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Kristi Birkeland

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by Kristi Birkeland on Sep 21, 2018 3:00:00 AM

The Powerful Recruitment and Retention Benefit You’re Not Offering

Employers who want great employees are having to work harder and harder to find them, and to get them to stay.

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by Kristi Birkeland on Aug 24, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Are You Showing Your Customers Who You Really Are?

Your company brand is a funny thing. Some people are convinced it’s all about the logo. Or the website. Or the marketing materials. But in...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Aug 17, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Why Your Vacation Policy Sucks

All you want is an organization full talented people who work hard and are in it for the long haul. Is that too much to ask? Not if you’re taking...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Aug 14, 2018 3:00:00 AM

In a Tight Labor Market, Candidate Ghosting Goes Both Ways

If you aren’t familiar with the term ghosting, rest assured. It has nothing to do with Halloween. But it is a problem that has haunted job seekers...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Aug 7, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Why You Need to Invest in Professional Development

You know you it’s important. You know you should do it. But it can be expensive. And time consuming. Plus, you’re just so busy! And you’ve got a...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Aug 3, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Structuring your Flexible Workplace Plan

It’s no secret that today’s employees value flexibility. And with healthcare costs continuing to skyrocket, workplaces that allow employees to...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Jul 31, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Making it RAIN for Your Employees. And Your Business.

Sunshine is always nice, but in order to fully blossom, sometimes your employees need a little RAIN.

RAIN is a mindset that allows you to get the...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Jul 24, 2018 3:00:00 AM

5 Reasons to Improve Your Employee Benefits Communication

Communication is definitely more art than science. And when it comes to employee benefits, there are several reasons to start mastering both the...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Jul 17, 2018 3:00:00 AM

How to Reduce Workplace Conflict

Conflict happens. It’s a fact of life. But when it’s happening within your organization, the negative effects can run far, wide, and fast.

If you...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Jul 10, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Millennial Workers Are All Grown Up. And They Are Leaving You.

When you think of millennials, who comes to mind? Those lazy, entitled kids fresh out of high school or college?


Millennials aren’t kids...

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