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Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

In today’s global market, embracing a diverse workforce is almost a businesses necessity rather than a choice.  Diversity refers to the differences between people such as age, gender, culture, educational background, personality etc.  If everyone who works in an office looks the same and thinks the same, this puts a business at a huge disadvantage.  Why is this?  Diversity encourages new and different ideas, establishes a business reputation that

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Top 3 Benefits of Outsourcing Human Resource Functions

While there are many benefits of outsourcing your human resource functions, three rise to the top of the list in terms of actual assistance to improving your company’s profit margin. These three reasons may greatly aid your company in both efficiency and financial growth.  Core Business vs Non-Core Business Activities Your business has a focus. For example, if your business is an insurance

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How Can Human Resources Improve Employees’ Work Life Balance?

“Work-life balance” is a term that is heard often in the business world, especially from stressed-out business professionals.  But why should human resource professionals care about whether or not employees are feeling stressed out?   Employees who are dissatisfied at work are more likely to be disengaged and make mistakes, and a whopping 72% of employees reported being unhappy with their work-life balance,

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Human Resources – 5 Tips for Recruiting Top Talent

Human Resources is tasked with finding the best people who can fit seamlessly into an organization.  However, while seemingly straightforward, recruiting highly capable, qualified candidates is a challenge. Hire the wrong person and your company not only loses money, but negatively impacts morale.  Here are five tips for recruiting top talent for your company.  Consider Employee Referrals Taking advantage of a strong employee referral program can make a big difference in the candidate

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Human Resources – Managing Stress in Your Career

In today’s uncertain job climate stress is becoming more prevalent. Learning to deal with stress, and learning to control what you have the power to control will be the difference you need for success in your career. As stress increases, a feeling of being overwhelmed in your job has the direct correlation to loss of productivity and effectiveness.  This deteriorating cycle is something that

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