The environment at work does a lot of things to us: makes us hungry, sad, bored, and a lot of the time it throws us together with people we would never see outside of work. Usually you all learn to get along and have a fun time together whilst...
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...
To have the best and most engaged employees, then creating a positive and conducive environment for them is really important. When your employees feel encouraged, are working in an environment that helps them to work, and are working for someone that obviously cares, then it is a great formula...
The new year is always a great chance to have a fresh start and begin doing things a little differently so that your business and workplace can improve. A happy and productive working environment will leave your employees motivated for the year ahead meaning that your company won’t lose...
These days, technology is used in almost every area of business, from customer service and product development, through to sales, marketing, administration, HR, and finance. Another thing that digital developments have really made a difference to though is communication.Now, more and more businesses utilize video conferencing to enable effective...
Ergonomics is a word that is often used when it comes to equipping a workplace, but few people actually understand what it means or implies. Ergonomics is actually the study of how efficient people are in their working environment. It sounds vague and rather general, but it’s often used...
As a small business owner, human resources issues are, perhaps, one of the toughest challenges you will experience. While you have to work under the same rules and regulations of the more prominent companies in your industry, the simple fact is that you don’t have the budget to match....
Overtaking your main business rivals should be one of your main aims right now; you won’t go far if you let them pull ahead and do better than you. Edging past your rivals and moving on to bigger and better things is easier than you think so don’t assume...
The ability for employers to keep track of those who work for them is a tremendous leap forward in workplace technology. The problem is that there’s always a limit. You need to know the difference between surveying your employees and invading their privacy.We take a look at this issue...
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...