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What is employee engagement and why is it critical for every company?

This is a guest post from Melisa Marzett. Melisa is a freelance employee currently working for findwritingservice.com. She enjoys traveling, sports, cooking and swimming. Employee engagement implies a psychological state of workers in which they are interested in the success of the company where they work, and are willing to invest their time and energy in

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How to Recognize Employee Accomplishments

This is a guest post from Linda Ginac, founder and CEO of TalentGuard, a global provider of award-winning career pathing and talent management software. Inventive and driven, she is known throughout the industry for disrupting HR technology and is the inventor of the first commercially available career pathing software solution designed to optimize employee engagement

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How to Use Humor to Inspire Employees

Humor is an emotion that’s often left out and even avoided at work, but research increasingly shows that humor is a powerful, motivating, and inspirational thing. Utilizing and encouraging humor at work can inspire and entertain, build camaraderie, and drive team spirit, so that employees are happier and more productive. While it’s often something that

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Recruitment Strategy: How to Capture Passive Candidates

In an ideal situation, any candidate for a role will be engaged, motivated, and looking for a job. Unfortunately, LinkedIn’s Global Talent Trends shows that 75% of candidates for non-crucial roles and 95% of candidates for crucial roles will be passive. These candidates are already employed, often not expressly interested in moving on to another

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2019 New Year’s Resolution For HR Managers

This is a guest post from Indorse. Indorse is a Skill Validation Platform designed for developers. As we wave goodbye to 2018 and welcome 2019 with open arms, we will all, most probably, start thinking about our beloved New Year’s resolutions! That means setting personal goals like eating healthy, read a book per week, investing more

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How to Effectively Handle Employee Complaints

This is a guest post from Allison Hail. Allison has written articles for different sites on topics ranging from travel and lifestyle, to career and business, and has most recently collaborated with NZ businesses such as Keith Andrews. Even the smoothest-running workplaces will eventually be subject to occasional complaints from employees. Staff complaints are a warning

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How to Upskill Employees

Today’s technology moves at a rapid pace, with newer, better, and often simpler tools constantly replacing older iterations. Companies like Uber and Netflix are redefining how we do business, freelancers and flex-workers are replacing traditional job-roles, and even the basic functions of life such as banking is changing exponentially. While the most obvious results of

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Team Vs. Individual Training: Pros and Cons

Whether introducing new work methods, new skills, or working on development, choosing the right training methods to deliver new ideas is important if you want to ensure proper adoption and absorption. You will often deliver the same information to a group of individuals, which can lead to choosing between delivering training in a group or

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Professional and Conflict-Free Employee Termination Strategies

Terminating an employee is never easy. Nobody enjoys the process but it is a necessary evil of business. If handled correctly, employee termination doesn’t need to result in conflict. There are steps that all HR professionals, business owners or managers should take when letting go of an employee. Preparation for a Termination Meeting You can’t

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Leadership Across Remote and Mixed Teams

Digital technology has enabled many new forms of work, but the ability to easily and efficiently work remotely is one of the most pressing. Individuals can choose to work remotely, as freelancers, or may work at home for several days out of the week, creating new and pressing complications for leaders. Maintaining a sense of

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