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For months now, you’ve all been huddled down in the trenches, fighting the snow and the bitter cold, not to mention the ice and slush and cold and flu germs. But there’s almost light at the end of the tunnel — or at least some of your employees see it that way! How do you… Read more »

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We’ve talked quite a bit about corporate culture, and how important it is for a number of reasons. One of these relates to big changes in the business world that put more emphasis on how every individual contributes to the company. Simply put, a good corporate culture promotes employee creativity and innovation — it lets… Read more »

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Why are people leaving my company? Why is “brain drain” leaving us bereft of resources? What’s the deal with this problematic high turnover? At Employment Solutions, we see these kinds of questions all the time, and we try to help companies answer them. Here are three of the biggest reasons that we’ve seen for a… Read more »

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There a lot of talk right now about millennials in the American job world. Employers and experts are trying to read the tea leaves, gain insights about the general makeup of this generation, and otherwise anticipate their gradual rise through the corporate ladder. But time keeps marching on, and millennials are not be last generation of… Read more »

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When it comes to putting in place anti-harassment policies and other guidelines for day-to-day operations, some businesses do better than others. Here are some things that we’ve found useful as a New York staffing service, in directing clients to really get further with these kinds of efforts. Acknowledge the Past most anti-harassment policies are based… Read more »

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It’s the age-old question: “I have what appears to be dead wood in my department. My business is moving forward slowly because of lack of productivity. I’m plagued by slackers on my teams. What do I do?” You may have heard about, or experienced, this kind of problem before. Here are some key ways to… Read more »

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In today’s companies, we often counsel top–level managers and others to be ‘problem solvers.’ But we don’t always define what this means. How do you solve problems and move ahead in a company? Here are three philosophies that people can take when they’re taking the bull by the horns and trying to resolve thorny problems… Read more »

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Here at Employment Solutions, we’ve seen a lot of the changes that have happened in the workplace over the last few decades. We know that what people often assume isn’t always the whole picture. For example, there have been a lot of advances lately in figuring out what really drives employees to excel in a… Read more »

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Getting temp workers in the door isn’t where a manager’s job ends. Motivation is just as important for these newbies as it is for long-term veterans of a particular business. In fact, it might be more important, because without it, these people are just day workers for hire, with no skin in the game. Here… Read more »

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Maybe, in this new year, you’re thinking about how your business delegates work, and how your work processes flow. That’s not a bad idea. At Employment Solutions, we found that a little bit of innovation or tinkering with the business can go a long way toward pulling the enterprise further into the future, and developing… Read more »