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10 Perks You Can Offer That Help You Stand Out in a Tight Job Market

You already know it’s a tight job market right now -- we’re running at nearly full employment, and... Read more
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How to Set New Hires up for Success

Bringing on a brand new employee is often both exciting and anxiety-provoking. Here’s a new player,... Read more
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The 14 Do's and Don'ts of New Employee Onboarding

An effective onboarding process creates successful employees and contributes to a better overall employee... Read more
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The Importance of an Exit Interview

An exit interview is the last meeting between a departing employee and employer. During an exit interview, the... Read more
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40 Team Building Activities That Are Better Than Awkward Ice Breakers

Your team works hard—really hard—and they deserve a break, but after suffering through awkward ice breakers, planning... Read more
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21 Effective Ways to Keep Employees Happy and Productive

The key to a successful business means not only focusing on the customers' needs but ensuring that their employees... Read more
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You’ll Never Have to Cover a Weekend Shift Again with This Scheduling Trick

Creating employee schedules can be a difficult challenge for any small business owner. A short staff on any day can... Read more
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How to Handle a Bad Hire: The Next Steps

The best investment in any small business is hiring the right people. Unfortunately, you can’t always learn someone’s... Read more
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13 Subtle Acts That Will Motivate Your Employees

No matter the job, everyone needs a little motivation now and then. Although employee perks are great in furthering... Read more
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The 3 Simple Secrets to Retaining Your Most Talented Employees

Holding on to great employees isn’t always the center of a manager’s world. The (major) distractions of running a... Read more
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9 Edgy Orientation Ideas Your New Employees Will Love

Hiring someone new is exciting and scary — so is starting a new job. The first few days at a new... Read more
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Transform Your Company Culture with the Three “I”’s

Do you want your company to have open floor plans, casual clothing every day, and loose guidelines on when to clock... Read more
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5 Ways to Use Instagram to Connect Your Team with Your Customers

After taking the time to hire people who are a good fit for your business, you should definitely introduce them to... Read more
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How to Make Sure Your New Employee has a Good First Day

Like all first encounters, an employee's first day on the job can set the tone for how they feel about coming to... Read more
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5 Benefits of Employee Profit Sharing Programs

Most businesses nowadays attract better employees through incentive programs such as health benefits or 401(k)... Read more
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Tips for Fostering a Strong Company Culture

Fostering a strong company culture in your business is a great way to take it to the next level. There are so many... Read more
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5 Easy Ways To Keep Your Employees Happy

Any workplace's most valuable assets are arguably their people. Whether your business is making billions of dollars... Read more
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27 Creative Perks For Your Employees

Maybe you’re a business owner or manager wanting to make sure your workforce is super happy. Maybe you’ve been... Read more
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Restaurants Need Creative Ways to Deal with the Minimum Wage Increase

Local wages have experienced a serious boon with recent legislation awarding higher minimum wage. Oakland and San... Read more