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The Value of Good Business Writing Skills

We all need to write – whether it is a business letter, a thank you note to a customer, or a proposal. Excellent business writing skills are valuable and necessary no matter your role in an organization. From individual contributors to executives, the ability to write business documents well is an essential skill.

Well written […]

Leaders - help your new employees get acclimated into the group.

As leaders we have so much going on that when we hire a new employees, we may not take the time to get that individual integrated into the group. This is a shame and may cause retention issues, a perception of the organization not caring about it employees, and/or the inability for the employee to […]

Updating Processes? Go Slowly!

Refining or updating processes don’t go well when the project is rushed or when the people tasked with doing the work are not the ones who use the process. When the project of updating processes fails, the company may give up and leaves things as they are – the status quo prevails.

Processes should be […]

“Spring Cleaning” in the Workplace

It’s that time of year – spring cleaning! We often associate spring cleaning as being related to the home, but don’t forget about the workplace!

What kind of spring cleaning might occur in your organization? Here are just a few things to consider:

Review current processes for opportunities to improve efficiencies in how the work […]

Human Resources Role in Change

Human resources plays a key role in enabling for employees within the organization to support and adopt change. Human resources usually has developed and maintains strong relationships with employees throughout the organization; they are usually the “go to” people. They understand the feelings and perceptions of employees; they know what issues and challenges they face. […]