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A better workplace culture can raise morale and keep employees happy and productive. So how do you promote this kind of idea in your office or department? Here are some tips for building a great work place culture that well help your teams to thrive and succeed in 2015. Build Your Philosophy A corporate culture… Read more »

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It’s that time of the year again. Time to indulge in holiday chatting at the water cooler and around the office in general. But how do you get through the holiday season without a lot of awkward moments trying to navigate everybody’s beliefs and opinions about Christmas and everything that comes with it? Not everybody… Read more »

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The holidays are coming up, and winter has rounded the corner. It’s time for snow shovels, Christmas trees, heavy jackets, hot tea, and woolly sweaters, not to mention the holiday rush, slushy parking lots and other major winter issues for workers. How do you beat the winter blues? Here are five ways to prepare yourself… Read more »

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Many of today’s young career go-getters are going to sometimes find themselves in an awkward place – supervising or managing other individuals who are much older than they are. This can entail some pretty particular problems, many of them having to do with old-school ideas about business, the inculcated habits of career veterans, and the… Read more »

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In our experience, from time to time, companies come to consultants and experts with problems that would be easily avoided if the leadership and upper management could put themselves in someone else’s shoes. Simply put, companies often have motivation and productivity problems that can be tied to the role of the front-line people in the… Read more »

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At Employment Solutions, we know that there are various schools of thought on conducting interviews. We’ve seen different companies pursue different strategies, and we’ve seen the results. One of the big questions is what to ask at interview. While some companies rigidly stick to boilerplate questions they’ve read in generic staffing solutions books, we would… Read more »

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The best managers, supervisors and HR professionals are always on the hunt for good tips about leadership — how to manage and interact with people, how to control processes, and how to guide an enterprise toward success. But sometimes, what we need is right in front of us. Here are five aspects that we’ve noticed… Read more »

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Nearly every human resources professional has had this problem at some point during his or her career. A person gets involved in a business, and others within the company start to realize that it’s just not a good fit. What about when the problem isn’t job skills, or lack of experience, but just the fact… Read more »

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To some managers and HR professionals, especially those who also serve on budget committees or oversee a company’s finances, sending paper rejections to job applicants may just seem like a lot of wasted trees. But, in many cases, this can actually be good for a business. From our experience, investing in paper letters might just… Read more »

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One of the biggest issues in today’s HR world is around a new generation of workers tagged ‘millennials’ by much of the mainstream media and many socioeconomic experts. Millennials constitute the bulk of today’s younger workforce –those just entering the business world. As the American economy rebounds from the dire financial crisis of 2008, and… Read more »