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2020 Best Places to Work in South Carolina

Recruiting Solutions was recently named as one of the “Best Places to Work” in South Carolina. This fifteenth annual program was created by SC Biz News in partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group. This survey-and-awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in the state…

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Employer Leave Liability in the COVID-19 Era

By Christopher Caiaccio, Leah Farmer, and Yendelela Neely Holston In the wake of COVID-19, employers still find themselves navigating uncharted waters regarding employee leave requests and employer leave responsibilities under various state and federal requirements. Specifically, employee requests for leave under the newly created Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) and the American’s with Disabilities…

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Employee Turnover vs. Attrition: Context is the Key

By Brian Anderson Among the metrics by which people measure organizational health, turnover and attrition are two of the most significant in what they supposedly say about your business. Rates of turnover and attrition in an organization are often categorized as an indicator of organizational health, with high rates typically seen as being “bad” and…

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How to Develop and Hire Leaders That People Want to Follow

By Whitney Johnson Some people are born leaders–naturally charismatic and able to attract and motivate followers to high achievement–seemingly without effort. But most are made. Such is the case with Scott Miller, who I recently interviewed for the Disrupt Yourself podcast. Miller oversees a thought leadership practice at consulting firm FranklinCovey and is the author…

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Making Midyear Check-ins More Meaningful

By Kevin Eikenberry If you are coaching others in the workplace, you probably have some sort of performance management process. While these typically culminate in the annual meeting, many suggest or require at least a midyear check-in too. Even if your process doesn’t suggest that, I believe you benefit everyone by having midyear check-ins. The…

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How to Encourage a Culture of Open Communication

By Greg Smith Positive employee sentiment has a significant influence on the productivity of your business. The first step to achieving this is to hire the right people for the job. The next step is to cultivate a culture that your employees never want to leave–meaning a culture where your employees’ thoughts and opinions are…

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Managing Expectations: Five Ways to Ensure Co-workers Follow Through

By Laura Stack “The price of greatness is responsibility.”–Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of England during World War II Not so long ago, it seemed most Americans had dropped the word “accountability” from their vocabularies–or perhaps had never learned it. When things went awry, it was never the fault of those responsible, because they refused to…

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Making Your Gains Permanent

By Mary Silva Doctor, Pam Bilbrey and Waldemar Kohl While many businesses continue to struggle during this trying time, others are experiencing a level of teamwork, engagement, and strategic ingenuity like never before. As we continue to check in with our clients more and more, we hear about the remarkable things organizations are accomplishing during…

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Successfully Leading During Protests and Civil Unrest

By Kevin Eikenberry The events of the past few days have been emotional for everyone. A glance at the news will leave you horrified, hurt, angry, sad, or one of many other emotions. I am not qualified to offer solutions to the anger, protests, and violence. Rather, I write to you as a fellow leader…

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Why Human Moments That Matter Are So Important Right Now

By Derek Irvine Unprecedented tough times, such as the one the whole world is experiencing with the COVID-19 pandemic, emphasize the importance of a human-centered culture to help employees weather the storm. We’re in the midst of a global crisis that will be “more severe than the Great Recession” of 2007-2009, according to The New York…

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