6 Smart Ways to Fuel Employee Productivity

Employee productivity is the cornerstone of your company’s success. When your team is distracted, unengaged, or dissatisfied, their performance can impact not only your products and services but infect the rest of your team. As a manager, it is important that you keep your staff happy and engaged throughout the year. Here are six ways… Read more »

Should You Be Looking for a “Job” or Something Better in the Gig Economy?

You’ve probably heard a lot about the gig economy. While the concept has been with us a very long time, it has been gaining popularity since the recession began to correct itself in the last decade. The idea behind the gig economy is to accept shorter term jobs, freelance projects, or engage in forms of… Read more »

Boring Candidates? Boring Job Descriptions Might Be Why

Do you find it hard to stifle a yawn when looking at new resumes or interviewing candidates for your open positions? It may not be a lack of energy in the local talent pool causing this to happen. Boring candidates can be a result of boring job descriptions attracting the wrong personality types to your… Read more »

How Can You Land Your Next Customer Service Job?

Have you been struggling to find your next customer service position? While this job title is common, there is also a lot of competition for the roles available. It is important that you stand out from the crowd and position yourself as the right solution to the hiring manager’s needs. What can you do to… Read more »

4 Ways to Keep Your Accounting Staff from Burning Out

Your accounting staff is the backbone of your business. It’s important to keep them engaged, happy, and productive. As a business owner or manager, can you provide the right support and incentives to prevent them from burning out too soon in their career? If you can start this process, you will be able to retain… Read more »

What Helps Customer Service? It Starts with How You Treat Employees

We all know that good customer service is the heart of any business. Without a good relationship with returning customers or the ability to retain new customers, your company will be unable to function in the marketplace. If success ends with good customer service, where does it begin? How you treat your employees, both those… Read more »

Boomerang Candidates – Is It Right for Your Team?

We all know what a boomerang is: An Aboriginal Australian hunting weapon that is thrown and comes back to the thrower. The word, over time, has come to mean anything that gets thrown out and comes back, and that is true for employees. A boomerang candidate is a former employee who left your organization for… Read more »

Show One Simple Thing to Help Employee Motivation

Encouraging your staff to perform at the top of their abilities isn’t as difficult as many online resources make it seem. Most employees are actively engaged in their job, and if they’re not, pushing them harder won’t solve the problem. Instead, working with their natural desire to do a good job and encouraging the hardest… Read more »

Are Your Job Interview Answers Boring?

Do you think you’re ready for your next interview? Sometimes it is helpful to think about the person sitting on the other side of the desk from you rather than only focus on your own experience. They have probably already interviewed for this position before, so they may have heard many of the same answers… Read more »

Why You Can’t Be Scared of Hiring Smart Employees

It is okay to admit it. As a manager, it can be hard to check your own ego sometimes. You want to continuously demonstrate that your word and your actions are at the top of the ladder, so it can be hard to make hiring decisions that involve bringing exceptional employees on the team to… Read more »