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Stressed To The Limits?

Kerry : February 7, 2011 4:36 pm : Blog

"Better management decisions might be the remedy! As healthcare workers, you and your staff have the rather dubious distinction of being among the most stressed-out employees currently in the workforce. In addition to physical stresses like lifting or standing, there are emotional burdens that can come from witnessing psychological and physical traumas on a daily read more »"

Why Employee Behavioral Assessments are Hotter than Ever!

Kerry : February 7, 2011 3:54 pm : Blog, News

"I’m always intrigued when people respond to identical situations in startlingly different ways. Some don’t hesitate to push back when pushed, while others look beaten and willingly retreat. Skeptics question everything. Believers have no doubts. Introverts, extraverts, rebels, diplomats, leaders, followers, opportunists and procrastinators all, somehow, find their way into this world.  But what happens read more »"

After the Rebound: Will Your Top Talent Leave?

Kerry : January 31, 2011 5:33 pm : Blog

"Are you ready for the US economy to rebound? Say “yes” only if your senior management has already: • Updated hiring practices • Set the retention of top talent as a primary goal • Worked to actively engage employees • Provided staff monetary and non-monetary motivators The fact is that without these four turnover-lowering strategies read more »"

Producing Peak Performers

Kerry : January 26, 2011 8:19 pm : Blog, News

"Are you doing all you can to bring out the best in your sales staff? Being the one in charge, the leader, is not just about planning strategies, setting goals and exhibiting strong levels of assertiveness. It’s also about displaying enthusiasm, listening, communicating, motivating — knowing what it is you should say and do in read more »"

Retain Your Top Employees in 2011

Kerry : January 18, 2011 4:05 pm : Blog, News

"It’s no secret that the recent economic downturn has thrown fear into the hearts of many employees and forced most to hold tight to their jobs – like them or not. However….a recent survey by job placement firm Manpower, states that 84% of employees plan to look for a new position this year! That is read more »"

Why Don’t the New Hires Get It?

Kerry : January 11, 2011 6:47 pm : Blog

"The last training session proved disastrous. There you were, at the front of the room, speaking enthusiastically about the challenges of turning reluctant prospects into satisfied clients. But the faces staring back at you looked skeptical. A couple of people seemed genuinely and openly uninspired by your unabashedly brilliant and animated presentation; others simply looked read more »"

Have Your Workers Found Their True Calling?

Kerry : January 5, 2011 6:42 pm : Blog, News

"Unfortunately, workers rarely get to use their signature strengths around the office. If they did, they’d see their responsibilities as not just a job but a true calling. In simple terms, signature strengths can be compared to career-related DNA. Like genetic cells, they differ from one person to the next and everyone has them; they’re read more »"

Promoting Changes

Kerry : December 29, 2010 4:55 pm : Blog

"Realigning staff can breathe new life into your dealership, or… it can strangle it! The latest wave of eager, book-schooled, graduates is crashing onto the shores of every industry throughout the world; hiring managers are finding themselves taking on the somewhat unenviable role of traffic directors. With eyes focused on the goal of long-term success read more »"

How To Be A Better Team Contributor

Kerry : December 29, 2010 2:32 pm : Blog

"What can YOU do this year, to make a difference in your job?  Be a better team member in 2011!  Here’s how… By Robert Bacal, M.A. More and more often, employees are expected to contribute to the performance and success of their work teams. While it sounds great on paper, it isn’t all that easy read more »"

The Many Minds of Employees

Kerry : December 21, 2010 8:27 pm : Blog, News

"Want to know the real secret to true camaraderie in a collections office?  It’s ensuring each staff member understands a colleague’s specific responses to and interpretations of everyday business situations. This is not to say they must be agreed with, as varying opinions and opposing viewpoints often promote fresh ideas and broader visions. However, simply read more »"

The Producer Pit

Kerry : December 16, 2010 2:35 pm : Blog

"Stop wasting time and money on hopelessly ineffective salespeople!  It’s not just poor leadership or a downward-spiraling economy that can trip off a major financial disaster within your agency. Unwittingly hiring a Producer who’s actually ill-suited to the job will also do it. The statistics are disturbing and speak for themselves: a recent survey shows read more »"

Facing Hire Risks

Kerry : December 14, 2010 5:11 pm : Blog

"Really great PWC (personal watercraft) salespeople make their job look easy and fun!  While this may seem like a good thing, it can actually be a big problem, since it gives others the impression that anyone can sell – or should at least try. Wrong. Contrary to what some may say, your products do not just read more »"

The Perfectly Imperfect Collector

Kerry : December 6, 2010 9:52 pm : Blog, News

"<script type="in/share" data-url="”> Even the best person for the job can bring managerial challenges! Most credit and collections professionals admit they’ve gotten more than their share of sideways glances when others learn what they do for a living. Some claim comments like these are not that unusual: “But don’t you always feel like the bad read more »"

Goal-setting: A recipe for mutual success

Kerry : December 2, 2010 7:41 pm : Blog

"Tweet Quantifiable, realistic objectives work best In today’s busy business environment, many managers and HR professionals can find it challenging to allocate time for employee goal-setting sessions. The reality is that goal-setting with employees is still a fundamental element of effective management. Goals can focus employees, enhance their chances for success and sustain their motivation. read more »"

Why Should Great People Work for You?

Kerry : December 1, 2010 3:40 pm : Blog, Work

"Tweet The economy seems to ever so slowly be on the rise. What lessons have you learned from the recession? What are your plans for 2011? Most employers and employees agree that the workplace they knew prior to 2007 is not the same one that currently exists. Some of the changes are obvious: fewer staff read more »"

Will Your Personality Buy Happiness on the Job?

Kerry : November 29, 2010 2:39 pm : Blog

"Tweet Personality assessments certainly aren’t new, but these days they’re hotter than ever! Previously used primarily to help people better understand themselves, their personal relationships, and their unique responses to specific situations, these assessments — or profiles — are taking on a new life, evolving into highly valued business tools for supervisors looking to maximize read more »"

Who’s Under Fire?

Kerry : November 23, 2010 4:02 pm : Blog

"  Terminating someone is never easy, but it may be you who is hit hardest! They know they’re in the cross hairs! Employees who are not meeting standards and can’t seem to pull their job performance together often live in fear, knowing it’s probably only a matter of time before you call them into your read more »"

CASH, KUDOS, or PIZZA….

Kerry : November 18, 2010 2:24 pm : Blog

"Just what motivates your CSRs? Yawns, shrugs, blank stares – are these things you too often see when speaking to your CSR staff? If so, whatever you’ve been doing to try to motivate them is probably not working. It might be time to think seriously about changing your tactics.  Not so long ago, a manager’s read more »"

Bad Management: The Poison that Kills a Team

Kerry : November 12, 2010 2:44 pm : Blog, News

"Ok, so no one needs to read yet another article on the price paid when a manager hires someone who’s wrong for a job — we all know the devastating effects. But how about one that addresses what is a less discussed but perhaps even more important question?  What happens when it’s the big boss…the read more »"

Behavioral Assessments – Hotter than Ever!

Kerry : October 28, 2010 2:57 pm : Blog

"We’re always intrigued when people respond to identical situations in startlingly different ways. Some don’t hesitate to push back when pushed, while others willingly retreat. Skeptics question everything. Believers have no doubts. Introverts, extraverts, rebels, diplomats, leaders, followers, opportunists and procrastinators all find their way into this world.   But what happens when they all read more »"

Sticker Shock: The Price You’ll Really Pay When Employees Leave

Kerry : October 18, 2010 3:03 pm : Blog

"Two months ago you hired Dave to work in sales. This morning he dropped the bomb: he’s leaving your company to go to your closest competitor. Now what do you do? Could this have been prevented? What went wrong? Contrary to popular belief, when an employee leaves the job soon after he or she starts, read more »"

A Few Good Employees…making the most of a downsized team.

Kerry : October 6, 2010 1:20 pm : Blog

"Is your current management strategy working for you? Does it help sustain growth? How effectively is it preparing you and your employees for the future ‘new normal’ expected within the banking industry?  Given the range of challenges now faced daily by you and your team, it’s more important than ever to keep pace with the read more »"

What’s the hardest part of your job as an RV dealership manager?

Kerry : October 1, 2010 2:20 pm : Blog, News

"Increasing sales volumes? Controlling unit inventory? Building a strong customer relationship base? Chances are you’d shake your head “No” to each one. While these three challenges might consume a good portion of your time and fall near the top of your list of concerns, it may be that dealing with the wants, needs and varied read more »"

ASHHRA COACH BAG WINNER!

Kerry : October 1, 2010 1:39 pm : Blog, News

"Congratulations to Diane Fowler, VP of  Human Resources at JSA Healthcare in St. Petersburg, FL.  Diane visited our booth at ASHHRA in Tampa last week, dropped off her business card and won our drawing for a beautiful classic Coach bag.  We had great attendance at ASHHRA this year and thank you to all who visited read more »"

Tampa Bay Start! Heart Walk

Kerry : September 20, 2010 6:35 pm : Blog, Events

"Saturday ~ November 6th, 2010 Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of all Americans? In fact, someone dies from CVD every 38 seconds! Heart disease also kills more women than all forms of cancer combined.  And congenital cardiovascular defects are the most common cause of infant death from birth defects. read more »"

Win a COACH BAG at ASHHRA this week!

Kerry : September 20, 2010 6:09 pm : Blog

"Win a COACH BAG at ASHHRA this week!  SEPTEMBER 25-28 ~ Tampa Convention Center ~ Drop off your business card for a chance to win a COACH BAG! If you are attending, please visit us at BOOTH 807…we would love to share with you, the new and exciting things we have in motion at Omnia!  Click read more »"

Omnia Launches Live Help

Kerry : September 17, 2010 7:50 pm : Blog, News

"We asked ourselves…”Hey – how can we expand on our already impressive Customer Service Department?”  Our answer… “Live Help” online chat!!   If you’ve got a quick question that we can answer via online chat, just go to our homepage and click on the Live Help button in the upper right corner.  With the implementation read more »"

Committed to helping you reduce turnover and improve performance.

Kerry : September 1, 2010 2:58 pm : Blog

"Here at The Omnia Group, we stand behind our promise of helping you reach your employee selection and retention goals. In fact, we would like to introduce you to The Omnia Results Guarantee. If your new hire does not work out within the first 6 months, we will provide you with a FREE PROFILE REPORT! read more »"

720 SURVEY WINNER!!

Kerry : August 25, 2010 5:39 pm : Blog, News

"Congratulations to LISA QUIJADA of Farmers Insurance!  She was one of the many participants in our 720 Survey last month and was randomly chosen as the winner of a $50 VISA GIFT CARD! Thank you to all who participated!  We received many great responses with lots of useful feedback.  All voices were heard and are appreciated! read more »"
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