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As a business owner and employer, you have a responsibility to your employees to ensure workplace safety. Training and planning for staff and visitor safety is time-consuming, but when seconds count, that investment is invaluable. Be Proactive When it Comes to Safety The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of 2016 reported that there were 5,190… Read more »

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It’s no secret that work can be stressful. But when it is, what should you do? If you were brought up to always keep your life and concerns private, talking to others about stressors is, often difficult.  But such talks can be helpful if you keep a few tips in mind. Schedule a Meeting in… Read more »

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How a Summer Vacation Could Make You More Productive When You Return to Work Are you an overachiever who rarely takes time off from work? Do you fail to use all of your paid vacation days? If so, you are not alone. In fact, surveys have shown that 40 percent of American workers fail to… Read more »

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Whether you live in or visit San Antonio on a regular basis, you know the city and region have their own special vibe, and business and social networks. Therefore, if you are seeking great job candidates, becoming familiar with some of those networks can make your job easier. Network and research to find great candidates… Read more »

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When a day at work leaves you feeling that nothing was accomplished, experts say the culprit might be your nightly routine. The good news is that changing just a few routine behaviors can make a big difference in how you regard the sound of your morning alarm clock. No two individuals are alike, and not… Read more »

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As social media has evolved, its dominance in decision-making processes is clear. Figures show that almost half the world’s population uses social media. Numerically, that represents 3 billion people around the world. Put another way, if your business is not on social media, your sales will be well below what they could be. Internet users… Read more »

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The question of whether leaders are born or made is not a new debate.  However, for all the debate, no true consensus exists. What most can probably agree upon is that strong leaders have the ability to influence others, but the techniques they use to build that influence varies significantly. As a Manager, You Need… Read more »

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You’ve made a mistake. It might be big or it might be small. The question now is what to do about it. Take Corrective Steps Promptly In general, experts say the first step in owning up for a mistake at work is to keep your perspective. Everyone makes mistakes. Most mistakes can be fixed: Yes,… Read more »

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Passive job seekers are defined as those not actively seeking a change in employment. But while many may not consider themselves as being “active” in the job market, studies indicate that more than 71 percent of employed individuals are at least open to considering new opportunities. Why New Opportunities Appeal to Passive Job Seekers Generally,… Read more »

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Employee morale can be defined as the environment that you create through your attitudes and policies. But knowing how to define it and how to fix it when it is low is something else entirely. The good news is it can be fixed. To Improve Employee Morale, Start With a Style Check-Up Fragmented workplaces and… Read more »