As a business or brand in a competitive market, what can you do to set yourself apart from your competitors and make consumers choose you every time?; be it for a first time purchase or for repeated purchases. Every successful business recognises the importance of healthy, long-lasting customer relationships, of not only converting prospects to customers but turning those customers into strong advocates.
Work management skills are a unique beast. Every situation is going to be a little bit different, and it is up to low-level, mid-level, and high-level managers to figure out how to organize all of the personalities in their organizations into a high-functioning machine.Continue reading “4 Ways That People Manage Themselves Or Their Employees At Work”
When it comes to running a business, there are all sorts of important factors to think about, such as having the right products or services, marketing and selling well, understanding your target market, keeping track of finances, etc. However, no matter which industry your venture is in or what you sell, you also need to select the best team members who can help you to move the organization forward.Continue reading “Key Traits to Look for When Hiring New Employees”
Workplace injuries are common with approximately three million workplace injuries and illnesses occurring annually, according to the US Department of Labor. Not only are workplace injuries bad for business, but they can have a lasting impact on employees who suffer injury.
In the quest for capitalizing on the unique opportunities presented by each major global region businesses are spreading their international reach and teams are becoming more widely spread. Moreover your overseas employees are likely to be local recruits as they need to be familiar with the territory. A larger geographic spread thus brings more cultural diversity. This creates sometimes unexpected challenges for business owners and managers. This article provides clues on how to overcome the physical distance and other issues while managing a geographically distributed team.
Employee satisfaction and happiness are essential for a business to run smoothly and efficiently. It’s the role of employers to educate themselves on the needs of their employees and adapt their systems to account for these. To help you do this, we will work through some of the essential points employers must consider to ensure their employees are satisfied, happy and in turn, productive.Continue reading “3 Keys to Employee Satisfaction”
Going for a job interview is one of the most uncomfortable experiences that individuals have to undergo. The fear of failing in the job interview and not securing the job strikes many to the extent that they fail to put a performance that will enable them to secure the available job opening. However, adhering to the standard interview expectations will help you get that job you have been dreaming of getting.
Whether you’re a high school student or a graduate looking to further your education, you will have a major decision to make when it’s time to decide which college program you’re going to pursue. There are hundreds of majors, minors, courses, and programs to choose from, including finance, liberal arts, biology, marketing, etc. Depending on the program you pick, you will be presented with a different set of career opportunities and life paths, but some degrees are ultimately more valuable than others.Continue reading “Reasons to Pursue a Degree in Business Administration”
You are working among the some of the most talented people in your industry and in others. Plus, your plan offers you entrée into numerous networking events. More significantly, though, the place hosts a happy hour, and better yet, a barista that serves late night coffee.
San Francisco is one of the most glamorous cities in the country — in the world. Let alone the city’s recognizable icons — the Golden Gate Bridge, the trollies, Lombard Street, the ever-present fog — SF’s culture is remarkably unique, offering acceptance almost regardless of who you are or what you like.
It would be fair to say that starting a business is easier than it ever has been before. Once upon a time there was a high chance that you would have had high initial costs, with a bricks and mortars store usually being one of these. Now, through the power of the internet, this completely isn’t the case. Continue reading “Your first hire: The big considerations”
Very few people earn large salaries in their twenties. But that doesn’t mean you have to suffer being paid meager wages and forgo your dreams. Here are some practical ways you can give your current income a much-needed boost: Continue reading “5 Ways 20-Somethings Can Boost Their Existing Income”