Posts Tagged ‘communication’

An Employee-Centric Company: How to Find and Retain Quality Employees

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This article was written by guest author, Jim McKinley of Money With Jim, retired banker providing free financial counsel.  Companies spend a lot of time and money trying to attract the best and brightest employees—people who can help the business grow and remain competitive in the marketplace. Unfortunately, over time some employers lose sight of the fact that these individuals are human beings, not cogs and wheels. Employees have specific needs which must be met in order for them to feel happy, fulfilled, secure in their roles and, perhaps most importantly, appreciated for the work they do. Meeting those needs…

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Communicate with Care

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In the 21st century, people use many devices and apps to get news and information. But that’s not necessarily how people get the scoop when it comes to their work lives. According to a recent study, 79% of American workers receive most of their company news in perhaps a surprising way — through the grapevine. On one hand, it’s usually a positive when your employees are constantly communicating with each other, and for this reason the grapevine serves an important organizational purpose. But, should your employees receive most of their information this way?  Or, is it best to disseminate information…

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Be Polite and Treat Your Candidates Right

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Recruiters and hiring managers are a company’s bridge to the outside world. With so many different responsibilities to tend to daily, it can be easy to let seemingly minor details – like responding to your job applicants and candidates — slide. However, as tedious as it may seem, you owe it to the people who spend their time trying to earn a spot with your company — even if you have no interest in hiring them. The key ingredient to effectively responding to candidates? As usual, it all comes down to communication, which is too often at a subpar level…

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