6 Job Interview Tips for Success

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If you are back on the job market and looking to land the perfect career opportunity, an in-person interview is your chance to wow your prospective employers and convince them you are the right fit for the position. It only takes a few seconds to make a lasting first impression, good or bad, and you… Read more »

4 Ways to Put Staff Development into the Fast Lane

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At times, staff development efforts can get stalled out. Reframe the way you think about this important catalyst for retaining staff, conflict resolution,  and improving productivity. Utilize self-appraisal. Start your process by asking the employee to appraise him or herself.  An online personality test might be the best place to start. Development proceeds best when… Read more »

Kick Off a Workplace Wellness Plan for the New Year

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Year after year, some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions revolve around improving one’s health: losing weight, eating better, exercising more, quitting smoking, cutting back on alcohol or sugar or caffeine. We always start the year with renewed enthusiasm and determination to change our bad habits and be healthier, but after a few weeks… Read more »

Outline a Performance Improvement Plan

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  As a manager, the productivity and performance of your employees is one of your top priorities. When an employee is not meeting your expectations or the goals of the position, it becomes necessary to have an honest conversation with him, providing constructive feedback and a performance improvement plan.   Having a talk with an… Read more »