• Build a Culture for All Generations

    Mar 08, 2016
    As the three generations of baby boomers, generation X, and millennials are coming together to work, management must create the right work culture to foster success for all. By defining each generation, you will better understand each group’s motivations, goals, and work ethic—resulting in a well-rounded and knowledgeable work environment.
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  • And the Award Goes to… Your Best Employees!

    Feb 23, 2016
    With the 88th Academy Awards just around the corner, we are reminded to continue to strive to hire the best employees over and over again. Through the application of benchmarking, a scientific process of subjectively and objectively assessing your employees, core competencies will be highlighted to help you continue to hire award-winning employees on the first try.
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  • Ordinary Greatness: How To Maximize Employee Potential through Culture and Leadership

    Feb 16, 2016
    People walk past greatness every day and do not notice it because of distractions, deadlines, and lengthy to-do lists, believes Pamela Bilbrey, the author of Ordinary Greatness: It’s Where You Least Expect It … Everywhere. When this happens in the workplace, she attributes it to a failure of leadership.
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  • Show Your Employees the Love for Valentine’s Day

    Feb 09, 2016
    Whether you're single, married, or would rather avoid the thought of celebrating Valentine’s Day altogether, there are people you can show "love" to (with no strings attached) that you may have never even considered! In the office, comments of appreciation and recognition of employees’ success can go a long way toward establishing a long-term relationship.
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  • Debunking Millennial Myths: New Study Cites Lack of Leadership Training, Not Laziness, as Cause of Job-Hopping

    Feb 02, 2016
    Millennials often get a bad rap when it comes to workplace behavior, with many employers citing laziness and lack of motivation that leads to frequent job-hopping. This perceived "lack of loyalty" among millennials has resulted in them being stereotyped as not suitable for long-term employment. However, companies cannot simply disregard millennials in the hiring process since they will comprise a majority of the workforce by 2017.
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  • Don’t Go Bananas: How To Set Workplace Resolutions That Stick

    Jan 26, 2016
    As we revealed in last week's blog, 2016 is the year of the monkey (per the Chinese zodiac calendar). While this many conjure up images of silliness and practical jokes, the office is no place for "monkey business".
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  • No Monkey Business: Resolutions To Better Manage Your Team in 2016

    Jan 19, 2016
    Could you use a team of monkeys in your office? As king of the jungle (aka leader or manager) in your organization, it's up to you to provide training, encouragement, and direction so your team doesn't run wild.
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  • Millennials Are Coming Fast & Furious. Is Your Culture Ready?

    Jan 12, 2016
    By 2017, millennials will be fifty percent of the workforce and are already a larger labor class than Generation X. Rather than be alarmed, here are some common characteristics of millennials to help shape your work culture and be ready to welcome them with open arms.
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  • Warning: Passive-Aggressive Behavior Ahead! How-To Spot the Signs and Avoid Destruction in the Workplace

    Jan 05, 2016
    Many people have the thinking patterns that could lead to passive aggressive behavior and while passive-aggressive behavior may make for good TV ratings, it can wreak havoc in the workplace. However, there are common characteristics for potential passive-aggressive behavior that can be identified during the interview process using a pre-employment assessment test.
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  • We Are Who We Hire: How To Use Pre-Employment Assessments To Align with Your Culture

    Dec 22, 2015
    Employees go out every day with their company name branded on their shirts, business cards, or pens. Not only are they representing themselves as a professional, but they also are reflecting the identity and values of the company—often referred to as the organization’s culture. Taking this into account, companies must assess whom they plan to hire.
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