4 Risks to Take in 2017

January 4, 2017 | 266 views

4 Risks to Take in 2017

4 Risks to Take in 2017

Are you naturally risk averse? If so, you’re not alone. It’s scary to make a big change and even scarier to think about the consequences of what could go wrong.

 

Still, it takes a risk to watch your business grow and your team succeed. As we enter a New Year, it’s a good time to make strategic changes to your business and that requires taking small, calculated risks.

 

Here are 4 risks we encourage you to take in 2017 to help your business grow.

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4 Incentives to Help Your Employees Be More Productive

December 28, 2016 | 345 views

4 Incentives to Help Your Employees Be More Productive

4 Incentives to Help Your Employees Be More Productive

Serious managers know that each employee plays an important role in the overall mission of the firm. But, far too often, employees lack the motivation that’s required to reach their goals and be productive.

 

It can be difficult to muster up enough excitement around work but with the right incentives, both your employees and your business can excel.

Here are four incentives you can offer to encourage your team to be more productive at work.

 

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New Year’s Resolutions for Managers: How to Be a Better Leader in 2017

December 21, 2016 | 324 views

New Year’s Resolutions for Managers: How to Be a Better Leader in 2017

New Year’s Resolutions for Managers: How to Be a Better Leader in 2017

What does it look like to be a strong leader? Are you assertive and authoritative? Or are you friendly, fostering a more fun workplace? Chances are, you’re somewhere in the middle. And chances are you’re looking for a way to improve your leadership game.

 

There’s no time like the New Year to make that change. Here are a few resolutions you can make to become a better leader in 2017.

 

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How to Get More Out of Your Volunteers During the Holidays

December 14, 2016 | 302 views

How to Get More Out of Your Volunteers During the Holidays

How to Get More Out of Your Volunteers During the Holidays

‘Tis the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately, it’s also the busiest and most chaotic time of the year. For non-profit organizations, this can mean fewer human resources on hand during a time when demand is at peak level.  

 

Sound familiar? Here are five things you can do to get more out of your volunteers during this festive, but busy time of year.

 

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4 Reasons the Holidays Require You to Bring in More Employees

December 7, 2016 | 271 views

4 Reasons the Holidays Require You to Bring in More Employees

4 Reasons the Holidays Require You to Bring in More Employees

It’s not a secret that the holiday season is the busiest season for most businesses. Hotels book up with guests traveling from out of town who still want to keep a safe distance from relatives. Retailers see a boom in sales from buyers who need the perfect gift. Even some non-profits see an uptick in interest with days like Giving Tuesday.

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5 Ways to Have Some Fun During the Holidays

November 30, 2016 | 250 views

5 Ways to Have Some Fun During the Holidays

5 Ways to Have Some Fun During the Holidays

Think the holidays have to mean stress, chaos, and uncontrollable madness? We disagree!

The holiday season is meant to be enjoyed. Businesses can embrace the bustling atmosphere with a few easy, but fun, ideas. Here are five of our favorite ways to have some fun during the holidays.

1. Have a Holiday Party

This one might sound obvious, but many organizations get so caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season that they forget to plan a company holiday party. But, a holiday party is a great way to help your team break loose a little bit, commiserate over the stress of the holiday rush, and bond with an activity other than work.

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The Importance of Employee Wellness Programs During the Holiday Season

November 16, 2016 | 361 views

The Importance of Employee Wellness Programs During the Holiday Season

The Importance of Employee Wellness Programs During the Holiday Season

Wellness programs have long been a staple in businesses. That’s because, healthy employees lead to fewer sick days and a reduction in chronic diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, and chronic pulmonary conditions, according to the United States Department of Labor.

Although these programs are essential year round, during the holidays, they’re even more important. That’s because the holidays tend to slow everyone down, give people excuses to fall off the healthy-living bandwagon, and make poor decisions.

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Part 2: 3 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

November 9, 2016 | 326 views

Part 2: 3 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

Part 2: 3 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

Last week, we talked about how to recruit seasonal workers during the holiday season. This week, we’re continuing the holiday season recruitment conversation, but this time, we’re focusing on bringing full-time, year-round employees on board during the chaos of the holidays.

This is a topic that’s not often addressed, probably because it’s so difficult.

When you onboard an employee, you want to ease him into his new role. You want him to get his sea-legs before he starts in with the busy season, so he feels more comfortable and the transition from newbie to seasoned worker is seamless.

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Part 1: 4 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

November 2, 2016 | 362 views

Part 1: 4 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

Part 1: 4 Tips for Recruiting During the Holiday Season

We’re excited to introduce a two-part series on recruiting during the holiday season. In this first part, we’ll focus exclusively on recruiting for seasonal employees.

If your business is one of the many that sees an uptick in business during the final quarter of the year, chances are you’re looking for a little extra manpower to help you make it through the holidays. And you’re not alone. Many businesses scope out temporary workers who want to make a little extra money during the holidays, so finding seasonal employees can be difficult.

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What Employee Benefits Should You Be Offering?

October 26, 2016 | 368 views

What Employee Benefits Should You Be Offering?

What Employee Benefits Should You Be Offering?

When it comes to employee benefits, the traditional offerings of insurance and retirement plans aren’t enough. The workforce today expects a little more than a paycheck and insurance plan to entice them to join your team.

 

Here are a few of the most unique employee benefits you can offer to bring in top talent to your crew and keep your best employees at your company for longer.

 

Unlimited Vacation

 

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