When was the last time you looked at your company's organizational chart? If it's been a while, you should think about the purpose—and potential—of this document.
You think you know how to get the best people—Or do you? Investing in finding the right employees does actually affect your workforce performance, but do you know which ones to invest in to achieve top performance when competing to find the right employee?
Dealing with a disgruntled employee is never a fun experience, and there are steps that need to be taken to ensure that no confidential information finds its way into the wrong hands.
Assessing characteristics of a current employee or a potential employee and matching their character with a suitable role within your company is not only vital to the success of your employees but also your business.
You don't need to invent an innovative product to be a real entrepreneur. Self-employed services specialists are just as important, and most often operate remotely (from anywhere in the world) in this age of the Internet. Many of these new entrepreneurs were regular employees a few years ago, focused on a skill specialty. They are not the generalists required for new product startups.
If company leaders are NOT blogging and tweeting about the values of your business, how could you expect front line staffers to do so? It is surprising, then, that only 6% of businesses active in social networks are using it to motivate existing employees.
Employee retention is a hot topic as the economy slowly improves and employees' job options are increasing. Lucky for bootstrapped startups, cash isn't king when it comes to employee retention.
Companies typically spend countless time and money hiring the ideal candidate, but then tend to stop such efforts before the training stage. It's no secret training programs can be pricey, but are they worth it?
When employers think of online recruiting, LinkedIn is usually the first service that comes to mind. LinkedIn does have a great professional network, but Facebook can be an overlooked source for finding high-quality employees.
One of the biggest challenges for a business owner, especially in a small organization, is knowing how, when, or if they should recruit extra staff. Hiring new staff is a costly affair, and if you get it wrong, it could be detrimental to your firm. Here's the lowdown on how to scale your staffing requirements.