Photo by Antenna on Unsplash As your company grows and you hire employees, you’ll want to start throwing a party every once in a while. You don’t always need a specific reason to throw a party; sometimes you can do it sheerly for the sake of getting the people who work for you into a room together to blow off some steam and get the endorphins pumping. Put the “live” in … [Read more...] about Seven – and a Half! Office Party Themes for Your Growing Business
Photo by Campaign Creators on Unsplash Motivating employees is important to your business or workgroup. As the leader, you will find that it is your responsibility to keep the troops motivated during good times and bad. As a sales manager for various companies, I found that motivating employees was the most important job I had. I soon learned that if I did nothing else … [Read more...] about Motivating Employees –Three Simple Ways to Become a Great Leader
Both employer and employee have their respective rights and duties. This is to ensure a balanced relationship. To ensure smooth payment to an employee or a worker from an employer, the Fair Labour Standard Act (FLSA) requires every employer to pay for all hours of work delivered to him. Who deserves overtime? If an employee has worked more than forty hours a week, he or … [Read more...] about Recovering Unpaid Overtime by Hiring a Professional Employment Attorney
The US Small Business Administration revealed that there are 30.7 million small businesses in the country as of 2019. These businesses hired 47.3 percent of the nation’s total private workforce. If you have your own small business and plans to start hiring employees to expand your company, there are several things you need to do first before starting your hiring … [Read more...] about Essential Steps Needed When Hiring Your Company’s First Employees
In today’s information era, background checks are commonly performed by employers that yearn to know about the people they’re investing in. By executing background checks, you can secure higher employee retention, hiring high-quality staff who fit with your company culture. Adding employees to your presently constructed team presents business risks, which you can overcome … [Read more...] about What Do Background Checks Show?
Whether you’ve recently launched your own business, or you have many years of experience under your belt, it’s only natural that you will want to have the best employees working for you. When hiring people for your business, the process can be long and tiring, but it’s always better to be safe than sorry, and ensure that no employees have any skeletons in the closet! Even if … [Read more...] about How to Perform Employee Background Checks: What You Need to Know
Hiring good employees is not only important to business, it is essential. Employees are the heart and soul of a business; they are the mechanism that makes a business run; they are the breath of life that enables a business to be something more than an idea. A business cannot run unless someone (employees, in this case) is doing the work. Any intelligent business owner should … [Read more...] about How to Hire and Retain Good Employees
Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash The different generations, from Baby Boomers to Gen Y have been in the news a lot lately, especially when it comes to getting along in the workplace. The tension can cause quite a few problems for business owners and managers alike. While you can find tons of articles on the internet aimed towards dealing with millennials in the … [Read more...] about Millennials in the Workplace: What Do They Need in the Office?
https://pixabay.com/illustrations/productivity-work-businessman-1995786/ If earlier freelance was considered something unreliable and foggy, today more and more companies prefer to work with trusted freelancers remotely than to hire full-time specialists. Even when it comes to long-term cooperation. The reason for this trend is very simple - qualified freelancers have very … [Read more...] about 3 Foolproof Steps to Make Your Business More Attractive to High-level Freelancers
I’m going to go out on a limb and assume that you, as a manager, want more from your employees. You want them to go above and beyond. You don’t want drones clocking in and out. You want productive, motivated employees, employees who genuinely care about the bottom line. By now, you’re probably shaking your head, “Yes, that is what I want!” And you are probably itching to know, … [Read more...] about 6 Tips to Improve Employee Engagement in Small Business