Looking after your staff involves more than just taking care of the practical elements such as pay, tax, facilities, and equipment. To have a happy workforce, you need to consider the mental wellbeing of your staff, and that means making a conscious effort to ensure the working environment gives them what they need in terms of stimulation, responsibility, enjoyment, and a pleasant atmosphere. It might sound like a lot of extra work that you could do without as a small business owner. However, investing in your staff is essential if you wish to succeed with your business. Continue reading “Creating a Happy Working Environment”
Very few people earn large salaries in their twenties. But that doesn’t mean you have to suffer being paid meager wages and forgo your dreams. Here are some practical ways you can give your current income a much-needed boost: Continue reading “5 Ways 20-Somethings Can Boost Their Existing Income”
According to data provided by Bloomberg, in the last year, corporations paid $39.3 billion dollars for outside consultancy. Indeed, corporate consulting is considered by many as one of the most profitable business ventures in the market. So much so that USA Today made an estimate that on average, business/marketing consultants generate about $175,000 a year. Continue reading “Top Income Streams You Can Create in the Corporate Consulting Scene”
It’s a well-known fact that without efficient staff the level of success a company can reach is limited. There is only so much that an entrepreneur can do on their own to reach the top, which is why many hire employees to help lighten the load. Though it is necessary to hire top talent, retaining staff and ensuring that they’re performing at their best requires a lot more than a nice salary with fringe benefits. As a business owner, it is also your responsibility to make sure that those you employ are content. Continue reading “Is Your Staff Happy? Here’s Why You Should Care”
Setting some goals for your career and a timeframe that you would like to achieve them in is an important way of staying on track. If you’ve got the ability, there is no reason why you shouldn’t progress through your company or move onto a higher role in a different one. Unfortunately, getting a promotion is not always easy and sometimes it can be hard to figure out what you need to do to progress. It can be very disheartening when your boss chooses a new candidate for a higher role that you feel that you have been working hard for throughout several years. Understanding how to make yourself shine in the workplace is very important and when you eventually get that promotion you will be very happy! Continue reading “How to Get A Promotion at Work”
In the business world, it’s common for people to feel like their loyalty and work for a company should be adequately compensated. However, feeling like you should get a raise and actually securing that raise are two very different things. In our culture, talking about money can be very taboo, even in a professional setting. Knowing this, most people want to come to the table well prepared for a positive exchange between this boss. So to help make this more likely, here are three ways to increase your chances of getting a raise. Continue reading “3 Ways To Increase Your Chances of Getting A Raise”
Employee retention matters for several good reasons and is an important topic you should pay more attention to if you want to get ahead. It’s an aspect of business many owners forget about and fail to address, only for them to later regret letting their staff fall through the cracks when they either drift to their competitors. Continue reading “Why Your Employees Should Be Your First”
Many businesses will rely on office workers to keep the daily running of their company smooth. Yet they will also need the help of their remote working team to get important tasks done each day. When you have remote workers making up your workforce, you need to ensure they feel valued and important within the business. This can be a difficult task when they live far away, often in other countries. Nevertheless, there are some key ways you can maintain good relations with your remote workers, which will see some immeasurable benefits to your business.
You can carry out a lot of activities easily via the internet, and applying for an employment position is not an exception. Although this may seem like a convenient way to pursue your career goals, it may just not be the best idea. With little chances of actually getting considered for a job position, some people have discredited online job applications. Others have found the secret to applying for online jobs and are having a track record with getting employment online. Are there certain things that the latter know that the former do not? These are some quick tips on applying and getting online jobs.
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”
How motivated is your team? If you’re not sure, take a quick look around the office. Do people look bored and totally checked out? Does your team look unhappy around the office while they work?
Productivity levels are another key indicator of motivation. If productivity has been dropping or stalled off completely it’s a sign that employees aren’t very motivated to work. Continue reading “Keep Your Team Motivated With Friendly Competition”
- Women run only 14% business enterprises in India
- Lack of education and patriarchal issues are challenges
- Women also find it difficult to raise credit for their business
- Collateral-free loans, workshops can make a positive change