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This is where the best employees are hiding.

This is where the best employees are hiding.

The best talent might not be actively looking for work right now. This eBook shares where and how to find the best employees not on the job market.
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Are You the Leader Your Workplace Needs?

Are You the Leader Your Workplace Needs?

Despite common assumptions, "manager" and "leader" are not synonymous. Use these tips to evolve and become the leader your workplace needs.
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Do you have what candidates are looking for?

Do you have what candidates are looking for?

The job market is extremely competitive with no signs of slowing, which means employers need to step up their recruiting process to land the best people.
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Still looking for new employees? This eBook can help!

Still looking for new employees? This eBook can help!

The candidate market is tight, but if you’re not attracting great applicants, the trouble could lie with your recruiting strategy.
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These tips can help you maximize your workplace.

These tips can help you maximize your workplace.

Nearly 77% of business leaders have reported feeling burned out at work at least some of the time. Use these tips to work smarter, not harder.
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We noticed this gap in your workplace...

We noticed this gap in your workplace...

Struggling with skill gaps in the workplace? Use these strategies to effectively close your skill gaps and maintain your competitive edge.
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Notice anything different about your employees?

Notice anything different about your employees?

In order to keep pace and ensure you are delivering what the modern worker is looking for, it is important to understand the difference in 2019's workforce.
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Are You Productive ALL Day?

Are You Productive ALL Day?

We all perform differently. What works for one HR manager may not for another. These tips will help you maximize your productive time – and savor your breaks – to be as productive as possible.
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Are you guilty of these five habits?

Are you guilty of these five habits?

If you're focused on becoming a better leader in the new year, here are five leadership habits to eliminate from your repertoire.
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Is your workforce prepared for 2019?

Is your workforce prepared for 2019?

Odds are high your strategic organizational goals for 2019 have already been created. But is your workforce ready to carry out those goals?
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Your pay rate might be scaring people off...

Your pay rate might be scaring people off...

Many employers attempt to control costs by keeping pay rates low, but underpaying employees can be harder on the bottom line than overpaying.
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This will help you win!

This will help you win!

With unemployment at historic lows, talented people aren't actively looking for jobs. If you want to find great people, you've got to take action.
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Does your workplace do this yet?

Does your workplace do this yet?

Employers that want to attract and retain top talent should understand the workforce trends that are shaping the current landscape.
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Why didn't you hire that candidate?

Why didn't you hire that candidate?

The struggle to find good employees might not lie with the market -- it may lie with your hiring process.
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Did you forget to say,

Did you forget to say, "Thank You"?

Employee engagement isn't a buzzword, it's the cornerstone of a great corporate culture. Summer is the perfect time to start creating that culture.
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Use these tips to boost workplace performance!

Use these tips to boost workplace performance!

Need to boost productivity and profitability? Skilled temporary employees are your key to improving workflow, hitting deadlines and boosting the bottom line.
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Looking for better employees?

Looking for better employees?

Looking for the best candidates in your area? Or trying to stop them from heading out the door? Read these 10 points for happy, engaged employees!
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It's time you learned this!

It's time you learned this!

Overworked? Stack of papers piling up? Use these tips to learn how, and when, to delegate your workload effectively.
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You seem stressed...

You seem stressed...

Stress is a fact of life, but excessive stress can lead to burnout. Help your team manage workplace stress with these five strategies.
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Ready for these new employees?

Ready for these new employees?

Just when you get a handle on millennials, Gen Z enters the workforce. Are you ready to turn these newbies into rock stars?
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Ready for your employee reviews?

Ready for your employee reviews?

Employee reviews are not only good for morale and direction, they can actually improve your bottom line! Find out how in this article.
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A resolution you can actually keep next year

A resolution you can actually keep next year

To ensure your business maintains high levels of productivity, you must do everything you can to ensure employees feel appreciated for their hard work.
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Have you used these yet?

Have you used these yet?

Thanks to recent advances in computing and telephony, we now have so many collaboration tools available that we can share almost any task with ease.
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It's time to do your self exam

It's time to do your self exam

Yes, artificial intelligence has everybody trying to figure out this new dynamic, but some of our roles will always be immune to this new groundbreaking technology.
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Where are your employees going?

Where are your employees going?

In order to grow retention numbers, you have to understand what motivates great people to leave. Check out the answers in our eBook!
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What is your talent impact?

What is your talent impact?

What could be more valuable than an easy-to-conduct executive-level snapshot assessment of talent management and HR?
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Ready to hire your own Wonder Woman?

Ready to hire your own Wonder Woman?

Use the success of the Wonder Woman film as a catalyst for developing your own "Wonder Woman leader recruiting program." Read this article to find out how!
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Do your millennials do this?

Do your millennials do this?

Critics of the millennial generation call them disloyal, overly ambitious, and even lazy. Nonsense. None of those labels are true as a rule.
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How inclusive is your workplace?

How inclusive is your workplace?

An inclusive workplace is a critical component to individual as well as corporate well-being. Use these tips to create a more inclusive workplace.
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Are you using this form of employee recognition?

Are you using this form of employee recognition?

Employee motivation is hard to quantify. What can you learn about it from this case study in peer-to-peer recognition?
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We know what your culture is missing.

We know what your culture is missing.

Culture has become a workplace buzzword. What are employees actually looking for in company culture, and how can you meet these demands?
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Start engaging your new employees

Start engaging your new employees

When handled well, the onboarding experience sets up an employee for success that will pay strong dividends to the company.
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Are you happy at work?

Are you happy at work?

We all want to feel happiness, right? Well, according to Harvard Medical School psychologist, Dr. Susan David, it's more nuanced than "happiness equals goodness."
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10 things you need to learn today

10 things you need to learn today

Americans are notorious hard workers. What can we learn from our European counterparts to enjoy time off?
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Are you innovating?

Are you innovating?

In this issue:

Are You Innovative Enough in Your Approach?

Smooth Dancing or Stepping on Toes?
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Improve workplace productivity with these 6 tips

Improve workplace productivity with these 6 tips

It's not enough to work hard; you also have to work smart. Luckily, there are a few practices you can adopt to improve employee productivity.
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Are you feeling the wage pressure?

Are you feeling the wage pressure?

Failure to step up and pay out could cost you talent and impact your business. Are you prepared to survive wage pressure?
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Can your workers trust you?

Can your workers trust you?

Being a trustworthy leader certainly comes with some challenges. But the benefits far outweigh the difficulties.
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The High Cost of Unhappy Employees

The High Cost of Unhappy Employees

Seven out of 10 workers in the U.S. say they aren't fully engaged at work. The resulting loss of productivity can cost companies between $450-$500 billion a year!

Also, employees are hungry for flexibility. It might seem counterintuitive to create rigid rules around flexibility, but you need structure to make it work.
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How to Be a Better Leader -- By Working Less!

How to Be a Better Leader -- By Working Less!

Working more doesn't necessarily make you a more effective or impactful leader. You can actually improve productivity by putting in fewer hours!
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Are you making these recruiting mistakes?

Are you making these recruiting mistakes?

If you're experiencing a turbulent recruiting operation -- or you just want to take a few minutes to learn about the solutions to costly and common recruitment mistakes -- read this article.
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Learn how to better manage your workforce.

Learn how to better manage your workforce.

Worried about engaging Gen-Y employees? There are better ways to get your whole workforce on the ball...without generational differences!
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Disengaged employees? We know how to fix that!

Disengaged employees? We know how to fix that!

The answer to winning back disengaged employees (and keeping others engaged) isn’t pay, perks, or promotions. It’s making work matter.
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Need help creating better teams at work?

Need help creating better teams at work?

In business, we both expect and encourage teamwork. But somehow, a few teams always seem to outshine the rest. Why is this the case?
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Good employees are hard to find.

Good employees are hard to find.

A recent survey of human resource managers shows that employee turnover remains one of the most critical workplace issues. Sixty percent say that skilled-person power is "scarce." Use these tips to hang on to your top talent.
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Boost Morale Now ... Before It's Too Late!

Boost Morale Now ... Before It's Too Late!

What your company needs is people analytics. People analytics is the combination of the most important business intelligence data -- namely, HR data and relational data -- into insightful analytics that solve high-value business problems.
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Tired of managing difficult employees?

Tired of managing difficult employees?

What's the best way to neutralize toxic employees? Read this eBook to find out. In it, you'll learn the most common types of difficult personalities, as well as strategies for managing them to keep morale and productivity high, while reducing turnover.
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How to Create a Company Culture that Inspires Your Workforce

How to Create a Company Culture that Inspires Your Workforce

Only 25 percent of leaders model sustainable work practices. To achieve lasting high performance from your team, be a role model in four key areas. Also, five unorthodox tips to building an inspiring culture.
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Are your people getting ready to leave?

Are your people getting ready to leave?

In this issue:

-Prevent Exit Interviews with Stay Interviews

-Leadership 101: How to Deal with an Underperforming Employee
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Go big or go home!

Go big or go home!

In this issue:

-5 Ways To Think, Act and Lead Big

-Happy, Healthy and Engaged Employees are More Productive
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The results are in!

The results are in!

This month we share the results from our employee retention and job search surveys. Along with the results we'll provide tips on how to improve retention in your organization.
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Are you hiring like Google?

Are you hiring like Google?

In this issue:

-Your Blueprint for Employee Performance Meetings

-Hire Like Google - Project the "Career Trajectory" of Your Candidates
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How to attract top talent with the right job description

How to attract top talent with the right job description

In this issue:

-How to Create a New Job Description

-How Rebellious Leadership Leads to Success
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Stop wasting time!

Stop wasting time!

In this issue:

-Your Time to Hire is Killing Profitability and Morale

-Innovations Live: Driving people and performance in today's economy

-Spring Cleaning: Time to Get Organized
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7 Rules to Remember with HR Metrics, Analytics and Data

7 Rules to Remember with HR Metrics, Analytics and Data

In this issue:

-7 Rules to Remember with HR Metrics, Analytics and Data

-4 Simple But Deadly Career Mistakes HR Folks Make on LinkedIn -- That Can Be Corrected In Minutes!
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Do you have the right skills?

Do you have the right skills?

In this issue:

-10 Skills Necessary to Innovate

-Innovative Leadership: 5 Ways For A More Personal Approach to Employee Recognition
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How to Manage Drama Queens and Kings

How to Manage Drama Queens and Kings

In this issue:

-How to Manage Drama Queens and Kings

-Innovative Leadership: 8 Leadership Resolutions for 2015
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What are your skills gaps?

What are your skills gaps?

In this issue:

-How to Perform a Skills Analysis

-The Ten Commandments of Hiring and Employee Retention

-How to Create Industry Leading Growth
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Are you burning up your bottom line?

Are you burning up your bottom line?

In this issue:

-How to Avoid the High Cost of Hiring Average Employees

-Innovative Leadership: Putting "Lead" Back into Leadership
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Are you ready for ACA?

Are you ready for ACA?

In this issue:

-Affordable Care Act Planning and Strategy

-Innovative Leadership: Managing vs. Coaching

-The Watercooler
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Innovations Live: 2014 Hiring Projections Top Hiring Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Innovations Live: 2014 Hiring Projections Top Hiring Challenges and How to Overcome Them

In this issue:

-Webinar: 2014 Hiring Projections Top Hiring Challenges and How to Overcome Them

-Innovative Leadership: How Micromanagement Can Kill Productivity and Creativity

-The Watercooler
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2014 Workforce Hiring Projections

2014 Workforce Hiring Projections

In this issue:

-2014 Workforce Hiring Projections

-Innovative Leadership: If It Doesn't Bring Value, We Shouldn't be Doing It

-Questions about the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? We have answers!
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Your employees aren't playing enough

Your employees aren't playing enough

In this issue of Innovations:

-Why Millennials are the New Greatest Generation

-The Watercooler

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Why Networking in Human Resources Doesn't Work Anymore

Why Networking in Human Resources Doesn't Work Anymore

In this issue:

-Why Networking in Human Resources Doesn't Work Anymore

-Why Social Media Makes Employees More Productive

-Innovative Leadership: The Most Important Leadership Trait You Shun



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How healthy is your organization?

How healthy is your organization?

In this issue:

-Organizational Health: The Last Competitive Advantage

-PrideStaff Workforce and Hiring Trends Survey

-Workforce Planning for Survival and Recovery
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Welcome to the new Innovations!

Welcome to the new Innovations!

In this issue:

-5 Ways To Create Unparalleled Customer Experiences

-The Right Way To Love Your Customers

-Innovative Leadership: Business Influencers speak about Getting Social
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Are You Really Listening?

Are You Really Listening?

In this issue:

-Progressive HR: It's All About Policies That Truly Engage Today's Workforce

-Psst! Leaders, Are You Really Listening?
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Stop the drama at work

Stop the drama at work

Every workplace has its fair share of drama, and that's not always a bad thing. Changes--like new employees, new clients, or growth in general--shake up our world, keep us on our toes, and allow us to grow through the temporary chaos. Here are some helpful tips for dealing with people who bring drama to your office.
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Do you believe these myths?

Do you believe these myths?

In this issue:

-Supporting Innovation? It Takes a Lot More Than Talking About Innovation

-10 Leadership and Career Myths Debunked
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Affordable Care Act Toolkit

Affordable Care Act Toolkit

In this issue of Innovations:

-Hire for Attitude, Train for Skill

-Affordable Care Act Toolkit
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It's time to have

It's time to have "the talk"

In this issue of Innovations:

-Want To Learn How to "Win Big?" Do What Team Oracle Did!

-HOW TO: Have a Performance Conversation With An Employee
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Are you lighting your money on fire?!

Are you lighting your money on fire?!

In this issue:

-Are Hiring Mistakes Costing You Real Money?

-Want engaged employees? Recognize them!
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The results are in!

The results are in!

PrideStaff Workforce and Hiring Trends Survey Results 2013
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Is unresolved conflict destroying your business?

Is unresolved conflict destroying your business?

In this issue:

-5 Keys to Innovation Every Business Needs to Succeed

-Unresolved Conflict: The Elephant in the Room
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The Battle For Top Talent: Will Your Workforce Policies Pass Muster?

The Battle For Top Talent: Will Your Workforce Policies Pass Muster?

In this issue:

-The Battle For Top Talent: Will Your Workforce Policies Pass Muster?

-3 Leadership Lessons We Can Learn from Gen Y
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We need your help!

We need your help!

New Deliverable
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Why you need a formal social media policy

Why you need a formal social media policy

In this issue of Innovations:

-Authenticity in a Leader: How Being Authentic Can Impact Your Success

-Social Media Policy Writing
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In With the Old, In With the New?

In With the Old, In With the New?

In this issue of Innovations:

-INNOVATIVE IDEA: Trouble With Exit Interviews? Here's How to Take a 21st Century Approach

-BEST PRACTICE: Everything Old Is New Again: How To Connect With Your Customers The Old-Fashioned Way
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You Have Questions? We Have Answers!

You Have Questions? We Have Answers!

In this issue:

-Legal vs. Illegal Interview Questions: How to Get the Information You Need

-A Quick Q&A for Managers about Praise and Your Employees
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Do You Know The New Rules?

Do You Know The New Rules?

In this issue:

-The 5 Unwritten Rules That Will Kill Your Business

-Why It's Time to Invest In Your Most Valuable (Contract) Players
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The Biggest HR Challenges for 2013

The Biggest HR Challenges for 2013

For this month's Innovations, we found a great article with HR challenges for 2013--30 ideas that can help you make a BIG impact on your company--and your career.
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Let's Hear It for Year-End Reviews!

Let's Hear It for Year-End Reviews!

In this issue of Innovations:

-The Top 5 Pain Points in Performance Reviews (And How to Solve Them)

-Help Your Employees Juggle Work and the Holidays
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What Your Employees Really Want

What Your Employees Really Want

In this issue of Innovations, we'll discuss seven ways to inspire company loyalty and employee productivity. They're simple--but effective.
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How to win over candidates and influence people

How to win over candidates and influence people

In this issue of Innovations, we'll talk about an easy and interesting way to communicate your company's values, and a straightforward way to let your employees know how much you value them.
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Vince Lombardi and Lyndon Johnson walk into your office...

Vince Lombardi and Lyndon Johnson walk into your office...

In this issue of Innovations, we present hiring lessons from Vince Lombardi--yes, that Vince Lombardi--and leadership lessons from Lyndon B. Johnson.
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[Innovations] Are Half of Your Employees Leaving?

[Innovations] Are Half of Your Employees Leaving?

In this issue of Innovations, we present seven ways you can keep your employees committed and motivated. The good news? It's not difficult--and you'll be gratified at how quickly you can see results!
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Four common misconceptions about work

Four common misconceptions about work

In this issue:

-Four Misconceptions Most Companies Still Believe

-Are You Driving Away the Best Job Candidates?
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What's smarter?  Your heart or your head?

What's smarter? Your heart or your head?

In this issue:

-Brains vs. Feelings: Is IQ or EQ More Important in Management?

-Top 3 Trends in Employee Recognition You Need to Know.
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Where have you been?

Where have you been?

In this month's Innovations...

-Welcome to the "Work More" Economy

- Tips for Managing Frequent Employee Tardiness
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[Innovations] The Year's First Top 10 List

[Innovations] The Year's First Top 10 List

In this issue of Innovations:

-Ten Top Team-Building Exercises

-Emergency Preparedness on the Job
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A World Without Human Resources?

A World Without Human Resources?

This issue of Innovations offers a fresh perspective. We'll touch upon how the modern HR department came to be and its importance to every organization.
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Lies on Resumes on the Rise

Lies on Resumes on the Rise

In this issue of Innovations:

-Are Your Gifts Perfect?

-Flushing Out Resume Lies: Getting to the Truth About Candidates
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What is it that you do again?

What is it that you do again?

In this issue:

-A Job Posting is Like a Chocolate Bar

-Motivation, Commitment and Engagement
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Can you trust this person?

Can you trust this person?

In this issue:

-A Low Turnover Rate Could Mean That You Have Ugly* Employees

-Can You Trust This Person?
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Your employees are playing hooky!

Your employees are playing hooky!

In this issue of Innovations:

-Are your employees playing hooky?

-Are You Dreading Another Meeting?
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Would you apply for this job?

Would you apply for this job?

In this issue of Innovations:

-Flexible Work Arrangements: Employer Solutions to Common Problems

-How to Write Job Descriptions: 5 Key Elements That All Effective Job Descriptions Have in Common
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[Innovations] Here comes Generation Z

[Innovations] Here comes Generation Z

This month's Innovations will share the impact Generation Z will have on your business along with a great article on getting your team to buy into your ideas.
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[Innovations] Work smarter, not harder

[Innovations] Work smarter, not harder

In this issue of Innovations:

-The Keys to Being Less Busy and More Strategic

-Making Better Decisions in Meetings
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[Innovations] Can you hear me now?

[Innovations] Can you hear me now?

One of the most vital skills of a manager is the ability to observe what is going on around them and adapt. And one of the best ways that we can observe is by listening. This month's Best Practice shares some great tips on how we can become better listeners and have a positive impact on our firms. We're also featuring a great article on how to create effective management relationships.
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[Innovations] Managing millennials - special eBook issue!

[Innovations] Managing millennials - special eBook issue!

We put together this special eBook issue of Innovations, which will show you the secrets to managing the millennial generation. Enjoy the eBook, and I hope it helps you maximize the talents of this unique group of future leaders!
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[Innovations] The problem with

[Innovations] The problem with "one size fits all" management

In this issue of Innovations, you'll discover tips on getting the most out of your multi-generational workforce and how to best manage people as individuals instead of as a group.
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[Innovations] Want to Kill Your Profit?  Keep Average Workers

[Innovations] Want to Kill Your Profit? Keep Average Workers

In this Innovations, you'll discover how to build an organization filled with high performers and how to get top performers at bargain prices.
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[Innovations] Leadership strategies for 2011

[Innovations] Leadership strategies for 2011

In this issue of Innovations, you'll discover: - 7 leadership and accountability strategies for making a powerful impact in 2011 - 25 Ways to fuel leadership, collaboration and innovation
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[Innovations] How to get slackers to stop slacking

[Innovations] How to get slackers to stop slacking

2011 has the potential to be a great year. The recession is behind us, and lots of opportunities are ahead...if we can just find the time--and focus to take advantage of them! This issue of Innovations was created to help you and your team find more time, get more focused, and get a jump start on success in the New Year.
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[Innovations] Is undermanagement costing your company?

[Innovations] Is undermanagement costing your company?

This month's issue of Innovations is dedicated to one of our favorite management gurus, Bruce Tulgan. Bruce was the keynote speaker for the 2010 Staffing World conference, and his insights and ideas can make a big impact on any company. In this issue, we'll tackle one of his well-known topics, the undermanagement epidemic.
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[Innovations] Capitalizing on today's economy

[Innovations] Capitalizing on today's economy

If you're interested in ideas to drive growth and make your people happier, don't miss this month's Innovative Idea and Best Practice. You'll find excellent ideas to help you grow and prosper in 2011.
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[Innovations ] Exposed: The Seven Deadly Myths of Management

[Innovations ] Exposed: The Seven Deadly Myths of Management

Welcome to the first ever video issue of Innovations! For this very special issue, well-known business advisor Bruce Tulgan of RainmakerThinking, Inc. has partnered with PrideStaff to expose the top seven myths of management. He shares some surprising insights, and he will show you EXACTLY what your employees really want from your supervisors and managers.
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Innovations: Can a company REALLY do that?

Innovations: Can a company REALLY do that?

With all the many different terms and conditions of employment, following the law may be tricky, and many employees have misconceptions about your obligations as their employer. To help protect your firm, this issue of Innovations focuses on common areas of confusion for today's worker--and strategies for avoiding penalties and employee complaints.
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Innovations: Are your best employees getting ready to bolt?

Innovations: Are your best employees getting ready to bolt?

In this issue of Innovations, you'll find some great ideas to improve employee engagement, boost morale, and most importantly, retain your best and brightest employees.
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Innovations: Interviews Stink, Better Tools for Sourcing A-level Talent

Innovations: Interviews Stink, Better Tools for Sourcing A-level Talent

In this issue of Innovations...

-Improving Interviews: Innovative Tools For Selecting "A" Players

-Make Like a Boy Scout: Prepare to improve the quality of your hires
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Innovations: Use Staffing to Drive Profit

Innovations: Use Staffing to Drive Profit

In this special eBook, you'll discover four strategies for using staffing to reduce cost, enhance productivity and help your company drive more profit this year.
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Innovations: What did you say?!

Innovations: What did you say?!

In this issue of Innovations you'll find:

-Be Aware of Your Non-Verbal Cues

-Become a CLO (Chief Listening Officer)
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Innovations: 21 Secrets to Great Staffing Results

Innovations: 21 Secrets to Great Staffing Results

Great staffing results don't happen by accident. They occur when smart people, like you, invest in creating a process that works. Our eBook featured the 21 best practices for guaranteeing staffing success!
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Go for the gold

Go for the gold

Feb 2010 PrideStaff Client Innovations
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Innovations: Leadership in 2010

Innovations: Leadership in 2010

Welcome to 2010 and a brand new issue of Innovations! To kick off the year, we're tackling one of the most important issues to your organization--leadership. Do you have what it takes to be a great leader? This month's Best Practice will help you find out! And the Innovative Idea will show you some creative ways to engage and energize your team. I hope you enjoy this issue of Innovations, and I look forward to doing more to help you lead your company to a productive and successful year to come.
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