Category: Blog


Identifying and Preventing Workplace Bullying

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Bullying and workplace bullying have become a more commonly discussed topic in recent years and there has been increased awareness about toxic workplace environments. Workplace bullying is harmful to mental and physical health, causing stress, depression, anxiety, blood pressure, gastrointestinal issues, sleep disturbances and more. The impact of bullying isn’t limited to the victim, it…more

Getting Your Company Ready for Remote Recruiting and Virtual Interviews

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Conducting virtual interviews isn’t new, many large companies have been doing it for years, but it has become the norm in recent months. If your company did not previously conduct interviews virtually, you may want to think about your hiring processes and how to transition your hiring standards to being entirely or predominately virtual. The…more

July Tip Sheet 2020

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Strange AcuMax Encounters of the Weird Kind Something momentous occurred last week but received virtually no media coverage. (We are informed that apparently, other things have been happening in the news). Last week, a spaceship landed outside AcuMax headquarters and the following conversation occurred between an extraterrestrial visitor and AcuMax Staff.Visitor:    Gooogly hi pee put.…more

Using Psychometric Testing and Personality Tests for Employment

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Psychometric testing allows you to uncover the innate wiring of potential candidates during the hiring process, circumventing the subjective nature of interviews. During an interview, prospective candidates know what to say to make a good impression and what an interviewer wants to hear. This doesn’t mean that a candidate is being dishonest or trying to…more

Digitally Attracting Customers to Your Small Business

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Small businesses don’t have the luxury of big budgets or being haphazard in their approach to marketing. Being strategic and highly focused will help a small business get the most out of its marketing budget. Here are some tips on how to make the most of your small business marketing: Develop a strategy The first…more

June Tip Sheet 2020

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America is Back in Business Playing to your Strengths as a Business When his obituary appeared prematurely, a still very much alive Mark Twain  quipped that the reports of his “death are greatly exaggerated”.* In May, the U.S. released numbers indicating that over 33 million jobs had been lost in the prior three months. Many…more

How Human Hardwiring Impacts the Workplace

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What is human hardwiring? When we are born, we are born with our mental hardwiring. Hardwiring was once considered a controversial subject but is now accepted throughout the scientific community. Human hardwiring is also known as evolutionary psychology. It means we are genetically predisposed, and our wiring has a dramatic influence on who we are. Our…more

Why Video Conferencing is Exhausting Your Employees

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If you’ve been finding yourself exhausted at the end of a day of remote video conferences, you’re not alone. Many businesses are still requiring or preferring employees to work remotely. In fact,  about a third of the workforce is still working at home. This shift has meant that video conferencing has become the new norm, and…more