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Infographic: How to Get Better at Delegating

As leaders, we have the tendency of putting our teams on our back to push past enemy lines in the war on talent and market share. But as time has shown, it takes a team to maintain a competitive advantage. Yes, teamwork makes the dream work. However, delegating tasks can be easier said than done. […]

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Engage to Produce: Increase Productivity, Not Hours

As businesses look for innovative ways to maintain a competitive advantage in productivity, it’s also important to watch for signs of burnout and stress among your employees. Increased workloads often lead to increased hours in the office, which could have an unwanted, reverse effect on productivity. According to a study by Cornerstone, 68% of employees […]

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The Best Retention Policy Is a Good Onboarding Policy

With unemployment at long-time lows, retaining talented employees is a top concern among employers, but many fail to realize that the right retention strategy begins before the new employee even walks through the door. In today’s hiring climate, a welcoming onboarding experience is essential to employee retention. That is why Express Employment Professionals has laid […]

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TED Talk: Breaking Bad Management Habits

Some leaders, without realizing it, have picked up either poor or ineffective habits that affect how they lead their teams. And as Millennials move into management positions, veteran leaders could be passing on these bad habits to the next generation of leaders. In her TED talk, Elizabeth Lyle explains the need to break bad management […]

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Question of the Month: Does Your Company Offer Part-Time Work?

Many professionals are now opting for part-time work that better fits their busy lifestyles, personal schedules, and family needs. And with more Boomers entering retirement, there is a rise of retirees looking to supplement their time and income with part-time work. So, for our October question of the month, we want to know if your […]

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Time Management: When and How to Work to Your Max Productivity

Time is the one resource in your life that is neither replenishable nor renewable. Regardless of how you spin it, everyone starts each day on an equal playing field with 24 hours in the time bank. And while people often yearn for more time, what they really need is better time management. Understanding where your […]

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For US: Happy Hours, Oil Changes and “Furry Fridays”—The Latest Trends in Employee Perks

Wages are on the rise and so are opportunities for workers to score a free lunch, win a vacation, enjoy a flexible schedule or bring their dog to work. In the modern workplace where employers are fighting fiercely to recruit new employees and keep the ones they have, employee perks are becoming more important and […]

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How Seasonal Staffing Can Help Your Business During the Fourth Quarter

For many organizations, the fourth quarter represents the busiest time of the year. From higher production demands to an uptick in service needs, these final three months can cause unwarranted stress and anxiety for business leaders. However, using a staffing agency to fill seasonal employment needs takes the hassle out of hiring during the busy […]

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Establishing an Environment of Self-Motivation

One of the most debilitating issues that many businesses face on a day-to-day basis is having an uninspired, unmotivated team. As a leader, you can directly tie motivation to how well you perform. So if there is ever a time you feel unmotivated, recall why you’re passionate about what you do, pull yourself up by […]

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Infographic: 5 Productivity Myths Debunked

Productivity is top of mind for companies vying for overall market share and a competitive advantage; however, some myths keep organizations from achieving their full potential. Check out this infographic from Workfront (formally AtTask) to see the type five productivity myths holding companies back.

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