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One of the busiest departments in a company is that of human resources, as they are tasked with managing talent acquisition, ongoing training, payroll, performance evaluation, and tons of paperwork processes. The use of technology and software has made it much easier for these departments to stay on track and in control, but there are…
If you feel that your business has become unorganized and is no longer running efficiently, you are not alone. According to Forbes, 70% of small businesses do not make it to the tenth year of operation, and much of this failure rate can be attributed to a lack of efficiency and organization. A business cannot thrive…
It takes a split second to make some decisions at work. You might be a newly promoted manager or one with experience, yet there are some decisions that will need to be made immediately because of time constraints. If time is of the essence, you will be required to be quick and decisive with the…
It’s hard to be an entrepreneur. When you start a new business you will find a lot of obstacles on the road. Plans that don’t work, detours you have to take, and of course, the lack of sleep. But you like it, so you soak it up for the good cause. On the road to building…
Expanding your business globally is no walk in the park. Despite the myriad of benefits that come with “going global,” there are still a lot of firms that haven’t made the leap abroad. After all, it’s a massive endeavour that will require a lot of time, effort, research, and patience. In order to successfully expand…
Good Managers and Leaders know that in order for their employees to do their best, the motivation needs to be right.   Research has shown that highly engaged individuals will perform better and go beyond their performance targets. Motivational experts suggest that all individuals have their own distinctive blend of motivators.  Therefore, by learning what these…
When weighing up the benefits of HR software, it can often come down to a decision between choosing between solutions that have different HR capabilities, such as payroll or learning and development, or an integrated system. The benefit of a ‘best of breed’ option is that it has specialized functionality and advanced features. However, an…
Being an employee in a big name company can feel like you’re on top of the world. You’ve been hired for your skills and expertise in order to help projects get completed on time. Working full-time should be a rewarding experience. However, there are some employers who aren’t interested in treating their employees very fairly. Most employees don’t…
It is a common belief in history that the majority of us will only accomplish something of significance if we work together. For every good man or woman, there is a team of people behind them. Assembling your perfect corporate team is often the goal of many high ranking individuals within the company. How do…
A successful company was once a startup business that grew because of its efforts. One of these efforts centers on the act of keeping their employees happy and satisfied. The employees are the lifeblood of any organization. If you want to keep your customers happy, you need happy employees as well. If your goal is to…