When you first start a business, it’s tempting to want to do as much of the work yourself as possible. When you’re yet to turn much profit, money will be tight and doing the work on your own can save on costs. However, once things start picking up, you...
One of the areas that companies across the world are emphasizing is employee development. People are a resource, and it’s important to recognize that people who work for your company are going to bring something to the table for you. They may be there in a capacity that you’ve...
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...
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...
Employee training isn’t the end-all, be-all of endpoint security for your business; you need to combine effective endpoint detection and response tools with employee training to create an effective security strategy for your business’s sensitive data. But, that said, people are the biggest point of vulnerability in most systems....
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...
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...
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...