A Prescription to Improve Your Pharmaceutical Employees’ Performance

As a largely people-based industry, the Pharmaceutical industry has gone through, and continues to go through, significant reinvention. This makes for dynamic talent and skills management challenges such as: Maximum impact of M&A Accelerated education and adoption for new products Consistent best practice marketing and sales behaviors Accelerated onboarding in high-turnover positions Capitalizing on institutional

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11 Reasons Your Employees Aren’t Getting Along

Bad Habits That Can Destroy Your Workplace Productivity Why Your Employees are Are Fighting Are your employees bickering constantly? Is it affecting productivity? It’s worth your while to get to the root of the problem and figure out what’s causing all the angst. Fighting amongst co-workers in close quarters is inevitable. After all, you can’t

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How to Lose Your New Hires in 10 Easy Steps

“Hands-Off” Managers Hurt Employee Retention Is “Hands-Off” a Good Idea? It has taken forever to fill that open position on your team, and now you want to get through the next few weeks with as little effort as possible. Just follow this handy guide to make the new hire experience easy for you, the “hands-off”

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Should Tattoos Be Allowed in the Workplace?

See How Corporate Policies About Tattoos Affect Hiring, Retention Maybe it’s a tribal arm band, orchids on the lower back playing peek-a-boo with coworkers, or—gulp!—they’re wearing it on their face a la Mike Tyson. But even if it’s that cute little leprechaun on their ankle, our latest survey results show visible tattoos at work could

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5 Universal Skills Every Employer Should Value

No Matter the Job, Employers Should Hire Workers with These Universal Skills Which Skills Are Always Valued? Every job in every field at each individual company is different. But while each job has a unique set of skill requirements, there are several skills which are required in all jobs. Apart from the specific technical skills, each

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10 Easy Ways to Reward Employees

A Little Recognition Can Go a Long Way Towards Satisfied Employees 10 Easy Ways to Reward Employees Some bosses feel a paycheck is the only reward an employee needs. But employees want to feel that their hard work is appreciated, whether they are paid minimum wage or a six-figure salary. Rewards like gift cards and

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5 Ways to Handle the “Big Personality” at Work

Employees with Big Egos Can Also Be Big Headaches If Left Unchecked Big Potential, Big Problems The “big personality” at work can be extremely beneficial to business in the right circumstances, but he/she can also present challenges to an employer and to colleagues. These tips offer advice for key ways to deal with a work

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5 Reasons to Start an Employee Wellness Program

Healthy Employees Boost Morale & Productivity at Work A Healthy Company Starts With Healthy Workers The health and wellness of your employees is as important to your business as your customers and the products and services you sell. That’s why it’s more important than ever to develop an employee wellness program designed to keep your

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5 Strategies to Create a Culture of Accountability

These 5 Simple Steps Will Significantly Better Your Business   Is There An Accountability Gap? Accountability is a topic covered in basic management courses. Unfortunately, there seems to be a burgeoning gap between theory and practice when it comes to this concept. Recent surveys suggest 40 percent of employees in US organizations are not held

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