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15 steps you can take to build a more diverse workforce.

There’s no two ways about it — diversity is good. Not only is hiring for diversity the right thing to do from a societal perspective, but it has several economic benefits as well. According to...

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How Career Edge helped us grow the LifeSpeak family

At LifeSpeak, we value dedication, creativity, and ambition. So when the employment matching team at Career Edge connected us with a hard-working and talented web developer named Tahmina Naznen, we knew she would fit right...

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10 critical ways to empower women and minorities in the workplace.

In light of recent social events, creating an inclusive workforce is more important than ever. Aside from the blatantly positive optics, countless studies cite many significant benefits of hiring a more diverse workforce: increased creativity...

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5 ways workplace bullies are ruining your organization.

Before you dismiss the topic of workplace bullying as something that only happens in the most toxic and dysfunctional organizations, think again. According to research conducted by the University of Phoenix, 75% of workers are...

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Have you considered becoming a mentor?

How would you define mentorship? Many people immediately think of an older, more experienced person within the mentee’s company passing their knowledge down to a young, eager protégé, but it doesn’t always work like that....

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8 preventative measures to combat employee theft.

Whether your business is retail or real estate, no organization is immune to employee theft. Many managers think it’s enough to install security cameras and tough firewalls, but there are some cultural ways you can...

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How LifeSpeak iQ enriches employee learning.

It’s one thing to learn new information, but it’s an entirely different thing to be able to recall that information later. In a previous post, we explored the various ways in which people learn. For...

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When it comes to learning, one size doesn’t fit all.

For how long do you think you could remember a list of ten items if you read it? What if someone read the list to you, or you heard it in a song? If you’re...

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What is your HR department doing to help your employees develop?

Here’s an experiment for you. Go around to your staff and ask them what they think your human resources department does. The answers will certainly be enlightening. If all is well you’ll get specific examples...

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It’s not easy starting a new job… especially when you have a learning disability.

Do you remember how you felt on your first day of work? You were probably equal parts excited and nervous, eager to soak up as much as you could and anxious to do a good...

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Get to know LifeSpeak expert and mentoring guru Shawn Mintz.

We have all heard the word “mentoring”, but many of us don’t know what it means in the business world. Can you explain? Mentoring in the business world happens when you seek the guidance and...

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