8 Effective Strategies to Develop (and Keep) Your Employees

How effective are your strategies for developing—and keeping—your employees? Creating an effective strategy to develop and retain your employees can have several benefits beyond just the employee. It can also improve the performance and growth of your business. But first, employers should understand the reasons why employees leave their jobs to begin with. Most commonly, …

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How To Build Work Relationships That Go Beyond Our Usual Functions

What happens when we make a concentrated effort to form positive working relationships? Not just basic collaboration and pleasantries, but to really connect and check in with your colleagues. Many of us get caught up in our own heads, too busy with the day-to-day responsibilities to remember to do this. However, the benefits are huge …

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Why Top-Performing Employees Leave—and What You Can Do About It

If you’re in the field of human resources management, you’ve probably faced the following scenario: one of your best, top-performing employees submits their two weeks’ notice. You feel blindsided. You didn’t know that they were unhappy, or that they were actively seeking other employment opportunities. You’ve just lost one of your best workers. Why? That’s …

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The Value of Embracing Different Perspectives at Work

Do you consider and encourage different perspectives in your place of work? There’s a lot more open discussion in the world today, and more people value the spirit of inclusion and diversity. But for some, there’s still a long way to go, particularly in the workplace. How you approach open discussion in the workplace can …

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How to Find the Right Vendor for Your Organization

One of the most difficult decisions a business can make is choosing a vendor. When we say vendor, we mean any person or group outside of your organization that has been tasked to deliver a product or service to you. For example, a payroll software provider or a manufacturer would be a vendor. Choosing the …

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6 Tips on How to Encourage Innovation in Your Team

How can you spark new ideas and encourage innovation in your team? Innovation is so important for organizations to continue growing. But are you openly encouraging it within your own team? Are you creating a space where employees at all levels feel comfortable sharing their ideas? That’s what Matthew Brown discusses in this episode of …

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5 Best Practices for Giving and Receiving Feedback

How much focus does your company place on feedback? Is your workplace built on a culture of feedback? By this, we mean a culture that makes it very easy for people to give and receive feedback. Feedback is integral to any group of people working together. It’s key to healthy working relationships, clear communication, and …

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Building a Culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

How is diversity, equity, and inclusion defined within your workplace? The disruptive events of 2020 forced organizations to rethink many areas of their business. New approaches to training, employee engagement, performance reviews, and other practices were developed as a response to the pandemic. In many cases, these developments required organizations to pay increased attention to …

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