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The best way to write a job description that gets noticed

Creating an effective job ad is essential for attracting the right candidates to your business. It’s important, after all, a job ad is the first impression you will make with any potential applicants. What are you showing them if you copy and paste your job description into the ad, add a salary range and call…

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What is your ideal employee profile? Find out in 4 steps 

Do you know what makes your best employee the best? It is a very interesting thought, and it starts with taking some very fluid concepts of traits, values, and character and applying very concrete definitions to them. What is your ideal employee profile? It kind of sounds like the beginning of a dating app info…

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How to create a compensation strategy to attract and retain your ideal employee

Let’s be clear from the beginning: your compensation strategy may attract your ideal employee only if you are transparent, and it probably won’t help with retention unless you include a hard and fast system for growth. This article will explain why your compensation strategy needs to be published and smart. Your strategy should be published…

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How to make your hiring process objective 

Keeping Score is Easy, Rating People is Difficult  Scoreboards, report cards, and ratings all have the same intent—to clearly identify who is achieving and who is underachieving. Scoreboards display the winners and losers without bias, so we all know who scored more at the end of the game—it’s clean and simple. Report cards give a…

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Does size matter? Understanding your staff numbers

Company size is important to think through when it comes to running a business. When I was a kid, these are the numbers I memorized: 2222 and 355-5025. The first was my address (I was not allowed to leave the neighborhood unless I could recite the specific digits), and the other was my home phone…

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Create Your Umbrella: values, mission, and people

Using intentionality to shape your company What was your first job? This was an icebreaker question at a recent conference I attended, and the really cool thing was the group took off and ran with it. I soon discovered pool boys, babysitters, lawn mowers, farmhands, and pizza deliverers had worked hard, moved up, and made…

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5 Mistakes to Avoid in your Employee Handbook 

Have you ever been duped into buying something that you probably didn’t need because the salesperson was super convincing and they assured you that your life would be so much better with it? I have. It was a Kirby vacuum cleaner, and it was sooo cool. I bought it, and I purged our home of…

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What Health Benefits Should I Offer My Employees?

Taking time to welcome in the familiar sounds and climate the autumn season brings, I can only help but get caught up in the idea that… football is back!!! And while I am preparing to watch from my favorite chair two “gladiators” attempt to destroy each other… I am unfortunately interrupted by a thought—no one…

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