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Ensuring Employee Satisfaction and a Happy Workplace

Posted by HRDQ on 01/15/2019 to Employee Engagement
Happier Employees Are More Engaged & Deliver Better Results Having happy and satisfied employees in the workplace can make the difference between success and failure for a business. Happy employees are more likely to remain with the company longer, work harder and provide more value to the organization.
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The Courage to Be Courageous

Posted by HRDQ on 01/11/2019 to courage
How to Improve Your Courageous Leadership I once coached a professional named Bob who was considering three separate job offers. All were well known companies, but one was of particular renown. Its name carried a certain pedigree that eclipsed the others. Bob had settled his mind on one of the lesser offers, rationalizing that this particular job most resembled the roles that he had had in the past—roles that no longer challenged him, as he had mentioned in the course of earlier discussions.
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Building Better Customer Service Skills

Posted by HRDQ on 12/27/2018 to Customer Service
Learn How to Improve Your Customer's Satisfaction Customer service is of the utmost importance to a business. If a business lacks a thorough and understand customer service team, customers will be unhappy and go elsewhere. Every organization should ensure that its customer service team can meet the demands of its clients.
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Why Does Diversity Training Matter?

Posted by HRDQ on 12/27/2018 to Diversity
Key Behaviors Can Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Diversity in the workplace is extremely important. A diverse workplace has more talent, collaboration, employee satisfaction, and financial success. Unfortunately, diversity and inclusion is sometimes lacking at organizations, which means there is likely high turnover, big communication issues, and low morale.
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Team Effectiveness: ‘Blockages’ and How to Overcome Them

Posted by HRDQ on 12/18/2018 to Team Building
Clear Roles, Goals, Procedures and Relationships are Key Teamwork is important to nearly every organization. If a company wants to succeed, it needs to ensure the teams within it work well to meet goals and deliver results. Unfortunately, sometimes there are “blockages” to how a team succeeds. And if a team has multiple blockages it can fail, leading to issues in the organization as a whole.
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Why Critical Thinking Skills are Important

Posted by HRDQ on 12/13/2018 to Critical Thinking Skills
Build Your Critical Thinking Skills With Six Characteristics Employers want to hire employees with critical thinking skills — it's a highly-desired trait. Critical thinking helps a person evaluate information, think independently, and make decisions effectively. It's a skill that doesn't always come naturally, but it can be developed with the right tools. It's important to have critical thinking skills because it helps both the individual and the organization.
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Looking at the Different Leadership Styles

Posted by HRDQ on 12/06/2018 to Leadership
Leadership Styles: Direct, Spirited, Considerate, Systematic Leadership is the process of influencing others to work toward predetermined goals. As a leader, knowing your leadership style will help you navigate complex work situations with ease. Style is defined as the way a person usually behaves when he or she is able to do things their own way. If you put leadership and style together, leadership style is created: a person’s unique way of influencing others to work toward goals.
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The Five Categories of Team Effectiveness

Posted by HRDQ on 11/20/2018 to Team Building
How to Overcome Blockages and Challenges to Effectiveness An effective team is the best kind of team. There are certain characteristics of effectiveness that every team should try to encompass. If an organization loses sight of their mission and goals, has ineffective team roles, or poor organizational processes the company can suffer.
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Influence in the Workplace: Assertive Behavior Has the Greatest Impact

Posted by HRDQ on 11/13/2018 to Interpersonal Skills
How Your Influence Behavior Makes a Difference Having the ability to use influence is a great asset in the workplace. It can help resolve issues, negotiate complex deals, and lead project teams. There are several different styles of interpersonal influence (like openly aggressive behavior, concealed aggressive behavior, passive behavior, and assertive behavior) and it can be a learned skill.
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The Best Ways to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills

Posted by HRDQ on 11/13/2018 to Critical Thinking Skills
Better Critical Thinking Leads to Success All employees in a workplace should have excellent critical thinking skills. The challenges of every workday require staff who can tackle issues with a clear and level head. The better the critical thinking skills, the more likely the individual is to have success in their career. But developing these skills can be difficult. There are a few easy ways to improve them.
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