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Question of the Month: What Are Your Business Performance Predictions for 2022?

Question of the Month: What Are Your Business Performance Predictions for 2022?

After two years of ups and downs, it’s time to turn the page on 2021 and look forward to the new year. As you plan your business goals for 2022, we want to know what your performance predictions are for the new year. Let us know by voting in our poll! (more…)

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4 Tips for Handling Workplace Stress During the Holidays

With the crisp air, sweet smells of treats, and the warm sounds of cheer, it’s officially the holiday season. This time of year can create some of the most joyful memories in your office; however, for some people who experience a busy fourth quarter, the holidays can account for high levels of anxiety. According to […]

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Common Behaviors That Derail Leadership

There is truth in the saying leaders aren’t born, they’re made. They are cultivated over years of training, experience, and habit. Unfortunately, that cultivation can be from both good and bad ends of the leadership spectrum, which can create negative leadership traits. According to a study by DDI, 57% of employees quit their job solely […]

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Infographic: How to Successfully Run a Remote Team

Over the past few years, the workforce has been changing. Organizations are moving away from solely brick-and-mortar offices while embracing a more modern workforce, including hiring and retaining remote workers to meet market demands. However, the changes bring new challenges to businesses. From problems with overall trust to organizational communication to employee engagement, leaders are […]

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The Results Are In: What Do You Look for in Response to the Question “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”

When searching for the perfect job candidate, hiring managers and decision makers tend to ask specific questions to help differentiate applicants. According to a survey by Indeed, 47% of employers only ask 5 – 10 questions during an interview. With so few questions to determine if the candidate is right for the position, the answers […]

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Authenticity

This is part 11 of a 12-part series. Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership […]

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Colin Powell on Leadership

On Oct. 18, 2021, the world lost one of the most influential individuals over the past 50 years. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell was instrumental in setting the standard for modern foreign affairs and diplomatic service. As the U.S. National Security Advisor under President Ronald Regan, he rose to the rank of Chairman of […]

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Embracing Recognition and Thankfulness in the Workplace

Great leaders know the positive effects of employee recognition. Showing appreciation and thankfulness in the workforce helps promote healthy relationships, productivity, motivation, retention, and even overall employee morale. However, recognition can sometimes be an oversight that may be causing underlying issues. (more…)

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Question of the Month: What Are You Most Optimistic About for 2022?

Question of the Month: What Are You Most Optimistic About for 2022?

As 2021 comes to a close, it’s time to look forward to what the new year will for businesses. Since March 2020, the way we create goals and set expectations for the future may have changed; however, 2022 is bound to bring welcomed changed and growth. So we want to know, what are you most […]

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Survey: Senior-Level Positions Most Difficult to Fill

With companies fairly split on whether it’s currently easy (53%) or difficult (47%) to recruit and fill positions, 55% of U.S. hiring decision-makers say the hardest roles to fill are senior-level openings. This is according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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