The 5 Daily Habits That are Ruining Your Career

We all have our own personal lists of habits. Sometimes, these tendencies are a good thing. For instance, an accountant who double checks their spreadsheets before sending them to the manager is more likely to impress 

Of course, there are bad habits of thinking about too. Maybe you continuously interrupt people when they are talking, or you struggle to keep track of your schedule. While your friends and family might not mind these quirks – your career might not be so forgiving. The more you let negative patterns get in the way of progress, the harder it will be to show your manager what you are truly capable of.  

Identifying which of your many habits you need to correct to become a better employee can be the key to unlocking new responsibilities, a better relationship with your employer, and even opportunities for promotion.  

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How to Increase Your Productivity at Work #FAST

Do you ever wonder what it would feel like to leave the workplace each day feeling happy and accomplished? There’s nothing quite like the comfort that comes with knowing you’ve finished your to-do list, and you’re ready to start afresh in the morning.  

If you struggle to stay on top of your schedule, then there are ways to make a positive change. High achievers are often successful because they know how to eliminate the bad habits sapping their productivity.  

If you can replace distraction and procrastination with good habits, then you can become the kind of employee your manager’s just itching to promote. The following tips will show you how to boost your get-up-and-go and become the team-member you’ve always wanted to be.  

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The Crucial Steps to Attracting Talent This Year

We frequently hear how competitive the market is when it comes to attracting business critical employees.
I am sure you have heard the phrase; “A war on talent”. Well in the bigger scheme of things I am not sure a ‘war’ is what I would call it. However, of the many things Rob and I have learnt during our careers and building Recruit Zone is that there are specific actions that employers can take to put themselves in a position to attract the quality of talent, they need to deliver projects and grow their business.

While what I am about to share may not be a big surprise, what differentiates those companies who are successful at attracting talent from those who struggle is this: Acting and implementation!

If you implement the following seven strategies, I am convinced you will notice a difference in your company’s ability to attract the talent your business needs this year.

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Why You Need to Improve Staff Engagement in Your Organisation

There’s more to building the perfect team than advertising for the right employees and recruiting the right talent. While it’s essential to attract great people to your company, you also need to have a plan in place to retain those team members when they begin their journey with your business.  

As productivity and retention plans become increasingly important for organisations who want to build on their competitive edge, “engagement” has become something of a buzzword for every industry. After all, corporations with engaged employees perform 200% better than those who struggle with staff satisfaction.  

The problem is, creating a robust engagement strategy isn’t always as simple as it seems.  

 

Why is Engagement So Important? 

 

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Candidates Say Yes to Employers Who Offer Development Plans

Congratulations! You’ve successfully advertised the role you want to fill and attracted a collection of talented candidates. 

However, your work doesn’t necessarily stop after you’ve brought your new employee on-board. As candidates from the millennial demographic spend more time searching for careers with potential, it’s up to business leaders to lead their staff towards opportunities for development.  

The key professionals you hire are no longer searching exclusively for the best salary or remuneration packages. Instead, people want a job that they feel is “going somewhere”, and a development plan might be the easiest way to convince your recruits that you have the culture they need.  

So, how do you create your own strategy for long-term success?
 

1. Start by Speaking to The Experts

 

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