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What Does Your Policy Handbook Say?

Monday, January 04, 2016 |
Policy Handbook Blog Post When was the last time you looked at your policy guide? Did you have to dust it off? This guide may be one of the two most important pieces of documentation you have in your office (the Procedure Guide is the other one). Its contents have the ability to clarify expectations and policies, as well as settle disputes and make sure that the interoffice playing field is even. A well-done policy manual is clear, well written and very specific in terms of policy and how these policies protect both the employer and emplo  Read More

What Do You Do? Job Descriptions

Monday, November 16, 2015 |
Does everyone in your office know what they are supposed to do? Are they actually doing them? In my experience, most businesses have staff that do the best they can but generally fall into a routine where they do what they want to do and not always what they should be doing. This same concept holds true for the managers and the leaders of the business. We are all creatures of habit and we do what we like to do and feel comfortable doing but not always what we should be doing to make the business run efficiently and effectively. A writ  Read More

Recruiting Your Next Superstar

Monday, November 02, 2015 |
Face it—It's hard to find great talent. But, it is out there though. You just have to know where to look, what to look for, and how to capture their attention. Like everything else, you just need to have a plan and execute it. There are five key elements to recruiting your next superstar: Know What You Want. The first step is to evaluate your current team. What personalities currently exist? What positions do you currently have filled? Could any of these people have potential to be a candidate for the role you are looking for? I  Read More

How to Find Great Staff

Friday, May 01, 2015 |
We have discussed many times over the last year how important a great staff is to the success of a business. But how do you actually find this great staff? It is actually not difficult. Like everything else you just need to have a plan and execute. There are five key elements to recruiting your next great team member. 1. Know what you Want. The first step is to evaluate your current team. What personalities currently exist? What positions do you currently have filled? Could any of these people have potential to be a cand  Read More