7 Tips to Deal with the Know-It-All Coworker

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Do you have a coworker who thinks they know everything? They believe they are the go-to person; the one with the special connections and authority. If there’s a problem, they have the solution; if there’s a question, they have the answer. They aren’t open to new ideas or collaborating — and they have strong opinions,… Read more »

7 Tips Every New Supervisor Must Know

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Being promoted to supervisor for the first time is both thrilling and challenging. It takes intellect and initiative to move up the corporate ladder but transitioning into your new role means mastering a new skill set. No matter what kind of business or field you work in, these 7 tips will help you navigate the… Read more »

4 Ways to Be a Reference-Giving Superstar

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At any point in time, we will be either a reference seeker or a reference giver. If you believe in karma – and you truly want to help a former superstar employee get to the next level – then you should be considerate about how to give a proper recommendation. That doesn’t mean that you’ll… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Work References

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When applying for a position, you’ll spend hours agonizing over every last detail of your resume, and even more time writing and rewriting your cover letter. But how much time do you spend fortifying your list of references? Yep, that’s what we thought. While we typically stress over details like our outfit, interview questions, and… Read more »

Business Owners, Increase Your Growth IQ!

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Decisions, Decisions! Are you leading an enterprise focused on “smart growth?” There are so many choices and decisions to make that it can become overwhelming. And what you actions you select and objectives you prioritize will have tremendous impact on your success. Tiffani Bova’s book — Growth IQ — offers an analytical foundation and key… Read more »

7 Common Hiring Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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7 Common Hiring Mistakes and How to Avoid Them Hiring is a difficult and time consuming task that employers have to maneuver to keep their business running at it’s best. However, there are things that companies can do reduce the pressure and difficulty of the hiring process. Here are 7 common hiring mistakes and how… Read more »

Advantages and Disadvantages of Hiring Freelance Employees

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Hiring Freelance Employees Freelancing is becoming more common in the fast paced economy, with surveys showing freelancers made up 35% of the U.S. work force in 2016. With this increase in freelancing, stable, full-time employees are becoming less common, but it is important for employers to know the advantages and disadvantages… Read more »

Top Ten Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency!

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Top Ten Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency! By Rachel Woods Companies who have recently received large contracts, urgent work, or seasonal needs have a choice to make: do you take on the task of trying to quickly find people to fill the extra positions or do you hire a staffing agency to do it… Read more »

Top Three Ways to Improve Productivity at Work

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Top Three Ways to Improve Productivity at Work By Rachel Woods It goes without saying that productivity is one of the most important objectives that every company has. Employees need to be motivated and focused when they are at work so they can be efficient in completing their tasks. That being said, what are the… Read more »

Why Are You Losing Top Manufacturing Talent?

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A high turnover rate in the manufacturing industry is no laughing matter and can be a major detriment to your business. In fact, studies show that “average employment replacement costs are 1 to 1½ times their salary.” Besides this, consistent turnover can adversely affect your business in other ways including reduced productivity, lower employee morale,… Read more »