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2010 Greater Syracuse Business of the Year
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Tag Archives: management tips

How Employers Can Help Attack Obesity

In a  recent survey of employees at various organizations, workers said that they could do more to eat better and be more active at work, and that employers could do more to increase health and wellness in the workplace. Human resource experts also say that if companies provide the resources for… Read More »

Common Workplace Annoyances

Do you ever feel that work would be pretty dandy if it weren't for, well....your co-workers? They can be so annoying at times. The gum popping. The Facebook surfing. The messy desks. The gossip. The backstabbing. If you do sometimes wish your co-workers would just stay home more often than not, you're… Read More »

Telecommuting Alleviates Worker Stress

If you have employees who telecommute "to" work, they're likely less stressed and enjoy their jobs more than people doing similar work at your firm on site. Such is the finding of a recent University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) study. Researchers compared those workers who worked from home at least three days… Read More »

Dealing with High Turnover

If you're dealing with high employee turnover, our sympathies, because many human resource experts say that if a company is experiencing high turnover, that company is in crisis. Here are some tips on how to deal with high turnover. Many employees do leave for greener pastures. As in, companies that pay them… Read More »

Temp-to-Hire: When and Why It Makes Sense for Employers

Your business is shorthanded.  You could use a few more people, but you’re reluctant to hire anyone full-time because of the economy.  Is it time to bring in temporary workers?  What are the costs and benefits of such a move? There are a number of benefits to using a temp. One of… Read More »

How and Why to Give Feedback to Your Recruiting Service

For recruiting services, maintaining good communication with hiring managers is important.  It improves the chances for hiring the best person for the job. Feedback is also important for finding out how the candidate perceived the interview process.  The recruiting service should get in touch with the candidate shortly after his or… Read More »

Tips for Writing Effective Candidate Rejection Letters

Even though most people understand that applying for a job is "business," and therefore any rejection isn't personal, it's still stings a bit to receive a rejection letter, especially if the candidate really wanted the position. In fact, what really stings applicants is receiving a form rejection letter. Here are some… Read More »

Five Traits to Look for When Identifying Mentors in Your Organization

Many career experts recommend that young or inexperienced professionals identify a mentor to help them grow and advance in a profession. Most of the "find a mentor" advice puts the onus on finding a mentor on the individual who is looking for one. Why is that? Those with inexperience may not be… Read More »

Stop Losing Your Best People

As the economy begins to pick back up, your top performers may end up getting offers from other companies.  In past downturns and recoveries, many talented people jumped ship, especially when they perceived there was more opportunity elsewhere. So what can you do to retain your best people? The key is to… Read More »