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Category: For Employers

Group of people in self directed work teams.

What are Self-Directed Work Teams

January 24, 2022

Managed work teams are still the norm but the concept of Self-Directed Work Teams (SDWT) dates as far back as the early 1960s. A Harvard Business School study found it became more mainstream in the 1990s by fast-food chain, Taco Bell. Since then, many companies such as 3M and Federal Express have successfully implemented the concept.

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Using Continuous Performance Management in Your Company

January 10, 2022

The traditional practice of yearly employee performance reviews is becoming taboo. It seems it’s time to move away from the annual performance appraisal process and into a continuous performance management process. We think you’ll agree as you read on.

HR professionals weight in on forecasted workplace issues and solutions

2022 Forecasted Workplace Issues and Solutions

December 18, 2021

2022 will continue to bring issues into the workplace. Read on for solutions given by some HR professionals.

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How Do You Hire During the Labor Shortage

December 9, 2021

We’re living in unprecedented times. The spike in unemployment due to COVID is at a level not seen in over seventy years. There are labor shortages all over the United States from hospitality to health to trades. What are the reasons and how can we get through it?

Lindsay McCutchen Talks Current Workforce

November 30, 2021

With the labor market in such a tailspin right now, job openings are a dime a dozen. Lindsay has a lot to say about the situation.

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How to Prevent Employee Turnover

November 14, 2021

A recent survey found that a staggering 54% of Gen Z workers, which makes up 41% of the global workforce, are considering leaving their jobs. Reasons ranged from better benefits and pay to lack of advancement and the need for more challenging work. And in 2022, the employee turnover rate could possibly go higher. This is resulting in human resources divisions scratching their heads.

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The Healthcare Staffing Shortage in America Today

October 21, 2021

In a post earlier this year, we talked about the growing nursing shortage. Since then, budget cuts, early retirement and  COVID-19 vaccine mandates have put the Healthcare community further into crisis mode.

Mike Roberts leads a meeting at Career Start in Rochester, NY.

Inherent Traits of Successful Leaders

September 20, 2021

Do You Have What It Takes? It’s pretty much a given that the leaders of a corporation have a strong work ethic and a high level of expertise in the industry they’re in. But, it turns out there are other, Read the full article…

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Getting Optimum Performance Out of Your Temporary Associates

July 26, 2021

The Experts at Career Start Tell You How. Your secretary is going out on maternity leave. Your factory foreman needs a knee replacement. Employers cringe when their valued employees have to be out, but it’s a fact of life. We Read the full article…

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