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Keeping your organization’s productivity at its highest throughout 2015 depends on a multitude of factors, not the least of which is the overall health of your office staff. There’s no denying that when the flu goes around the workplace, productivity plummets. A healthy office staff helps to keep everything running smoothly. With that in mind,… Read more »

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As 2014 is almost finished, it is now time to take stock of the best posts from this year. With the economy continuing to improve, hopefully it was a good time for your own job prospects and career growth. So without any further delay, here are 2014’s top posts for those looking for a new… Read more »

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With New Years Day 2015 right around the corner, it is a great time to stock of 2014’s top three posts from the HR side of the business. It has been a generally rewarding year of economic recovery, especially in Texas and the surrounding area. So without further adieu, let’s take a look at the… Read more »

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With the Holiday season well in progress, it becomes time to take stock of your organization’s yearly goals, as well as any more granular monthly and quarterly goals. It is vital you engage your staff during December to keep them focused on finishing the year with a bang. While the Holidays are a time for… Read more »

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2015 is barely a few weeks away, and the New Year remains a perfect time to take stock of your career. Are you doing everything possible to improve your career development prospects? Successfully nurturing a career is almost like a part-time job on top of your regular full-time employment! With that in mind, here are… Read more »

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With the Holiday season now upon us, don’t let the general craziness put the kibosh on your job search. The Holidays are a great time to find seasonal work if you are interested, and many of those positions lead to permanent employment. Most importantly, you need to remember that companies simply don’t shut down during… Read more »

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Employee retention is a major factor in determining the overall success of your organization, especially in the competitive oil and gas industry. Keeping your best employees both professionally satisfied and inspired helps to engender their loyalty, but accomplishing this ranges from an art to a science. Sometimes, simply acknowledging their hard work goes a long… Read more »

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Getting laid off or even fired probably isn’t the best news you’ll ever receive, but it doesn’t mean the sun won’t rise tomorrow. Even in this tough economy after the Great Recession, a little focus will have you employed again in no time. The most important thing is to remain positive and understand that your… Read more »

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Losing a top notch employee adversely affects your company in a myriad of ways. You’ll have to spend time and resources hiring their replacement; let alone all the money and effort spent on getting the original employee up to speed in the first place. In the meantime, your organization’s operational efficiency takes a hit. Isn’t… Read more »

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A rewarding career is a lifelong journey for most, filled with twists, turns, and hopefully an upward trajectory. It is a journey you needn’t make all by yourself, though. Accepting input and advice from others is a key factor in your ultimate professional success. Working with a career mentor offers you a great way to… Read more »