Health and safety training in the outdoor workplace is essential, especially for those who are working at height. These environments naturally attract greater danger, especially in professions such as tree surgery, where potentially dangerous equipment including chainsaws are in use.
In this article we’ve given a summary of health and safety practices for aerial workers. Continue reading “Health and Safety Best Practice for Aerial Workers”
If you are planning to become an accountant, studying for the CFA exam is probably high on your academic list. Here are a few tips for attaining your financial certification requirements:
Make A Plan: Studying for the CFA exam to fulfill your financial certification requirements can be challenging. There is a lot of material to cover and a multitude of practice tests that you can take to help prepare. However, with a bit of planning, you can make all the studying manageable. Create a plan that takes your existing schedule into account and allows you to study a little bit every day. Continue reading “CFA Study Tip & Tricks”
Workmen’s Compensation Policy is an essential requirement for employers in order to save themselves from the expenses or cost of legal liabilities towards an employee due to injury, temporary or permanent disability or death of an employee in the workplace during the course of employment. Continue reading “6 Benefits of Workmen’s Compensation Policy only the Best Organisations Know About”
“What you plan today will lay the foundation stone for a better future,” this line would have been told too many of you at different stages of your life. Well, it’s not cliché rather; adhering to this rule will help you build a strong future for yourself. We have always heard a lot of preaching but what actually needs to be done on ground level remains hidden. Here we will be unveiling few career planning tips which will help you shape your career and strategize your next move. Continue reading “Career Planning Tips For College Students”
Environments are pretty fickle things. One moment, everything can be operating well, and in the next moment, one employee walking in with a negative attitude, one difficult customer, or one power outage later can have an entire company up in arms. In any ecosystem, one species in the chain has an effect on the whole system and this can ultimately lead to the downfall of a company, if things aren’t attended to and if attitudes and work ethics aren’t cultivated to created a positive work environment. If you’re looking for ways to create a positive work environment in 2017, there are 3 ways you can do that: Continue reading “3 Ways to Create A Positive Work Environment in 2017”
An old business adage says that if you’re not growing, then you’re dying. As the world and the market around you evolve, your company must make constant changes to continue on a growth trajectory lest you quickly find yourself becoming obsolete. Entrepreneurs and business leaders tend to be risk-takers who embrace change, but employees are likely to resist it. There’s a lot you can do to help your employees accept change with more enthusiasm. Continue reading “Ways to achieve employee buy-in while implementing changes”
You might feel fulfilled in the workplace because you contribute to your industry and your company, but sometimes professionals want to do more. If you’re interested in benefiting your community and people in need, you can use your expertise in the nonprofit world. Following are four ways business professionals can give back to others. Continue reading “How to Contribute to the Community”
While equity and infrastructure are both important for the operations of your business or start-up, the real assets to maintain should always be your employees. Giving employees enough room to grow and pushing them to be better are the two things every business must do in order to continue to grow exponentially. Continue reading “How to Grow Your Employees as Assets”
In the UK, some 7 million of the workforce are classified as disabled. This means a person with a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ effect on their ability to do normal daily activities. As an employer, you have an important responsibility to ensure all staff are carrying out their job to the best of their ability and some disabled employees need additional provisions if they are to perform their best. This can be anything from custom keypads to support furniture. Continue reading “Arranging travel for disabled staff”
The University of Technology Sydney continues to enjoy its popularity and strong status among students from across the globe, thanks to its ever encouraging position in international rankings. UTS ranked 28th on the Times Higher Education list of “100 most international universities in the world” and 193rd in the top 250 universities by the 2016-2017 QS World University Rankings. . That’s not all. It was also ranked as the 8th highest performing university in the world under 50 years old. UTS received five stars for excellence across all the observed categories by the QS Stars Rating 2014-2016.
Continue reading “Getting To Know UTS Inside Out”
All humans are trying to run away from the failures. At first, kids try to hide an “F” received at school, then we feel ashamed because of a bad test score, and, when a person grows up, he continues avoiding mistakes and failures at work. No one wants to be associated with failure. But who said that failures and mistakes are not able to lead us to success?! A student who lacks the time and therefore cannot complete the assigned dissertation may just give up on this idea without even trying doing something and as a result will not graduate. On the other hand, if a student devotes some time to come up with a solution to this problem, and, for example, asks for help at some custom essay writing service, it gives him or her chance to succeed. It means that fear and inactivity can harm more than taking a risk. Continue reading “Reasons Your Employees Shouldn’t Fear Making Mistakes”
In the year 2014, a new state of India was born: Telangana. With Hyderabad as its capital, Telangana is not only a historically rich state but it also houses some of the most popular and ancient universities of India. In short, Telangana is one stop destination to pursue higher studies. Continue reading “Higher Studies Options in Telangana”
Just because a team works remotely doesn’t necessarily mean they’re motivated. In fact, they often require more communication and encouragement so they don’t worry about missing out or feeling forgotten. Whether your remote team works across town, across the country, or across the globe, you can’t easily call them in for a physical meeting. To beat these problems, take the following steps. Continue reading “How to Keep Your Remote Team Motivated”
Screening potential employees for drug use is a common practice and required in some employment sectors, but it isn’t universally agreed upon. In fact, some opponents of drug testing believe that employers eliminate excellent potential employees based on the results of such screenings, even when there is not clear evidence that the individual would perform poorly in the workplace. On the other hand, however, drug use is illegal, making it appropriate to bar such applicants from employment, particularly in fields like healthcare or security.
With contrasting opinions, what path is right for your company? These 3 factors form the core of the drug screening debates. Continue reading “Should Your Company Screen For Drug Use?”
Running a business is hard enough without having to deal with difficult employees. But when you or your managers notice that one or more of your employees is having behavior issues, it’s important to put a stop to them before things go on for too long. Issues with employees can be detrimental for businesses if not taken care of quickly, especially if those issues affect the customers or relations between other employees. To help you handle these tough situations when they arise, here are three tips for dealing with employee behavior issues. Continue reading “3 Tips for Dealing With Employee Behavior Issues”
There’s every chance that you’re reading this because you are looking for a new way to help to improve the worker’s compensation and health care costs that are happening in your business right now. That’s great! Improving the overall productivity and outcome of your business should be a key part of the overall growth and development of your company. After all, when your workers are more productive, they will create a better product with greater quality overall. Don’t believe us? Take a look further. After all, you might not be aware of how office ergonomics can improve your workplace overall – but you’re about to learn just how ergonomics can impact on your company. Let’s take a look now: Continue reading “How Office Ergonomics Can Impact Employee Well Being”
Employees with great presentation skills are coveted assets across industries. They project confidence, inspire trust, and represent their organizations in the best possible light. However, people are not born with these talents. Some employees with academic or extracurricular backgrounds in public speaking, business competition, or performance may seem like “naturals,” but every individual is capable of effective public speaking for business with the right training. Continue reading “Presentation Skills Your Office Needs to Learn”
With the amount of people who have one form of addiction or another, the odds are that you will have to deal with an employee with an addiction at some point in your business career. While this can have a negative impact on your business and operations, it could also be a chance for you to build up your company culture and seek to assist your employees to live healthier and more fulfilling lives by giving help and support to both the individual and their loved ones.
However, because addictions are often strongly tied to emotions and hard to break, it can be hard to know what you as an employer or manager can do to make a difference. To help with this task, here are three ways you can assist an employee with an addiction. Continue reading “3 Ways To Assist An Employee With An Addiction Problem”
One of the riddles that keeps business managers on their toes is the fact that there are state and federal regulations when it comes to various aspects of employee practices. And while most of these are built on good intentions, there are still things that need to be accepted and/or wiggled around during the course of operations.
Two of these specifically are regulations about minimum wage, and about overtime rules. So within those categories, there are techniques you have to use to maintain your professional bottom line. The categories below will each talk about how these topics are related. Continue reading “Minimum Wages and Overtime Changes: What It Means For Business Management”
Though it may seem like the safest option, a passive approach to workplace communication can have negative implications. Keeping your head down can indeed make you less vulnerable to office backlash. However, it also closes off many opportunities to move up the career ladder.
Staying passive will make you seem uncertain, unconfident, and indecisive. But by speaking up and making yourself heard, you can effectively express yourself while also getting what you want. Simply put, you have to learn to be assertive. Continue reading “Cultivating Assertiveness to Counter Workplace Passiveness”
With a large number of companies all offering much the same types of benefits to their employees, it’s no wonder that many business managers are searching for new and exciting incentives in order to attract new applications to their company. Rather than simply providing the generally expected benefits such as health benefits and childcare, many companies are offering exclusive benefits that are rarely found anywhere else. If you run a company and want to do something different for your employees, here are some interesting ideas that you might want to consider running with. Continue reading “Creative Benefit Ideas to Offer Your Employees”
When it comes to effective human resource management within an organization, there are many responsibilities. From managing employee needs, payroll, trainings, and so on, it can become a lot for a human resource staff to manage. Maintaining physical files and multiple databases makes it easier for mistakes to happen or important information to be overlooked. For these reasons and more, many businesses have been relying on the use of technology to streamline HR processes. Continue reading “Benefits of Human Resource Software in the Workplace”
Do you have an employee with an ambiguous job title? Think of someone who has been with the company for countless years and does a great job, even if you are unsure of what they do. Now imagine losing that employee.
Many companies exist in this kind of limbo-stage, where they are highly reliant on a specific employee, but don’t fully understand their entire job purpose until the employee retires or moves on. As an employer, it is critical that you identify the qualities and tasks put on these employees before you lose them. Continue reading “3 Tips for Preserving Company Knowledge”
Learning is a continuous process. Success in life and career comes from competence and learning. In fact there are four basic competencies, which need to be developed for succeeding in life. These include communication skills, creation of positive personal impact, relationship building and becoming a great performer with consistency. Continue reading “Never stop learning – self education rockets your confidence and career”
If you have your own business and you’ve found success, you’re probably well aware of what makes a company tick over, turn a tidy profit and stand the test of time. Offering a high quality product or service is of the upmost importance, needless to say. Providing great customer service is also essential given that customers are probably going to be unwilling to give you their custom if they aren’t treated with the respect they expect. In addition, high quality customer service is key to earning a good reputation and you need just this if customers are going to leave satisfied and spread the word to your potential future clients. Continue reading “Keeping Staff Well Training Contributes To Business Success”
Workplace falls injure thousands of workers and cost businesses millions of dollars in compensation every year. Various types of falls occur at ground level and more serious accidents occur when people are working higher up. Either way, a serious fall in the workplace can be a life changing experience. It also has serious repercussions for businesses, especially if they don’t have the appropriate safety measures in place. These are some effective ways to prevent falls in the workplace. Continue reading “Ways to Prevent Falls in the Workplace”
Nobody likes the idea of being injured whilst at work, however sometimes accidents are unavoidable. If you have been injured or hurt in the workplace, you are most likely entitled to worker’s compensation. The vast majority of employers are required by state law to provide worker’s compensation insurance coverage for their employees. If you have been hurt or injured as a result of an accident at work and are wondering what to do next, we’ve put together a few helpful tips in order to protect your legal rights and get the compensation that you are entitled to. Continue reading “What to Do if You are Injured at Work”
Who doesn’t like appreciated and recognition. You’d be lying if you say you don’t. Recognition and appreciation are infact essential to promote a hardworking spirit amongst the employees and it is hence almost mandatory for the management of a company to give certain employee recognition awards for better work delivery. Employees today are always switching jobs for better renumeration and for a company to retain the valuable workers, they must appreciate their talent and provide incentives and awards that not only encourage the employees but also help keep them loyal to the company. The companies must even allocate a certain budget for these recognition awards that must be given every once in a while. Continue reading “The advantages of employee recognition awards”
The world is a really fascinating place with a lot of things to admire. These are things like time which are common place but they add glee to the world. There is the issue of time zones which every business person needs to understand. Time zones can affect the performance of your business team if you are not careful. Of course, this is only if you have a team that is spread across various parts of the world. Continue reading “Managing a global team across various time zones made easier”
Keeping your team’s morale high and positive is the key to consistent productivity and smooth business management. If your small business or startup lacks the team spirit, then progress is plateaued. Here are 5 ways you can boost team morale without busting the company’s bank account and giving everyone ridiculous raises. Continue reading “How to Boost Team Morale the Budget Friendly Way”