Getting Familiar With 2018 Employment Laws

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Employment Law

2018 is here! New and expanded employment laws have come into play. It’s important to have your HR teams up to date so they know how to comply. Below are a few of the major laws that may be affecting your business. Small Business Parental/New Parent Leave Applicable to companies with 20-49 employees, this law… Read more »

Should You Include Potential in Your List of Recruitment Musts?

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Hire for Potential

Any hiring manager wants to hire and keep great talent. And when it comes to finding qualified candidates, the people with the most experience and skill often get the most attention. But the problem with this approach is that it assumes that past performance is a measure of future success. The thing is, there really… Read more »

You’ve Been Offered a Promotion Without a Raise…Now What?

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There’s nothing like the feeling of having the hard work you’ve put into your job recognized and rewarded with a promotion. That means a new title to add to your resume, maybe a new office and of course, a pay upgrade. But what if the promotion came without a raise? While it’s generally understood that… Read more »

5 Different Ways a Mentor Can Help Grow Your Career

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How Can a Mentor Help Your Career?

Every captain of a ship once served as a first mate to a senior captain. Likewise, almost all successful people will have been under the guidance or tutelage of someone with more experience and knowledge than they had at the time. A mentor, whether in the workplace or outside of it, can help grow and… Read more »

4 Steps to Ace Your First 100 Days at Your New Job

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Your First 100 Days at a New Job

Your first 100 days — or first 3 months — of your new job is your honeymoon period, when you’re feeling the most optimistic, energized, and productive. But it can also be overwhelming: interactions with new co-workers, learning new skills, and taking on new responsibilities that happen, all of which can leave you feeling burned… Read more »

Jumpstart Your Social Media Marketing Campaign for 2018!

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Jumpstart Your Social Media Marketing Campaign for 2018!

Whether you’re on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Instagram, social media offers several ways to reach out and engage your audience in a fast and cost-effective manner. But social media marketing involves more than signing up for a business page and posting a few pictures and posts here and there. It requires strategy, which is what… Read more »

Trending: The 5 Most Effective Leadership Styles to Try in 2018

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The 5 Most Effective Leadership Styles to Try in 2018

As someone in a leadership position, you’ve probably asked yourself what kind of leadership style would best suit you and your team. But contrary to popular belief, there is no such thing as one “ideal” leadership style. Instead, what you can do is combine the best characteristics of common leadership styles, which you can learn… Read more »

Get Your Resume Ready for the New Year!

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Get Your Resume Ready for the New Year!

As we get closer to the start of another new year, it’s time once again to break out the resolutions — a promise to exercise, eat healthier and save more. If you’re in the middle of your job search, or simply want to make sure your career is always headed on the right track, it’s… Read more »

Toxic Employees? Apply These 3 Tactics to Overcome Them

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  Many companies struggle when dealing with workplace negativity, not knowing that the measures they think will fix the problem actually do more harm than good. And so, what typically happens is that a few bad apples end up spoiling the entire bunch, affecting morale and productivity as a result. While you could just fire… Read more »

How to Make Employees Feel Appreciated: 3 Ways to Say “Thank You”

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  Model employees are wonderful resources in any company, and they should be managed with the same amount of extra effort that they themselves put into their work. Making them feel appreciated is an exercise of sensitivity and proactivity that promises the best rewards in the long run. While you might think simple rewards lose… Read more »