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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
After decades of flying under the radar, Canada’s reputation as a destination for international business students has taken off. Since 2000, the number of international MBA candidates in the country has more than doubled. Canada is attracting more and more students from outside the country because of its low unemployment rate and its stable economy […]
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.
A degree in management is increasingly becoming the need of the day. And the cherry on the top of the cake is the Global MBA degree for the aspirants which promises a gateway into the hallowed portals of professional growth and corporate stardom. For those who are envisioning a career which will be fast paced […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
While the greater part of contractual worker selects constrained organizations to handle their business undertakings, there are circumstances in which umbrella companies can speak to a more pragmatic alternative. Knowing the advantages that an umbrella organization can bring, and coordinating them against your objectives and desires for your contracting vocation, will let you know which […]
As an employer or business owner, have you ever planned on having a day full of accomplishing assignments or activities and then reached the end of the day not knowing where all your time went? On the flip-side, have you ever had your employees go over budget or fail to complete a task for an […]
Making mistakes is a natural part of life. In some cases, the mistakes that are made by a younger person can haunt them for many years to come. This is the case with people who have been convicted of a felony. There are a number of things that having this type of conviction can prohibit […]
How do we make better decisions? Isn’t that a common question we hear almost everyone asking themselves every single day? But to some people, making decisions comes natural. This is what Steve Liefschultz intends to promote: to make wiser decisions quickly on the go. The following 4 techniques should help.
Hiring contract workers from India can often help companies save money while improving customer services. Hiring a contract worker, however, comes with some issues that you will have to confront. Follow this guide to make a smart decision that will help your company succeed.
MBA- just to add another feather to your cap or to gain some relevant knowledge, well, whatever the reason is, we all are aware about the rising popularity of Business Schools in India. An increasing proportion of country’s youth is inclined towards this much rewarded yet expensive management programme. Among such a massive and wide […]
Over the past several years business coaches and mentors have become more common with those who are looking to develop their business. They have evolved from being a ‘nice to have’ to a ‘necessity’ as business owners and leaders begin to realise the importance of having a coach or mention to ensure they continue to […]
Other than for its aesthetic value, indoor plants are much appreciated by those who understand the health and productivity benefits that these plants give. Offices are just one of the few indoor environments that make having plants a necessity. In an atmosphere that demands high productivity and drive, plants are able to neutralize the negative […]
The people who work for your company are the lifeblood of your business. There is a reason why labor strikes are such an effective collective bargaining tool. Without skilled workers, your company shuts down. It is as simple as that. Being too cavalier about the general mood of those who work for you is one […]
Do you always have the same old office meetings? You all just sit around a desk and chat. While it may be convenient to have an office meeting in an office, that isn’t the only place to have one. Even if you are restricted to the office there are still ways to make the meeting […]
Very few people have a single-minded career focus these days. This is caused by a variety of factors, including detailed television portrayals of jobs, broad-based school curricula, and a general growth in entrepreneurism. Whatever the cause, you may find yourself at a bit of a crossroads, with two (or more!) fields in mind and a […]
A resume is one of the most important documents of a job seeker. It is the first and easiest way to show the employers that you are a perfect match for the company. A lot rides on what and how much you have mentioned in your CV. Everything from interview to the whole selection process […]
Getting hurt while on the job is certainly not a pleasant experience. Besides the physical pain and any medical treatments that you need to undergo, there is the hassle of dealing with the issue through your employer. There are several steps that you should take any time that you get injured while on the job […]
Let’s say you’re one of the millions of American young people who have a job, but not a particularly impressive career. You work hard, enjoy what you do, but you still bring in less $40k a year. There’s nothing to be ashamed of if you’re in the scenario (I am too). But you know that […]
Health care has been a thriving industry for many years, and this trend seems likely to continue. With a generation of Baby Boomers now making the transition to retirement and semi-retirement, health care jobs are as in demand as ever. Some jobs in the industry offer plenty of possibilities, from appealing salaries to considerable autonomy […]