4 Ways to Ensure that Your Employees are Happy to Work for You

Your employees are the most valuable asset to your company and their skills and experience provide the key elements that your business needs to thrive. With so many people looking desperately for jobs, companies can sometimes take advantage of what their employees are willing to do. The costs of hiring and training new staff are often higher than investing in the ones that you already have. Here are four ways that you can keep your employees happy and working at their best for your business. Continue reading

Projecting the Right Business Image Today

 During the economic boom of the 1980s, the archetypal image of a successful businessman was personified in the character of Wall Street’s Gordon Gekko; sleek, well-groomed, ruthless and with all the mod cons of the era. Whilst some of these characteristics are equally important in the current context, there is now far less emphasis on clothes you wear and the car you drive. An Armani suit is no longer a prerequisite for success, nor is a brand new BMW, when a used Audi from Exchange and Mart serves very much the same purpose. What is evermore vital today, is confidence, communication and a concern for environmental issues. Continue reading

Corporate Investments in Emerging Markets

Some of America’s largest corporations are seeking great opportunities in opening up new locations in other new emerging markets. Additionally, some companies want to invest heavily in the marketplaces that have recently become available due to a change in political situations. Corporate executives travel the world extensively with the hope of making business and political connections in specific regions such as Asia. John Ferraro E&Y is an example of an American executive that builds relationships with Asian countries. Continue reading

Some Qualities of Successful CEOs

The CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of a company or organization must possess certain qualities in order to be successful. For one, the person must be forward-thinking. In order for a company to grow, it needs a CEO who understands that a company needs to adjust with the changing times. A company that does things exactly how it has always done them is not going to grow and improve. Of course, successful practices can be improved upon. An effective CEO sees the changes that need to be made and figures out how to make them in order to move the company forward. Here are some other qualities that many successful CEOs possess. Continue reading

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