Last year, one of the biggest issues in hiring talent, was the fact that most people were gainfully employed, but businesses were trying to expand. A small talent pool means that there is a lot of leg work in locating candidates. Today the script has flipped. With Michigan’s unemployment being almost 15%, the work comes…

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If you asked a stranger about what they thought about your brand, what do you think they would say? Are they aware of your company? Do they see your vision? Branding is a huge part of how the community and competitors see your business. It is also imperative for attracting candidates. If your small business…

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company growth

Periods of growth are often thought of as a positive change for a company. However, growth can cause some internal issues within a small company. Adding one person to a group of 500 may not make as much of a difference as adding one to a 20-person company. Here’s how to make sure growth periods…

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The dreaded “B” word in the office. Bonding. Why do we even need team bonding anyway? Well, I’ll tell you why. 1. You don’t know your employees from Adam If you own a midsize to large company, it may be hard to get to know all of your employees personally. Use people you have hired…

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There are more than two types of people in the workplace, but if we are going to overgeneralize: Let’s focus on the introverts vs the extroverts. Sometimes it’s hard to communicate with people who don’t communicate the same way. We all have social meters. Introverts like their meters to stay low and tend to get…

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As someone who has done team bonding and hated team bonding, it’s easy to think of a couple reasons why people don’t like it. Here’s Why: It’s Mandatory: Anything that becomes mandatory, automatically becomes less attractive. No one wants to do anything because they have to, but if it’s a choice, people don’t seem to…

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