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#RedBranchWeekly: 6 Ways You’re Ruining Your Business

BusinessIf you often feel like this guy >

Chances are you may be guilty of doing one, a few or all of these 6 damaging practices. This week our clients decided to take a look into some deep issues. Each article has some great insight into the following problems and helpful tips to combat them. Scroll through the list to see if any of these sound familiar, and take a look at how you can get started on fixing these damaging practices today! Don’t forget to share the #RedBranchWeekly with your social friends.

1.   Your website/ career page isn’t mobile responsive.

2.   You hired a misaligned team… and they can’t stand one another.

3.   You aren’t prepared to handle complaints filed by “problem” employees (that you wish you could just fire).

4.   Your recruitment efforts are basically just the worst.

5.   You’ve completely disregarded your employer brand as an important part of your hiring strategy.

6.   Your employee turnover rate is extremely high.

Find out how you can fix these issues in the #RedBranchWeekly:

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