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6 Tips to Improve Employee Retention

Today, so much attention is placed on hiring: how do you attract young talent to your organization? What does your employer brand look like, and how do you refine it? What is the candidate experience? But hiring top talent isn’t much of an achievement if you can’t keep them around.…

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Types of Company Culture

8 Types of Company Culture to Inspire Your Own

A company’s culture can be hard to define, and most employees can exist in their company’s culture without ever giving any thought to what it actually means. But culture is important to any organization and could mean the difference between a workforce that’s engaged and one that has one foot…

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How Do You Measure Employee Satisfaction?

Have you ever had a job where you counted the minutes until the end of the day from the moment you walked through the door? How about one where you didn’t mind staying late to help wrap up a project? Having employees who are engaged in their work is a…

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Get Different Personalities to Work Together

5 Ways to Get Different Personalities to Work Together

Conflict is difficult. It can slow down projects, drain enthusiasm, and even damage relationships, but there’s no real way to completely avoid it when two or more people are working together. Work styles vary and personalities clash, which means disagreements are inevitable. But if the goal isn’t preventing conflict, what…

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Template: Hiring Process Checklist

Getting ready to begin searching for your next great employee? Hiring is exciting, but it’s also an involved process that’s full of potential missteps and errors. Start out on the right foot using this hiring process checklist as a template for your search. While this hiring process checklist is a…

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The Demand for Grand Rapids Human Resource Management

Why is Human Resources Important? The role that human resource management plays in every organization may look slightly different, but human resources, or HR, is vital to business success. Strategic HR planning and initiatives help improve employee engagement, development, and make business goals more human-focused. Human resources is a hot…

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HR's role in the remote workforce

What is HR’s Role in the World of the Remote Workforce?

Telecommuting, working remotely, home-sourcing, telework – whatever you choose to call it, the remote workforce has been growing for years. And now, it’s the new normal. So what does this shift mean for employee management? Here are five unique responsibilities HR must take on in the world of the remote…

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The Importance of the Team

What is a team? It seems like a simple question, almost to the point of ridiculousness. But what are the qualities that define a great team? Trust? Chemistry? Ability? Everyone’s gone through a team-building exercise at least once or twice, but what’s the point? The concept of the team is…

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How HR Onboarding Can Help the Whole Company

You don’t get a second chance at a first impression – it’s an old adage, but one that still rings true. When it comes to hiring new employees, they’ll only ever have one first day, week, month, and year, yet many companies forget this, or simply don’t care. But making…

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Streamlining recruitment process

11 Tips for Streamlining Your Recruitment Process

Hiring has a lot of moving parts. Here are 11 tips for streamlining your recruitment process to find the right fit for your organization.

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