Best Tips for Managing Millennials

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Considering millennials will soon be the largest generation in the workforce, you should know how best to embrace them within your company. Their preferences and work habits differ from those who came before them. Once you figure out how they work, literally and figuratively, you’ll have a happier, more productive workplace.   Know their motivations…. Read more »

Learn to Love Change

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When employees have to deal with change, they, like many of us, find it difficult. Thus, as an employer, you set the example; employees will follow your lead. Your acceptance of change as a positive will urge your employees to do the same. So, do what you can to show them how to deal with… Read more »

Promoting Wellness on the Job

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While you’re not responsible for your employees’ wellness, helping them stay healthy not only benefits them, it benefits you — and your bottom line. Plus, the best workforce is a healthy one, and helping them create and stick to good habits shows you care about them not only as employees but as people as well…. Read more »

The Costs of an Empty Chair

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When a position is open, it may seem like a smart idea to wait and see if it really needs filling, or take time with finding the very best candidate, but that sort of thinking can become expensive in more ways than one. While it makes sense to take hiring seriously, leaving a position vacant… Read more »

The Power of Being Proactive vs. Reactive!

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Do you see your work team as one that deals with things as they happen or takes responsibility for what occurs, as well as the part they play in that occurrence? Herein lies the difference between being proactive and reactive. To have a team that anticipates needs, problems and the like, encourage them to take… Read more »

Multi-tasking Is Not as Efficient as You Think! A Clear Focus, Improves Employee Productivity!

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We live in a world where we can barely watch TV without feeling as though we need to be doing something else, such as folding laundry or doing sit-ups, because simply sitting feels wrong. We eat while we drive, listen to a podcast while we cook, text while walking. Yet for all the cache of… Read more »

Create Growth by Embracing Some Employee Push Back

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In our business and personal lives, we tend to stick with those who think similarly to us; it makes us feel more comfortable and more supported in what we think and do. And that works to a point; you don’t want to constantly surround yourself with people who question your every thought. However, as an… Read more »

Feeling Stagnant? Recognize Why and Do Something!

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Have you ever hit a point in your life where you felt stuck, either in a certain stage of life, a relationship or a career? As teenagers, many of us felt nobody understood us and wondered when this adolescent angst would just go away (as many teenagers speak in italics). And many of us have… Read more »

Are You Really Present?

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Photographer Eric Pickersgill has put together a rather thought-provoking photo project where he took pictures of people doing everyday things but removed their “gadgets,” leaving images of people together but staring at their empty hands, as if they still had their smartphone or tablet. The title of the project is called “Removed,” which seems to… Read more »

6 Qualities of Top Healthcare Talent

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  When looking for healthcare workers, you want the best. But what does “the best” mean when in your particular field? Look for those with these six stand-out qualities. Grace under pressure. Anyone working in healthcare will deal with sensitive topics that can also be life-altering. You’ll deal with patients on the entire spectrum, including… Read more »