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Supervising and Recognizing Entry-level Workers

I received an email this morning from Meghann, who successfully supervises entry level/college students. Since I frequently hear what a difficult demographic this is to motivate, I thought I would share what she has to say, word for word: Morning Cindy! My number one piece of “recognition” lately is flexibility. When a hard working staff […]

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Outside Influences on Motivation, part two

In the last post I looked at two books on the subject of influence. One is focused heavily on how we are manipulated into doing what someone else wants. Not the most positive subject, but Influence still manages to offer a lesson on positive motivation. The other book, Sway, looks at what causes us to […]

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High Cost of a Bad Hire

I focus so much on how to keep great people I thought it might be a good idea to look at the repercussions of making a bad hire. In a survey completed last year by Right Management they reported that the cost of a bad hire ranged from one to five times annual salary. Twenty-six percent […]

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