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Friday 5 for October 11th, 2019

Should You Outsource Recruiting? By ADP Do you handle all your recruitment yourself? Looking for the best talent is an important task, but also a time-consuming and potentially expensive one. Many companies are finding that… Read article Get Out of the Customer-Free Zone! By Shep Hyken Are you feeling disconnected from your customers? Maybe you,…

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What We’re Reading

Wondering what else you should be reading to keep up with the latest in small business news, trends, and insights? We’ve got you covered! Here’s some of what we’re reading this week: Studies back up the old wisdom that a great team is more than the sum of its parts. So what can you do…

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To Win, You Have to Know How to Lose

A paradox: I think one of the best signs that someone has a good chance to be successful is when they know how to deal with failing. I learned more from losing than I ever did from winning, and my greatest successes have all come about because of the things I learned from things that…

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Consultant’s Corner: Organizational Charts

Q. What is the optimal way to structure an organizational chart of business processes? Are there commonly used modern tools that I can use for this? Flow charts are still the common tool to illustrate business processes and related employee jobs in a graphical or textual view. The following are example product comparisons and explanations…

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Get Out of the Customer-Free Zone!

Are you feeling disconnected from your customers? Maybe you, or some of your employees, don’t have an opportunity to interact with customers on a regular basis. If so, beware! You’ve entered the customer-free zone. It’s important to stay in contact with the front lines of your business, and know what customers want and need. In…

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Should You Outsource Recruiting?

Do you handle all your recruitment yourself? Looking for the best talent is an important task, but also a time-consuming and potentially expensive one. Many companies are finding that outsourcing recruitment is a more effective, cost-effective approach than handling it internally, especially in a low-unemployment environment. If you’re looking for ways to improve recruiting, we…

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Friday 5 for October 4th, 2019

How Employees Can Learn to Love Mondays By Deborah Sweeney It throws the entire team for a loop when an employee’s wellbeing is off in the workplace. All of a sudden, everyone has a “case of the Mondays” on Monday morning and productivity is down… Read article Policies for Boosting Mobile Security By ADP When your employees…

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Consultant’s Corner: What is Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

Question: What is workers’ compensation insurance and how does it work? Workers’ compensation is a no-fault system designed to provide benefits to employees injured as a result of their employment activities and to limit the liability of employers. Because it is a no-fault system, the employee does not need to prove negligence on the part…

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Embrace Failure!

If you’re a business leader, you have a responsibility to embrace failure. Most people—especially leaders, executives, managers, CEOs, administrators, chairpersons—avoid failure, both word and subject, as they would day-old sushi or French opera. Failure, it seems, is not a fit topic for polite conversation. For that matter, neither is doubt, fear, uncertainty, or lack of…

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How Employees Can Learn to Love Mondays

It’s a little strange that it’s 2019 and the general opinion of Monday is still not positive. According to Gallup research, Mondays are one of the worst days of the week for a person’s overall wellbeing. This kind of wellbeing is made up of five elements that include purpose, social, financial, community, and physical. We…

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