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Management

August 18, 2017
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The 4 Traits of a Truly Engaged Employee

Engaged employees are more productive, less likely to leave their company, and boost business much more than their counterparts. In fact, according to research from Gallup, employees who were highly engaged with their company had 147% higher earnings per share than their competition. So what do you need to do to foster an engaged workforce […]

HR teams

August 9, 2017
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5 Ways HR Teams are Changing (for the Better)

It’s no secret that HR teams have changed over the years. Thanks to HR software and tools, HR teams are now able to harness technology to collect relevant HR information and streamline tedious services like payroll and benefits administration. And increasingly, HR teams are now able to offer valuable contributions to an organization’s profitability. What […]

workplace productivity

August 7, 2017
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7 Productivity Drains That Impact Your Business

Are you running out of ideas as to how to boost workplace productivity? You’ve armed your staff with state-of-the-art gadgets and software, signed them up for the latest workshops and webinars, and outfitted their workspaces with the most modern furniture. In your quest to improve the effectiveness of their productive effort, you think you’ve done […]

blended workforce

July 7, 2017
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How Businesses Can Support the Blended Workforce

Say goodbye to the era of full-time employees who work 9 to 5 and hello to the blended workforce. Not sure what a “blended workforce” is? We’ll help clarify. A blended workforce is comprised of people who work in different locations with varying schedules – full-time, part-time and contingent workers (like consultants, freelancers, and contractors). […]

how to grow a company

June 19, 2017
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How to Grow a Company Without Micromanaging

Chris Bennett is the CEO and Founder of 97th Floor, an award-winning digital marketing agency. He speaks on marketing and entrepreneurship at universities and international conferences, including SMX, SearchLove, Adobe Summit and DreamForce. Chris shares his story on how changing his management style grew his business, while fostering happy employees. I was recently on the phone with […]

employee conflict

March 28, 2017
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5 Effective Ways to Handle Employee Conflict

“Conflict is inevitable but combat is optional.” Max Lucado Employee happiness and amicability is important, but when you throw any variation of employee personalities together, there’s bound to be some sort of clash. Conflict isn’t necessarily bad, though. On the contrary, it’s rather healthy to have your ideas challenged, and it helps hash out and […]