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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
When you want to go into business for yourself, it’s not easy to know exactly what it is that you want to do. Because some people will know exactly where their entrepreneurial ambitions should lie, but others won’t. Some will just know that they want to run their own...
Dealing with the distasteful and emotionally devastating parts of life is how we build strength. As cliché as it may sound, it’s true. Being fired unexpectedly, particularly from a career which you have put years into, can be one of the most psyche-wrecking and emotionally painful experiences there is....
Do you know what to look for when hiring a new employee? Great employees come in all shapes and sizes, but most share a handful of characteristics that set them apart from their “merely” good counterparts. (Nothing against good employees — there’s room for them in the workforce too.)Keeping...
Contracting is as easy as 1-2-3… plus a few more steps after that. All it takes is a few months of excruciating deliberation, a few more months of fine-tooth reviewing and refining, and then more months or years of concentrated observation to ensure all parties are upholding the deal....