How Effective Hiring Can Make You Money

If you’re like me, you may be planning for the year ahead, and that likely includes your staffing plans.  Who will be leaving due to retirement?  What positions will need to be added in order to meet your goals? If you have positions to fill, that means you’ll need to do some hiring.  Do you…

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The Value of Abundant Praise at Work

A women being celebrated at an office meeting

A senior-level leader once told me she wasn’t one to give much praise so she needed to hire someone who didn’t need that.  So, finding someone with a high level of self-confidence went on my list of have-to-have characteristics of the candidates.  However, it got me thinking, is praise only for those with low self-confidence?…

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How Boasting Benefits Can Win You Top Talent

Finding talented people for your team is critical to the success of your organization.  In this tough labor market, how do you stand out from the crowd of competitors vying for the candidate you want? One easy way is to promote the employee benefits you provide. In the race to post and fill an open…

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What You Need to Know to Become an Employer of Choice

Are you finding it difficult to find or keep great employees?  If so, you’re not alone. The labor market is tight.  Top performers have lots of options when it comes to where they work.  This leaves employers investing more money in recruiting and spending more time reading through stacks of resumes from not-so-qualified people. The…

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