When you are hiring support staff for a healthcare business, you need to be thorough. A medical setting of any genre requires a level of sensitivity as a part of the job, and one of the most important qualities that anyone should look out for in their healthcare staff...
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...
Many of us consider that our personal ambitions are important. Of course, they are. They’re part of us. They’re not just some thought in our head, those ideas, ambitions and that sense of purpose is part of our character, and to a large extent how we orient the path...
You are only one player in your business. You depend on a lot of other people to meet client expectations and help your business grow. The bulk of your company will be made up other people; your staff. As such, in order for your business to be as well-functioning...
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...
Most successful solopreneurs reach a point in their business where they realize that they just can’t keep up with the workload. When business is going well and you’re generating more and more interest and making more sales, you need to be able to keep up with demand. Taking on...
There are two kinds of remote work. One is about millennials sipping mojitos by the beach, working four-hour weeks. They're farming out the day-to-day operation of their company to outsourcers in Senegal. The other is about having employees that can avoid the commute and work from home. They get things...
Having a job is great! It means you have an income, can support yourself, and if you are lucky, spend your day doing something that you love with people that you like. Not everyone’s relationship with employment is so peachy, of course, but the fact of the matter is...
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...
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...