When is the Right Time to Give a Raise?

Of course, in your employees’ eyes, anytime is the right time for a pay raise! However, the timeliness of the raise has repercussions that should always be thought through. Some questions to consider are: Is the pay of my good employees keeping up with inflation? The pay of a certain

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The Repercussions of a Bad Hire

The damage resulting from a bad hire include: wasted time, decreased staff morale and productivity, and increased stress on that person’s manager. To help avoid making a bad hire, keep the following advice in mind: Ground yourself to the hiring criteria. Think of your original criteria and your framework. Basically,

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4 Techniques to Find the Right Candidate

If you’re tired of searching for that next hire or feel like you’ve exhausted all your options, you may not have considered these 4 creative ways to find top talent – see below! Network with Past Employees Past employees are usually in new workplaces related to your industry. Reach out

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Understaffed VS Overstaffed, Striking a Balance

How often do you look around and say “we’re slow right now” or “we can’t keep up”? These two situations are the tip of the staffing balancing iceberg. The resulting over-adjusting can leave you over or under-staffed. Overstaffed: You are proud that now you have all the help you could need, but there can

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New Year, New Culture!

New Year, New Culture! In management, we are always trying to encourage our employees to act a certain way or change a certain behavior. Things like keeping on task, staying off cell phone, and treating customers great are sometimes hard to regulate. The common thread between all work behaviors is:

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