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5 Reasons Candidates Reject a Job Offer After a Remote Interview

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Introduction: As a recruiter, the chances are that you spend a fair amount of time interviewing many candidates for a job. But what happens when you settle on the perfect candidate, offer them a job, but they end up rejecting a job offer? Rejection can be disappointing.

What Can a Good Leader Do About Cyberbullying in the Workplace?

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Cyberbullying in the Workplace Cyberbullying doesn’t just affect children and teens. It can be a serious issue in the workplace, too, with a huge negative impact on your team members’ job satisfaction.

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Six Things Each Employee Wants from Their Employer

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You might think you know what your employees want from you. Perhaps you’re sure that a fun team building weekend will be a nice way for your employees to bond as a team, or that on-site gym membership would be a great perk to help them be healthier.

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Struggling to Attract New Talent? Consider Offering These Unique Benefits

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Perhaps no process is more vital to business strategy than effective hiring. With the right people in your organization, delighting your customers, innovating new solutions and igniting your company vision becomes infinitely more attainable.

Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

4 Tips for Teaching and Leading Virtually

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For the past decade, I have been a part of the “gig economy,” working remotely with clients around the world, and teaching online for four different schools.

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Can you cheat on a DISC test?

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Contributed by TTI If you’re here, you’re likely preparing for a job interview and want to make sure that you nail the DISC exam you’ll be taking as a part of the interview process. I have good and bad news for you: the bad news is that you can’t cheat on a DISC exam, but the […] The post Can you cheat on a DISC test? appeared first on Chart Your Course International.

How to Avoid Failing as a Business Start-Up Entrepreneur

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Entrepreneurial Responsibility To Prevent Massive Failure. According to recent studies, 90% of new startups will fail due to one reason or another, so it’s incredibly important as a new startup to understand how to take responsibility in certain areas to prevent that failure. Although no one goes into business with the plan of failure, many people fail to plan, and that’s the number one mistake that you can make as a startup.

How to Fight the Biggest Time Wasters at Work

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By Molly Barnes, Digital Nomad Life Nothing comes more naturally to the human mind than procrastination. We all do it on a daily basis, and evidence indicates not only procrastination is widespread but also not that bad — unless you’re facing a deadline, that is. But when you’re on the clock, the last thing you […] The post How to Fight the Biggest Time Wasters at Work appeared first on Chart Your Course International.

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Stress Quotient: How to Measure and Control Stress

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Jaime Faulkner You need to find out how to control your stress, or your stress will end up controlling you. Here’s all of the information you need to know about Stress Quotient. What is Stress Quotient? Stress Quotient is a diagnostic assessment developed by Rick Bowers and Dr. Ron Bonnstetter in 2014. Stress Quotient measures […] The post Stress Quotient: How to Measure and Control Stress appeared first on Chart Your Course International.

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Blacks' high diabetes risk driven by obesity, not mystery

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In a surprising finding, blacks and whites have the same risk of developing diabetes when all biological factors for the disease are considered over time, reports a study. The finding flips long-held beliefs that there is an unexplained reason why blacks have double the rate of diabetes compared to whites by midlife, which is considered early onset

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How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

DS Hydraulics | Great Place to Work

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I always talk about the importance of employee retention. Retention starts by treating your employees with respect and dignity. Here is an example of one of those businesses. Greg Smith. I started working for D&S Hydraulics, a family owned company, almost 35-years ago. The company was making little money and raises were scarce to say the least. The owner did small things that kept me hanging around as a young man.

How to Encourage a Culture of Open Communication

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Positive employee sentiment has a significant influence on the productivity of your business. The first step to achieving this is to hire the right people for the job. The next step is to cultivate a culture that your employees never want to leave— meaning a culture where your employees’ thoughts and opinions are valued. It’s […] The post How to Encourage a Culture of Open Communication appeared first on Chart Your Course International.

Understanding the Role EQ Plays in Performance

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FREE WEBINAR: Feb 20, 2020 at 12:00-12:30 PM EST. Today’s hyper-paced, team-oriented and global work environments require strong and effective personal/soft skills. Emotional intelligence is the ability to sense, understand and effectively apply emotions to be more collaborative and productive with others. Emotional Intelligence is often cited as the fundamental difference in superior decision making, […].

DISC E-Book | A Comprehensive Guide

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FREE DISC E-BOOK. A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIORAL STYLES THROUGH DISC. Understanding HOW a person does what they do. DISC: The Universal Language of Behaviors. DISC measures behavioral styles. Reinterpreted and reimagined over the years, DISC has evolved into a specific science that measures behaviors using assessments. DISC determines where an individual resides in relation to the four categories that make up the DISC concept: Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, and Compliance.

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3 Ways You Can Begin Extracting Your Small Business From Overwhelming Debt Today

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Almost half of all small business startups fail within the first five years due to poor capital arrangements or too much debt. Any business owner will attest to the fact that managing your debt well is key to preventing failure in your business start-up and maximizing its potential. After all, the average small business has around $195,000 […] The post 3 Ways You Can Begin Extracting Your Small Business From Overwhelming Debt Today appeared first on Chart Your Course International.

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COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Foolproof Tricks for Boosting Your Ecommerce Sales

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96% of Americans have made a purchase online, with 44% of all sales claimed by Amazon. As an entrepreneur, it’s easy to feel like your online retail store has no chance of competing in such a competitive market. However, getting ahead of the competition is all about looking at the data and changing your strategy to […] The post Foolproof Tricks for Boosting Your Ecommerce Sales appeared first on Chart Your Course International.

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Motivating and Rewarding Your Global Workforce

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Remote work has become more popular than ever. It’s not just domestic companies that are employing remote workers, either. A growing number of international companies are now hiring workers from anywhere, PayScale says. Leading an international workforce has some advantages, but it can also present some management challenges, including hiring, project management and worker engagement.

Six Ways to be a Super Productive Remote Worker

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Do you believe, deep down, that if you had a better working environment, you could accomplish virtually anything? Are you the type of person who loathes a morning commute or a useless meeting because you know that it wastes time that you’ll never get back? If so, then working remotely might be exactly what you need. A […] The post Six Ways to be a Super Productive Remote Worker appeared first on Chart Your Course International.

10 Careers For Introverts

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Finding a career that we love is an important step in our lives. If we don’t find a career we’re happy with, we might end up being stressed out or unsatisfied most of the time. As an introvert, you don’t like to spend too much time in direct contact with many people. You prefer creating […] The post 10 Careers For Introverts appeared first on Chart Your Course International.

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Why HR Technology Matters Now More Than Ever

When a crisis hits, HR technology gives business leaders the data, tools, and support to make important business decisions quickly. In this report, Josh Bersin breaks down the 4 key benefits of HR tech and demonstrates through case studies how business leaders can leverage it to solve problems and grow. Download this report to learn more!

Inclusivity and Progress: How Neurodiversity Unlocks Opportunities for Businesses

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An effective workplace is a harmonious blend of generations, personalities, and people. In today’s business environment, an effective workplace also needs to include room for neurodiversity. Big companies like SAP, Microsoft, and Ford are starting to take notice of neurodiverse people for their businesses, according to Katie Johnston of the Boston Globe.

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List of Our Favorite TED Talks

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TED Talks (and More) TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Talks are engaging, informative, and inspiring. By request, I am compiling a list of talks that I have listened to and enjoyed, including some talks of a similar format that are not from TED. I don’t necessarily agree with the ideas expressed within, but I did enjoy listening. They are listed […] The post List of Our Favorite TED Talks appeared first on Chart Your Course International.

Money Mistakes Do Not Preclude You From Finding Success In Business

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There has seldom been a better time to turn ideas into reality and found a business. As outlined by CNBC, small businesses are experiencing on average a 20% tax cut due to governmental fiscal policy, creating a wonderful environment in which to establish and grow a business. However, many people with a big idea will feel they are […] The post Money Mistakes Do Not Preclude You From Finding Success In Business appeared first on Chart Your Course International.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

Grow Your Business By Becoming Accessible to Your Consumers

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Modern business needs an internet presence, and the demographics of those using the internet is changing. According to BBC figures 3.2 billion people use the internet daily. Of those, internet freedom advocates estimate up to 700 million have accessibility requirements. This is a huge consumer base that has a right to good service by business, and […] The post Grow Your Business By Becoming Accessible to Your Consumers appeared first on Chart Your Course International.

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How Conflicting Work Personalities Drive Team Success

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How Conflicting Work Personalities Drive Team Success. A successful team requires diverse personalities. 190,000 Deloitte employees were surveyed on their workplaces. The study, published by Harvard Business Review , determined four main personality types found in the workplace. Conflicting personalities can cause tension that even the most accommodating manager can’t deal with, and it isn’t always easy to create a cohesive work environment with a variety of characters.

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Entrepreneurial Responsibility To Prevent Massive Failure

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According to recent studies, 90% of new startups will fail due to one reason or another, so it’s incredibly important as a new startup to understand how to take responsibility in certain areas to prevent that failure. Although no one goes into business with the plan of failure, many people fail to plan, and that’s the number one mistake that you can make as a startup.

4 Aspects Job Seekers Are Looking for in 2019

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Business owners and those in the HR department may believe that if they offer great pay and a solid benefits package, employees will come flocking to their door looking for jobs. While these are positive perks to working for your company, many job seekers are looking for other attractive perks when deciding where to apply for work. With this in mind, let’s take a look at the top four aspects job seekers will be looking for in a working environment this year. A healthy work-life balance.

9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

SMB leaders are working day and night to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Successfully managing it requires the CFO and HR leader to make complex decisions quickly, without rushing into an uncoordinated response. Foremost among these decisions will be cost containment. The way organizations manage costs now will determine how well they perform during and after COVID-19. Download our guide and start preparing for the future today.

Upcoming Webinars

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Using DISC to Build a Strong Culture and Engaged Workforce. Using DISC to Build a Strong Culture and Engaged Workforce. Wed, Feb 13, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST. Join us for a free webinar! You attended the DISC workshop, what’s next? Our DISC behavior and other talent management assessments change people’s life’s and have a major impact on organizational improvement. However, for long-lasting change, you need to keep things moving so DISC does not die on the vine.

Four Reasons Sales People Fail

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Not everyone is a natural salesperson. Salespeople come and go in companies because they will either sink or swim. If you love sales, are able to stay organized, believe in your product and are urgent to make that sale happen, then you’ll do well. The salespeople that are lacking these qualities tend to fail miserably. Sales people fail for these reasons: Disorganization. People in sales need to be organized. After all, they are balancing so many “balls in the air” at one time.

Workforce Trends for 2019

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The post Workforce Trends for 2019 appeared first on Chart Your Course International. Human Resource Management Millennials Recruitment Skill shortages Surveys and Statistics Talent Management Workplace Productivity work trends workplace trends

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4 Virtual Team Building Ideas for Remote Teams

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For many employees, working from home is a luxury that provides flexibility and cost savings, among many other benefits. Remote working doesn’t come without its drawbacks, though. Telecommuters may feel isolated by not personally interacting with their colleagues on a daily basis. Team building is essential for a productive, thriving and trustworthy environment. According to Forbes, it fosters unity and camaraderie, and restores a sense of shared responsibility and connection.

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

16 Employee Recognition Ideas That Motivate Teamwork

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Employee recognition is an important element of good management. Here are several different recognition ideas that keep people fired up and motivated at work. Only A Fool Would Work Here This Long : Alaska Sealife Center has an Employee Anniversary recognition lunch on April Fool’s Day. Everyone is invited, and they recognize employees in five-year increments such as five years, ten years, etc. They receive a certificate signed by the Mayor.

6 Tips for Staying Productive While Your Business Grows

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One of the top challenges facing business leaders today is productivity. As your business grows, it can be increasingly hard to keep tabs of the staff’s overall productivity and maximize human resources. If you’re looking to grow your business by improving your productivity, here are six tips to help your staff get more done in the day and be more accountable for the tasks at hand. Set Goals. Setting goals is the easiest way to start improving your overall productivity.

8 Key Steps on How to Become the Best Possible New Boss

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People don’t quit their company; they quit their boss. A Chart Your Course International survey found that 50 percent of employees left their last job because of their first-line supervisor. That’s a painful statistic. And it points up the critical importance of starting off on the right foot with your new team. Becoming a first-time supervisor or manager may seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be.

3 Ways LinkedIn Benefits Businesses Beyond Being a Job Board

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Facebook and YouTube may be more popular with consumers, but for businesses, LinkedIn is the favored social media platform. With 50 percent of Americans who have a college degree using LinkedIn, according to Pew Research Center data , the platform has become an essential tool for recruiters to find qualified workers. All but 2 percent of Fortune 500 companies maintain a LinkedIn presence. But successful companies don’t just use LinkedIn for recruiting.

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3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.