Giving Employee Feedback that Matters

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Giving Employee Feedback

Giving employee feedback that helps your team improve is no easy task. When doing performance evaluations or meeting one-on-one, it’s tempting to focus on either only the positive or the negative in the meeting. According to studies, 37% of managers feel uncomfortable giving feedback. Employees need to hear from you when they’re doing well (and… Read more »

Pros and Cons of a Remote Workforce

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In the information age, it’s possible to manage a company from almost anywhere in the world. But with these newfound possibilities, troubles can arise. While companies love to offer flexibility and trust to their employees, some find their collaboration and teamwork suffers. So what are the benefits and downsides of a remote workforce? We’ll walk… Read more »

Thanking Your Employees This Holiday Season

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Even if your industry doesn’t have a holiday rush, this time of year can be especially crazy for your employees. Schedules are filled with travel plans, family visits, concerts, recitals, and more. Amidst all the chaos, a small token of gratitude can mean a great deal to your busy employees. If your industry does have… Read more »

Maintaining Your Composure Under Pressure

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year – or is it? The end of the year is a time for celebration and reflection, but many times, those who work in customer service face frustrated, stress-filled clients who feel the pressure of another year coming to a close. You may struggle to keep your composure… Read more »

Millennials in Charge

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millennials in charge

The time has come. Millennials are reaching an age where they’re now assuming leadership positions. As a generation that’s arguably gotten a bad rap for being overconfident and under-qualified, the oncoming millennial takeover is concerning to some employers. And while some fail to see the leadership skills of this demographic, we can tell you one… Read more »

The Skills You Need In Your Finance Department

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A company’s finance department plays a crucial part in the success of the business and covers a wide range of tasks from general bookkeeping, to detailed budget analysis, and more. With all these different responsibilities, it’s no surprise that your finance department will need a diverse group of talented individuals to run it like a… Read more »

How to Turn Down a Job Offer Tactfully

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How to Turn Down a Job Offer Tactfully

When you started out on the job hunt, turning down a job offer was probably the last thing you thought you’d do, but there are several reasons you might find yourself in this situation. Maybe the salary isn’t what you had in mind, the position won’t further your career, or it just doesn’t feel right…. Read more »

Managers, Your Emotional Intelligence Affects Your Team Productivity

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Managers, Your Emotional Intelligence Affects Your Team Productivity

As a manager, your primary responsibility is to ensure your team members have the tools, resources, and capabilities needed to get the job done. But being a manager is about more than just getting ducks in a row; it’s also about recognizing and managing the emotions of your team members—and yourself. According to Psychology Today1,… Read more »

Signs Your Boss Does Not Appreciate You

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Signs Your Boss Does Not Appreciate You

Do you give your job all you’ve got and still receive little to no recognition for the work you are contributing? You may be undervalued, and it may be time for you to start looking for employment elsewhere. A career should be more than a paycheck; it should be an individual’s way to have a… Read more »

3 Signs It’s Time To Make A Career Change

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3 Signs It's Time To Make A Career Change

The Autumnal Equinox is a time of change. It’s the beginning of the cycle of seasons that leads to the fruitful destination of summer. It is the perfect time to reflect on your career and decide if it’s time to make a change in order to accomplish a bigger goal. It could be something small,… Read more »