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Salary Negotiation Tips for the Employer

 Nov 02nd 2015       Human Resources Articles Workplace Performance

Salary  Negotiation Tips for the Employer

You wanted employees with drive and ambition but when it comes to salary negotiations, you may wish you had a few wallflowers. We’ve all seen a lot of info out there for how to get what you are worth in the job market, but what if you are sitting on the other side of the desk? You have the open spot to fill but also the department budget to manage. How do you make sure salary negotiations end in success for both you, the organization, and the employee? Here are a few thoughts:

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5 Ways to Alleviate Stress in the Workplace

 Sep 23rd 2015       Workplace Performance

5 Ways to Alleviate Stress in the Workplace

In today’s interconnected and technology-driven environment, it’s easy to feel bombarded with work-related messages. Smartphones now force both management and employees to carry their work around 24/7 right in their pockets. With inboxes overflowing and automated reminders that show no mercy, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed on a daily basis. With the ability to respond immediately comes the pressure to respond immediately. The expectation to work harder can be detrimental to employees’ and employers’ long-term productivity.

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Resolving Performance Issues in the Work Place

 Aug 23rd 2015       Workplace Performance

The workplace is becoming more competitive, and there is an increased need for employees to meet performance standards. So, performance management, both formal and informal, has come to the forefront of human resources. By providing an overview of weaknesses and strengths to the employee, he or she can enhance their skills and better meet their potential.

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