Category: Blog

Creating a Successful Remote Work Environment

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With many companies transitioning to remote work in an effort to maintain social distancing during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, it may be a challenge for your leaders and employees to get used to teleworking. As you transition your workforce to remote work environments, following these guidelines on how to work remotely will help set your…more

You’ll Have to Think Outside the Box to Hire the Best Talent

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In today’s job market, employers don’t have the luxury of waiting for qualified candidates to find them — employers need to actively seek them out.  With unemployment rates at historic lows, the talent your company needs is probably already employed, rather than actively seeking a new position.  Before resorting to costly headhunters or specialized recruiters,…more

Personalize Onboarding to Improve Employee Satisfaction

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The expression “first impressions are everything” applies to your new hire’s first day at your company. Successful onboarding can also decrease the time from day one to productivity, improve employee satisfaction, improve retention and create a smoother experience for their new team as well. If I had to give you one tip for onboarding, it…more

How to Hire and Retain Top Performers

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Talent is one of the biggest assets of any company, especially top performing employees. We all know the people that we can count on every day to get things done and who we couldn’t do without.   The key question is how to keep top performers motivated, engaged and loyal to your company. The cost…more

February Tip Sheet

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2.1 Web Application Enhancements You spoke. We listened! The following systems’ changes have been recently made to simplify and enhance your use of the AcuMax Web Application Search – the Search function under People, Index and Acumen will now automatically include subfolders. (There is no need to search independently by folder). Please highlight the main Company folder while searching to…more

Culture and the AcuMax Echo

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Defining Diversity and Inclusion Diversity and inclusion can help make workplaces strong and effective. Diversity encompasses race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age, socio-economic status, and physical disability. Some employers also consider other personality traits and beliefs to be part of diversity as well. Inclusion is an element of the culture of your workplace, it is…more

How to Develop Strong Teams

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Business is becoming increasingly about collaboration. Harvard Business Review has found that over the past two decades the amount of time that employees spent on collaborative activities has increased by over 50%. This increase in collaboration means that the ability of teams to work well together has also increased in importance.  What helps define a…more