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 »

Preventing the Breakdown of Communication During the Interview Process

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communication during the interview process

One of the biggest complaints from candidates is the lack of communication during the interview process. Hiring managers have a lot on their plates, and the occasional check-in e-mail or phone call during a process that can take anywhere from weeks to months can easily fall to the wayside. Communication breakdowns appear to be a… 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 »

How Can Company Culture Attract Top Talent and Loyal Customers?

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Despite the primary emphasis by most company leaders on things like sales goals, progressive benchmarks, and industry awards, most organizations are truly defined by their Talent Brand more than we’d like to think. Talent Brand, often known as “company culture” describes the unique personality of your business. It’s not stated outright like your mission statement,… Read more »

HR + Marketing Forever

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HR and Marketing Are Meant to Be

How Getting Along Builds the Talent Brand HR and Marketing may seem like an odd couple, but contrary to popular belief, these two key groups don’t have to be mere business acquaintances. The truth is, the whole company can benefit immensely when these two departments play nice and join forces to collaboratively build a brilliant… Read more »

The Modern CFO

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Traits of Today’s Brightest Financial Leaders In today’s ever-changing, technology-filled, marketplace the way we do business is constantly evolving. The role of today’s CFO is transforming too. From responsibilities in place, to technologies used and challenges faced, a lot has changed for the modern CFO. How Today’s CFO is Different Perhaps the greatest change CFOs… Read more »

Your People Are Your Brand’s Best Asset

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Why Engaging Employees Should Be Your Biggest Marketing Effort Most companies spend money on marketing. Creating brand awareness, driving sales, and attracting top-tier talent are all typical goals of these budgetary decisions. But what if we told you that your greatest brand ambassadors are sitting right beside you? That’s right, your employees have the potential… Read more »

The Evolution from Customer Service to Client Experience

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Client Experience: More Than Just Customer Service In the past, “customer service” was an all-encompassing term used to describe the interactions between sales associates, other company representatives, and customers. Customer service was primary associated with fielding requests and complaints and providing a smooth customer experience if problems arose. Now as retail drastically evolves from brick-and-mortar… Read more »

Cybersecurity Jobs You Need to Be Hiring for Today

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With a surplus of more than one million cybersecurity jobs available today, the cybersecurity industry is experiencing a short supply of skilled workers with huge demand for talent. For small businesses and large corporations alike, this trend is expected to continue for years to come. As businesses store more and more sensitive company information behind… Read more »