Why Do We Work?

Why Do We Get Up And Go To Work Instead Of Doing What We Want? I recently went on a very much needed vacation to Hawaii and I did a really good job of not working (mostly because my computer wouldn’t power on during my 9 day stay… true story). While it did stress me

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What Does a Motorcycle Mechanic Make?

Motorcycle mechanic jobs sound like a pretty specific position, entailing much of the same tasks and pay. What you may not know, is that there are many divisions within this industry, based on having various experiences, specialties and skillsets. For example, entry-level motorcycle mechanics are typically in a learning phase. Their duties entail changing oil,

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Growing the Future

Bringing in grads fresh out of college can be a daunting enterprise when you’re looking to fill a role within your dealership. Before you obsess with your ROI, here are 4 Reasons to Hire New Grads to increase the success of your dealership. 1) Enthusiastic for New Beginnings After years of hard work and dedication

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The Man In The Mirror

Top 5 Reasons You Have Employee Turnover What makes a good employee quit? There could be hundreds of reasons why this happens. In most cases there usually isn’t just one solid reason an employee leaves his or her job. Usually it’s a combination of things that weigh on their minds over time and impact their

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A Failure to Communicate

Recognize Employees… Or Lose Them! One of my favorite movie scenes comes from Cool Hand Luke. A very frustrated warden (played to a T by Strother Martin) has a problem getting through to a convict played by Paul Newman. Nothing seems to get through to the incorrigible Luke. While I’m not suggesting working in your shop

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The Grass Is Not Always Greener

The Grass is Not Always Greener: Successful Hiring Strategies We have all heard about “The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence” syndrome— Repeatedly. In reality job seekers just ignoring anything negative about a new gig and downplaying everything positive about current situation. The grass is NOT always greener — I’ve

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Of Oranges & Overachievers

You can do a quick Internet search and end up with heaps and heaps of stories that will explain what it means to be a good employee. These stories are packed with the latest buzz words and attempt to show you the latest “in” theories about employee engagement and motivation. However, I am here to

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