• Things to Do Before 2017: Reflect on and Revise Goals

    With the New Year right around the corner, it’s time to start talking about New Year’s resolutions and business goals for 2017. But before you put 2016 behind you, take this time to reflect on the goals you made for 2016. Did you surpass them with grace or did you not quite make quota? Whatever the case, use your 2016 goals to help prepare for ...
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  • Benefits of Workplace Diversity

    The marketplace is dynamic and diverse. To keep up with it and remain profitable and successful, your work environment needs to possess those same qualities. Integrating employees from culturally diverse backgrounds empower your organization to progress alongside the market place. Unfortunately, many organizations aren’t aware of the benefits that ...
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  • Compliance Challenges in the Construction Industry

    Industry-Wide Challenges The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is a leading construction organization that works to maintain a pulse on the construction industry nationwide. In their 2018 Member Outlook survey, one fourth of respondents stated they were concerned about growth of federal and state regulations.
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  • Tips of the Trades

    Recruiting isn’t easy but for employers in the skilled trades; it’s especially tricky.
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  • 5 Ways to Improve Giving Employee Feedback

    Giving specific and constructive feedback enables employees to stay on track and produce top quality work. Your employees want to know how they’re doing whether it’s good or bad. Feedback is a way to avoid misunderstandings, correct minor performance mishaps before they become a problem, and keep them engaged and working toward their goals. ...
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  • Collaborate. Centralize. Engage.

    Employees will spend hours a day researching information and sifting through emails to find exactly what their coworker had said to them in that one email about that project that started today. Sifting through old information disengages them from real work. Because when knowledge and information isn’t centralized and available for employees their ...
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  • How To Embrace Automation in the Workplace

    Gone are the days of sifting through documents and spending hours on organization. Filing cabinets and stacks of loose papers are out and the age of automation is here to stay. Here are the days of one click and you’re there. Here are the days of safer, faster and easier. Job seekers, employees and future retirees are looking for a modern ...
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  • Find the Job Board that Fits your Company’s Needs

    Job boards are a great way to drive traffic to your career page and get job openings in front of applicants, but are your openings in front of the right applicants? If the position requires a specialized skill set, not just any candidate will do. Some things to consider before throwing money at a job distribution site is traffic levels, free vs. ...
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  • Master Social Recruiting with Buffer

    Social recruiting can find employees that fit your company needs, but if you aren't managing your social media accounts appropriately you could miss out. Do you know the specific analytics of your social media accounts? What time of day is the best to post on your company Facebook wall? Or advertise a new blog post on Twitter? Pinpointing these ...
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  • The Key Steps Your Missing in Your Onboarding Process

    An onboarding strategy is one of the most important processes your company should adopt. For one thing, it's your first chance as an employer to define expectations and convince new staff to become invested in your company and its work. It's the time when new hires are supported to shift from an individual mentality to that of a team. And it's an ...
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