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Preventing Summer Slump

When the temperature goes up, the productivity rate goes down. This is because of the dreaded “summer slump,” a phenomenon where workplaces experience poor productivity and low attendance during the summer months. If you’re noticing your employees daydreaming about sandy beaches instead of paying attention to their work, here are a few ways to beat the summer slump and keep your team motivated all summer long. 
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Inside the Role of an HR Professional

 

Every organization wants to attract the most qualified employees for positions which they are best suited. However, many organizations are simply too large to permit close contact between top management and prospective employees; human resources professionals, trainers and labor relations managers provide this connection. In the past, these employees performed administrative functions of the organization (handling employee benefits questions, recruiting, hiring, interviewing, etc.). Today’s HR professionals manage these tasks while also consulting with top executives on strategic planning for the future. 
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Three Ways to Improve Your Sales Language

In all areas of life, communication is key. Good communication helps us show gratitude, express concerns, avoid misunderstanding, and ensure that our needs are met. Communication is also very important to sales and using the right language can help insurance agents build connections, increase their sales, and satisfy their clients. To improve your sales language and communications, three important areas to focus on are brevity, clarity, and urgency. 
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4 Common Characteristics of Workplace Leaders

While everyone on your team is hopefully dedicated, passionate, and hardworking, you likely have an employee who truly sticks out as a natural leader. When you have a great leader among your employees, they can inspire and encourage other employees, take the reins on important projects or goals, and help your business run more efficiently. But how do you identify a leader among your employees? To find out who the leaders are within your team, look for some of these common characteristics of great workplace leaders. 
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Getting the Most from an Employee’s Exit Interview

When an employee is leaving your business, there may be mixed feelings. You might be excited to see them moving on to a new opportunity, sad to see them go, or in the case of a problematic employee, relieved to be rid of a toxic member of your team. No matter the emotion’s surrounding an employee’s departure, a well-conducted exit interview is an important final step. 
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