If you run a business, it makes sense that you want to surround yourself with the best team. Hiring and firing is part and parcel of being the boss, but finding the best candidates for your business can be a tricky task. If you’re on the hunt for new...
Your business is only going to be as good as the people that you have working for you. The staff are the ones that day in and day out are there, doing the things that can help the business to grow. So recruiting the right kind of people, the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
While you are looking to build your business and make sure that you serve your company and serve your staff as best as you can, the natural option would be to start outsourcing certain functions. This can be a very touchy subject, especially from the perspective of permanent members...
How many times have you heard somebody talk about the importance of image? It's everything in developing your business, so you need to think about making an image as positive as possible. This means looking at two things, your brand and your reputation. For those businesses that have been...
We’re all in business for different reasons… But at the same time, we’re kind of all in business for the same reason. We want to make a positive difference in the world and change the world around us for the better. We want to enrich the lives of others...
Once upon a time employee training was frowned upon. However, over the last few years there has been a definite shift in culture in relation to it, with more and more businesses happy to invest in the practice.This training can of course come in all shapes and sizes. For...