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”

3 Ways Employees With Substance Addiction Could Negatively Affect Your Business

Many employers feel that what an employee does outside of work on their hours off is none of the company’s business. However, once that employee’s behavior begins affecting the way they’re able to do their job, their actions can quickly become a big problem for their employers. Especially in the case of substance abuse, dealing with employees who regularly abuse drugs or alcohol can negatively impact a business in a big way. Continue reading “3 Ways Employees With Substance Addiction Could Negatively Affect Your Business”

7 Things Employers Look for in Job Candidates

Hiring new talents take a lot of time, money, and effort. Applicants often go through an intensive screening process so the company will be assured that they selected the right candidate for the job. Having the right technical expertise is important in securing a job position, but the hiring committee is also on the look-out for other factors that can contribute to the company’s success. Here are 7 important things employers look for when hiring job candidates.  Continue reading “7 Things Employers Look for in Job Candidates”

Health and Safety Best Practice for Aerial Workers

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”

CFA Study Tip & Tricks

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”

6 Benefits of Workmen’s Compensation Policy only the Best Organisations Know About

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”

Career Planning Tips For College Students

“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”

3 Ways to Create A Positive Work Environment in 2017

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”

Ways to achieve employee buy-in while implementing changes

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”

How to Contribute to the Community

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”

How to Grow Your Employees as Assets

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”

Arranging travel for disabled staff

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”

Getting To Know UTS Inside Out

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.

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Reasons Your Employees Shouldn’t Fear Making Mistakes

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”

Higher Studies Options in Telangana

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”

How to Keep Your Remote Team Motivated

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”

Should Your Company Screen For Drug Use?

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?”