Help Employees Create Career Plans for 2019 and Beyond!

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  With the business world in a constant state of evolution, often because of advances in technology, and the labor pool shrinking, companies need to go the extra mile if they want to keep their employees engaged. Your workers are an asset and, by helping them identify clear pathways for advancement, you can show your… Read more »

Can You Keep Employees Engaged During the Busiest Time of the Year?

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  When employees are scrambling at work and juggling personal responsibilities related to the holidays, keeping them engaged on the job becomes increasingly challenging. After all, your staff likely has a lot on their mind, and not all of it relates to their position. Luckily, there are things you can do to boost engagement, ensuring… Read more »

3 Ways Tech Can Improve Employee Health

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  The basics of good health have remained largely unchanged over the decades, focusing on key points like getting exercise, eating balanced diets, and getting sufficient sleep. However, how people monitor success in these arenas has changed dramatically, predominately thanks to technology. When it comes to good health, the benefits extend beyond the person’s own… Read more »

The Mistake You’re Making With Workplace Inclusion

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  Even as more companies begin to focus on diversity and inclusion, progress has been incredibly slow going. Many demographics are substantially underrepresented in a variety of fields. Additionally, a significant number of minorities continue to experience bullying and harassment on a regular basis, while others simply don’t feel comfortable in their workplaces. Often, company… Read more »

What Your Employee Engagement Is Missing

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  Most managers know an engaged workforce is a productive one. However, crafting an environment where employee engagement is the norm is often easier said than done. In many cases, the majority of any company’s employees aren’t overly engaged. While they may be meeting expectations, few are as enticed and entranced by their work as… Read more »

A Surprising Way to Handle Workplace Conflict

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  In every workplace in every industry, conflict is inevitable. Whether there are only two people working together or 200, not everyone will see eye-to-eye on everything. While a little healthy debate can be incredibly beneficial, genuine conflict can be detrimental. It harms productivity, damages morale, and hinders the development of a functional team dynamic,… Read more »

Why You Need to Work on Workplace Diversity

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  Most business leaders understand the value of diversity in the workplace. Bringing people together from different backgrounds can lead to innovation and more effective problem solving, allowing the cumulative life experience of the team to create additional value. However, when it comes to creating a diverse workplace, not all companies take the right approach…. Read more »

Don’t Scare Off Employees With Your Bad Reputation

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  When it comes to recruitment and retention, your company’s reputation matters. If your organization becomes known as a bad employer, securing the top talent you need to thrive is going to become increasingly challenging. Even a handful of negative reviews from current or past employees can be very damaging. And, thanks to technology, workers… Read more »

Are You Prepared for Your Employees’ Maternity Leave?

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  When an employee is getting ready to head out on maternity leave, the situation is both exciting and daunting for the employer. Often, it means a valuable staff member will be away for an extended period, and their absence will be felt by their co-workers, manager, and even the entire company. However, if you… Read more »

How to Properly Onboard Your New Welders

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  When a new welder comes in on their first day, some companies don’t spend much time familiarizing them with the environment, introducing them to team members, or providing them with helpful information that will allow them to excel. Instead, they give them the basics of what they need to know and then largely leave… Read more »