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Solving Small Business Employers’ Biggest Complaint

Solving Small Business Employers’ Biggest Complaint

You started your business because you knew you could do what you do better than other businesses in your profession. You want your employees to do the same. Yet, somehow, when you hire the people with the best skills and experience, they don’t always work out.

Luckily, there are some ways to help make hiring easier.

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Are bad hires costing you money?

Are bad hires costing you money?

Bad hires can cost as much as 30% of their annual salary! There is a better way to build your team that will end up saving your time, money and headache in the long run:
the RIGHT FIT™ method.

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Eight Affordable Ways to Support Working Parents During COVID

Eight Affordable Ways to Support Working Parents During COVID

The pandemic has created a level of constant stress that is wearing on us all. And this is especially true of working parents- who must balance their work responsibilities while monitoring their children’s distance learning or watching non-school aged kids. According...

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Stop toxic workplace culture from taking over your small business

Stop toxic workplace culture from taking over your small business

Growing a team can be paralyzing for many small business owners. It is hard work. Work you probably don’t have time to do. When you need to grow, but don’t have the time to invest in hiring, it can be easy to rush the process, hiring the first person who comes along who has the requirements you need, and who wants the job. Focusing first on getting roles filled can help you with your short term needs, but unfortunately, can lead to something that no small business wants to have: a toxic workplace

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Don’t lose sight of your long term goals/success

Don’t lose sight of your long term goals/success

We hope you, your company, and your family are coping well and managing this new state in which we find ourselves. All over the world, we are using this time to stop, breathe, and make some choices. As a business owner, you have a lot going on, and if you are like me,...

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Maintaining Culture in a Virtual World

Maintaining Culture in a Virtual World

During this COVID-19 crisis, we have seen so many people going to work virtually for the first time.  It has been the topic of numerous articles, webinars, and panel discussions. What is often missing from the discussion is how to maintain and foster your team...

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Firing with Compassion

Firing with Compassion

What do you do if you have a team member who has not grown with your company or who is no longer a good fit? Do you know you should let them go, but you haven’t yet because they rely on you to put food on the table, or to pay their mortgage? That is a complicated and sensitive position to be in, but there are things you can do to let them go in a way that is caring and supportive. Firing with compassion is possible.

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Hiring Options 101

Hiring Options 101

A resignation letter… as a business owner dedicated to building a thriving company, the notice that one of your team members is leaving feels like a punch to the gut. The reasons for your star employee exiting are sensible ones; a better job opportunity, going back to school, a family change. But what now? You may be fortunate enough to get a few weeks notice, but that never seems to be enough. You procrastinate searching for a replacement because you anticipate it’s going to be a tedious and unpleasant project or you simply don’t know where to start.

Let’s explore the options available and see what makes sense for your growing company.

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