5 Tips for Speaking With Employees About Security Threats (Without Causing Alarm) October 8, 2019

Though many businesses are spending more money than ever before on cybersecurity, many continue to be woefully unprepared for physical security threats. This doesn’t just apply to the implementation of technology like security cameras or improving access control, either … Many of today’s inefficiencies are a simple result of the fact that businesses don’t speak… Read more »

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How Growth Mindset and Curiosity Drive High Performance October 3, 2019

What happens when a bunch of business experts, researchers, educators, and a psychologist walk into a room? Exactly what you’d expect: they nerd out on research. Such was the scene at the now-defunct CEB Leadership Academies faculty retreat for years. The retreats were a rare opportunity to connect with far-flung colleagues and share best practices… Read more »

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Becoming the Boss: Leadership Training for Millennials September 30, 2019

Millennials are the generation everyone has been talking about for years. They are the only generation to have grown up both with and without the internet. Catapulted into the digital era with a hunger for technology, millennials in the workplace has been a popular topic among employers. With Baby Boomers entering retirement, millennials have been… Read more »

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Feelings at Work: Is Authenticity a Trend? September 23, 2019

How many of us wish everyone would leave all their baggage, especially the bags overstuffed with feelings, at the door when they walk into work? We don’t have time to talk about your feelings, especially the ones about your life or even the ones you have about work. We need to produce, hit the numbers,… Read more »

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Is Your Workplace Prepared for Cold & Flu Season? September 17, 2019

Do colds and the flu spread through your organization quicker than an all-office memo? The flu cost U.S. employers over $21 billion in lost productivity during the 2017–2018 flu season, according to an estimate from Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. As an employer, you play a big role in keeping your staff healthy during flu… Read more »

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Invest in Your Employees with Continuous Onboarding September 10, 2019

Lack of advancement opportunity is one of the top reasons why professionals leave their jobs. A recent survey of exiting workers found that more than half said their manager or organization could have done something to prevent them from leaving. Many reported that in the months prior to their departure, no one had spoken to… Read more »

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Are Your Candidates Ghosting You? September 3, 2019

Employers across the country are feeling the annoyance of being “ghosted” according to a recent study. More and more job seekers are skipping out on interviews they have previously committed to, not responding to inquiries from hiring managers or even going so far as to skip their first day of work after accepting a job… Read more »

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How to Sell Your Company Culture in the Interview August 26, 2019

A job interview is a two-way street. While you’re evaluating a potential new hire to find the best fit for an open position, those candidates are evaluating you and your organization. Job candidates look at everything from how you’re dressed to who’s present at the interview to the work environment to determine if your company… Read more »

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How to Update an Employee Handbook for 2020 August 19, 2019

As Labor Day approaches and summer comes to an end, now is the time to update your Employee Handbooks to ensure compliance with the ever-changing employment law landscape. As you begin the project of creating or updating your company’s employee handbook, here are some things to keep in mind. Create an Outline Before you begin… Read more »

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Five Ways to Ruin a Great Hire When Working With a Recruiter August 6, 2019

Recruiters provide a competitive advantage when it comes to securing the best talent available. Of course, I am somewhat biased because I founded a search firm in 2005. However, there is no question that having someone else represent your company and “selling” your opportunity on your behalf can produce better results. I know many companies… Read more »

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