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The Perils of Being the Shell Answer Man

Bill Garcia* is a manager at a manufacturing company who reveled in the fact that employees came to him for the answers. In fact, this made him feel really smart and helpful.  Problem was, when his company grew and his role as a manager grew, … Continue reading

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Are Your Employees Just Waiting to Bolt?

by Holly Green The employment pendulum seems to be swinging back to the employee side. How do you keep employees from getting “happy feet” when their job options increase? Here’s some interesting news. According to the Department of Labor, unemployment … Continue reading

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The High Cost of a Disengaged Employees

Many companies think of ‘employee engagement’ as the icing on the cake, something nice to have but not necessary. They’re more concerned with teaching functional or hard skills. You know, ‘how do I get that employee trained on fulfilling an … Continue reading

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