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How Can Maslow's Theory of Needs Impact Employee Engagement?

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 27, 2016 8:00:00 AM

A successful office or business isn't due to just sales metrics or profit margins. In reality, the most successful businesses have tapped into the most important component to running a business: employee engagement. But how do you make sure that you're engaging employees the right way?

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership, Employee Relations, Performance Management

When Money is Not the Only Career Motivator

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 27, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Young adults generally have one goal in mind: success. Whether they enter college and declare their major within their first week or ride the waves of a few general courses first, they want to be successful and they want to make good money. However, as people mature and continue to develop their ongoing career goals, their motivations shift. It doesn't take long before life teaches them that money truly is not everything.

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Topics: Career Advice, Employee Relations, Mental Health

In Celebration of Administrative Professionals Day

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 22, 2015 8:00:00 AM

This is the month that we recognize the true foundation of any successful organization on Administrative Professionals Day. This year, the celebration is Wednesday, April 22, which is "hump day" for Administrative Professionals Week (April 19-25).

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership, Employee Relations

Remember What You Wanted in A Manager Before You Were the Boss

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 8, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Before you were a manager, you probably spent some time imagining what it would be like to be in a management position. Chances are, if you try hard, you can remember some of the things you wish your supervisor did or didn't do. Remembering those small things can help you be a better manager today.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership, Employee Relations, Productivity

Co-Workers Slacking on the Job? Learn How to Hold Them Accountable

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 18, 2015 8:00:00 AM

At some point during our careers, we've all likely encountered a co-worker who wasn't pulling his or her own weight at the office. Slacking co-workers are more than just an annoyance; they actually cause their hard-working counterparts to put in more hours at the office each week. So, why do we let them get away with it?

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Topics: Career Advice, Employee Relations, Self-Improvement, Productivity

Management Nightmare - The Employee Who Does More Harm Than Good

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 4, 2015 8:00:00 AM

It’s Management's least favorite thing to be faced with - the possibility you have a difficult staff member on your team. Your staff represents your organization, and to a large degree, the leadership of the organization.  His or her words and actions as an employee are no different from the results of paid advertising. Your clients and customers form opinions based on their impressions and experiences with your staff. You, therefore, have no choice but to face the realization you may have an employee who is doing more harm than good for your team.

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Topics: Management & Leadership, Employee Relations, Performance Management

How Micromanagers Impact Your Career - Spotting Them & Curing Them

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 19, 2015 8:00:00 AM

We've all encountered them at least once in our careers -- the managers who involve themselves in every miniscule detail of your work day, often hovering over your desk to make sure the report you're working on is exactly the way they want it. They delegate work, but then end up handling most of it themselves. They need control at all times. Unfortunately, this often results in a miserable work atmosphere for their employees, who feel that they have little room for creativity or autonomy in their work.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership, Employee Relations

Top Three Managers' Mistakes That Could Hurt Your Career

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 29, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Not everyone is cut out to be a great manager. You will come across some amazing managers who go above and beyond to bring employees together as a team. On the other hand, you will also have to work with managers who do not possess leadership skills, make bad decisions, waste their time on micro-managing the most insignificant tasks or create conflicts within the team they are supposed to manage.  Here are three common mistakes made by managers that could impact your career and some tips to help you deal with these difficult situations.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership, Employee Relations, Self-Improvement

Improving Company Culture and Image Through Human Resources

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 28, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Culture, HR, Human Resources, Staffing Services The Human Resources department of a company is often viewed as dispensable. Since it’s their job to hire new employees and keep current employees happy, they’re not actually creating a product or providing a service to customers. But does this mean that their role is any less important? On the contrary, the employees are the backbone of any company. So hiring and retaining practices are of the utmost importance.

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Topics: Management & Leadership, Employee Relations

What Your Boss Expects You to Know About Attracting Top Talent

Posted by Brian Spence on May 22, 2014 8:00:00 AM

While the unemployment rate hovers around 7%, the battles for top talent continue. Great employees have choices when making their next career move and they know it.

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Topics: Management & Leadership, Employee Relations, Staffing & Onboarding

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