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Beyond Harassment: Preventing Retaliation in the Workplace

Beyond Harassment: Preventing Retaliation in the Workplace

As a business owner, manager, or supervisor, you’ve probably already given a lot of thought to dealing with harassment in the workplace. But what about retaliation in the workplace? The same laws that protect employees from harassment and discrimination also protect...

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Beyond Harassment: Preventing Retaliation in the Workplace

As a business owner, manager, or supervisor, you’ve probably already given a lot of thought to dealing with harassment in the workplace. But what about retaliation in the workplace? The same laws that protect employees from harassment and discrimination also protect...

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What Tomorrow’s Workforce Looks Like

What Tomorrow’s Workforce Looks Like

If you’ve been managing people for a while, you don’t need anyone to tell you how the quickly the workforce changes. No matter what the unemployment rate or staffing outlook is, one of the driving influences in your ever-changing employee base is generational....

Set New Managers Up for Success

Set New Managers Up for Success

Most companies embrace the strategy of promoting from within when looking for new managers. The benefits are obvious – lower hiring costs, higher morale, reduced training demand, and the list goes on and on. But if this is such a great approach, then why do about half...

HRM: Managing Your Human Resources

HRM: Managing Your Human Resources

We’ve all heard the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Likewise, it takes a village – or at least multiple departments – to run a business. All your departments are important, but human resource management, or HRM, stands out for its direct impact on your...

“Good Enough” Never Is

“Good Enough” Never Is

Do you ever look at something going on in your business and decide that, whatever it is, it's "good enough?" As any successful leader will tell you, "good enough" never is. You have to set the bar higher, both for your big picture goals and for the details of your...

The Importance of Building Engagement

The Importance of Building Engagement

Everyone has their own opinion on the key ingredient for a successful business, but at the end of the day, the one thing every company needs is employee engagement. Developing employee engagement isn’t always an easy task, but it’s necessary in order to build a...

Another Meeting? How to Make the Most of It

Another Meeting? How to Make the Most of It

The effectiveness of a meeting  -- whether in person or virtual -- is important to overall time management. It’s estimated that middle managers spend about 35% of their time in meetings, and upper level managers spend about 50% of their time in meetings. While all...

Hiring Team Players

Hiring Team Players

"Superstars need not apply" should be your recruiting philosophy if you want to build a team-oriented operation. While everyone says they're "good with people," it takes a different type of person to help you build your dream team. When recruiting and hiring new...

What Are Your Training Goals?

What Are Your Training Goals?

Businesses across many industries must adapt quickly to change. To keep up, training programs have to change, too. Having clear and actionable training goals helps you pivot your business when unexpected circumstances arise. Follow these steps: Identify Training Needs...

Beyond the LMS: Blended Learning 101

Beyond the LMS: Blended Learning 101

You’ve done your research, talked to all the experts, and finally invested in a learning management system that seems just right for your organization. Now you’re ready to implement the perfect training program to provide your current employees and new hires with the...