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 »

Work-Life Balance is Out – Work-Life Mix Is In

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Studies have found that America is the most overworked country in the world. According to Credit Loan, “In the U.S., 85.8 percent of males and 66.5 percent of females work more than 40 hours per week,” which is considerably more than the rest of the world. The International Labour Organization also points out, “Americans work… Read more »

How Can You Help Employees Reach Goals?

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As an employer, you should be invested in the personal success of your employees. Helping them reach their goals has a positive impact on your company and improves overall performance. Here are some strategies to help employees reach their goals. Write Down Goals Most experts would agree an integral part of reaching goals is to… Read more »

Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?

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It’s a common question that arises during a job interview. “Why did you leave your last job?” This is arguably one of the most delicate topics you’ll address and requires you to handle the situation tactfully. Here’s how to discuss both the positive and negative aspects of past employment and what you have learned from… Read more »

How to Develop Leadership Qualities in Your Employees

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Sound leadership is essential for nearly every business to operate at its peak. According to a 2015 Brandon Hall Group’s State of Leadership Development Study, “Leadership development earns a top spot year after year on organizations’ talent priority lists, but 36 percent do not have a formal leadership development strategy.” Here are some proven techniques… Read more »

You Can Truly Grasp a Company’s Culture if You Ask These Questions

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Company culture is a topic that has received a lot of attention lately, and for good reason. While having the requisite knowledge and skills are important for thriving in a job, fitting in with the culture is of equal importance. If your personality and style don’t mesh, it’s going to create issues and can be… Read more »

Break Free From a Negative Workplace

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Let’s be honest. Not everyone loves their job. But in some cases, a workplace can actually become toxic to the point it takes a toll on you mentally and physically. It can also drain your self-confidence and sap you of your energy. Below are some signs it’s time to break free from a toxic workplace…. Read more »

Detecting Stress in Your Workforce

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Although it’s common to have some degree of stress in the workplace, excessively high levels can have an adverse impact on employee morale and operations as a whole. If left unchecked, it can hurt your company culture, productivity and ultimately profitability. Below are ways to identify workplace stress and some effective techniques for preventing it…. Read more »

Candidates Are Evaluating You on Social Media

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Social media has revolutionized the world, and in many ways, it’s changed the way that companies do business. You could also argue that the way that your company is portrayed through social media can make or break you. While it’s fairly common for employers to evaluate employees through social media, there are now many employees… Read more »

Is Your Company Ready for Generation Z?

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It seems like you can’t go anywhere these days without hearing the term “millennials” and how they’re saturating the workforce, while simultaneously leaving their indelible imprint on society. But wait just a second. There’s actually a new generation entering the workforce – generation z, which includes individuals who were born between 1996 and 2010. Let’s… Read more »