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Employee Retention

Onboarding: The First Step to New Employee Success
June 26, 2024 Jeff Cross

Onboarding: The First Step to New Employee Success

Business and Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, Violand Management Associates founder Chuck Violand outlines what business owners should consider when creating and using a company onboarding process.

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Employers Face Major Changes with New Overtime Pay Requirements
June 24, 2024 Jeff Cross

Employers Face Major Changes with New Overtime Pay Requirements

Business and Management

The U.S. Department of Labor recently released its final rule, updating the Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime pay requirements. Scott Tackett, a business development advisor with Violand Management Associates, explains the impact and path forward for businesses.

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Managing Employee Turnover and Staff Retention
June 20, 2024 Jeff Cross

Managing Employee Turnover and Staff Retention

Business and Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, join Jeff Carmon, Frantz Building Services director of business development and a consultant with Elite Business Coaching, as he explores the primary reasons behind employee turnover, the impact of various retention initiatives, and the innovative practices organizations are adopting to keep their best talent engaged and committed.

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Kevin Barton
May 20, 2024 Jeff Cross

FTC’s Noncompete Clause Ban: Revolutionary Move, a Mere Clarification, or Just a Dud?

Business and Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, Kevin Barton, president of Aviation and Janitorial Operations with Flagship Facility Services in Southlake, Texas, comments on noncomplete clauses.

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Scott Tackett
May 7, 2024 Jeff Cross

What the FTC Ban on Noncompete Clauses Could Mean For You

Business and Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, Scott Tackett, a business development advisor with Violand Management Associates and an industry expert in human resources issues, shares his thoughts and concerns as they relate to the cleaning and restoration industries.

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Building a Happy and Loyal Cleaning Team
April 15, 2024 Alison Wood

Building a Happy and Loyal Cleaning Team

Business and Management

Pay, benefits, and upward mobility within your organization are key to your employee retention strategy. Job candidates also look for positions that offer recognition, flexibility, and meaningful work.

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Give Your Custodial Workers What They Really Want
March 6, 2024 Logan Mallory

Give Your Custodial Workers What They Really Want

Business and Management

People not only deserve to be happier at work, they deserve to be recognized for the important role their careers play in society.

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February 16, 2024 Jeff Cross

Facilitating Career Path Development For Your People

Business and Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, Chuck Violand, founder of Violand Management Associates and author of Forging Dynasty Businesses: The Competitive Edge of Enduring Teams, addresses how to best facilitate the advancement of your employees.

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Reducing Employee Turnover Through Recognition and Engagement
February 5, 2024 Logan Mallory

Reducing Employee Turnover Through Recognition and Engagement

Business and Management

Companies that implement worker recognition strategies can create a culture that supports meaningful connections between employer and employee, reducing turnover and increasing trust. 

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January 22, 2024 Korli Kamara

The Changing Employment Landscape

Business and Management

Organizations reap a wealth of benefits by prioritizing employee well-being. The positive impact on the bottom line is undeniable, as businesses save on recruitment and training costs while enjoying the rewards of a thriving, motivated workforce.

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January 15, 2024 Emily Newton

5 Ideas for Designing Workspaces That Inspire Collaboration

Facility Management

Fostering an environment that welcomes open communication and a friendly team spirit is more than an open floor plan.

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Putting the Employee Break Room to Work
November 13, 2023 Julie Howard & Dan Nirenberg

Putting the Employee Break Room to Work

Facility Management

Whether employers are creating an entirely new break room or working within an existing space, they need to approach its design from an employee-first perspective.

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