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    How to Give Negative Feedback to a Coworker

    Unfortunately, managers do not always give positive feedback and sometimes they need to deliver negative feedback as well in order to keep all of the employees on track and help them reach their full potential. Although giving negative feedback is not an easy task, you may ease the process by following the below tips.

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    Posted in Career Development, People, Personal Branding, Reputation Management, Skill Development

    How to Reduce Employee Absenteeism

    Employee absenteeism is a problem for every business and can cause heavy costs for employers. Getting 100% attendance from all of your employees is of course not possible. However, knowing how to deal with this problem and how to prevent employee absenteeism can reduce the impact of it on your business. Keep reading below to …

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    Posted in Employer Branding, People, Personal Branding, Workplace Success

    Your Manager is Not Your Friend

    It is ok to have a friendly relationship with coworkers. Actually, this makes the work day much more enjoyable. However, becoming friends with direct reports is a little trickier. As the boundaries are getting blurrier in corporate America and the workplaces are shifting to a more casual environment, especially young employees are having difficulty in …

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    How Small Business Leaders Can Use Google’s Teamwork Study

    In 2012 Google began studying teamwork in the company. Called “Project Aristotle,” results were released in 2016.

    Google in-house researchers studied 180 teams at the company and analyzed over 250 team attributes through more than 200 interviews.

    The final results reported five key characteristics that allowed teams to achieve high-levels of success. In order of …

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    Why Are Your Employees Quitting?

    Retaining talent is as important as attracting new talent because job hopping can actually be very costly for the employer. Therefore, employers should always be in touch with their employees and understand why their employees stay and for the quitters, why they quit. Below I have put together the most common reasons of why employees …

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    Posted in Career Resources, Corporate Branding, People, Personal Branding, Recruitment

    Are We Negotiating?

    The simple answer is yes.

    The slightly more complex answer is always.

    As noted in this post I wrote about Microsoft’s Kati Quigley and her thoughts on Everyday Negotiation it is not necessary to be a natural born negotiator.

    Some people are born this way. If you happen to be one of them … congratulations. …

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    Do Personality Tests Lead to Better Hiring Decisions?

    It’s not a new phenomenon. Psychological tests have been used in employee selection processes since World War I.

    Determining how to reduce turnover, increase productivity and more accurately predict employee performance has been and remains a goal of nearly every organization.

    Due to its importance, predicting the future success of an applicant is a difficult, …

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    Posted in Employer Branding, Job Search, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    How to Get Ready for Generation Z

    In a few years, a new generation, Gen Z, will take over the work force. Unlike any other generation, this generation was born with technology so they are true digital natives. They can do many things in seconds using their phones such as editing a document, buying a plane ticket, taking photos and videos and …

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    Should You Focus on Your Competitor’s Brand? 7 Things to Remember

    How much time should you focus on making your own brand great vs. monitoring the 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 …

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    How to Resolve Problems

    Long ago, it was advised to create a working document whenever a serious issue arises. This advice applies to career related or personal circumstance that is in need of resolution.

    Review Past Action

    The best way to proceed is to look back and examine how you handled past poor experiences to recognize where improvement should …

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