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Unconventional Management Strategies That Work

Article originally posted in Business.com Bennett Conlin.


Learn how to implement surprising management tips to boost team performance. When you look at successful businesses, you often see a strong team behind that success. From high-level executives to interns, businesses with cooperative and supportive team members tend to perform better than groups where team members are more focused on individual interests. Team cohesion

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How to Motivate and Engage Employees Through Praise and Rewards Programs

Article originally posted in Talent Economy Tom Kuczmarski.


Building employee engagement requires a strong company culture that focuses on rewards and praise. Employee engagement is a code that has consistently been difficult for companies of all industries to crack. Studies have shown that increases in engagement and retention yield significant growth in production as well as savings to the bottom line. Whether the

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New Leadership Guide Unearths the Benefits of ‘Peopleship’ in the Workplace

Article originally posted in Independent Publisher


BY CRAIG MANNING / AUGUST 2018 Unemployment in the United States is currently hovering around 4 percent. As tends to happen, this recent trend of low unemployment has created something of a job seeker’s market. In many fields, there are more jobs than there are qualified people to fill them. As a result, it’s fallen

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Tom Kuczmarski named one of StreetWise’s “20 Most Inspiring Chicagoans”

StreetWise, a nonprofit that empowers people and provides resources for the homeless and at-risk populations throughout Chicago, announces this year’s honorees for a new award created to recognize and honor the “20 Most Inspiring Chicagoans” who are making the city a better place to live and work. The honorees, selected by a committee of Streetwise

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Here are six signs that it’s time to quit your job

Article originally posted in Fast Company Stephanie Vozza.


Most of us are open to new job opportunities. In fact, a survey by the specialty recruitment firms Accounting Principals and Ajilon found that 80% of people are passively or actively looking. But how do you know it’s time to stop window shopping and pull the trigger and quit? “Quitting and finding new work can be terrifying,” says Jill Gugino Pante,

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WorkWise: Job hunters and compensation

Article originally posted in knox news


Increased compensation, career advancement and a desire to relocate are a few of the many reasons that people job hunt. However, increased compensation appears to be today’s dominant motivator among millennials. Recent online research conducted by The Martec Group on behalf of MRINetwork (mrinetwork.com) shows that professional, managerial and executive candidates, contract and permanent, value increased

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What Soft Skills Do Employers Want?

Article originally posted in TalentCulture


Most jobs have specific requirements. But beyond technical skills, employees also need more general soft skills to get the job done. According to the Job Outlook 2018 Survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a team are the top two soft skills that employers seek in job

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