Posts Categorized: Employers

Fostering Career Satisfaction for Employee Retention

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When your employees are happy in their jobs, they’ll be more motivated and work harder for your company. But the average worker has a short attention span, meaning that their demands and priorities change all the time, so how can you keep them satisfied? The truth is that there’s a lot to consider and a… Read more »

5 Benefits of Workplace Diversity

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Diversity is a great buzzword, and although most companies strive to achieve it, many fail to appreciate its full meaning. More than just achieving even ratios of gender, age, race, and cultural backgrounds, diversity also means a range of perspectives, ideas, and opinions. When people feel free and respected enough to share those ideas, you can… Read more »

Are Your Candidates Receiving a Poor Experience From You?

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Most hiring managers are too busy to act as a welcoming host as they’re hiring, but it’s an important step. If you’re dismissive or neglectful, candidates will talk. They’ll tell their friends and post reviews about your company. Soon you’ll be a notoriously negative company to work for, no matter how great your perks are. Here’s how you can make sure your candidates are receiving a good experience from you…. Read more »

4 Ways to Revamp Your Leadership Skills in 2019

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All leaders have strengths and weaknesses. Some leaders are poor communicators and simply expect employees to all be on the same page; while some leaders micromanage their employees and try to do everything themselves. If you’re looking to be a better leader for 2019, there’s no time like the present to start working on it…. Read more »

The Top 5 Perks That Tech Employees Are Looking For

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Most companies say people are their most valuable assets, and with national unemployment at a 17-year low, businesses are working overtime to recruit, engage and retain this valuable commodity. Employee perks are a major opportunity for most companies to attract and keep talent. A recent industry study reported that 48 percent of employees consider benefits… Read more »

The Key to Motivating Your IT Team When They’re Stressed

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When you are dealing with a lack of motivation, it seems like everyone is giving you advice on how to solve it. However, new research shows that people are more inclined to deal with feeling unmotivated, or other problems based on mentality, when they give someone else advice on how to solve the same problem…. Read more »

How IT Leaders Eliminate Drama In The Workplace

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Workplace drama isn’t exclusive to the IT industry and it’s a reality that company leaders have to acknowledge with if they want their organization to be successful. Drama happens in the workplace because humans are emotional beings. We have pride and envy and many other emotions that cause us to butt heads, often over the… Read more »

Creating Job Descriptions That Draw The Best Candidates

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At its most basic, a job posting should plainly describe the requirements of the position, the company culture and the overall mission. If it doesn’t, the company is more likely going to get low-quality applicants. Job descriptions also need to be effective marketing tools. They should attract the eyes of high-quality hires and then sell… Read more »

Tools To Help Increase Your Teams Skills on the Job

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Teamwork can mean the difference between positive results or setbacks at work. In fact, one particular survey revealed that 86 percent of people credit workplace setbacks to lack of teamwork. With distributed teams and remote employees now a part of the modern workplace, technology plays a crucial role in collaboration, and it can make us… Read more »

Key Advantages For Utilizing Contractors For Projects Needs

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More IT professionals than ever are choosing to become contractors and companies are increasingly leveraging this emerging part of the workforce. A 2016 survey from Deloitte found 51 percent of global executives said they plan to increase the use of contractors at their organization. While contractors get to enjoy the flexible nature of their situation,… Read more »