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6 Ways to Make Your New Hire Feel Welcome (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jul 15, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Starting a new job can be very overwhelming. Many people tend to feel anxious about joining a new organization and meeting new people. It is imperative that as an employer/leader, you do everything you can to make the new hire feel welcomed and included on their first day. Doing so will encourage a positive employee relationship from the start, allowing them to succeed and feel confident in their new role going forward. Our infographic below shares tips that will help you create a seamless transition for your new employee.

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How Leadership Can Prevent Their Team From Burnout

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Mar 30, 2021 10:00:00 AM

By now, one year into the pandemic, we've all heard the term employee burnout. Whether you’ve experienced it yourself during the past twelve months or know someone who has, this phenomenon has negatively affected millions of people worldwide. According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Classification of Diseases (ICD), people experiencing burnout typically feel exhaustion but, also likely to feel detached or cynical about their job. Job burnout can affect your physical and mental health directly related to health conditions, such as depression.

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2021 Workplace Trends (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 26, 2021 10:30:00 AM

2020 was a transformation year, to say the least. The COVID-19 pandemic, economic recession, and social justice movements are all forces that changed today's employment landscape and will shape the way we work in the future. Check out our infographic for workplace trends and changes we can expect to see this year and beyond.

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How to Reduce Hiring Bias in the Recruitment Process

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Jan 14, 2021 10:52:43 AM

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than just trends; they are imperative for all organizations. In 2020 the world learned, listened, and talked about diversity and inclusion and in 2021, people are taking action which will have a long-lasting impact. Last year, in response to social justice movements and protests, organizations all over the world addressed and made plans to tackle important DEI issues in the workplace. 

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5 Reasons Why Establishing a Workplace Wellness Program is Important

Posted by Robert Harvie on Jun 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM

More so now than ever, organizations are making workplace wellness programs a top priority. Establishing and maintaining these programs offers a work environment that promotes healthier habits, and develops a positive office culture where people genuinely want to be. More and more employers are concerned about the health and well-being of their employees, so it comes with no surprise that having a structured wellness program in place has become increasingly popular.

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Tips to Help You Stay on Track When Working From Home

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Mar 23, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Given the unprecedented situation that the world is in right now and out of an abundance of caution, millions of organizations globally are working remotely. As the coronavirus outbreak spreads, we will continue to see organizations of all different sectors and sizes encourage or mandate their employees to work from home if their job permits them. For many companies, this will be a first time experience.

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How Your Organization Can Show PRIDE

Posted by Cori Forbes on Mar 19, 2020 10:30:00 AM

In recent years, there has been significant progress made towards the equality and inclusion of the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) and gender-expansive community. But there is so much more to be done when ensuring LGBTQ-inclusive policies and practices in the workplace.

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Why You Should Hire Nontraditional Candidates

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Mar 5, 2020 9:04:54 AM

So far in the new decade, the unemployment rate has sat at a low 3.6% and the labor force participation rate has continued to increase, currently at 63.4%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. A thriving job market is excellent news, specifically for job seekers. It’s no secret it’s a candidate-driven market, meaning organizations are competing with each other to attract and retain top talent. In fact, according to a ManpowerGroup survey, attracting and retaining skilled workers has rarely been more challenging as 69% of U.S. companies report talent shortages – the highest in over a decade! Now more than ever, recruiting is absolutely essential for organizations.

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Is a Candidate a Good Fit or a Good Interviewee?

Posted by Megan Jewell on Dec 17, 2019 11:30:00 AM

There are countless resources available to help individuals prepare for interviews, whether it be a workshop, an online resource or a book. While these tools are extremely helpful for those interviewing, it can make the job of the hiring manager difficult. Interviewers have to decipher the difference between someone who is just a good interviewee versus someone who is a good fit for the position. Of course, a good candidate can be great at interviewing, too, but it’s crucial a hiring manager doesn’t hire someone solely based on their impressive interview skills.

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SURVEY: “Some Like it Hot” & Other Office Squabbles

Posted by Jennifer DeLucia on Aug 8, 2019 10:50:00 AM

As the summer is now in full swing and the temperatures outside are high, there has been a lot of attention placed on social media recently surrounding one of the oldest, fiercest battles that is currently being waged within offices around the country…the thermostat setting. Although office temperature seems like a minor issue, it does have a significant negative impact on employee’s productivity and morale.

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