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25 Nov

4 Ways to Promote Inclusion in the Workplace

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Without commitment to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace, businesses will struggle to grow. Research shows that diverse and inclusive organizations are 87% more likely to make better decisions and bring products to market 75% faster compared to organizations that don’t focus on DEI. A report from the Society for Human Resource...

18 Nov

5 Tips to Increase Restaurant Employee Retention

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Historically, the restaurant industry has had concerning turnover rates of nearly 75%. This statistic became even more evident during the COVID-19 pandemic. The May 2021 quit rate for the overall economy hovered around 2.5%—the quit rate for the hospitality and food service sector was more than double (5.7%). These turnover rates don’t even scratch the...

11 Nov

5 Tips for Better Remote Employee Communication

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A big concern surrounding remote work for many businesses is the communication gap between remote employees and on-site employees. However, with the job market as competitive as it currently is, we can expect to see more and more employees working remotely, whether permanent or temporary. Remote work is so desired, in fact, that research shows...

04 Nov

Implementing a Safe Workplace Vaccination Policy

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On September 9, 2021, President Biden signed the Executive Order on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. The order requires Federal Executive Branch employees to be fully vaccinated, except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to a reasonable accommodation, and employees must be fully vaccinated as quickly as possible and by...

29 Oct

Are Interns Employees? Yes and No.

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The National Association of Colleges and Employers reported that in 1992 about 9% of college graduates had completed an internship. In 2008 that number jumped to 83%, most of whom weren’t paid. However, by 2011, studies showed that over half of college interns were paid… and that trend continues today. Internship programs have many benefits...

25 Oct

Five Effective Tips for Making Employee Write-Ups a Positive Experience

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The terms “write-up,” or “reprimand,” often denote negativity—but this isn’t always true. Employee write-ups are able to be used for encouragement and motivation, they don’t always need to be used in times when an employee is not following company policies. There are essentially two forms of employee motivation: intrinsic and extrinsic. Intrinsic motivation includes personal...

15 Oct

Employee Empowerment: A Necessity to the Success of Your Business

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No matter how big or small your business is, and no matter its rate of growth, one task that persists for companies of all sizes is empowering its employees to promote their success. As a business grows, managers may try and find new ways of how to empower employees—but there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The...

08 Oct

Did You Know: There are Questions You Can’t Ask in an Interview?

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Interviewing can be a challenge. It can be difficult for both the candidate and the interviewer. This is even more apparent when you consider an interviewer needs to figure out what to ask, when to ask it, and if they are even allowed to ask the question they’re considering. That’s right—there are in fact questions...

30 Sep

Maintaining Work Relationships While Working Remotely

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During the past year and a half, remote workspaces have become part of the norm. As a result, it’s more challenging to build and maintain relationships among your coworkers without the ability to meet and engage in person. However, it’s still crucial to maintaining these relationships since 77% of workers consider strong relationships with their...

17 Sep

Workload Management: What All Businesses with a Limited Workforce Need

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There are approximately 10 million job openings in the U.S.—but only 8.6 million people are looking for work. With the job market being this competitive, it is likely that most employers will be waiting until they find the perfect hire that checks all the boxes, all while making sure workload management is a top priority...

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