It’s one of the world’s most commonly enjoyed beverages, and the way that millions choose to start their day.  There are both positive long and short-term benefits that can be realized by adults, regardless of generation. But it’s important that you keep an eye on your intake—or the intake of someone under your care—so Read More

How to Effectively Screen for High Job Performance

Some people are just great at interviews. They will tell you exactly what you want to hear, and by the end of the interview they will have you believing that you are about to make the best hire in your company’s history. But then, when it comes time to actually seeing what they are capable Read More

Meeting—and Exceeding—Your Employees’ Needs

Sure, every employee has needs. The extent to which these needs are met will help determine just how happy an employee is, which can directly impact his or her work quality and dedication to the company.  The basic needs are—as you would expect—pretty straightforward. Employees look to have a fair, living wage, and perhaps additional Read More

5 Tricks to Keeping Your New Years Resolutions

The New Year is a great time to make resolutions, both in your personal and your professional life. And sure, most of us make them—but how many of us actually keep them for more than a few weeks or months? Luckily for us all, there a few surefire tricks that can help ensure that you’re Read More

Ask These Questions When Setting Your 2019 Business Goals

  The time between Thanksgiving and New Years always seems to go by in the blink of an eye. One minute you’re preparing turkey and the leaves are changing color, and before you know it you’re trying to remember to write the correct year on documents while snow covers the ground.  And while it can Read More

Does Gratitude Equal Happiness and Health?

Numerous studies have demonstrated that prolonged stress can have devastating effects on one’s mental and physical health, manifesting itself in depression and anxiety. In this way, a negative mindset can lower one’s immune system, making an individual more susceptible to illness and discomfort. In fact, those with high levels of negative thinking are more likely Read More

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