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PTO vs. Sick Days: Signaling Trust, Managing Negative Behavior

PTO vs. Sick Days: Signaling Trust, Managing Negative Behavior

Deborah Budd
9/29/2020

PTO (paid time off) has become the dominant policy among ...

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Creative People and Core Competencies

Creative People and Core Competencies

Deborah Budd
9/23/2020

Second Wind founder Tony Mikes liked to talk about the ...

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mployee Career Planning Helps Find Your Next Agency Owners

Employee Career Planning Helps Find Your Next Agency Owners

Deborah Budd
9/9/2020

We’ve written from time to time about using employee ...

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You Want to Reopen: Can You Keep Employees Safe In-Office?

You Want to Reopen: Can You Keep Employees Safe In-Office?

Deborah Budd
7/14/2020

First, the bad news…

With the U.S. economy in ...

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If You Have to Consider Layoffs… Five Factors to Consider

If You Have to Consider Layoffs… Five Factors to Consider

Deborah Budd
6/24/2020

Per a June 2 2020, forecast from Forrester, the U ...

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Lean on Your Informal Agency Leaders to Reopen

Lean on Your Informal Agency Leaders to Reopen

Deborah Budd
6/10/2020

Small agency owners are preparing to reopen after shutdowns in ...

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Forget Human Resources - Manage by Being Human

Deborah Budd
5/20/2020

For many small ad agency owners and principals, the abrupt ...

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What Can Ad Agencies Do to Retain Employees In the Midst of COVID-19?

What Can Ad Agencies Do to Retain Employees In the Midst of COVID-19?

Deborah Budd
5/5/2020

UK trade publication DesignWeek surveyed its readers to get a ...

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Principals Also Need to Take Care of Themselves in a Crisis

Principals Also Need to Take Care of Themselves in a Crisis

Deborah Budd
4/28/2020

As business owners, small ad agency principals are being severely ...

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Taking Care of Your People During a Crisis

Taking Care of Your People During a Crisis

Deborah Budd
4/16/2020

Every day since the COVID-19 virus began to spread, we ...

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Is a Remote Workforce Right for Your Agency?

Is a Remote Workforce Right for Your Agency?

LeeBeth Cranmer
3/25/2020

Second Wind believes in the small + smart agency model, but ...

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Benefits of Employee Testing

The Benefits of Employee Testing

Jeremy Mullen
11/8/2018

To properly value your workforce, you need strong insight into ...

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