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6 Productivity Killers: How You Can Fix Employee Performance

Posted by Sara Pollock

Jul 30, 2015 8:00:00 AM

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In the workplace, employees are surrounded by things that kill their productivity. Whether it’s surfing the web, constantly updated email, or loud coworkers, there are several ways employees can get bogged down in their office and lose focus. If you want to up productivity without stretching an already thin hiring budget, we have six perfect tips for getting employee performance back up to speed. 

Cut the Conflicts and Improve Productivity with These 5 Tips

Posted by Laura Kukulan

Jul 28, 2015 8:00:00 AM

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Companies are made of people, and people don’t always get along. Studies show that 60 to 80% of all difficulties at a company arise from the strained relationships employees encounter with each other on a regular basis. Even the low end, 60%, is a ridiculously high number when you think about what it means: if a company could get all of its employees to get along, they could cut out most of their problems. Now, this may never happen (people are like that), but talent management sometimes means getting your hands dirty. With these 5 tips to help you improve productivity, you’ll have a better work environment in no time.

Topics: Improve Productivity

Top BLS Trends & What They Mean for Your Small Business

Posted by Laura Kukulan

Jul 23, 2015 8:00:00 AM

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The recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report noted some trends in the world of work. As the economy (still) slowly recovers from the recession, jobs are improving, salaries are rising, but unemployment is still staggering behind. Small businesses need to take special note of these movements in employment. While it might make some impact on your competitors, there are important things you need to know and how these trends affect you as a small business

Topics: Small Business

How Much Technology is Too Much in Talent Management

Posted by Sara Pollock

Jul 22, 2015 8:00:00 AM

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Between the endless mobile apps, system platforms and now wearable technology - just to name a few - there are a multitude of “helpful” tools for your employees to get their jobs done. The perfect tech solution to create the best team just isn’t a reality; and there is such thing as too much technology in talent management. Leaders must create a balance between human interaction and technology for effective talent management leadership. Frank Kalman, Talent Management Senior Editor, said:

Technology, apps and the so-called “Internet of things” have reshaped people management’s ability to recruit, hire, retain, measure and develop employees.” 

Topics: Talent Management

8 Quick Tips for Sourcing With Your Applicant Tracking System

Posted by Sylvie Woolf

Jul 21, 2015 8:00:00 AM

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Sourcing candidates is an art, and like all art forms, it’s as difficult as it is rewarding. How do you know which avenues are working, and which aren't? What’s the line between sticking with good sources and trying new ones? When you’re trying to build better methods of finding great hires, it can be difficult to know the best practices and what to avoid. With that in mind, we’ve culled together 8 quick tips to get you started on your next sourcing campaign with your applicant tracking system.

Topics: Applicant Tracking System

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