Sparks Group Client Blog

Managing the Remote Workplace

Set the Stage for Success with These Five Core Practices In recent years, remote work has become more attractive for the employee who loves the freedom and flexibility and for the employer who draws...
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4 Great Employee Appreciation Ideas

Your employees are the backbone of your organization. You rely on them to keep your company running smoothly each and every day, but do you ever stop to thank them for their hard work? If not, you...
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Creating Championship Teams for Your Business

It's game time--for your work team, that is! Your business team faces tough competition every day. As a leader, it's your responsibility to help them win. The best way to ensure their success? Treat...
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7 Business Principles Businesses Can Learn From the Olympics

Summer is always filled with fun, but 2016 is extra special because it’s an Olympic year. The 2016 Rio Olympics will be held from August 5th - August 21st, so get ready to be amazed by some of the...
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3 Ways to Improve Employee Productivity and Decrease Stress

Employee stress is the number-one drain on productivity and motivation in U.S. workplaces today. Employees who are under stress are more likely to miss work or to be “checked out” even if they are...
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5 Time Management Tips for Managers

As a manager, you probably have more on your agenda than you can handle at most times. When you have a lot going on, but only so many hours in a day to accomplish everything, it’s important to have...
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4 Tips for Managing Remote Employees

The traditional work environment is rapidly changing. Many companies have opted to save big money by trading in their office space and allowing employees to work remotely. Not only does this cut...
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Nurturing and Retaining Top Performers That are Unsatisfied

It’s not hard to spot an unhappy employee. Their productivity levels start to decrease. They lack enthusiasm and initiative. They begin to lose interest in the entire organization and their role...
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How to Identify Young Professionals With Management Potential

Outstanding leaders are a rare find. Not only are these professionals exceptionally bright, they also have the interpersonal skills needed to work well with others. Consequently, it’s never too early...
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5 Tips to Improve Employee Retention Rates

  Your employees are your greatest assets. After taking the time to hire top candidates, it can be incredibly frustrating to lose them to another organization. If this has become a pattern at your...
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