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How to Help Your Employees Become More Productive

When workers perform at their highest levels, companies gain an advantage over the competition. So, how can you maximize the potential of your team? Use these five strategies to help your employees become more productive. Provide Inspiration What if your employees liked or even loved their jobs? Chances are, they would get more done. How… Read More »

What’s It Like Being a Registered Nurse?

Are you thinking about a career in the medical profession? Are you wondering what it is like being a registered nurse? Here’s a brief overview of a day in the life of an RN. In hospital settings, most nurses work twelve-hour shifts from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Of… Read More »

Tips for Interviewing Entry-Level Candidates

Hiring entry-level candidates presents a unique challenge. Since these individuals have limited work experience, the interview becomes the primary method to determine if they will be successful. Although this may result in added pressure on the hiring manager, the following steps can make the interview process as informative as possible. Assess Their Technical Skills Without… Read More »

How to Foster Teamwork to Get Better Results

Great teams can accomplish amazing things. But, creating and maintaining a cohesive group is easier said than done. Here are four tips from the experts to promote teamwork within your organization. Focus on We Not Me Peter Skillman and Tom Wujec used the Marshmallow Challenge to learn more about teamwork. They asked groups to build… Read More »

The Advantages of Using a Staffing Agency vs. Internal Hiring

The talent shortage is real. Companies are struggling to find qualified workers and losing business. (CNN Money, 2018) Is your organization looking to hire faster and better? An employment agency may be the answer. Although many businesses have a do-it-yourself hiring philosophy, staffing services can be an important route for finding the best talent. Consider… Read More »

Setting and Achieving Your Career Goals in 2018

Now that it’s a new year, have you thought about your career goals for 2018? Maybe you would like to improve your performance at work, learn a new skill, apply for a promotion or even find another job. Regardless of your ambitions, there are several steps you can take to make your aspirations a reality… Read More »

How to Identify Top Performers in Your Company

According to the 20-60-20 rule, 20 percent of workers are top talent, 60 percent are average and 20 percent are weak performers. However, Herman Aguinis and Ernest O’Boyle of Indiana University and the University of Iowa presented an alternate view, the power law distribution. They theorized that “instead of a massive group of average performers… Read More »

How to Develop Strong Workplace Relationships

In today’s economy, many employees underestimate the power of workplace relationships. This is unfortunate, mainly because many of your colleagues and supervisors may be able to help you advance your career. Even if they cannot help in this manner, employees who have positive relationships with their co-workers tend to be happier and more productive at… Read More »

Three Reasons Why You Should Have Regular Staff Meetings

If your company doesn’t hold regular meetings, you may want to consider changing company protocol. Companies that have meetings on a regular basis tend to be more successful, and their employees tend to be more productive. If you have been debating whether to hold meetings regularly, here are some reasons you should consider doing so.… Read More »

Why Employee Recognition is Crucial

Many companies around the world underestimate the value of employee recognition, but it is nearly impossible to create a successful business if your employees do not feel appreciated. Learning how to recognize your employees for doing great work is a process, but it can start simply by expressing your gratitude. If you want to get… Read More »