Monthly Archives: July 2016

Should You Allow Your Employee’s Kids to Come to Work With Them?

July 27, 2016 | 488 views

Should You Allow Your Employee's Kids to Come to Work With Them?

Should You Allow Your Employee’s Kids to Come to Work With Them?

Summertime and the livin’ is easy – unless you’re a parent trying to balance kids out of school and work. This time of year can be especially stressful for parents. Child care is expensive but quitting their job for the summer isn’t an option.

 

As an employer, you might be tempted to make things easier on your team by allowing employees to bring their kids to work with them. Is that a good idea? Let’s take a look.

 

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How to Juggle Your Schedule Around Summer Vacations

July 20, 2016 | 472 views

How to Juggle Your Schedule Around Summer Vacations

How to Juggle Your Schedule Around Summer Vacations

It’s that time of year! With warm temperatures and perfect beach weather outside, the last thing most workers want to do is get stuck on the job. It’s vacation season. Are you prepared?

 

Here are a few tips to help you juggle your schedule when your employees are hitting the road for summer vacation.

 

Plan for the Non-Planners

 

In a perfect world, all of your employees would have planned their vacations long in advance. You would have plenty of warning that they’d need time off. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world and many employees don’t plan ahead.

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4 Out of the Box Interview Questions You’ll Love Asking

July 13, 2016 | 468 views

4 Out of the Box Interview Questions You'll Love Asking

4 Out of the Box Interview Questions You’ll Love Asking

Interviews can feel mundane. Candidates are asked the same questions over and over again, which means their answers are often canned. As an employer, it’s difficult to get a realistic idea of who you’re interviewing with answers that are so rehearsed.

 

To break the mold, many companies are starting to shift to out of the box interview questions. Here are four of our favorite questions asked by large corporations.

 

1. What songs best describe your work style?

 

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Motivating Millennials: How to Get These Employees Fired Up

July 7, 2016 | 672 views

Motivating Millennials: How to Get These Employees Fired Up

Motivating Millennials: How to Get These Employees Fired Up

Too often, the Millennial generation is called “lazy” and “entitled.” This generation is known for being slightly averse to working. Perhaps this is because Millennials are more likely to be living with their parents than with a spouse or in their own home. Or, perhaps it’s because more people are changing jobs four times before they’re 32 years old.

 

No matter the reason, one thing is certain – Millennials make up the majority of the workforce, which means employers need to learn how to motivate this demographic. Here are our favorite tips.

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