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3 Labor Issues, 3 Solutions

Posted by Rudy Miick on Oct 1, 2019 11:00:13 AM

 

Regardless the business or industry, the topic of labor keeps bobbing its head screaming:  Core Issue, Core Issue!  Core Issue!!!     

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Topics: Leadership, Company Culture / Change

Effective Delegation: Steps to take, benefits to celebrate!

Posted by Rudy Miick on Sep 19, 2019 2:39:48 PM

 

Delegation is a core skill of, and benefit to, effective leaders.  Case after case shows delegation is more often poorly done, than done well.   Delegation is also one of the biggest challenges that leaders face.  There's opportunity here!    

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Topics: Leadership, Company Culture / Change

The Relationship Between Halloween and Company Culture

Posted by Rudy Miick on Oct 27, 2017 3:55:25 PM

It's not one of the "biggies" from the winter months, but if you ask any kid, Halloween would certainly rank up there on the Favorite Holiday List. But what is it about Halloween that's so captivating for children and adults alike? And how does it relate to creating a "spirited" company culture?

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Topics: Company Culture / Change

What Is Inbound Recruiting and Why Your Business Should Consider It

Posted by Rudy Miick on Sep 14, 2017 11:23:46 AM

Last month, we worked with our friends at TMC Digital Media to address a major issue in the foodservice and hospitality industries. Recruiting. Finding, hiring, and retaining five-star talent is one of the biggest challenges any business owner faces, and in reality, the industry doesn't matter.

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Topics: Hospitality, Hiring, Purpose & Values, Staffing, Company Culture / Change

Why Labor Day Is an Opportunity for Business Owners

Posted by Rudy Miick on Aug 23, 2017 10:55:13 AM

Labor Day is a lot of things. It's the unofficial end of summer. It's a long weekend with friends and family. It's a time to recognize the contributions workers have made to strengthen the fabric of our nation. But that's not all it is.

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Topics: Hiring, Company Culture / Change

Are Your Team Members Excited to Wake Up and Come to Work?

Posted by Rudy Miick on Aug 9, 2017 12:42:33 PM

Does your staff get excited to come to work every day? Do they believe in the purpose and values of your company culture? Have you defined and broadcasted them? What do they think about when they're drinking that morning cup of coffee?

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Topics: Purpose & Values, Company Culture / Change

Why Hiring the Right People Depends on Company Culture

Posted by Rudy Miick on Aug 9, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Every company wants to find employees who believe in the company culture, but there's a challenge to this concept. How does an employee know what to believe in if she is not an employee? If someone is not yet a team member, how does he know the culture is authentic?

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Topics: Hiring, Purpose & Values, Staffing, Company Culture / Change

What Is the Miick Method?

Posted by Rudy Miick on Apr 20, 2017 4:33:07 PM

 

Brands are built from the inside out. Company culture, hiring people who can enact that culture, and doing it regardless of industry, size, or scope can all be difficult tasks. That’s why we developed six steps that guide us on our path as we work – on purpose – with our clients.

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Topics: Passion, Leadership, Hiring, Conscious Communication, Training, Brand, Safe Space, Purpose & Values, Company Culture / Change

Five More Ways to Support Success of the Millennial Workforce

Posted by Rudy Miick on Apr 10, 2017 5:39:43 PM

 

A few weeks ago, we looked at five ways to support the Millennial workforce. From passion to providing autonomy, we began to look at this enormously influential demographic in our population. Are you ready for some more?

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Topics: Performance, Millennials, Hiring, Training, Staffing, Company Culture / Change

Why Companies Should View Staff as Investments Instead of Expenses

Posted by Rudy Miick on Apr 3, 2017 2:12:45 PM

It's really hard to find great people. It's also really expensive to hire the not-so-great people. Forbes Magazine author David K. Williams estimates a single “bad” hire costs $25,000 - $50,000. A miss on a manager costs at least six times his or her monthly salary. Now, it's easy to see that a good staff is an investment, not an expense.

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Topics: Hiring, Training, Staffing, Company Culture / Change