3 Reasons Why Online Entrepreneurs Should Get An MBA

The success stories of entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg make some entrepreneurs think that they do not need an MBA. These two, and other entrepreneurs, have built successful businesses without an MBA. However, thousands of entrepreneurs have had to go to business school to succeed in business. Online entrepreneurs are no exception. The lessons taught in business school apply to both online and offline ventures. Here are more reasons why online entrepreneurs should register for an MBA. Continue reading “3 Reasons Why Online Entrepreneurs Should Get An MBA”

4 Tips For Choosing Great Employees

When it comes to starting a business one of the most important things on your checklist is finding a strong team to be able to back you up.  Without a staff who is willing and able to do the work that you need in order to keep your business growing, then you will never be able to make it on your own. Continue reading “4 Tips For Choosing Great Employees”

The 3 Things You Learn Filling Hard-To-Fill Positions

Reality works kind of like ripples on a lake, branches on a tree, or echoes through a canyon. See, history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does echo. There is an up and down vacillation throughout time. A pendulum swinging, if you will. What this means is that certain aspects of human nature will always be constant even as the world changes. Continue reading “The 3 Things You Learn Filling Hard-To-Fill Positions”

How businesses are changing hiring services

The world economic cycles have become more unpredictable, consequentially leading to an ever-constant conflict in regards to the entrepreneurial role by the businesses and the labor market about service provision. The hiring managers play a significant role and drastically influence company with a business culture that in turn creates employee loyalty. Continue reading “How businesses are changing hiring services”

Five ways to ensure your HR department is doing everything it can to keep your employees safe

All employees are entitled to work within environments where risks to their health and safety are dealt with properly and controlled in a correct manner. One of the main aspects of maintaining a productive workplace is making sure that the correct procedures are there to protect employees. There are several different working industries where employers are exposed to hazards and possible unsafe environments. So, we have put together five ways to ensure that your HR department is doing everything that they can to keep their employees safe. Continue reading “Five ways to ensure your HR department is doing everything it can to keep your employees safe”

5 Facts About Worker’s Compensation Every Business Owner Needs To Know

The day a small business hires its first employee can feel like the first day it really comes into its own as a company. That’s exciting, but it’s also means taking on big responsibilities. Employees can make a business grow and thrive, but employers have significant legal obligations toward the people they hire. In many states, one of those obligations is to carry worker’s compensation insurance. The purpose of worker’s compensation is to pay the medical bills, rehabilitation costs, and lost wages for employees who are injured while performing work-related duties. Continue reading “5 Facts About Worker’s Compensation Every Business Owner Needs To Know”

5 Persuading Reasons to Study for an MBA

Deciding to study for an online masters in business administration degree is a big decision to make.  Aside from the costs involved, you’ll also need to dedicate a lot of time to completing your degree.  However, an MBA can open up a whole range of options to graduates, especially if you study at a business school with a good reputation.  In this article, we’re going to give you five persuading reasons to study for your MBA. Continue reading “5 Persuading Reasons to Study for an MBA”

3 Ways to Help Your Employees Be Safer At Work

For your employees to be happy and productive while at work, they have to feel and actually be safe in that work environment. There are any number of things that could make employees unsafe at work, be it improper use of equipment or threats from others within or outside your organization. But in order to best care for and protect your employees, you all have to be aware of any potential dangers and know how to best address these issues. Continue reading “3 Ways to Help Your Employees Be Safer At Work”

4 Tips for Improving the Reputation of Your Business

If you want to achieve longevity, in the world of business, you will need to think about your reputation. This is the only way that you can ensure people will keep returning to your company. Cheap products, poor service, and a lack of vision may not immediately affect your sales. You may even find yourself making a great deal of money. However, the second that people become aware of your lack of integrity, they will abandon your business forever. That is why you need to focus on the future. Continue reading “4 Tips for Improving the Reputation of Your Business”

Improving Productivity from Your Workforce

As the manager or owner of a business, you will already know how important productivity levels are. If your workforce is not as productive as it could be, your business and profits will suffer. This is why it is so important to place emphasis on improving productivity from your workers. There are many different things that can have an impact of productivity levels. It is important to take all of these into consideration if you want to maximize on productivity from your workforce. Continue reading “Improving Productivity from Your Workforce”

4 Things You Can Do To Get a Raise

Wanting to be recognized for your hard work isn’t something that you should be ashamed of desire.  Everyone wants to be able to say that they are rewarded for their progress in life.  Aiming for recognition in the workplace is a great way to motivate yourself to keep going the extra mile for not only yourself but to prove others of your worth as well. Continue reading “4 Things You Can Do To Get a Raise”

The Business of Employee Support: Ways To Be A Supportive Employer

One of the most critical issues faced by employers in the workplace is perception.  A leader must make a conscious effort to gain the trust and confidence of their team, and a negative perception can undermine the whole operation.  Deciding to portray the stoic, closed-off, tough guy/girl is not always the best route to travel.

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How to Win the War for Talent: 4 New Recruiting Tactics

While some of the younger readers out there might find it hard to believe, not so long ago, people had to search for jobs in the printed version of their local newspapers. Of course, today’s digital landscape has given young job-seekers a number of different avenues to find their dream jobs. Continue reading “How to Win the War for Talent: 4 New Recruiting Tactics”

Grow Your Workforce – Let Them Work For The Greater Good And Achieve Job Stability

One of the crucial aspects of start-ups thriving and scaling businesses is their team. A team that is selected carefully and works in synchronization to deliver results that their leaders set for them. According to a study conducted by McKinsey, 90% of investors believe that the single most non financial influential factor in evaluating the IPO of a firm is the quality of the management team. Large organizations need to pay heed and start planning their people practices such that they can build stronger organizations. Continue reading “Grow Your Workforce – Let Them Work For The Greater Good And Achieve Job Stability”

Choosing Between E-Verify and Form I-9

Businesses don’t just want to hire the best employees for the job. They also want to guarantee that they’re hiring trustworthy and dependable people who won’t become legal or financial liabilities down the road. However, this can be equally challenging for both small businesses and larger companies. After all, undertaking a full background check can take plenty of time and effort to complete. This could lead to the misspending of vital resources that could have been better allotted to operational, business development, or expansion purposes. Continue reading “Choosing Between E-Verify and Form I-9”

E-cigarettes in the workplace – a guide for employers

Did you know that an estimated nine million adults in the US vape regularly and that the number is growing? If you’re an employer it’s likely that at least one of your employees vapes. So, what should you do about the growing trend? Continue reading “E-cigarettes in the workplace – a guide for employers”

Why Female Bosses are a Whole Other Level

In today’s business world, it can be observed that there are more men atop the corporate ladder than women, yet it’s definitely wrong to assume that this makes men the superior sex in the industry. In fact, there are multiple studies that show how women outperform men in entrepreneurship, being more driven and initiative to achieve better results. Continue reading “Why Female Bosses are a Whole Other Level”

Keep Your Business Safe with Staff Compliance Training

Are there any dangers associated with NOT following business compliance regulations? Yes, there are legal implications for you, your business, your managers, your customers and your employees. Business safety refers to the legal guardianship of various aspects that make up your business. Here are four ways to keep your business “safe” from negative legal implications. Continue reading “Keep Your Business Safe with Staff Compliance Training”

7 Simple Tips to Make Your Team More Collaborative

Team collaboration is an integral part of every company. Without it, your company will rapidly decline and evaporate. The biggest part of collaboration is communication, and its effective communication that drives good collaboration. There are however, multiple ways to increase that communication effort and in turn increases the overall collaboration.

Today, we take 7 simple ways that you can implement more collaboration in your company and in your team. Continue reading “7 Simple Tips to Make Your Team More Collaborative”

6 Key Benefits that Attract Top Talent

In today’s job market, employers are finding it increasingly difficult to attract top talent because the competition is stiff. Typically, the big corporations have money to hire top-notch recruiting agencies that are in the business of advertising for and attracting the very best within a given industry. That is what they do and they are usually very good at it or they wouldn’t be in business long. So, what it is it that these recruiters advise companies to do in order to attract top talent? Here are six of the key benefits job seekers are attracted to. Continue reading “6 Key Benefits that Attract Top Talent”

5 Rewarding Ideas For This Summers Corporate Event

Sometimes, the best way to build comradery amongst team members is to get the team out of the comfort zone of the office. People from all departments of a corporation look forward to the summertime tradition of getting together as a corporate family and taking in new sights, sounds, and activities. The summer months will be here more quickly than you think. Some preparation today can go a long way toward creating memories that your employees can look back on fondly for the rest of their careers, if not the rest of their lives. Continue reading “5 Rewarding Ideas For This Summers Corporate Event”

3 Things to Consider When Setting Up a Sales Compensation Plan

Proper compensation of a company’s workforce is critical in any business, especially for those who have a sales team that brings in new customers and nurtures relationships existing ones. Creating a sound sales compensation plan is vital to continuous business growth because it keeps your salespeople motivated in addition to encouraging the best performers to stay on. Continue reading “3 Things to Consider When Setting Up a Sales Compensation Plan”

How Smartphones Can Improve Employee Retention

Smartphones have become a valuable tool for the workplace. They’ve made everything from communication to productivity possible anywhere a data and voice signal exists, and almost everyone seems to have a smartphone due to the low threshold of ownership. By giving their employees freedom to do their work remotely, employers can offer new phones as an employee benefit, giving workers the ability to stay connected to the office even when they’re out of the office. Explore some of the ways a smartphone can improve employee retention. Continue reading “How Smartphones Can Improve Employee Retention”

Oil and Gas Industry Trends That Tech Companies Can Learn From

While it may not seem like it, the oil and gas sector have a lot of similarities with the technology sector. Both have far reaching effects that they have transcended from being mere consumer sectors into becoming cultural drivers. These similarities allow them to learn from each other – lessons learned in one can be applied to the other. Continue reading “Oil and Gas Industry Trends That Tech Companies Can Learn From”

10 Questions of Workmen Compensation Insurance Answered

With talent compensation being high concern in most (if not all) professionally managed firms, this is one thing that talent managers should be aware of, to protect the interest of all workforce. So what is this domain of workforce compensation? Continue reading “10 Questions of Workmen Compensation Insurance Answered”

5 Ways to Build Communication in Your Office

So, you want to get your office communicating better?

Some days, it can feel like an impossible task.  But with the right tools, any office can have smooth, efficient and respectful communication. Don’t believe me?  Read on to learn the top 5 ways to build communication in your office. Continue reading “5 Ways to Build Communication in Your Office”

Four Strategies to Improve Job Satisfaction in Your Workplace

Employee satisfaction in the workplace should be a main business goal for a variety of reasons. Firstly, employees who experience a lot of job satisfaction are more likely to be engaged with their work, motivated to improve their productivity, and loyal to your company because they care about its results. Striving to achieve a high level of employee satisfaction leads to better customer relationships, improved employee retention, and a positive workplace morale. We’ve listed some of the best ways to improve employee satisfaction in your workplace. Continue reading “Four Strategies to Improve Job Satisfaction in Your Workplace”

Keep Employees Happy and Productive With Online Language Courses

No one can argue the fact that English is widely used as an international language nowadays. However, statistics show that out of the 7.5 billion people inhabiting the world today, only 1.5 billion of them speak English. Out of these 1.5 billion, about 400 million are native speakers. Chinese, Hindi, Arabic, French, Russian, and Portuguese are among the most spoken languages today. Continue reading “Keep Employees Happy and Productive With Online Language Courses”

Employee Retention: the Mark of a Healthy Company

Understanding the need to add employees may be a no-brainer if you’ve been a supervisor in the corporate world for more than five minutes. But recognizing the need to encourage today’s team to stick around for the long haul is the mark of a true leader who genuinely has the benefit of the company at heart. Continue reading “Employee Retention: the Mark of a Healthy Company”