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#CollaborationWorks: Recognize and Praise Employees

Taking the time to recognize and praise your team is something that is often forgotten about or ignored. Research from Aon Hewitt suggests leaders who do not make employee recognition a priority are missing an opportunity to keep employees happy and engaged. According to Ken Oehler,...

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Make Sure Every Worker Knows Your Company’s Mission

Aligning employees on their company’s overarching strategy, goals and vision for the future is often overlooked. Even when onboarding, many workers are taught their individual tasks without taking into account how this fits into the whole company.  Employee orientation without sharing the company’s mission and...

remotely working
5 Ways to Help Remote Working Thrive at Your Company

Remote working is a hot topic right now, and conversation about working from home (or anywhere) is only growing. The idea has both supporters and critics, but when done correctly, your team can effectively do its job anywhere, and potentially be more satisfied personally and...

leadership
Establish Credibility and Success in Your New Leadership Role

Leadership development is essential to a company’s success – without good, talented people leading your team, having a common purpose and direction is not easy. According to The State of Leadership Development from Harvard Business, only 28 percent of organizations surveyed see leadership development as...

The Argument for Continuous Learning

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy After completing your education and beginning work, finding opportunities for learning and growth can become difficult. For one, if you do not have an interest in learning new skills or being challenged in your...

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#CollaborationWorks: Stay Informed at Your Company

Employee engagement, or lack thereof, is a big topic of conversation right now because of the shockingly low amount of employees who are engaged (33% in the U.S.). Several factors go into helping an employee be engaged and do their best work. As an employer,...

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Is your workplace culture the best it can be?

As the workplace continually evolves, the skills needed to be successful are changing as well. Depending on the industry, an employer may be looking for people with particular training, certifications or prior work experience. Candidates must be able to communicate well and think critically in...

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Ensure you and your company are prepared for 2018

Welcome back. While the weeks after the holidays can be painful at times (we’re all missing the champagne, dessert and naps), this is a perfect time to reflect on 2017 and prepare for 2018 – it’s only just begun! Many make personal New Year's resolutions...

Working Remotely
Working Remotely: The “Workplace” Could Be Almost Anywhere

You may have heard your manager say "I need my employees here in the office! That's where collaboration and teamwork flourish!" While in-person interaction is necessary for some organizations, for others it may have added costs and stressors that employers may not have considered. Working...