4 Tips to Limit Germ Spreading This Winter

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We’ve all experienced it: One worker comes into the office sick, and a week later half the team is down with a cold. While you probably can’t prevent every sore throat or case of the sniffles, there are steps businesses can take to reduce the number of germs spreading throughout the office. Read on for… Read more »

The Traffic-Light Rule: How 40 Seconds Can Improve Meeting Productivity

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Meetings are the bane of many an office worker’s existence, and with good reason. When you’re trying to complete a project, nothing takes the wind out of your sails quite like an hour-long meeting in which everyone talks at the same time and little is accomplished. Read on for Accurate Personnel’s top tips for maximizing… Read more »

Become a Better Manager in 2019: Show Thanks All Year Round

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Research shows managers who regularly recognize their teams enjoy better performance and productivity on parts of staff. With that data in mind, it pays to find ways of appreciating your employees year round. Use these tips for being the best manager you can be in the coming year. Don’t just show thanks at Thanksgiving or… Read more »

Become a Better Manager in 2019: Must-Have Skills for Today’s Workforce

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Once upon a time, distant and dictatorial managers may have been the norm in the business world. However, those days are past, and today’s employees expect something subtler from their supervisors. By mastering the skills needed to manage, you can boost your workers’ job satisfaction and, by extension, their productivity. Receive Feedback Without Feeling Threatened… Read more »

Become a Better Manager in 2019: 5 Podcasts to Help

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These days, it seems like there’s a podcast for everything. True crime buffs have Serial and Dear John, fantasy fanatics have Lore and Welcome to Night Vale, politicos have Pod Save America, and business leaders have a virtually endless array of podcasts designed to help them become better managers. If you need a new favorite… Read more »

Struggling to Find Candidates? Why Going Outside the Industry Is the Answer

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Desperate to find your next great employee? Frustrated with a lack of options in your field? Instead of panicking or resorting to hiring someone who has industry experience but doesn’t excite you, consider searching outside your industry for a superstar. The truth is, people who are skilled at something in one industry may well be… Read more »

These Employees Ruin a Meeting Before It Starts

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Meetings are a necessary evil in the business world. While sitting in freezing rooms debating sales strategies is hardly anyone’s idea of a good time, these conversations are necessary to keep a company functioning at optimal levels. Unfortunately, there are certain employees who can ruin a meeting before it starts. Here are four types of… Read more »

Talent Is Hard to Find. Where Are You Going to Get Applications From?

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Once upon a time, companies found job candidates by placing ads in the newspaper. Those days are long past. In today’s increasingly digital world, employers use a wide range of resources, both on and offline, to find employees. If you’re not taking advantage of these tools, you might be missing out on the best active… Read more »

4 Benefits of Using a Managed Service Provider (MSP) to Fill Your Open Jobs

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It’s no secret that hiring new employees can be a stressful proposition. Not only do you have to make sure new hires are up to the task, but you also must ensure the people you hire will get along well with your existing team members. And of course, you must find these people before your… Read more »

Overtime or a Staffing Agency – Determine the Best Method for Your Business

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We’ve all been there. A temporary influx of work or increase in sales compels you to consider offering overtime pay. However, paying time and a half – or even double time – for workers can cause a serious money crunch. On the other hand, you might be hesitant to hire new workers to share the… Read more »