Do You Need More Sleep?

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Not getting enough sleep is all too common for many Americans. In fact, the CDC reports that a third of U.S. adults get less than the recommended seven hours per night. They also add that failing to get enough sleep can have some serious long-term health consequences such as depression, heart disease and type 2… Read more »

5 Ways to Fight Procrastination

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No matter how disciplined you are, procrastination can still sneak up on you in the workplace. When it does, your productivity can take a hit, and it can potentially create problems between you and your manager. Here are five surefire ways to fight procrastination and be a better employee. Set a Goal Having a specific… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Workforce for Millennials

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The number of millennials in the workplace has grown significantly in recent years. According to the Pew Research Center, “Millennials are expected to overtake boomers in population in 2019 as their numbers swell to 73 million and boomers decline to 72 million.” This generation has a different work style, goals and skills, which you should… Read more »

Four Skills That Great Leaders Have in Common

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Sound leadership is something that seems to be lacking these days. A recent study found that nearly one in three employees don’t trust their employers. And that’s a big problem that can take a toll on morale, productivity and profitability. Here are four of the top skills well-respected managers have, so you’ll know how to… Read more »

How Your Attitude Impacts Your Team

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Company leaders carry a lot of sway in the workplace. Your attitude and overall approach to management impacts the rest of your team on many different levels. Let’s now discuss the importance of being positive and how this type of mindset can help your business thrive. A Positive Attitude Goes Farther Than a Negative One… Read more »

Is Your Workforce Engaged?

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Employee engagement is one of the most important metrics for your business. After all, it affects multiple areas like productivity, efficiency, profitability and culture. For this post, we’ll look at some of the specific benefits that engagement has and how to find engaged employees right off the bat. The Value of an Engaged Workforce Research… Read more »

Could Mentorships Benefit Your Workforce?

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Many companies are choosing to implement a workplace mentoring program and having great success with it. It’s something that can positively impact your business on many levels. For this post, we’ll discuss the importance of ongoing training and learning and the ways mentorships can benefit your workforce. Streamlined Onboarding Employee onboarding is something you want… Read more »

Creating a Positive Environment for Your Workforce

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Having a positive working environment offers many rewards. A study by Gallup found this leads to a higher level of employee engagement, which translates into increased productivity, lower turnover, less absenteeism, increased profitability and more. Here are some tips on how to create this type of environment. Start With Positive Reinforcement One of the most… Read more »

Identifying Workplace Hazards

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor estimates there are 2.9 injuries for every 100 workers, making employee injury a major concern for every business. A big part of keeping everyone safe and preventing injuries is identifying workplace hazards. Here are some particular ones that should be on your radar. Exhaustion This is the biggest concern pound-for-pound… Read more »

How Can You Help Your Employees Identify Stress?

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The workplace can be quite stressful for Americans with 61 percent of the population citing this as one of their top sources of stress. If left unchecked, it can take a serious toll on both your employees and your company. In this post, we’ll talk about the importance of identifying stress, common warning signs to… Read more »