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INSIGHT OF TRANSITION DECISIONS

Companies and businesses have opportunities at times of choosing to participate in a transition, depending on their own status and what other organizations are experiencing.  Some circumstances are influenced by their region’s economic status.  The major factor could include what is happening to the company’s clients.  If a large client has the majority of its …

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WHAT IS ON THE MINDS OF MOST ADULTS AT WORK & AT HOME

If you watch ANY TV at all, we have all been inundated with stories of our president and other political figures, the increase of violence, wide-spreading viruses, extreme weather conditions, and the lack of affordable housing, etc.  You could probably count on one hand the number of positive stories being discussed.  With all these issues …

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THE KEY CONSIDERATIONS & CONCERNS IN HANDLING A BUSINESS TRANSITION

Change is the one constant in business today and for quite some time. When an organization is struggling and unable to grow, tough decisions have to be made, usually affecting the number of employees. A business’ biggest expense is the workforce, therefore, it is usually the first consideration for reducing expenses. When managing a business …

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HOW WELL INFORMED ARE YOU in HANDLING SENSITIVE TOPICS RE: the HUMAN FACTOR?

Back in the 1960’s (and earlier) there were many young adults who went away to attend college and who had lead very protected and sheltered lives, thus these young people were not aware or familiar with alternative life styles, such as homosexuals or lesbians.  Thus, a large number of these naiive adults experienced an awkward and …

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WHO MAKES A QUALIFIED LEADER & DO THEY WANT TO BE ONE?

Being a leader may not be what you expect.  A Leader is not to be someone who is “all powerful” or one to “dictate everyone else’s life”.  A Leader should be one who is honest, responsible, respectful of others, intelligent, full of integrity, straight-forward, accountable and one who takes the role seriously.  At times a …

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How Many Businesses Fail to be Honest?

As a business owner for over 25 years, I am concerned to see so many other businesses, who will scam and avoid being honest or be responsible for poor business ethics. In addition, as a home owner, we have had painters and landscape firms to only partially do their jobs or do it incorrectly, still …

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HOW WOULD EMPLOYEES IMPROVE PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS?

When asking employees what they would like altered about company performance evaluations in order to be more beneficial, productive, and valued, these are some you have probably heard, but let’s review and clarify for a better understanding. First, have these “performance evaluations” offered at least 2 or 3 times a year.  So much can happen …

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What Have You Done to Prepare for Workplace Violence

As violence at workplaces continue to escalate, it is becoming more critical for employers to address this concern by talking with employees about different scenarios that could develop and what concerns employees may have (as well as the need for employers). For instance, if an employee is one who has difficulty managing his/her own anger, …

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Grab The Brass Ring Now

THE ORIGIN OF ANNUAL REVIEWS: A BETTER VERSION OF THIS PROCESS By ROBYN CRIGGER, CEO Though hard to believe, “Annual Reviews” actually began in 221 A.D., when an emperor used it to determine the “performance of the official family members”.  Robert Owen was believed to have created this process in the early 1800’s to monitor …

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Do You Know How to Efficiently Manage a Business Transition?

Ready or not, here we go starting not only a “new” year but a “new decade”.  As Compass Career Management Solutions has relayed to the Business Community in the past, “change is our one true constant”.  Though many are rattled by change and transitions, they WILL continue!  Does anything stay the same?  We’ll have to think …

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