Do this first to resolve conflict

December 21, 2018
When you must mediate a conflict between co-workers or employees, before you do anything else, first decide if it is hot or cold.
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3 keys to recruiting the best

December 21, 2018
Many of your employees could be looking for a new job, according to research by Adtaxi, a digital marketing firm. How do you quickly find new talent to replace the folks who leave? Adtaxi recommends the following.
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New perks to land top applicants

December 21, 2018
To entice—and keep—top talent, organizations may not be able to rely on standby perks, such as a 401(k), vacation time and snacks in the break room. Many are choosing more creative benefits. Consider these trends.
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Replace status-update meetings with mini debates

December 19, 2018
If your weekly departmental meetings simply consist of time-wasting status updates by employees, take the time to spark big-picture debates.
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Face it: Résumé photos are a deal breaker

December 18, 2018
The No. 1 quickest way candidates can turn off a hiring manager is to include a headshot with their résumé, according to a new Netquote survey.
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Sound Bites: December ’18

December 1, 2018
Whether in person or remotely, get all meeting attendees on the same page … How your receptionist can off insight in a group interview … Log off on the weekend … When to never apologize … Icebreaker: 10 things in common … How upper and lower case letters got their names
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4 ways to annoy strangers fast

November 29, 2018
You don’t want to come across as annoying or rude when you meet people for the first time. So, if you are interacting with a new group, whether it is a new work team or strangers at a social event, avoid these behaviors.
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Respond when employees insult you

November 29, 2018
Imagine this scenario: You open your email to see a message from an employee. As you read it, you discover it was sent to you by mistake, and it is highly likely the employee hoped you’d never set eyes on it. Why? Because it bashed you pretty severely.
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Performance review cheat sheet

November 29, 2018
No need to dread all those performance reviews. Use these examples to write clear feedback regarding core skills necessary in today’s workplace.
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‘Here’s why I don’t praise …’

November 23, 2018
For one reason or another, not all managers take the time to praise employees. Check to make sure you’re not using these excuses.
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