How to Be LinkedIn Endorsement Savvy

LinkedIn Endorsements: What You Need to Know

 

While applying for new jobs, displaying endorsements from former employers, clients, or suppliers on your LinkedIn network profile can help you stand out. This new feature enables you to request endorsements from other users and display their testimonials on your profile page. While asking for a recommendation is easy, be sure to consider the following:

 

3 Tips to Get LinkedIn Endorsements That Matter

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Top 3 Habits Causing Misery in the Modern Workplace

Why Are Modern Employees So Unhappy?

According to Gallup, who has been measuring employee engagement in the United States since 2000, a staggering 68.5% of full-time employees in the U.S. are checked out and unhappy at work. At a time when companies are offering the most generous benefits ever, on top of technology making the workplace more efficient than ever, why are U.S. workers so disengaged? It’s important to recognize the 3 top habits that have your team disconnecting, and rectify them immediately.

 

Read on for the top 3 workplace habits causing employee dissatisfaction:

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Compare Your Paid Holiday Schedules

Paid Company Holidays: What You Need To Know

 

The weather is changing and the holiday season is just around the corner! Employees in the United States receive an average of 7.6 paid holidays per year, according to The Bureau of Labor Statistics in the category “all full-time employees.” A 2016 study of paid time off by the WorldatWork Association and SHRM both listed the most common paid holidays in America, with the top four most widely reported as Thanksgiving, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, and Independence Day. How can you determine which holidays to put on your company calendar?

 Read on for helpful information to set up your holiday offerings:

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Get Focused!

3 Tips To Turn Up Office Focus and Productivity

 

Now that we’re in the homestretch of 2017 with the holiday season upon us, keeping your office focused on productivity is harder than ever. Focus implies paying attention to a singular thing, which can be seemingly impossible when your staff is juggling a heavy workload. The good news is, focus is a learnable skill that you can teach and practice. What steps can you take to help your office stay better focused?

 

Read on for 3 tips to get your staff focused:

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Get Focused!

3 Tips For Getting & Staying Focused

 

Now that we’re in the homestretch of 2017 with the holiday season upon us, staying focused at work is harder than ever. Focus implies paying attention to a singular thing, which can be seemingly impossible when you’re juggling a heavy workload. The good news is, focus is a learnable skill that you can practice! What steps can you take to stay better focused and more productive?

Read on for 3 tips to stay focused at work:

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Stuck In The Middle?

3 Tips to Navigate Toxic Employees

 

The old saying “People are hired for their talents and dismissed for their behavior” still rings true. Toxic employees and their behavior can disrupt the daily life of their coworkers, thwarting productivity. How do you navigate a toxic employee amidst the complaints of displeased co-workers?

 

Read on for 3 tips to manage a toxic worker:

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3 Tips on Terminating an Employee You Like

Dismissing An Employee You Care About?

 

Dismissing an employee is never easy. When it’s a team member you have become invested in, it is much harder. Sometimes an employee is just not the right fit for their position or cannot keep up with the change in the role responsibilities. The decision to let them go should always be your last resort after all other options have been addressed. What can you do to make this as painless as possible?

 

Read further for 3 tips to letting go of an employee you care about:

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3 Ways to Recharge Without Taking Vacation Time

Can’t Vacation? Here’s How to Recharge!

It doesn’t matter how passionate you are about your work, burnout is an inevitable factor if you are not taking care of yourself. The most favorable solution is obviously to take a vacation to reinvigorate yourself. However, packing your bags and taking a relaxing trip isn’t always feasible. Here’s a list of tips you can take advantage of while still working your daily grind!

 

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Lots of Jobs? Lots of Knowledge!

3 Reasons to Hire a Job Hopper

Job hopping is becoming the new norm. It is time to reconsider this large pool of available and talented candidates by looking at the facts; the number of people who have stayed in the same job for less than two years has grown from 16% to 51%. Job hopping is less about candidates having a lax work ethic and more about following growth and opportunity. What qualities should you look for in a candidate with a several short term positions on their resume?

 

Read on for 3 reasons to consider hiring a job hopper:

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3 Tips to Consider Before Confronting an Employee

Confronting an Employee?

As a manager, confronting an employee who has made a mistake can be a challenge, especially if the mistake was costly to your company. It’s guaranteed that the offending worker isn’t looking forward to the inevitable conversation about their error either. Sometimes the employee does not even know that they have made a mistake. Fortunately, resolving the situation doesn’t have to be tough. What 3 things can you do to make your conversation less uncomfortable and more productive?

 

Read on for 3 tips to consider before your next disciplinary conversation:

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