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Recruitment Marketing: A Proven Strategy To Attract Talent

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Every hiring process aims to hire the best talent for the job, but what happens if the best people aren’t applying in the first place? As the job market in the US becomes extraordinarily competitive, finding specialized talent can be daunting. Spurred on by the millions of people who walked away from their jobs as […]

How to Create a Seamless Pipeline of Talent Through Internship Programs

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the April Jobs Report stated that 266,000 jobs were added with little to no change in the unemployment rate of 6.1%. Employers across the country are screaming for employees. Growing your own employees through internships is a solution to the current problem. An internship program is a short-term […]

How to Scale Your Business

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Growing your business is a linear process. Sales increase and you hire more employees. The revenue increase as expenditures increase. Scaling is when the revenues increase without a substantial increase in resources. Email marketing is one example. You expend the same amount of work to send the emails that can lead to increased revenues by […]

How to Manage Remote Work

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Managing remote workers can be challenging. Managing new employees cause further challenges since they didn’t have the opportunity to build relationships with colleagues or learn company processes or culture. However, here are some tips on managing remote working. Establish daily check-ins. Make these calls regular and structured. The calls should focus on being able to […]

How to Build an Effective Remote Working (RW) Plan

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Conduct a needs assessment to determine if the activities and work tasks are conducive to RW. If the answer is yes, determine how much time is needed for RW. Is it full-time or 2-3 days a week? Once you identified the amount of time, consider if you are transitioning current employees to this new role […]

What Makes Remote Working Beneficial and Successful?

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From last week’s blog, we learned that certain activities and occupations are more conducive to working remotely, primarily jobs that require a lot of digital activities. We also learned that productivity on collaborative tasks needs good planning to be successful. There are many benefits to consider with remote working. Some costs are reduced for both […]

What We Learned from Embracing Remote Working Practices

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Remote working (RW) is not a new phenomenon, but the pandemic pushed it through cultural and technological barriers that prevented it from happening in the past. Several studies have since been conducted. Lund S. et al (November 2020) analyzed 2,000 tasks, 800 jobs, and nine countries to gain an understanding of remote working. The potential for RW […]

How Effective Leaders Manage their Employee Systems

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A system is a collection of elements that interact together to form a whole. An employee system includes the processes used to hire, develop, and retain the best talent. Businesses invest in employees to grow and profit. An employee system maximizes that investment but one size does not fit all. Many businesses that existed for […]

Leadership Skills that Lead to Employee Retention

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Leadership can be defined as the art of motivating employees to achieve business goals that lead to growth and profits. Based on research, some leadership skills lead to employee retention better than others. Building a positive culture is a key skill effective leaders excel in to impact retention. Culture encompasses the social behaviors and norms […]

How to Develop a Training Plan to Drive Profits

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Training employees is considered both an investment and a cost to a company. According to statista.com, 82.5 billion U.S. dollars were spent on workplace training in 2020. The expenditures included the budget allocated by businesses for training activities, training related technology and, salaries of trainers. If training does not contribute to the profitability of the […]