We all need a little more flexibility in our lives, which is perhaps one of the driving reasons behind the choice that many employees make regarding their future. Rather than working for a single company, with a boss above them, people are now -- more than any other time...
Your employees are the most powerful tool in your business's arsenal. Their importance for the overall success of your business really cannot be overstated. Sure, there are a lot of things that go into making a business successful, but your employees are the ones who are able to take...
If you think that your employees aren’t going to improve your company, then you have possibly never been so wrong about something before. Your employees are the bread and butter of your company, and the more time you spend trying to develop them, the better your company is going...
One of the biggest issues that every business will face is coping with employee sickness. Even if a worker takes just one day off to get over a brief illness, the effect will certainly be felt across the company. The other employees who work closely with the individual will...
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....
When you’re running your own team, your effectiveness as a boss will have an impact on the end results of your employee’s workflow and productivity. If you want your company to thrive, then you need to be the best boss possible, and that is, unfortunately, an area that is...
From an employer’s perspective, soft skills make the difference. What is a soft skill? Also called transferable skills or job-readiness skills, soft skills are the intangible, less-technical skills that employees are expected to possess. While being able to rewire a home is a hard skill, a soft skill is...
Keeping your employees happy is so important when you run a business. Why? Because happy employees stick around and they tend to give it their all for you and your business. It’s probably fair to say that the most successful businesses, in all ways, are the ones who look...
Running a business can be hard at the best of times, but when you then throw managing employees on top of that, things can get quite tough. Because looking after more than just yourself when it comes to your company, can be a big deal. Not only do you...
Let’s face it, the pressures in modern businesses are high. It’s tough to please customers, especially now that industries are so competitive. But this environment is doing more than making you work hard; it’s ruining your relationship with your employees. Nobody likes being pushed to the limit - and they...