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.

Continue reading “The Business of Employee Support: Ways To Be A Supportive Employer”

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”

Clever Budgeting After College

After four or five years of living as an impoverished college student, you’ve finally got the diploma and the job. No more instant noodles for you, right? While it’s true that some better money will finally be coming into your bank account, it’s also true that a long line of bills will need to be paid. You’re past the point of getting housing on the cheap, and remember those student loans that got you through? Continue reading “Clever Budgeting After College”

Bring in the Experts: 5 Signs It’s Time to Make Outside Executive Hires

Founders are a restless bunch, especially in the tech sector. It’s rare to see a founder stick in the same day-to-day management role at the same company for one decade, let alone two or three. They’re much more likely to hire talented outside executives to scale their vision. Continue reading “Bring in the Experts: 5 Signs It’s Time to Make Outside Executive Hires”

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”

Find Meaning in Your Work – 4 Ways to Get More from Your Career

The Society for Human Resource Management’s exhaustive employee satisfaction survey is a blueprint for managers and executives who take their employees’ happiness seriously. If you’re looking to improve the workplace environment for your subordinates, click that link and don’t come back. Continue reading “Find Meaning in Your Work – 4 Ways to Get More from Your Career”

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”

Safety and Wellness Incentive Programs: Do They Work?

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?”

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”

Does an attendance software help you process payroll faster?

A typical scenario:  Imagine a scenario where you don’t have an attendance software:  On a typical payroll cut-off date, you (as the HR or payroll personnel) will have to manually compile, collect, collate and then verify attendance details of all employees. Collation of such humongous data month after month is always a pain because there are chances of human errors creeping in. Sometimes attendance may not have been captured accurately or reliably and this may cause employee dissatisfaction. Continue reading “Does an attendance software help you process payroll faster?”

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”

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”

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”

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”

Top 10 Online MBA Programs for 2017

Looking for a good online MBA program to get enrolled? Well, it is obvious that everyone wants to get quality education from well-known universities that are prestigious. The biggest hurdle is usually to identify these top business programs in the world reported ach year, and even more problematic, getting to determine which MBA program is best to get into. Continue reading “Top 10 Online MBA Programs for 2017”

3 Critical Considerations for Your New Business Office

The task of setting up a new business office can be confusing and overwhelming.  There are so many things to consider and it’s challenging to determine what needs to be done first.  Combine this huge To Do list with signing a lease for your office space, hiring personnel along as well as purchasing office equipment and you can see why savvy business owners opt for serviced offices. Continue reading “3 Critical Considerations for Your New Business Office”

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”