Remote Worker Now? How To Find Your Groove

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As a safety measure, your employer has you working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. You’re grateful for the ability to stay home, but you’ve had a bit of trouble getting into a rhythm.  This is a huge adjustment, so it’s only natural to have some kinks to work out. Here’s some advice to help you get more comfortable with this… Read more »

Making Sure Your New Employee Has a Successful First Day

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After leading a meticulous hiring process, you’ve finally found the perfect fit. Your new hire’s first day is right around the corner, and you’re committed to making it a great one.  Many companies consider day one to be largely a formality. New hires often attend orientation, complete paperwork, and watch several training videos, which is easy to plan but doesn’t leave… Read more »

4 Things HR Leaders Learned During the Shutdown

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For many businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic has been the challenge of a lifetime. HR leaders have spent the past several months working long hours, putting out fires, and making difficult decisions. No doubt, this has been incredibly stressful for everyone, but it also highlighted many underlying issues that need to change. Here’s a look at… Read more »

What to Do If You Are Nervous About Returning to Work

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When COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, your employer sent you home, and you haven’t been back to the workplace since. Whether you’ve been collecting unemployment or working remotely, you’ve been grateful to stay safe at home during this unrest. However, you’ve recently been called back to work. You’re extremely anxious about this, because you… Read more »

What You Need to Know If You’ve Been Laid Off or Furloughed

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Many companies have been struggling to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, this means mass layoffs and extended furloughs have become all too common. If you’ve been laid off or furloughed, you’re not alone. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in Kentucky reached 10.6%  in May 2020. You’re probably feeling a… Read more »

5 Tips to Create a Safe Workplace During the Pandemic

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It’s been months since your employees have set foot into the office. Due to the pandemic, they’ve either been working remotely or furloughed, but it’s time to start thinking about opening your doors again. If your local area has given the okay to resume somewhat normal operations, you’re probably both eager to get back to… Read more »

4 Things You Should Immediately Do After a Job Interview

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You’re about to interview for a job you’re excited about. No doubt, you’ve spent a lot of time preparing for the interview itself, but it’s also important to know how to proceed afterward. Making the right post-interview moves can help solidify the hiring manger’s feeling that you’re the best person for the job. Here’s some… Read more »

How to Boost Employee Engagement By Communicating Progress

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Your team works hard every day, so if they feel like they’re not moving forward, it can be discouraging. If this sentiment becomes the standard, people will eventually stop caring, because they feel like their efforts are in vain. As the boss, it’s your job to keep employees motivated. Helping them see how far they’ve… Read more »

4 Tips For Getting the Right Kind of Feedback at a New Job

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You just started a new job, and you really want to make a great impression. Feedback is the best way to find out how you’re doing, but it isn’t always offered freely. Sometimes you have to take matters into your own hands and request it. Of course, there’s a right and wrong way to go… Read more »

5 Important Tips for Promoting Collaboration on Your Team

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As the saying goes, “there’s no ‘I’ in team.” However, you’re not sure if your employees got the memo. People do outstanding work individually, but they fall short when it’s time to collaborate on group projects. Thankfully, with a little extra effort, you can turn things around. Use these tips to help your team improve… Read more »