Boost Morale and Productivity (without breaking the bank)

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If your company is like most, you may struggle to find effective ways to reward employees without spending a lot.  Thankfully, when it comes to boosting morale in these unpredictable economic times, money isn’t everything.  Here are some creative ideas to keep your staff’s spirits and productivity high, while keeping an eye on your bottom […]


Workforce Planning: Action Steps for Today’s Economy

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The current economy has driven down revenues dramatically. This is not a newsflash, of course, but a harsh reality that has triggered sweeping changes to workforce plans – plans to increase capabilities, reduce costs, and survive the economic chaos that’s likely to linger into 2010. If your company is struggling in the current economy, here […]


Giving Employees Constructive Feedback

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As managers, we intuitively know that giving and getting honest feedback is essential to our professional growth.  It’s also integral to building successful organizations.  So why is it that many of us put off giving feedback to our employees?  Maybe it’s because we’re afraid of negative outcomes. Here are some common feedback mistakes: Speaking out […]