10 Habits of a Micromanager

In a previous blog, we explained the importance of developing your employees to reach their potential. One of the biggest activities that could negatively affect the progress of your employees is micromanagement. It’s important to know the signs and to follow the below steps to avoid becoming a tyrant over your employees. Signs You’re a… Read more »

Ways to Develop Employees to Reach their Potential

Going through the recruitment and hiring processes are time-consuming and stressful enough. You want to make sure your employees stay with your company. High turnover also doesn’t look good on you as an employer. This is why it’s very important to keep your employees engaged and further develop their skills, so they can take on… Read more »

Encourage Healthy Work-Life Balance for your Employees

Work-life balance is crucial. With long work days becoming the norm, employees are struggling to accomplish work-life balance and this is detrimental to not only the employee’s health, but also to the well-being of the business. Work-life balance is about flexibility and control over their schedule. Often times, employers see work-life balance as a way… Read more »

Screening Candidates for Cultural Fit

You can certainly sum up a candidate’s experience by the contents of their resume, but you won’t be able to determine their cultural fit until a face-to-face interview. This is one of the reasons why d. Diversified Services meets with every candidate before submitting them to our clients. We want to make sure we provide… Read more »

6 Tips for Spotting a Bad Hire During the Interview

Hiring an employee is a very important decision. It’s a fragile choice because hiring the wrong person can be very costly. Many employers make the mistake of hiring a bad employee because their number one concern is filling a position. Instead, employers should focus on filling the position with the right employee. It can be… Read more »

Handling Conflict in the Workplace

In any workplace, conflict is inevitable. When multiple personalities, work ethics, and biases collide, it stirs up potential conflict. However, as the employer, it’s your job to prevent and handle conflict when it arises. If you want your business running like a well-oiled machine, then this is part of your maintenance to guarantee that your… Read more »

Keys to Writing a Successful Job Description

The best way to attract potential hires is through the job posting. When you work with our recruiters, we use your job description to give us insight on your expectations and needs, so we can find you the perfect candidate. Let’s work together to fill your needed position. Create a clear-cut job description to help… Read more »

Building a Road Map for New-Hire Success

By Don Charlton, written for HR Insights For most people, achievement is relative: they don’t think they’ve achieved something until they believe they’ve reached their potential. To feel truly successful in a new role, they need to have a clear picture of where they are—and where they can go. So if you want your new hires… Read more »

Strategies for Effective Communication with Employees

An attribute of a great leader is effective communication. Communication is about listening with our minds rather than just our ears. It’s also about coming up with the best words to send out the appropriate messages. Proper communication is crucial as an employer or else your employees work aimlessly and your business doesn’t reach its… Read more »