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Handling Misinformation in the Workplace

By: Logan Schwering, December 27, 2017

Imagine you’re in an important meeting at work and a colleague makes a comment that isn’t entirely true. This could be a false representation of sales numbers, organizational changes, or month-end revenue growth. The person isn’t lying to cover up something, and although they genuinely believe they are correct, they aren’t. How do you handle this as a professional? What is your response?

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Top 10 Blogs from 2017

By: Nicole Wood, December 20, 2017

At the close of each year, we enjoying taking a moment to reflect on what content resonated most deeply with employers. This year we saw employers placing more emphasis on their people strategy, thinking big picture about how to best engage their people and grow their business. Check out what human resources teams are thinking about with our most popular blogs from this year.

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Five Ways Managers Can Make Performance Reviews All About the Employee

By: Mike Bensi, January 26, 2017

I have a surprise for you. Did you know managers and employees find little to no value in completing performance reviews?

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Six Steps to Creating a Strong Employee Value Proposition

By: Mike Bensi, November 24, 2016

Often when thinking about creating an employer brand, we immediately think about how it looks. We may focus on a logo or the type of font to use, since this will be what our employees and our prospective employees see first. But to have a strong brand, it has to be more than a pretty face—more than just good looking. It has to have some personality.

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Business Growing Pains: Aligning Your Communication

By: Karen Seketa, October 7, 2016

Over the past five years at Element Three, we’ve grown revenues by 587% and increased our staff from seven to 49 full-time employees. It’s all happened incredibly fast, which has forced our leadership team to realize that all of things you have to do in an organization to manage change effectively become increasingly more complex as you grow.

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