Why Companies Need More Women in IT

Apple CEO Tim Cook took a bold stance on women in technology. “I think it’s our fault – ‘our’ meaning the whole tech community,” he said. “We haven’t done enough to reach out and show young women that it’s cool to do […]

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How to Handle An Underperforming Employee

Dealing with under-performers in the workplace can be a frustrating and sensitive matter for managers and for other employees. Under-performers are often very capable of turning things around, but understanding the problem from all angles is key in determining the best possible […]

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Why You Should Have a Staff Holiday Party

During the busy holiday season, putting together yet another event or party can seem like an unwelcome chore. Companies that organize a holiday party, though, will be glad they did – here’s why: Build relationships Work functions with an emphasis on fun […]

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One Overlooked Character Trait You Should Interview For

It is all too easy to miss important information about a candidate in the brief time that an interview usually requires. More and more, employers are asking questions that discern critical thinking – but there’s still one area that most employers or […]

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Up and Down Mentorship

Mentor “matching” goes both ways: a good fit doesn’t mean that it is best only for the mentee; rather, a strong match indicates that both parties are content with the relationship. When someone approaches you to be their mentor, you should ask […]

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3 Steps to a Better Compensation Plan

Striving for strong employee retention is a crucial part of stabilizing a company. Today’s workers make their decision to join, stay with, or leave a company based on a number of factors. These include company culture, growth potential, and compensation. Determining the […]

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