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As a small business owner, human resources issues are, perhaps, one of the toughest challenges you will experience. While you have to work under the same rules and regulations of the more prominent companies in your industry, the simple fact is that you don’t have the budget to match....
Ask anyone to list the top qualities of a leader, and communication skills will inevitably make the cut, usually somewhere near the top of the list.  The importance of communication is justified by mentioning the need to articulate a vision, provide guidance and insight, and bring clarity to job...
Running a business can be daunting because there are just so many aspects to think about. From paying your employee salaries to worrying about your next marketing campaign, there’s far too much stress involved and the last thing we need to think about is how affordable our company is....
The new year is always a great chance to have a fresh start and begin doing things a little differently so that your business and workplace can improve. A happy and productive working environment will leave your employees motivated for the year ahead meaning that your company won’t lose...
Business owners are constantly searching for the latest and greatest innovation that can drive sales and launch their company to success. In their efforts to gather fresh ideas, business owners often implement a number of tools, like incentivized innovation programs and specially organized hackathons. And while these tools can...
From tiny homes to off-grid trailers, non-traditional living arrangements are all the rage these days. But have you considered using a non-traditional workspace? If the thought of heading to the office every day is getting old, shake things up by switching to shipping container offices. These offices are exactly what...
Millennials are now a backbone in the job market, but they have shed the traditional approach to occupations that shaped the generations before them. One of the biggest shifts in terms of millennial thinking is around company loyalty. For millennials, it’s easier and far more appealing to quit their jobs...
If you’ve had a few requests from your employees that they be allowed to work from home, but you aren’t sure whether it will be a good idea or not, check out these very compelling reasons why you should say yes to that request right now... They’ll be Less Stressed When...
Given the number of jobs that now only require a laptop, access to the internet and the ability to self-motivate, you can now work from anywhere in the world and still earn the same money as you would at home. This means that whether you want to take up...
Ergonomics is a word that is often used when it comes to equipping a workplace, but few people actually understand what it means or implies. Ergonomics is actually the study of how efficient people are in their working environment. It sounds vague and rather general, but it’s often used...