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The Surprising Answer About Firing for Cultural Fit

October 2, 2017 in HR Best Practices

 

Question: We want to terminate an employee who doesn’t fit with our culture. Can we do this? Do you foresee any issues? Answer from Kyle, PHR: First things first, check your policies and any correspondence (like an offer letter) that have been given to the employee to ensure that you have established an at-will employment […]

 

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Career Needs vs Wants and Removing Pesky Shoulds

September 18, 2017 in Career and Job Search Tips

 

True Career Needs, Want or Should? Needs and wants are the foundations on which you set realistic and attainable goals.  If the goals that you are setting are what you really want or need out of life, you are motivated and more likely to achieve them.  If the goals you are setting are meeting someone […]

 

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Low Performers: How to Identify and Handle These Employees

September 4, 2017 in HR Best Practices

 

Low Performers: The Art of Identifying and Handling Them   A chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and a company is only as strong as its lowest-performing employees. At first, this analogy may appear to be an overreach–after all, how can one or even a handful of poorly performing workers affect the […]

 

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Tips for Building an Effective Team in the Workplace

June 12, 2017 in HR Best Practices

 

Building an Effective Team Starts and Ends with Collaboration Each leader in your organization has their own specialized role. While everyone has a full calendar each day, it is crucial that everyone pulls together when it comes to building effective teams in the workplace. In order to stay true to your company’s mission and overall […]

 

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There Is a Better Way to Give Employee Feedback

May 22, 2017 in HR Best Practices

 

It seems fairly universal that most employees face their annual performance with an underlying sense of dread. Little do many employees know that managers often feel the same anxiety and worry over digging into a year’s worth of feedback in a single session. Department managers need to consult with the human resource manager to make […]

 

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Using First Impressions Wisely in Recruiting

April 24, 2017 in HR Best Practices

 

Every day, first impressions shape how people interact with each other and how they feel about those interactions. They influence how people engage with all aspects of the world around them–including recruiting. Given how much of recruiting comes down to understanding and evaluating people in a limited amount of time, one could argue that much […]

 

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Recruiting the Best Talent: 7 Tactics

March 20, 2017 in HR Best Practices

 

A lot of change and objective setting is occurring to realign business strategies for success. When it comes to recruiting great talent, there are always new ways to try to fill positions quickly and in a cost-effective manner. Now is a perfect time to refresh old methods with these seven tactics for recruiting the best talent. […]

 

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