Business

Subjective vs. Objective Criteria for Recruiting New Talent

Most people go with something which is tried and tested rather than trying out something new. When it comes to hiring people, this usually means posting a job description or an advertisement, looking through resumes, calling people in for interviews and hiring the one who seems the best to you, based on your subjective opinion …

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5 Essential Steps to a Successful Workplace Investigation

As most companies are aware, it is better to be proactive than reactive. The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently updated its best practices for employers to fall clearly on the side of proactive actions, stating that “traditional approaches are often reactive –that is, problems are addressed only after a worker …

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What Managers Should (and Should Not) Say and Do When Publicly Praising Employees

Today, we want to deep dive into that idea: once you have developed a method of recognizing exemplary employees, or even if there is already a system in place, how does a manager publicly praise an employee? More specifically: let’s answer those tough, awkward questions, such as, what do you say? What should (or shouldn’t) you …

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5 Ways to Be Clearheaded and Give Your Business What It Needs

Many times, you might think that your business needs one thing when it actually needs another. Business owners get caught up in one aspect of their business. It could be sales, marketing, research and development etc. You might think that setting high targets for the sales team is the answer or that a new marketing …

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