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December 15, 2016

Federal Holidays in 2017: How to Set Up Your Employee Calendar

If we took a holiday, took some time to celebrate, would it be paid? When it comes to taking time off from work, employees first look to their employers to find out what holidays they observe. How does your company’s employee holiday calendar stack up? What’s Covered: Check Federal Labor Laws Depending on the type […]

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December 13, 2016

[Infographic]: Do’s and Don’ts: Gift-Giving Etiquette in the Workplace

Gift giving in the workplace can be an awkward experience if you don’t know the etiquette. For example, giving a gift that is too expensive or not aligned with religious preference or beliefs may transform your good intention into a bah humbug moment – or worse, a visit with your favorite HR professional. So before […]

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December 9, 2016

101 Gift Ideas for Coworkers, Managers, and Team Members

This post was originally published on December 15, 2015, but was updated on December 9, 2016.  The holiday season is upon us—a time for joy, love, and stressing out about what to get your colleagues. Finding the perfect gift is never easy, and it’s even more difficult to choose one for those you work with. […]

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November 28, 2016

How To Plan a Company Holiday Party Your Employees Want to Attend

Note: This article was originally published in December 2015, but has been updated as of November 2016.  With Thanksgiving behind us, many employers are now focused on end-of-year holiday parties. However, in recent years, many employers have said “bah humbug” to the company holiday party. In fact, 30% of employers did not throw a holiday party in […]

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November 16, 2016

4 Smart Tips for Hiring Top Talent

Are you struggling to land quality talent for the open positions in your company? You’re not alone. In fact, 40% of employers globally report difficulties filling jobs due to lack of available talent, according to the 2016 Talent Shortage Survey, released by ManpowerGroup in October. The Hardest Roles to Fill      Skilled Trades      IT Staff      Sales Representatives      Engineers […]

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August 18, 2016

3 Ways Leaders Foster a Positive Company Culture

At a growing business, your culture, mission, and values are vital to establishing a strong company identity. But it’s not enough to simply define them: remember that you have to work by them, too. Your employees often look to you to lead by example. Showing your dedication to these elements of your business not only […]

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