Should You Hire Your Best Friend to Fill an Open Position?

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Some employers prefer to avoid mixing their personal lives with business. Others clearly see the benefit of working with people who know them well. So if you’re considering hiring a good friend to work for you, you need to decide where you stand on that spectrum. Can your friendship survive in the workplace and bring… Read more »

Is Micromanagement Hindering Employee Growth & Creativity

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Micromanagers spend an inordinate amount of time not doing their own jobs, but instead controlling the functions of people they should be coaching, developing and leading. In best-case scenarios, micromanagement is an impediment to maximum progress. In extreme cases, it can cause an entire organization to stagnate and top talent to leave. The Collateral Damage… Read more »

How to Anticipate Your Employees’ Needs

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Employee turnover is inevitable. Your goal is to manage attrition with a focus on retaining high performers and enabling all your workers to achieve their maximum potential. This includes keeping them motivated, engaged and satisfied, thus boosting chances of growing their careers with your organization. How can you keep your finger on the pulse of… Read more »

Is it Rude to Wear Headphones in Your Fresno Office?

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Headphone sales are on the rise, as the trend toward open office design continues. The jury is still out whether headphones and ear buds at work are beneficial, practical, detrimental to productivity and creativity, or just plain rude. What the Experts Have to Say Recent research has uncovered little proof that listening to music improves… Read more »