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  • Surefire Ways to Get Promoted

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Wouldn’t you like to know how to secure an upcoming promotion? Imagine being able to tap into your supervisors thought processes and learn what it takes to get promoted. These tips will enable you to understand more of what bosses look for as they make their promotion decision. Stand out and you’ll find yourself in a new role by doing the following: Do the right thing. Supervisors likely promote those that do the basics well. In other words, do the right thing when it comes to showing up on time, not gossiping, and...
  • New Laws Banning the Salary History Question

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Potential new laws are on the horizon that would ban employers asking questions about salary history during the interview process. Cities such as New York City, San Francisco, and Massachusetts have already passed legislation that prohibits employers from requesting salary information from job candidates. Hefty fines will be imposed on those that do not comply. These laws are becoming more prevalent in order to counteract the disadvantages that salary history requests put on women and other minority groups. Often employers do not intend to use the info given about history against the candidate...
  • How To Transition Into A Leadership Role

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Congratulations, you’re transitioning into a new leadership role! While this may seem like a challenge, there are things to consider for a more seamless transition. As a new leader, the first impression you make with your team is crucial. Get things started off on the right foot and remember the following: Mistakes Are Inevitable No one is perfect which means that you’ll make some mistakes. Own up to them with your team. Apologize for the error rather than make excuses. Further, you’ll want to correct the situation quickly and then put it to...
  • How to Nail Your Video Interview

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? The interview process is ever changing. Technology has made quite a difference over the years. One thing that has become clear is that video interviews are here to stay. In fact, they are about as common as face-to-face interviews these days. The convenience of a video interview is great and puts people together from across the miles more quickly. Take a look at these best practices and a few tips on what to avoid so that you can nail your video interview. Good eye contact is a top priority. Your interviewer will learn...
  • Is Your Business Ready for Change?

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Change is inevitable. The question should never be if it will happen but rather when it will happen. Everything changes from the weather to the seasons to our opinions and preferences over the years. The world is evolving, transitioning, and changing around us faster than we even realize. What does this mean for you and your business? Questions to Consider In your business, are you stuck in a rut or open to change? The fast-paced world around us waits for no one. Consider the following questions: •  Am I open to change for...
  • How to Hold On to Millennial Employees

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Millennials get a bad rap these days as job hoppers. However, most want to find a great company to grow with. In order to secure dynamic millennials as new hires, you’ll need to adjust how you interview and portray your company in the most attractive light for them. Employee retention is essential, and you’ll find that life is downright painful without it. Companies with high staff turnover rates spend a lot of time and money on hiring. Spinning your wheels in the hiring process is exhausting and hurts employee morale. There are ways...
  • The Future Workplace Experience: Is Your HR Department Ready?

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? The business world is focused on the need to innovate today. Try to be more innovative with your company’s culture, leadership style, technology goals, and the list goes on and on. One thing that often doesn’t get as much traction is Human Resources. The future workplace experience is changing. How does your HR department measure up? Are you ready? The Future Workplace Experience If you want to have an Innovative HR department, then you check out The Future Workplace Experience: 10 Rules for Mastering Disruption in Recruiting and Engaging Employees by Meister and...
  • Implementing big-business leadership in a small business

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Regardless of the size of your business, strong and effective leadership is the key to success. In order to pull this off, you need set a clear vision, engage your team, and get everyone focused on the common goals you wish to achieve. The principles are the same for a large or small business, but the roll out can differ. Smaller companies don’t have the same training resources that larger firms do. However, there are several ways a small business can implement effective leadership that stays the course to reach the overall goals...
  • The Big Ask

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Simply asking more of people helps them to rise up to any occasion. What if you could achieve more for your business just by asking more of your team? People are often flattered when asked to do something different or new. Asking the big and small questions, you will see your team and business enjoys success and thrive overall. Ask for More Think about how you can ask more of your staff. Shying away from asking them to take on challenges and big situations, you limit their growth and potential. By asking them...
  • Give Yourself Another Chance

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? We can be our own worst critics. People often allow the pressures of life, their shortcomings, mistakes, and regrets keep them down. What if you switched gears and gave yourself another chance? How much more could you accomplish? Wouldn’t you feel better in general? Considering the following and give yourself both a little grace and a fighting chance in the months to come: Forgive Yourself Let things go. We all have made mistakes and have a few past regrets. However, you don’t do yourself any good by holding onto them. It’s time to...

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