Create a Reliable Team with Better Training

Your company wants to have the best possible employees. And while hiring the right people is a smart first step, it’s not enough. Here’s how to create a more reliable team through better training. Training Is Important Because It… Improves Productivity Training improves your team’s performance in two vital ways. First, your employees can apply… Read More »

Put Trust in Your Employees and Watch them Flourish

Do you trust your employees to… manage company funds? Keep business information confidential? Work from home without supervision? Depending on your industry and your workforce, you may have different answers to these questions. However, putting a bit more faith in your team will allow both your employees and your organization to flourish. Why Putting Trust… Read More »

Fix Employee Absenteeism by First Fixing Your Culture

You have several employees out today… again! This trend is driving you crazy. So, what can you do? Here’s how to fix employee absenteeism by first fixing your culture. Tips for Creating a Culture to Fix Employee Absenteeism Provide Purpose Larry Page, the co-founder of Google, once said, “If you’re changing the world, you’re working… Read More »

Manage Your Team Like You Would Take Care of Your Garden

Spring is here! So, all those gardeners out there are starting to think about flowers and plants, fertilizer, and mulch. But did you know gardening practices apply to business too? Here’s how to manage your team like you would take care of your garden. Choose the Right People (or Plants) When gardeners choose their plants,… Read More »

How to Tell if a Job Applicant is Trainable

You’re searching for a new employee. Of course, qualifications and experience are important, but don’t forget about trainability. So, how can you tell if a job applicant is trainable? What Is Trainability? Trainability refers to an employee’s ability to master and apply new skills. Brainpower comes into play. However, a person must be flexible and… Read More »

How to Increase Employee Attendance

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), productivity losses linked to absenteeism cost U.S. employers over $225.8 billion annually. So, what can your company do to make sure your workers show up when you need them? Here’s how to increase employee attendance. Tips for Improving Employee Attendance Clearly Outline Expectations It will… Read More »

4 Ways to Ensure You Get the BEST Candidates Applying to Your Jobs

You know your employees are one of your business’s most valuable assets. So, how can you encourage top talent to try out for your team? Here are 4 ways to ensure you get the BEST candidates applying to your jobs. Strategies to Attract the BEST Candidates Write Better Job Descriptions According to Harvard Business Review,… Read More »

Is Retention Taking Precedence on Your Team?

You’ve worked hard to put together a strong group of employees, but turnover can derail your efforts. So, is retention taking precedence on your team? Here are some tips for keeping the great people you have. Why Retention Should Take Precedence Turnover Is Expensive According to a 2017 report, it costs as much as 33… Read More »

How Your Company Handled COVID Matters to Future Candidates

Your organization survived the last year. Whew. You’re glad that’s in the past. Only guess what? How your company handled COVID matters to future candidates. Here’s why the pandemic will continue to impact recruiting and how you can address potential employee’s concerns.  Why Your Handling of COVID Matters to Future Candidates  They’re Hoping for Reassurance About Your Company’s Stability  Some businesses struggled but survived the pandemic. Others folded. And still,… Read More »

How to Get Your Employees Pumped for the New Year

The past year has been tough for everyone, but you and your team made it through. So, how can you build enthusiasm for an even better 2021? Here’s how to get your employees pumped for the new year.  Celebrate Last Year’s Accomplishments  Although 2020 wasn’t easy, you and your employees can still find at least one positive takeaway. Maybe you overcame what once would have… Read More »