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    Small Hacks to Make Your Employees Happier and Improve Employee Retention Rate

    Sometimes employees don’t feel engaged at work, leading to a less-than-positive work ethic and environment. That doesn’t mean employers should stream cat videos on a loop to keep workers alert, but engaged employees mean engaged customers.

    According to a 2015 Gallup Poll, 32 percent of American employees feel engaged at work, while 50.8 percent of …

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    Posted in Employer Branding, management, People

    7 Leadership Challenges You Can Effectively Overcome

    Successful businesses often have leaders who excel at developing skills, guiding employees and being a consistent voice of reason. Leadership entails ample responsibility, with a variety of common challenges associated with the leadership role. Fortunately, leaders can respond to many of these challenges with proper foresight and handling of the situation.

     

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    How to Manage Remote Employees Successfully

    In the modern world that we live in, talented and highly skilled people are everywhere. It is slowly becoming the new norm for companies to hire people from other cities and sometimes other countries. Although having remote employees and managing a remote team have its own challenges, when managed successfully, it may save your company …

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    Posted in management, People, Personal Branding, Project Management

    3 Killer Recruiting Mistakes Small Businesses Make

    As someone who started a business from an apartment, I can empathize with entrepreneurs and I constantly root for the start-ups who come to our recruiting firm for employees. As a matter of fact, we have an entire group solely dedicated to small business clients simply because entrepreneurial firms need significantly more help with their …

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    Posted in Employer Branding, management, Recruitment, Success Strategies

    No Nagging Needed: How to Get Employees to Meet Deadlines

    If your boss micromanages you, it feels awful. It instills a sense of powerlessness, cramps your productivity and squishes your creativity. This same feeling could be true for the employees you manage if you’re micromanaging them and unaware of it.

    You need to manage your employees and make sure you, and they, meet deadlines. It …

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    8 Rules for Replying to Angry Customers on Facebook

    Your business recently took a catastrophic nosedive. Maybe you aren’t keeping up with order fulfillment or you sent out a bad batch of product. Customers are blowing up your Facebook with negative reviews, angry comments, and bad juju. Whatever the case may be, just know this: it happens. The next few moves are crucial to …

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    Posted in management, Personal Branding, Reputation Management

    How to Let Go of Line Level Tasks

    Let’s pretend you just started a new job at a large marketing firm as a head of customer service. The first week, the CEO sits next to you every day. For 8 hours, you listen to her rattle on and on about how to answer phones “the right way.” On day one, you’re polite. You …

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    Posted in Career Development, management, Workplace Success

    Why Your Staff All Hate HR (and what to do about it)

    The perfect medium between a company and its employees, an entire department dedicated to keeping your employees engaged, or the secret henchmen of the boss, there to do all the dirty work for the guys at the top.

    So, which is it?

    The truth is, in a business world where leaders and managers are increasingly …

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    Posted in Career Development, Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, entrepreneurship, management, Recruitment

    10 Ways to See Your Brand With Fresh Eyes

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.

    1. Let Someone Else Do the Looking 

    It’s really difficult …

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    10 Habits to Stay Cognizant of Your Brand’s Competition

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.

    1. Sign Up for Their Newsletters

    I sign up for …

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