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Looking to scale?

Are you looking to scale your organization? Here are some processes and practices that we’ve implemented with our clients to help them grow – sometimes really, really, fast.  Use them to help your company stand out in terms of how you attract and retain talent in your organization. Start with Culture… Build your organization with…

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10 Key Behaviors to Support Your Organizational Change

Are you launching a Change Management Program? We’ve put together a list of  behaviors that will help you manage your program – and drive to a number – in a way that supports ongoing sustainable change. Change projects are not easy. They deserve to be done well, both for the people impacted and the organizations…

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NJ Paid Sick Leave – What you need to know

Effective October 29, 2018, all companies in New Jersey must implement paid sick leave for their employees, according to the NJ Paid Sick Leave Law. Below you’ll find everything you need to know about what this means and what needs to be done by Monday. Who is covered by the new law? All W-2 employees…

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3 Ways to Build Employee Engagement

Looking for ways to build employee engagement? Without spending a dime? Here’s some food for thought on how you can improve your bottom line and your perception as an employer of choice. Think of your employees with a customer mindset There’s a shift happening among high performing companies where employees are viewed through the same lens…

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When it’s time to part company…

No one looks forward to firing someone. It’s one of the hardest things we do as leaders. The conversation is confronting, we don’t know how the person will react and, honestly, we don’t get a lot of practice. Here are a few suggestions to help you if you’re planning to part company with an employee.…

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Managing Change? Ask these questions before you start

Before you embark on a change management project, ask yourself these questions.  They will help you identify what you need to achieve ongoing sustainable change in your organization. Is it achievable? This is not about whether the change can be implemented.  It’s about whether your people will change. For example, most technology-driven change pushes efficiency and…

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Harassment in the Workplace

This morning, NBC announced that Matt Lauer was terminated for misconduct, the latest in a string of harassment complaints across several high-profile industries.  It’s left employers wondering how deep the problem is and how to create a workplace where people feel safe and are treated professionally, while at the same time, respecting personal lives and,…

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There is No Such Thing as Work-Life Balance

Whether you started work 20 years ago or graduated this summer, you feel it. Whether you are single or have a partner, have kids, pets or plants, there is a growing perception that there is no such thing as real ‘down time’ anymore. We bring our tech with us to the beach and our kids…

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Building Engagement from the Inside

Gallup recently released an article that ranked employee engagement by state and even where it’s at its highest, it’s at 37%. In many states, it’s much lower and overall, it’s 33%. So what’s everyone else doing?  Half of all surveyed employees said that they were ‘not engaged’. Active disengagement was as high as 21% in some…

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Cultural Growing Pains

How do you protect your small company culture as you grow? It’s a great question. Now that you’ve hit operational running speed, how do you incorporate the badly needed business processes that will allow you to scale without sacrificing the “startup vibe” that has become your company identity and employer brand? Culture starts at the top.…

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