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Looking back on 2019: Was this the year you hoped it would be in January?

As the year rolls quickly to a close, you may be thinking about the goals you set for yourself. It’s good to reflect—reviewing your goals helps you stay on track. If you hit some or all of your goals, congratulations! It’s time to celebrate your success. But what happens if you didn’t?   Keep your chin… Read more »

Eliminating Workplace Stereotypes: Are tattoos still taboo?

As Bob Dylan once predicted: “the times, they are a changin’.” And this is still true as each generation pushes different boundaries than the ones before. Right now, it’s become very popular—and quite common—for working-age people to have at least one tattoo. But even though our society is becoming more accepting of body modification, does this mean employers… Read more »

Subtle Management Tweaks with Massive Return

Motivated employees will work hard and stay loyal to your company. So any pains you can take to create a work environment that supports and inspires your workers is well worth the effort. Good news that some things you can do to provide encouragement are easy—and you can get started right now! Five Easy Ways… Read more »

Three Ways to Ruin a Good Employee Referral Program

Looking for new employees? One effective way to source new talent is through an employee referral program. You’ll gain access to the “hidden” job market within your walls—by tapping into the networks of your current employees. Avoid these employee referral pitfalls Once you’ve got your employee referral program up and running, you want to take… Read more »

Should You Accept a Water When Offered Before an Interview?

During an interview, your aim is to do your very best! It helps to make yourself as comfortable as possible, so it’ll be that much easier to appear calm and confident. At the beginning of most interviews, your interviewer will ask if you’d like something to drink—usually a glass of water, or a cup of… Read more »

The Key to Showing Your Boss You’re Ready for Additional Responsibilities

As you work to get ahead in your career, it’s reasonable to expect you’ll be taking on additional responsibilities. And one way to jumpstart this is to approach your boss and ask about tackling a little more. But what is the best way to do this—and ensure you’re accepting more work that will ultimately help… Read more »

How to chat with a coworker who consistently seems frustrated and unmotivated

How to chat with a unmotivated employee

Follow these four tips from a leading provider of jobs in Gallatin, TN for tips to help you get along with negative coworkers  Negative coworkers throw their vibes into the atmosphere and can dampen the spirits of everyone around them. In every workplace, it’s essential to know how to work with all different kinds of people, even those… Read more »

Struggling to find top talent? Your Employee Referral Program might need some updating!

Employee Referral Program

Talent is out there, but sometimes it takes effort to find them. One way to uncover great employees is to let them come to you—through an employee referral program. If you currently have one that could use some sprucing, or if you’ve never had one, now’s the time to make changes! Employee referrals are a smart way to… Read more »

Are you coasting by or taking necessary steps to develop your career?

Taking the Necessary Steps in Career Development

Are you getting comfortable in your career? It’s great to love what you do, but it’s also important to work towards goals. That way, you’ll always be satisfied and never feel as if you’re stagnating. Learning new things is one of the keys to happiness—and when you consistently set and achieve goals, it will help… Read more »

Does Your Work Environment Promote Productivity or Laziness?

Does Your Work Environment Promote Productivity or Laziness

The sights and sounds that surround employees influence how productive they are during a workday. The work environment is made up of structural surroundings, but also people, and has a lot to do with the tone or mood created by that setting. An environment that’s conducive to getting work done is key—it can’t be too stifling or too distracting,… Read more »