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Recruiting and Retaining: Building a Successful Onboarding Program

In today’s business climate, organizations are experiencing recruiting and retention challenges not seen in decades. And while unemployment remains relatively high in North America compared to pre-COVID levels, leaders are faced with new obstacles to not only get new recruits in the door, but also keep them. According to an Allied Workforce Mobility survey, organizations […]

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Take a Break: The Importance of Vacations

During the summer months, millions take to the road or the sky to enjoy some rest and relaxation from the daily grind. A focus on some sort of vacation has been a staple to workers across the world able to recharge and spend time with friends and loved ones. However, in 2020, we saw this […]

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Motivation in Motion: How to Fight Complacency in Your Organization

One of the biggest issues organizations face is complacency in the workplace. Whether due to bad leadership habits, the absence of competitive spirit, or a lack of goal-oriented productivity, complacency can cause turnover and cost your company money. The biggest cause of complacency is employee disengagement. (more…)

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3 Signs You Have Developed Bad Leadership Habits

Whether you’re a young professional or a veteran leader, managing a workforce effectively starts with creating long-lasting habits. However, throughout the course of a career, some of those habits may turn into poor ones. Habitual leadership is only as good as the positive behaviors you apply to your day-to-day work life. Good habits like constant […]

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Next-Level Leadership: Delegation and Creating Ownership

  From seasoned professionals to new leaders in their first managerial position, a focus on continual development is key to ensuring workforces maintain high productivity, increase engagement, and build top talent. Whether working on communication skills or developing new leadership techniques, embracing a culture of growth helps build the next-level leader. And one area that […]

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Engage to Retain: Employee Onboarding and Development

The process of building a productive workforce doesn’t end after a hiring decision is made. Without a comprehensive onboarding and development plan in place, you run the risk of watching your new employees walk out a constantly revolving door. (more…)

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Building Employee Loyalty

Maintaining a productive workforce is the key to having sustainable success in business. However, with companies adapting to the current economic climate due to closures and social distancing measures, keeping top talent can be difficult. Not only do organizations need to focus on recruiting methods when opening up this summer, they also need to develop […]

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The Results Are In: 41% of Employers Report Average Employee Tenure Five Years or Less

In a recent Refresh Leadership poll, we asked readers about the average employee tenure at their companies. Slightly more than 41% of respondents replied with five years or less, followed by 24% saying their average tenure was 5 – 10 years. And, rounding out the top three responses, 10% said 15 – 20 years. The […]

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Infographic: Reward and Recognition

It’s no secret that recognition is a key component for building employee engagement, however not all employees like to receive it in exactly the same way. Check out this infographic from BambooHR, an HR software developer, for some great insight into how most people prefer to receive recognition for their hard work and dedication.

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Benefits Becoming More Important as Demand for Workers Grows

Signing bonuses. More paid holidays. Paid training. School tuition. Even health insurance for employee’s pets. Anne Woods, an Express Employment Professionals franchise owner in Santa Fe Springs and Covina, California, reports businesses are rolling out new and expanded benefits as the competition for workers grows fiercer. Woods also reports some businesses are ending waiting periods […]

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