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What New Managers Can - and Should - Learn Fast

What New Managers Can and Should Learn Fast Your first management job is a big deal, and a clear sign you're accomplishing something positive in your career. It's also the first time your job performance will be primarily dictated by the performance of others. As you probably know, not every promotion works out ...More Info

Managerial Courage

Managerial Courage Most employee attitude and leadership skill surveys have items about how employees feel about the amount, timeliness and quality of feedback they're getting and how they feel about the interest of their managers in their development, training, and careers. These items ...More Info

Having a Difficult Conversation: How to Mediate Conflict Between Employees

It's not a fun part of being the boss. But you know that if you don't deal with it, it will only get worse. It may be something as common as creative differences, or something as severe as abuse allegations, but whatever the matter, conflict among colleagues should ...More Info

Five Common Mistakes Leaders Make When Onboarding New Hires

New Hire It's exciting to grow a team. Adding employees can improve every aspect of your organization, from efficiency to morale. When you find the right person for the job, it's a win–win you'll celebrate for the life of their career with you. Unfortunately, starting a new ...More Info

Five Ways to Improve Workplace Communication

Your most important business asset—your staff—is often your most complicated one, too. Whenever you put a large group of people together, there are bound to be differences, arguments, small slights that turn into big grudges. How can we keep these inevitable interpersonal ...More Info

The Business of Happy Employees: How to Create a Company Culture That’s More Human, Less Resources

Happy Employees Hiring great employees is only half of the secret to success. The other half? Keeping them happy.
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Want to get the best performance out of your staff? Marketwatch reports that happier employees ...
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Why You Should Engage Employees with Company-Sponsored Community Service

Community Service More and more employers are encouraging their staff members to volunteer together. Giving back can be a wonderful opportunity for team building, and it can be an engaging, fun, meaningful way to spend a weekend or a workday. But company–sponsored community service events ...More Info

What Employers Need to Know About Substance Abuse

Support Group Did you know that substance use costs US employers $81 billion dollars a year, due to loss of productivity and attendance, accidents, theft, and rising healthcare costs? The National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported over seven million Americans struggled with a ...More Info

2017 At a Glance - The Most Requested EAP Service Revealed

Face to Face Counseling Data from the behavioral health care industry is consistent year–over–year and the top requested Employee Assistance Program (EAP) service is…counseling. No surprise right? EAP's are historically known for offering counseling services. What we learned is not ...More Info

Have You Heard? How to Stop Office Gossip

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Have You Heard? How to Stop Office Gossip If you've been the victim of office gossip, you know it can be both cruel and destructive. Such malicious gossip has shattered many people's lives and careers. What is gossip? Gossip is anything negative you say about someone to someone else – whether ...More Info
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