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  • 3 Common Work Email Mistakes to Avoid

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Likely it has happened to you at one time or another, you click send on a business email and you immediately regret it. There is no way to get back email correspondence that you sent once it has gone out. It is important for the sake of your job to make sure that you avoid these common mistakes when sending out messages. Sent to the Wrong Person: It can be easy to send an email to the wrong person when you are handling multiple responses at the same time. This causes a great...
  • Enabling Decision Making In Others

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Business owners and upper management have tremendous opportunities to train their staff for success. A company can only be as successful as those working for it. When you have well trained staff that are capable decision makers, you can be confident that your business will grow. Enabling Decision Making in Others There are guidelines that you want to put in place in your business for employees. However, there are many things that happen in the day to day which require your staff to think quickly and make good decisions. You will not be...
  • Companies Are Scrambling to Figure Out How to Retain Their Millennial Employees

    Have you heard the rumor that companies are scrambling to figure out how to retain their millennial employees? Is there really truth to this claim, or is just a misconception? According to the research data in this article that was posted on Five Thirty Eight, it shows that young people are not leaving their jobs any more than any other generation. The truth be told, they are actually staying put more than expected. So, why does it seem as though they are job hopping more than other generations? For one thing, Millennials are the largest generation that is currently represented...
  • Have Critical Information Before You Hire

    Replacing employees or hiring for new positions can be a difficult task. Having the right people in your business make the difference between your company being successful and falling behind. When it is time to hire for a position within your company, you can feel confident in who you choose to interview with these few steps. Only Interview the Right Candidates Bringing the wrong people in for interviews is more than just a waste of time. When you meet with a candidate that is not right for the job, you run the risk of making an emotional decision. The person...
  • 4 ways to keep your interviews bias-free

    Even if we do not try to be, we can all be biased and partial to others. Some people connect with us right away while others we will struggle to make a connection. When it comes to holding a bias free interview, there are some things you can do that will help you stay impartial to the candidates. 1. Ask The Same Questions of All Interviewees It is easy to get side tracked in conversation with someone that you connect with. Create a standard question list that you ask all interviewees and compare their answers. If you get off topic...
  • Here’s The Secret To Getting Better Employees

    As a business owner, you know the struggles to hiring and sustaining great employees. It can seem like a never ending battle to keep good staff members on the payroll. When you go to hire on new people to complete your team, keep these things in mind. Look For Employees That Will Compliment Your Own Skills You do not need to hire on carbon copies of yourself. That is a great way to limit your business. Instead, look for individuals that can bring something to the table that you lack. You want people that are experienced in areas that you...
  • Soft Skills Are Essential For A Lasting Career

    There are certain skills that you must possess to succeed in the career you have chosen. Soft skills are at the top of the list. You can have all the right hard skills in the world, but if you do not know how to relate to others, you are sure to fail. Let’s take a look at how developing soft skills will benefit you long term. What Are Soft Skills? First, we need to define what soft skills are. This includes personality traits, character and other emotions that will help an individual socialize with others. It is also the ability...
  • Why Young CPG Brands are Really Effective at Social Media

    Ever ask yourself why some brands tend to excel on social media, while others do not? Think of the Dollar Shave Club. Need I say more? They have got what it takes when it comes to marketing. This type of CPG brand knows what they are doing on these platforms. There is no way you can duplicate what they do and be successful. That is not what a successful marketing campaign looks like. Yes, certain things work for some companies, but that doesn’t mean it will work for you. Instead of trying to duplicate what has already been done, the...
  • Four Critical Tasks Of Strategic Execution

    Business owners and CEO’s have a difficult job all the way around. The success of the company relies upon a combination of things. If Celebrity Apprentice has taught us anything, it’s that the one in charge is usually to blame for the loss of the team. As the one in charge, it is your job to make certain that your company has a strategic plan in place. It isn’t enough just to have a plan. You have to make it happen. Create a Vision and Make it Known Before you can really delve into putting together a plan, you must...
  • Winning the War for Talent: The Best Companies Use Training

    If you haven’t invested in training your team in a while, then it is time to re-think your strategies. Companies are focusing more time and energy on advancing their employees education. Why is that? People Want To Be Invested In Just like you work hard to add value to your customer’s lives, you need to put focus on your staff as well. They are people, just like the ones you serve. Finding ways to add value to their lives will keep them loyal to you. It is the same principles you would use for keeping your customers happy and coming...

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