High Maintenance Employees: Who Are They and How to Handle Them?

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Every manager dreams of having the perfect team. That wonderful, well-oiled machine in which every single piece is precisely calibrated and that only needs a little tuning every now and then to keep going in the right direction. However, unlike machines, all humans have a personality and specific set of skills so no team of people can truly be perfect, regardless of how close it might get. As you surely know, there are different types of workers that bring their own set of virtues and flaws to...

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How to Manage Tension between Employees at the Workplace

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At the workplace, employees not only have to focus on accomplishing their objectives and respecting the company’s rules. They also work to achieve a degree of satisfaction. There are many factors involved in that extend beyond fulfilling quarter goals, benefits, and vacation. However, one that stands out among the rest is coexistence and interpersonal relationships –or in simple words how to get along with your peers. Can you believe some people do not realize that the average 9-to-5 worke...

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The Importance of Respecting Work Hours

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We’re used to hearing the expression 9 to 5 and we all understand what it means: we start working at a certain time of the day and we leave for home exactly eight hours later. That’s how it is with most jobs, but as the pace of the market keeps speeding up, it becomes more and more demanding for employees who are sometimes expected to put in a few additional hours to finish the varied projects at hand in a shorter span of time, which sometimes is not enough. The pressure of putting that extr...

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Job Aggregators: More than Your Typical Job Site

Job Aggregators

Your company is growing, business is on the rise and you need to expand your staff to cover your needs and achieve your goals. It is time to go hunting for the best talents in the market! But, where should you start your search? You need to find a way to engage job seekers and access talent pools in an efficient way that can guarantee you quality-of-hire for the lowest cost possible. You might even open your search engine and type things like “How to get the best talent in the market...

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Pink Collar Jobs: Beyond Traditional Demographics

Pink Collar Jobs

We have previously talked about the colors tainting the labor market. Even though designation of workers by collar color dates back to World War II, it hasn’t lost validity in modern times. No matter how loud we speak in favor of equality, habits are hard to break and some stereotypes still stand as it is the case of Pink Collar jobs. What’s a Pink Collar job? Pink Collar workers used to be the label that defined women in the labor market during the 70s-80s, practically setti...

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