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  • On the Job Training: Who’s in Charge?
    If your organization is like most, you probably put your most senior, experienced people in charge of training all newbies. And this is probably just fine, but only if you are getting the results you want. If not, you might want to try the following ingenious approach… An area manager for a nationwide employer found […]
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  • Are You Using All These Types of Recognition?
    As I’ve written here before, all of us are really just little kids in adult bodies and all of us are trained from childhood to be recognition-addicted. That’s why recognition is such a powerful employee motivation and retention technique. Are using all of these… ? Peer-to-peer Team-based Event-based (employment anniversaries, birthdays, etc.) Results-based Social media One […]
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  • Employee Question of the Week
    Want to keep your top talent happily engaged and on board for the long term? Want to inspire all your employees to reach their full potential? It’s easy! All you have to do is show ’em that you care. Here’s another simple question you can ask several of your employees this week. You’ll garner some […]
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  • Let’s Put the Shoe on the Other Foot
    When was the last time you interviewed for a job and why is this important? If you are responsible for applicant interviews and employee selection and have not been on the applicant’s side of the desk in the last few years, it is time for a refresher course in how it feels. It’s the one way you […]
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  • Top 10 Ways to Motivate People
    Make them feel appreciated. Let them in on what is really going on. Create a family-friendly work environment. Ask for and listen to their input. Challenge them and give them opportunities to grow; make them stretch. Give them only other great people to work with. Show them how their job fits into overall company objectives […]
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  • Employee Question of the Week
    Want to keep your top talent happily engaged and on board for the long term? Want to inspire all your employees to reach their full potential? It’s easy! All you have to do is show ’em that you care. Here’s another simple question you can ask several of your employees this week. You’ll garner some […]
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  • A 30-Hour Workweek?
    Here’s an interesting exercise: Imagine that for the next week you will only be able to work six hours a day. When the six hours are over, no phone calls, no emails, no meetings, no work!What would you do differently? Which meetings would you attend? How would you handle your emails and phone calls? How […]
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  • Employee Question of the Week
    Want to keep your top talent happily engaged and on board for the long term? Want to inspire all your employees to reach their full potential? It’s easy! All you have to do is show ’em that you care. Here’s another simple question you can ask several of your employees this week. You’ll garner some […]
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  • Why Mission Statements Fail
    Most employees cannot tell you their employer’s mission statement. If the rank and file don’t know what the mission statement is, what good is it? Your employees need to know what you stand for, but you have to make it easy to remember. Here are some employers who got it right: SAPP Bros Travel Centers: Safety Attitude Pride Professionalism […]
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  • You Can’t Motivate a Rock
    You can promise the rock a reward or you can threaten to punish it, but, no matter what you do, that rock just ain’t gonna move. The only way to make a rock move is to pick it up yourself and move it out of your way. (Rock is code for a substandard, third-rate employee […]
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  • Employee Question of the Week
    Want to keep your top talent happily engaged and on board for the long term? Want to inspire all your employees to reach their full potential? It’s easy! All you have to do is show ’em that you care. Here’s another simple question you can ask several of your employees this week. You’ll garner some […]
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  • Are You Guilty of Negligent On-Boarding?
    One of the fastest growing classes of lawsuits in America today are those related to employment law. Within this category, the two fastest growing types are negligent hiring (the employer failed to meet the due diligence requirements and the employee caused harm) and negligent retention (the employer did not terminate the employee in the light of […]
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  • Must-Read Book
    I usually don’t do book reviews. Especially about books that are over 20 years old. But, if you have not read this book, it is a must. If you are a fast reader, it will take about five minutes. If you are a slow reader, it will take about 10 minutes. If you have the […]
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  • Employee Question of the Week
    Want to keep your top talent happily engaged and on board for the long term? Want to inspire all your employees to reach their full potential? It’s easy! All you have to do is show ’em that you care. Here’s another simple question you can ask several of your employees this week. You’ll garner some […]
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  • How to Create Mediocrity
    Here’s how to bring out the least in your frontline, hourly employees: Don’t communicate Don’t empower Don’t recognize Don’t train Don’t treat with respect Don’t value their contributions Don’t relate
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  • Employee Retention Tip
      Here are six questions you can ask your best people to help keep them engaged and on board: Where do you want to be in your career 12 months from now? What are the two or three things that need to happen to make this a reality? What is standing in your way now or what obstacles […]
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  • Employee Question of the Week
    Want to keep your top talent happily engaged and on board for the long term? Want to inspire your other employees to reach their full potential? It’s easy! All you have to do is show ’em that you care. Here’s another simple question you can ask several of your employees this week. You’ll garner some […]
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  • Employee Question of the Week
    Want to keep your top talent happily engaged and on board for the long term? Want to inspire your other employees to reach their full potential? It’s easy! All you have to do is show ’em that you care. Here’s another simple question you can ask several of your employees this week. You’ll garner some […]
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  • Problem-Solving Strategy
    One of the great things about the human mind is that it doesn’t know the difference between reality and imagination, but most of us never take advantage of this tremendous tool. If you are dealing with a problem or just want to come up with a new idea, tell your mind you want it to […]
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  • What Are You Doing Wrong?
    If you don’t know the answer to this question, how can you possibly expect to get any better? If you sincerely want to improve or excel, you need to ask your boss, your coworkers, and your employees questions like: What could I be doing better or differently? How could I improve __________? Is there anything […]
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  • The Big Picture
    A great way to boost your employees’ engagement levels as well as their sense of pride in their work is to let them know they are much more than just their job title. For instance, a customer service rep’s real purpose and mission might be “to exceed every customer’s expectations” and a home healthcare worker’s […]
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  • Employee Question of the Week
    Want to keep your top talent happily engaged and on board for the long term? Want to inspire your other employees to reach their full potential? It’s easy! All you have to do is show ’em that you care. Here’s another simple question you can ask several of your employees this week. You’ll garner some […]
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  • Why They Don’t Show Up for the Interview
    Take a look below at the telephone pre-screen one of my clients uses for frontline, hourly employees. Now, if you were the applicant and someone called you, asked you all those questions, and then you were invited you to come in for a personal interview, how would you figure out if it would be worth […]
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  • Difficult Conversations
    Here’s a synopsis of some proven communications basics to keep in mind — especially when your goal is to correct/improve behavior and/or cooperation:   Use “I” statements. (“I am concerned because…”) Use a question instead of a statement. (Rather than “You need to do this right now,” use “Is there anything you need from me […]
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  • Employee Question of the Week
    Want to keep your top talent happily engaged and on board for the long term? Want to inspire your other employees to reach their full potential? It’s easy! All you have to do is show ’em that you care. Here’s another simple question you can ask several of your employees this week. You’ll garner some […]
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  • Employee Question of the Week
    Want to keep your top talent happily engaged and on board for the long term? Want to inspire your other employees to reach their full potential? It’s easy! All you have to do is show ’em that you care. Here’s another simple question you can ask several of your employees this week. You’ll garner some […]
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  • Timing Your Recruitment Ads
    Indeed.com recently published an informative study entitled: Timing Matters in the Job Search that has some interesting applications for employers as well. The short version for those who hire frontline, hourly employees is: “Those without a four-year degree do most of their searching midday and are comparatively less active weekday evenings. The Sunday evening peak […]
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  • Employee Question of the Week
    Want to keep your top talent happily engaged and on board for the long term? Want to inspire your other employees to reach their full potential? It’s easy! All you have to do is show ’em that you care. Here’s another simple question you can ask several of your employees this week. You’ll garner some […]

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