As a business owner, it’s important that you follow all the rules and laws relating to proper hiring and employment practices. However, if you want to have a reputation as a company that truly takes care of their employees and become a dream employer for potential new hires, you should aim to go above and beyond when it comes to accommodating those with injuries, special needs, or unique circumstances. So to help you do this, here are three things you can do that will help your company better serve those who have special circumstances or additional needs. Continue reading 3 Ways To Help Employees With Special Needs or Circumstances
The way we hold ourselves up has been an issue for centuries. Any school-aged child is familiar with the images of how man evolved to the tall standing humans we are today. It’s amazing to consider that there were no chiropractors back then. There were no spinal surgeons either. If you broke your back or injured your spine, you were just out of luck. Can you imagine the back troubles?! Since then, mothers everywhere have made it a point to tell their children on a regular basis to sit up straight. Below are a few ways that piece of maternal advice may help you out in the office. Continue reading 3 Ways to Help Your Physical Posture Help Your Business Posture
We all know that sleep is a necessary part of life, but from the time we are young, we seek ways to escape it. As children, we view falling asleep as the ultimate defeat. Bedtime means no more playing outside, no more spending time with friends, and no late night movies we probably shouldn’t have seen anyway.
As adults, sleep can be viewed as something that gets in the way of progress. We are always trying to find ways to add hours to a day so we can get more done at home and at work. With that said, we may actually be sabotaging the quality of everything we do by shaving time off of a good night’s rest.
According to the research, the lack of sleep can have a negative effect on “reaction speed, short-term and long-term memory, ability to focus, decision-making capacity, math processing, cognitive speed and spatial orientation.” The value you have to your business shrinks indefinitely when you lose sleep. Below are some things to keep in mind when thinking about trading sleep for extra work.
The Dynamics Of PAT Testing And What Is Involved
Portable Appliance Testing or PAT Testing is a procure in the UK that involves the routine safety checks for electrical appliances. It is a safety regulation that is more of common sense to guarantee that the general public are protected from injury that is caused by the usage of a portable electrical appliance. People depend on these devices too much to not seek some type of safety procedure when we use these items daily. The best thing to do is to keep the damage minimal and by doing this, we avoid the outcomes of bigger mistakes. Continue reading What Does PAT Testing Include?
Every business enters a significant upwards growth curve at some point and then begins to notice things tapering off. For business owners this is a scary prospect because you never know if the slowing growth will be a sustainable pattern which could eventually lead to a reduction in revenues or if it’s a short-term lack of interest in the product offering.
According to reports from World Health Organization, air pollution is the world’s single biggest environmental health risk, which is linked to millions of deaths every year.There is a strong link between indoor pollution and cardiovascular diseases such as ischemic heart disease, strokes, and serious health ailments like cancer. The role of air pollution in triggering respiratory diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases and acute respiratory infections, is well known. Continue reading What Makes KENT Eternal Air Purifier The Best in Market
What should and what shouldn’t you back up? Your business is probably loaded with different types of technology. For what system or technology should you have a backup? Is your data the only thing you should be backing up? What about a backup power supply, transport system, or even a backup security system that catches staff as well as intruders? Here are ten of the most common pieces of technology that companies are using as backup tech. Continue reading Top 10 Backup Technologies for Your Business
When it comes to success in business, there is one key asset which you cannot do without. It should be at the centre of all the decisions you make. This asset is your workforce, whether you’re a small startup team or a larger, more established operation. In fact, it refers just as much to solo-preneurs. Continue reading How to Create Staff Satisfaction with Virtual Offices
When you finally decided to let go of your traditional ‘9 to 5 job’ in an office, you have joined a large number of professionals in search for better opportunities. Working from the comforts of your own home is so promising in so many ways. Just imagine the stress of daily commute to work and the hassle of getting up early to look office-ready every single day of your life. If you want to work wearing your pajamas and sweatpants, definitely you can do so. Continue reading 9 Tips So You Can Effectively Work From Home
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
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
With President Trump recently withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, the subject of sustainability has once again stepped out of the realm of good business practice to the sphere of international politics and an outraged press. Whatever your opinion on this matter, one’s thing for sure: all this chatter around sustainability will have businesses wondering if they’re doing enough to tackle the size of their environmental footprint. Continue reading Is Your Business taking the Right Steps to Tackle Sustainability?
One way for an industrial business to take the initiative on helping the environment is to plan for the most efficient and eco-friendly engineering systems. Gas separation and compression are used by a wide range of industries from aviation to electronics to mining. The purpose is often to isolate different elements such as nitrogen and oxygen. Continue reading Adopting Forward Thinking Engineering Systems
They say all you need is a great idea and the will to develop it. This, unfortunately, is the farthest thing from the truth. A great idea will get you nowhere and, most often, a professional team and months of work invested also don’t do the trick. Continue reading What B2B Startups Need to Know About Business Continuity
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Herbert Wigwe is mostly known as Nigeria’s most prolific and innovative banker but Mr. Wigwe´s tireless work with Nigeria’s youth isn’t going unnoticed. The Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe (HOW) foundation drove a campaign encouraging young people to accept challenges and be the best they can be under the slogan #BeTheBest. Continue reading The HOW foundation encouraging youth to work towards a better future.
For most of us, insurance is just a way of risk mitigation for those unwanted times when health problems occur. While it is true, that in life, problems seldom come alone, it is also true that preparation beforehand can help to mitigate many of the challenges which may be faced by us during those testing times. Continue reading Putting Health Back in Health Insurance
Take a look at your company’s current incentives program and you may be thinking that you already have everything covered, but have you already considered improving your safety and wellness programs? Perhaps you’ve tried a few things, but you’re not seeing your employees making a change for the better.Conversely, you might just want to see better results. If that’s the case, then you should consider using safety and wellness incentives to get the job done. Continue reading Safety and Wellness Incentive Programs: Do They Work?
Did you know that 43% of today’s cyber-attacks target small businesses? Small businesses don’t have the resources to apply maximum security measures, which makes them targets for a wide range of online attacks. To make things even worse, only a small number of small businesses have the ability to mitigate cyber security risks effectively. Continue reading Protect Your Small Business from Cyber Attacks
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
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