Category: Blog


Reimaging the Definition of Productivity in a Remote Workplace

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We have all heard the desire to get back to normal, but is getting back to the old way of doing things beneficial for all companies, teams, or employees? Probably not. The pandemic forced us to try new styles of working, and some have thrived in a remote environment. However, there is a word thrown…more

How to Handle the Surge of Meetings and Increased Work Hours

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Your agenda is packed every day and you’re spending your time rushing from meeting to meeting and working extra hours every day to try to catch up. No, you’re not imagining it, you really are in more meetings. A new Harvard Business School study has found that employees are working longer hours and attending more…more

Knowledge of Hardwiring Improves Communication

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We have probably all experienced situations where poor communication has cost us productivity or caused frustration. For example, reaching out to an employee to check the status of an important deliverable and receiving nothing, being pushed to answer questions and deliver solutions before you’ve had a chance to think things through, or having meetings that…more

Using Employment Testing During Mergers and Acquisition

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Going through a merger or acquisition can be a very challenging time for business owners of both organizations, not to mention the staff impacted by the change. One of the most difficult parts of two organizations coming together is figuring out how the leadership team will be able to work together and towards the goals…more

How to Change Your Business to Support and Retain Working Parents

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With fall coming, the journey back to school is changing the lives of many parents and grandparents. Households that have two parents working, which is over 64% of families, are being faced with having kids home full-time or part-time during this school year. This means that many parents are evaluating whether to stay in the…more

Avoiding Legal Pitfalls in Pre-Employment Testing

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Mistakes in hiring can be costly, especially if it is a legal mistake. Pre-employment testing is a valuable resource to get insight into potential candidates, but not all tests are legally compliant. One major issue involves compliance with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). If a company’s assessment process is challenged in court, violations of…more

Five Affordable Appreciation Ideas to Keep Employees Happy

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It is a stressful time for many employees and employers alike. Even though it might be a financially difficult environment for many small and medium-sized businesses, keeping employees satisfied with their positions can help reduce turnover. Part of keeping employees happy is ensuring that their hardwiring is a good fit for the role, but it…more

What Drives Your Employees?

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Finding your employees motivations can be like finally finding a key to open a locked door. It can seem like some employee’s sole motivation is collecting a paycheck, while other team members are going all out and doing the best they can to perform above their job duties. Some team members may be self-starters and…more