How Diverse is Your Team?

A diverse workplace can yield some obvious benefits, like building your brand, reaching your community, and adding to your office culture. But there are many other very important benefits to having a diverse team. Diverse teams think more creatively, are more likely to overcome biases, and make better decisions. To learn more about why diversity […]

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Ways for Small Businesses to Outsource Functions

In a small business, there are all kinds of responsibilities and requirements. Sometimes, the best way to do things is to focus on what you do best, and outsource other functions to professionals who can handle them for you. That can help to improve efficiency, as you’re able to spend more time in places where […]

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Do You Recruit Online?

Recruiting and hiring new employees can be expensive, but recruiting online can be the most efficient, cost-effective way to bring in talented new people to your organization. Benefits of online recruiting including saving money, saving time, and casting a wider net for more potential employees. If you’re looking to improve your recruiting efforts, check out […]

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What to Do When You Offer a New Employee Benefit

Do your employees understand the benefits you’re offering them, and how to use them? Are you getting the biggest advantage possible from the benefits you’re offering? A benefit that no employee knows about or uses doesn’t do you much good, so whenever you roll out a new employee benefit, follow these 5 steps, including getting […]

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Good Relationships with Former Employees

Over time, employees will leave your business. But just because they’re no longer your employees doesn’t mean they can’t still be an asset to you and your company. Employees who leave on good terms, with neither side burning bridges, can become a valuable part of your network, an ambassador for your brand, and potentially even […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Using Interns

Question: I want to begin working with student interns, giving them course credit and real-world experience before entering the actual work place. Where should I start? Workers engaged as interns can be paid or unpaid, but our response assumes that your question refers to engaging workers as unpaid interns. In order to engage workers as […]

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Embracing Sustainability in Your Business

A focus on sustainability—taking care of your local community and the environment—is a powerful force for attracting and retaining millennial employees. But how do you implement sustainability into your business? We have some ideas, beginning with taking suggestions from your team, spreading the news to your local community, and articulating your vision clearly. Learn more […]

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Guidelines for Fair Interviews

How should you conduct your interviews with potential new employees? How should they feel? What topics should your prioritize and emphasize? It’s important for you to know the questions you not ask, to avoid potential legal discrimination. Consider focusing more on attitude-based questions as opposed to just skills exclusively. For more on these and other […]

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