Ways to Keep your Best Employees

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True, hiring “Rock stars” are one of the most important things you can do to put together a great team. But, the second most important thing is to retain your great employees. Great employees’ current and future contributions are often vital to the prosperity and, in some cases, even the continuance of the enterprise. So, […]

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Ways to Reward Your Employees

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Savvy business owners understand the true value of hardworking employees. Truth is, showing employees appreciation boosts morale and increases workplace effectiveness. And yes, when it comes to rewarding your employees, cash is king, but only for a few hours. Research indicates that money is not a long-term motivator. A 2013 study conducted by Make Their […]

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7 Best Interview Questions to Ask

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During the interview process, most potential candidates will be on their best behaviour and will steer clear of responses that show them in a negative light. Of course this is human nature, but the fact is that no human being is perfect. Seeing a candidate for who they are – in terms of both the […]

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What Great Managers Do Differently

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If you want to know the future of a company, look at the quality of the managers. We all know that great managers are integral to the growth and evolution of an organization.  So, what sets the great boss apart from the average boss? Turns out to be a small shift with big rewards! Gallup […]

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Minimize Workplace Negativity

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Whether it’s office politics, hostile relationships or a lack of trust; we’ve all been stuck in a work environment where a seemingly dormant volcano boils beneath the surface. Everyone suffers when the atmosphere at work is negative – employees, leadership, and ultimately the company. A negative employee can affect a work group or a team […]

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Incentives: Their place in a business setting

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It is important for every individual involved in human resources to understand that a business or organisation is run by its employees, not simply by corporate giants or abstract rules and norms which are not tangible or observed by the naked eye. Yes, it is people in an organisation who matter, and their emotionality plays […]

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Doodling: A means of concentration in the workplace.

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Now that 2017 has officially started it is time to get back to the daily work schedule, fraught with what many perceive as meaningless and trivial tasks which demand a lot from our cognitive resources. As your ability to focus in meetings may be less than ideal for those of you who prefer more active […]

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Work Harder: Creating Purpose for 2017

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As you return from vacation feeling refreshed and relaxed, you may have mixed feelings about returning to the office and what is referred to as the “daily grind”. Maybe you feel excited to re-join the workforce, or maybe you feel a bit apprehensive, not willing to experience the strain of long, copious hours. Either way, […]

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Time for a new job

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Are you surrounded by colleagues who are supportive and fun to work with? Do you feel that your career is going somewhere? Do you have job satisfaction? If the answer to all these questions is “never”, perhaps you should think about abandoning ship. Or, on the other hand, maybe you have a good job, work […]

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Unmotivated at Work

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Ok, so let’s be honest, work for the most part sucks. Even if you’re part of the 13% of people worldwide who actually like going to work, chances are likely that you’d rather be doing something else, right? Even if you love your job, you will most likely not feel motivated every day, and that’s […]

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