Make 2018 Your Most Productive Year Yet!

Holiday-induced productivity slump? It’s perfectly natural, but that doesn’t mean you have to tolerate it. Today, our Cool Springs recruiters have rounded up their favorite productivity-boosting posts and summarized them below. Read them, implement what makes sense, and get ready to make 2018 your most productive year yet! Would You Try That?! Unconventional Ways to […]

Employee Retention? There’s an App for That

Noticing disengaged employees? Falling productivity? Increasing turnover? Then you probably realize you have a problem at work. And you probably also realize that, if you ask your employees what’s wrong, you’ll likely hear something like: “Nothing – everything’s fine.” It’s frustrating, but can you blame them? Face-to-face, employees may be too intimidated to give candid […]

Not a Mind Reader? 6 Things Your Supervisor Wishes You Knew

Work would be so much easier if you had psychic abilities. You’d be able to: know what your boss was thinking anticipate his frustrations understand how to exceed his expectations …all without him ever having to utter a single word! Sadly, however, the vast majority of us has no psychic ability whatsoever. But even if […]

Boosting Productivity? It’s as easy as leaving your employees alone (sort of)

  Think holding employees’ feet to the proverbial fire will improve their productivity? It very well may, but we’ve found research to support a decidedly different approach to performance management: Sometimes employees work their best when you leave them alone. To clarify, we’re not suggesting you stop managing them entirely (that would backfire, for sure!). […]

Hiring in Middle TN? Don’t Over-Interview!

When it comes to interviewing job candidates, more is not always better. Interviewing a lot of applicants may give you a sense of confidence (a great new employee is bound to be somewhere in the bunch, right?). But when it comes to making the best hires, it’s seeing the RIGHT candidates that matters. So resist […]