Monthly Archives: April 2018

Recruiters: Use Cognitive Aptitude Tests to Expand Your Candidate Pipeline

More and more employers are reporting issues with lack of talented candidates to fill vitals roles in their companies. Employees with the know how are stressed with more workloads, forcing employers to hire unqualified employees to help out. There is a way however, to know if these employees have the ability to learn and succeed at the job. You can ask candidates to take a cognitive aptitude test, this can help employers hire the right people that can learn and excel in the business.

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5 SEO Strategies to Use for Your Dental Practice

If you are a dental practice ready to make an impact in the online world, SEO is an important part of your strategy. SEO is the largest marketing technique out there and you’ll participate whether you want to or not. So, might as well make the most out of things, don’t you agree? You need to simply research the keywords, link and build links, and complete a few other simple tasks to make the most of your SEO techniques in turn building a bigger, better dental practice.

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Every Bias Is Not Necessarily a Bad Bias

You may have developed bias against certain groups or people but bias doesn’t need to be negative, it’s a thought process. It’s a coping mechanism to help us make decisions. You may want to reduce bias to help productivity in the workplace, or at least make it positive. Awareness of bias can b a first step, but you need to address it as well. Look at bias of different groups and embrace diversity instead make bias positive.

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Organizations Don’t Change Until People Do

Organizations are always looking for ways to improve employee engagement and productivity. The problem is, they are going about it the wrong way or never getting it started to begin with. There is a step by step process to help get started from knowing you need to make changes all the way to making sure the changes become permanent. Organizations can prepare for these steps though communication, training and reinforcement. It shouldn’t be forced but should be something that is needed when the organization is ready for change.

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Managers Need to Understand Priorities – Friday Distraction

As a manager, staff meetings are important but so is taking time to meet separately with employees. A manager’s time at work can be very hectic but there is still ways to make this time available. You can delegate some of your work to technologies that free you up, you can walk around checking on employees, you can schedule office hours set aside for meetings and if you are comfortable with it, meet employees for a drink after hours. Your employees will feel better about working for your organization when they feel you are available to meet with them when needed.

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