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...
In many businesses, up to 50% of the workforce can be unhappy with their job. You may find that some are doing the bare minimum required of them and spending the rest of their time watching the clock or making coffee. Then there’s the ones that are blatantly miserable...
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...
In an effort to keep your business afloat, you may be keen to cut down on costs. This is a wise move, and there are particular areas where you can save money. However, if you want to improve your work practices and improve the effectiveness of your team, you...
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...
Teams are only as good as their players.Whether you’re building a new venture from the ground up or fleshing out a small team in a vast corporate bureaucracy, your success turns on your ability to attract, hire, and retain the best — and get the most of out each...
Talent attraction and recruitment for any company or recruitment team can be and often continues to be a tedious if not exhausting process.  Trying to ascertain the exact job description and marketing channels to entice your ‘perfect’ candidate can take days of preparation and then there is that small...