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Liz Uram

Why Do I Have To Praise Someone Just For Doing Their Job?

And 4 Other Questions Leaders Have About Appreciation By Liz Uram Do you ever feel like there is way too much appreciation going on in your workplace? If you said no, you’re not alone. Your team would probably say the same thing.  A Gallup survey revealed that 65 percent of employees haven’t received recognition in […]

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Kate Zabriskie

Communicating Compassion to Customers in Tough Times

Six Connections Suggestions for Showing Empathy By Kate Zabriskie Hi. This is Trish with Copytech and we’re running a special on ink I thought you might be interested in. Really, Trish? Our business is down so much that we’re barely making copies right now. Thanks for being tone-deaf. No, I don’t want to hear about […]

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Angela DeFinis

SOS for Working Moms: 5 Tips to Minimize Zoom Disasters

By Angela DeFinis As more and more mothers are working from home and engaging in online presentations and virtual meetings daily (all while dealing with kids and pets underfoot), it’s clear that the current set up is designed to fail. Unfortunately, there are few rules of engagement to apply when your kitchen table is suddenly […]

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Shelley Armato

Be an Industry Disruptor: 5 Keys to Making Positive Change

By Shelley Armato Everyone has the potential to be an industry leader. These leaders are the ones who transform the world—who disrupt their industry and launch massive and positive change. The challenge is that too many people are comfortable and complacent with where they are. They’ve settled into the pattern of reacting to disruptions rather […]

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Kate Zabriskie

Beyond a Bathrobe and Bunny Slippers—Survival Skills for Working from Home

By Kate Zabriskie Working from home by choice or by mandate presents a unique set of opportunities and challenges. If you’re new to telecommuting, you might find that without some discipline, you’re waking up well beyond normal work hours and adopting behaviors you would never exhibit on your worst day at the office. In the […]

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Jeremy Eskenazi

Three Ways to Select the Best Candidates Without In-Person Interviews

By Jeremy Eskenazi  The “candidate experience” is something you should be thinking of. It is what candidates see, feel, and perceive of an employer based on their interaction through the entire recruitment lifecycle from initial contact to onboarding (or even if they don’t get a job offer).  As you approach the candidate experience, if you […]

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Patrick Ungashick

7 Reasons to Put Golden Handcuffs on Your Best Employees

By Patrick Ungashick High-performing employees are often the most valuable asset in most companies. Customers, products, technology, inventory, and many other assets come and go. A company that cannot hold onto its best employees, however, likely cannot grow. Yet ironically, few companies take any formal steps to minimize the risk of losing top employees. Sure, […]

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Jeremy Eskenazi

How to Simplify and Maximize Your Video Interviews

By Jeremy Eskenazi Interview practices have come a long way over the last few years. With it has come to some huge benefits like video interviews! It has saved candidates hours in anxious commuting time as one standout benefit. The flip side is that video interviews that are not well set up can create even […]

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Steve Yacovelli

Positive Thinking at Work: Not Being a “Glass Half-Fool”

By: Steve Yacovelli, Ed.D. So many people in the modern workplace try to operate from a glass-half-full mindset. But these days it’s getting tougher to see that glass of (insert your beverage of choice) as being half-full versus half-empty. There’s so much negativity in the world today, so much polarization, so many 24/7 news outlets […]

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Steve Yacovelli

Identifying and Mitigating Unconscious Bias in Yourself and in Your Workplace

By Dr. Steve Yacovelli Three fun facts: First, studies show that resumes with “white” sounding names (like “Greg”) were 50 percent more likely to get a callback for an interview by potential employers than a more stereotypically African-American sounding names (like “Jamal”), even when the resumes were identical aside from the name. Second, brunette and […]