How Can Managers Prevent Employee Burnout?

By Todd Miller on Oct 26, 2017

We all know that stress can lower productivity. Fatigue, tight schedules, and hectic lifestyles can take a huge toll on work performance. Regardless of your role, being unable to complete all of the tasks on your checklist can lower your morale.

Additionally, in recent years, companies are relying more on smaller, specialized teams to achieve their goals. As a result, employee burnout has become both a tangible and common problem. So, how can managers prevent their employees from burning out? In this post, we'll discuss the best ways to approach, tackle, and eradicate stress among your subordinates!

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7 Tips For Managing Millennials in Today’s Workplace - a DHR ebook

By Todd Miller on Oct 25, 2017

Millennials are the largest generation in the workforce, having recently passed both Baby Boomers and Gen Xers. By 202, Millennials will make up 46% of the entire workforce. However, unlike previous generations, Millennials continue to mystify HR departments and managers at all levels of the corporate hierarchy. It is critical that organizations learn to manage this generation not just because of its size, but because Millennials are no longer just entry-level workers. They are on track to rise up the corporate ladder. This generation will make up the majority of upper-level management and executive teams in the not too distant future. If an organization can’t figure out to properly train and manage Millennials now, they risk losing an entire generation of corporate leadership.

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The Real Costs Of Hiring The Wrong Employee

By Todd Miller on Oct 25, 2017

Among fast-growing companies, unfortunately, bad hires happen. Limited resources, high expectations, and impending deadlines often end up forcing your hand. What most managers fail to understand when hiring, though, are the real costs of making this mistake.

Employees who aren’t a good fit have a tendency to weigh heavily on your business’ finances. If you want to avoid having to pick up the pieces, get familiar with the consequences of what you’re about to do!

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DHR eBook: Hiring Your First Employee? 6 Things to Do Before You Start Interviewing

By Todd Miller on Oct 17, 2017

Congratulations! Your small business is exploding, and you can now afford to hire your first employee. Perhaps you're exhausted from wearing all hats for too many years and you can't wait to offload some of the most time-consuming tasks on a helper. Maybe there are aspects of your business that you don't fully understand, and you know that an experienced employee will do a much better job than you. You may even want to hire an employee so that you can spend more time with your family or out having fun.

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What Makes Millennials Different According to Millennials

By Todd Miller on Oct 16, 2017

One of the best ways to get a group of HR professionals talking is to bring up Millennials. Everyone has an opinion about what makes this generation different from older generation. But, what do Millennials think makes them different?

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Three Myths About Millennials in the Workplace

By Todd Miller on Oct 5, 2017

More than any other generation of workers, many employers today have become convinced that millennials are difficult employees to manage. Despite the reputation that has somehow cropped up around the millennial generation, the reality of young employees in the workplace is quite different than their popular reputation.

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Making "Working from Home" Work for the Organization

By Todd Miller on Oct 3, 2017

Working from home is a hot topic for HR professionals. From employees who plead for the ability to have more flexibility in their schedule to managers who cast a doubtful look on those 'missing' from the office, this is one topic that calls for structure. For someone that has spent nearly a dozen years either working from home part- time or full-time, I've found these three tips make working from home work for me, and the organization.

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Staying In Compliance—3 Tips For Completing OSHA Form 300

By Todd Miller on Sep 28, 2017

OSHA requires certain covered employers to keep a record of serious occupational injuries and illnesses. Businesses covered by this requirement must complete OSHA Form 300 to be in compliance with the law. Recent changes in the regulations governing the Form 300 log have caused a lot of confusion about what employers are exempt from the requirement, if electronic submission requirements apply or not, and what the latest record maintenance and posting requirements are.

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Strategies for Handling Employee HR Issues as Kids Go Back to School

By Todd Miller on Sep 22, 2017

Every fall as children head back to school across the country, HR manager gear up for the annual increase in school-related HR issues. The issues range from parents wanting time off to attend school events to employees having to stay home or leave early because of a child’s illness. Here are some strategies to help you handle some of this back to school HR issues.

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Ways to Manage (or Reduce) the Cost of New Hires

By Todd Miller on Sep 21, 2017

Finding, recruiting, and hiring a new employee can be surprisingly expensive. These costs don’t even take into account all the money you will invest in the employee after he or she is hired. The good news is that there are many ways you can control, and even reduce, all of the costs associated with finding the right new hire for your organization.

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