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2 Minute Tip: The Key to Employee Engagement

Employee engagement, or the lack of it, is often cited as a major reason people leave their jobs. Foster longer term employment relationships to create a positive working environment and save time and money. Click here to check out 4 tips on how to encourage employee engagement in the hiring and "onboarding" process.

Take Responsibility for Your Own Professional Development

From Harvard Business Review

Responsibility for your professional development lies squarely on your shoulders; but learning and development budgets are being cut and fewer resources are available. No matter your situation — employed or not — use these tips to keep sharp professionally:

How Good Are Your Leadership Skills?

Take this Leadership Quiz to find out how your leadership skills stack up. Once you have your score you can find out how to improve any areas that are not as strong.

Promote the Value of Hosting Events

Sports turf managers are in the event business. Whether you are preparing your field for the city's rival football game, or a weekend baseball tournament for dozens of out-of-town teams, hosting events provides tremendous value to your facility and to your community. Consider the media attention that professional sports receive. Your event deserves similar recognition.

6 Valuable Career Development Tips

From the "First Friday Book Synopsis" blog and Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success (co-authored by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler) comes some helpful tips for professional development success.

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