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Increase Productivity by Decreasing Meetings

When it comes to meetings, remember to prioritize quality over quantity. All too often, meetings are scheduled without truly considering whether they are needed, who actually needs to be in attendance, and what the key discussion points are. The result is unproductive meetings that suck up employees’ time and drain company morale. [...]


Want More Personal Time? Follow These Tips

The world is full of distractions – especially at work. This can cause our productivity to decline and can quickly lead to burnout. Luckily there are ways to minimize these time-sucks and increase your efficiency at work. The result? A better work product in less time, which frees you up to focus on [...]


The Best Plans Take These Factors into Account

We are busier than ever, but by creating smart daily, weekly, and long-term plans, you can increase your efficiency and accomplish more in both your personal and professional life. This help decreases your risk of burnout and give you more time to spend doing the things you love. Modern technology has automated [...]


Is Your Ethics Training Working for Your Company?

Unethical employee behavior costs companies millions of dollars each year. While you might not be able to eliminate this risk entirely, you can significantly reduce it by proactively building a strong foundation of ethics that influences your workplace culture. This involves open communication and making sure that your leadership staff is setting [...]


Are You Promoting Good Choices?

Think about your employees. You would trust most of them to make good decisions for your company, right? And they probably would—unless they were being negatively influenced in some way. Unchallenged or dissatisfied employees are more likely to contribute to a compliance breach, which could cost your company everything. If you read [...]


The Pros and Cons of Employee Monitoring

We live in a day and age where our many of our daily actions are recorded and analyzed, usually to help businesses create stronger messaging that can sell more products. But many businesses are also embracing employee surveillance to monitor productivity. Some companies have seen great results, while others find that these [...]


Help Your Employees Perform Their Best

When our parents and grandparents were in the workforce, things were a lot different. There were much more stringent rules and employees were expected to adhere to clearly defined roles and processes. Today, the most effective companies understand that some employees work better under different conditions. By being more open and flexible, [...]


: Factor in Personal Potential with the 80/20 Rule

Today’s job market favors applicants, which has made things even more difficult for hiring managers. Projects are staying understaffed for longer periods of time, which puts additional stress on your employees. It might sound counterintuitive, but by placing less emphasis on certain job qualifications, you may find even more qualified applicants. Right [...]


Ever Considered Assigning Homework Before an Interview?

Regardless of what the job market is like at any particular moment, you can assume that top talent will be in high demand. Unfortunately, the hiring process takes time, so you want to make sure that you are keeping your best candidates engaged so that you are able to ensure that you [...]


How to Best Package Your Job Opportunities

It is no secret: Today’s job market is tough for businesses. There are more open positions than there is qualified talent, so pickings can be slim. What is a hiring manager to do? You need to be thinking like a product manager and effectively marketing your open opportunity to qualified candidates. We [...]

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