Why Employee Recognition Could Greatly Benefit Your Business

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Personnel management is about more than just bringing in good talent. It’s also about keeping the good workers you have satisfied and happy. One approach to boosting employee job satisfaction, and reducing turnover, is to ensure workers are recognized and the value of their contributions is acknowledged. An official worker recognition program can help scale… Read more »

Steps Following an Employees’ Resignation

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Every company has workers resign. Regardless of your company culture, high-profile brand, generous compensation packages or your positive worker relationships, people quit for reasons that are outside your control. No matter the logic behind why workers quit, the following are some suggested methods for organizations to follow when dealing with a worker’s resignation. Accept the… Read more »

Should You Find or Train the Right Employee?

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A shortage of labor is a major challenge facing hiring personnel at many companies right now. A recent Glassdoor poll found 48 percent of hiring managers surveyed said they cannot locate enough qualified applicants to occupy open positions, and 26 percent of survey respondents said this will become a bigger problem in coming months. Facing… Read more »

Maybe I Shouldn’t Accept the Job

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While it always feels nice to have a company send you a job offer, sometimes accepting that offer can be the wrong move for your career and personal life. Keep in mind that accepting a job then quitting the job right away because you aren’t happy could be seen as job hopping, something future employers… Read more »

Staying Safe on the Night Shift

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Night shift employees often don’t get enough good sleep, especially if they’re just starting to work the shift. It is easy for these employees to fall into the pit of sleep deprivation, which results in irritability, a lack of alertness and even a greater risk of cardiovascular issues, like heart attacks, high blood pressure and… Read more »

Interviewing to Vet Top Clerical Candidates

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Clerical workers must be masters of business software, project management, scheduling and communication. Because they must wear so many hats, it’s important to hire the right people for these positions. Below are a few tips for identifying the clerical candidate who will add significant value to your organization. Determining technical skills To determine if a… Read more »

How to Eliminate Skills Gaps in the Workplace

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If one of your finest workers recently left or you have you been seeing diminishing productivity lately, you might have a skills gap in your company. As the workplace becomes increasingly complicated, addressing skills gaps in the workforce is becoming challenging. Therefore, it’s important to address a skills gap as soon it appears. Otherwise, you… Read more »

From Temp to Full Time

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Working a temporary assignment doesn’t have to be a short-term situation. Companies are looking more and more to what’s known as a temp-to-hire arrangement; evaluating workers in a temporary arrangement before bringing them on full time. This development bodes well for job seekers. That being said, landing a temporary job doesn’t mean it’s a sure… Read more »

What Are The Risks of Hiring Temporary Clerical Employees?

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The idea of a “temp” worker has spread far and wide ever since entrepreneur William Russell Kelly opened the first staffing agency for clerical workers in 1946. No doubt, the use temporary clerical employees has become popular because of the numerous benefits it can give to a business. First and foremost, it means being able… Read more »

Should You Apply to Multiple Positions at the Same Company?

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When you really like a company and see they have posted multiple job postings that you are qualified for, it’s normal to want to throw your hat in the ring for more than one position. However, you might be concerned that doing this could give a bad impression. If you’re wondering whether or not it… Read more »