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Employee Performance is a Direct Reflection of the Executive Team

The phrase "Do as I say, not as I do" doesn’t apply in the workplace. Employee performance is a reflection of the executive team and their performance as leaders. If employees are consistently not performing at the level or standard that management expects, it might be time to review the...

How to Retain Top Employees in the Construction Industry

How to Retain Top Employees in the Construction Industry

Employee turnover can have a negative impact on any industry, but the effects are even more harmful for construction companies and contractors. Any construction employer knows it’s a specialized industry, and a project often can’t risk losing one of its top...

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Collaborate. Centralize. Engage.

Employees will spend hours a day researching information and sifting through emails to find exactly what their coworker had said to them in that one email about that project that started today.

Sifting through old information disengages them from real work. Because when knowledge and information isn’t centralized and...

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How Often Should You Provide Employees With Feedback?

According to studies, if employees are offered quarterly assessment and feedback, they are 45% more likely to have above average performance. So why aren’t more companies offering regular feedback? Our VP of Product Development, Chris Lennon, has some ideas on how to work around the hurdles that many employers face so that your organization can cut turnover rates and increase employee engagement.

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Retain Employees by Centralizing Best Practices with Collaboration

Retaining new and seasoned employees not only rids you of the cost of higher, but will increase productivity in the workplace. Collaboration technology will help you do just that. This technology promotes effective communication which is one of the most important skills a person can possess. Best practices and specific...

BirdDogHR VP Operations Michelle Stedman

How to Hire the Right Person

Recruiting new talent isn’t easy. Too often, employers get bombarded by a pile of resumes and sorting through them to find the ones that should be interviewed is no easy task. That’s where a candidate profile comes in. Our VP of Operations, Michelle Stedman, explores the benefits of using a well-built candidate profile to hire the right person.

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Embrace Automation in the Workplace

Gone are the days of sifting through documents and spending hours on organization. Filing cabinets and stacks of loose papers are out and the age of automation is here to stay. Here are the days of one click and you’re there. Here are the days of safer, faster and easier....

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Find the Job Board that Fits your Company’s Needs

Job boards are a great way to drive traffic to your career page and get job openings in front of applicants, but are your openings in front of the right applicants? If the position requires a specialized skill set , not just any candidate will do. Some things to consider...

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#Recruitment

It’s no secret that social media can be good for business, but most people don’t know that it can also be invaluable for recruitment. Our VP of Operations, Michelle Stedman, dives into the different kind of hashtags and two of the platforms that utilize them: Twitter and Instagram.

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