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A Movement to Fix Feedback

Feedback.   Just hearing that word can make someone’s blood pressure rise—and his or her defenses go up. Many people consider it a dirty word associated with bias, politics, resentment, and self doubt. With such a negative reputation that’s been built one lousy experience at a time, feedback definitely has a branding problem. Yet anyone […]

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A Key Question about ADA Accommodations

Because many employers are not well versed in the Americans with Disabilities Act, they are often uncertain about whether a requested accommodation must be granted. The good news is that an accommodation does not have to be granted if it does not actually allow the employee to perform his or her job. The purpose of […]

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How to make the switch to better hires

Nulite Story   Patrick Hersco of Nulite Lighting thought there was one way to hire manufacturing employees: the hard way.The way where you wade through the same old candidates who swim around the candidate pool, hire a handful, pray that a couple actually are worth keeping, and then repeat all over again the process the […]

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How to Make Your Meetings More Productive

In a typical work week, managers spend roughly 20 hours in meetings. In most cases, those meetings just lead to more meetings. With the right strategies in place, meetings can be more productive and take up fewer hours in your work week. At our Denver Employment Solutions office, we spend our fair share of time […]

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10 Strategies for Controlling Costs With Staffing

As you know, one of a hiring manager’s top priorities is managing the bottom line. And one of the best ways to do that is by controlling costs. When used strategically, staffing can control costs, which allows a hiring manager to maximize profitability. This article illustrates how strategic staffing can help eliminate overtime cost, limit […]

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Tips for Giving Feedback Without Causing Defensiveness

Giving feedback is difficult, especially negative feedback. I never know what words to say. So, I end up sugar coating it or avoiding it altogether. Sound familiar? If you struggle with the words to say and who doesn’t, this article contains some handy templates you can use: Tips for Giving Employee Feedback without Causing

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