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Human Resources: Red Flags in the Interview Process

One of the most critical processes completed by human resources is the hiring of a new employee. Typically, the final hiring decisions is made directly following one or more interviews. It is critical to use these conferences with a potential associate to identify “red flags” that could, and should, influence your hiring decision. The following …

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How Outsourcing HR Can Help Your Small Business

Many small business owners view outsourcing HR duties as something that only large corporations do. While it is true that big business has long recognized the value of outsourcing recruitment and other HR services, it is equally true that these services can be beneficial to smaller operations as well. The benefits are especially evident when …

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Human Resources: Ways to Increase Professionalism at Work

A professional business attracts top-notch employees and works with high level clients. Savvy Human Resources departments use a few key ways to make their workplaces exceptional. Their businesses establish a professional environment by means of clear guidelines, communication, respect and competency. A mission statement and set regulations provide the foundation for a solid business. The …

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5 Tips for Overcoming Workplace Negativity with Enthusiasm

Negative attitudes are a lot like the common cold, it can start with just one employee, but soon everyone is feeling the effects and morale and performance decline. But unlike the common cold, there’s a cure. Enthusiasm and positive attitudes can spread just as quickly-improving performance and increasing productivity! Here are 5 tips for overcoming …

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Human Resources: The Best Ways to Motivate Employees

One of the biggest challenges in  Human Resources today is making sure that the company culture motivates employees to do their best for their organization each and every day.   According to a 2013 Gallup Poll “State of the Global Workplace”, only 13% of employees worldwide were engaged at work, 63% of employees were not engaged at work, and …

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Human Resources: How to Avoid Being a Stagnant Leader

A big part of effective leadership is continued growth and learning. Though it is often difficult to constantly find ways to develop as a leader, effective leaders understand that they must push forward in order to avoid becoming a stagnant leader.  Displaying the willingness and ability to grow sets the example for others to follow. …

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Human Resources and 3 Tips for Minimizing Negativity in the Workplace

Your company is only as strong as the people who you employ. You can have the best product, for the greatest price, but none of that matters if your employees are not up to standard. This does not just mean according to individual skill set. Negativity not only breeds negativity, but it attracts negative consequences …

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