If you're running your own business and finding there aren't enough hours in the day to get all your work done, it may be time to hire your first employee. But for many business owners, that idea is daunting. What if you hire the wrong person?
What is the best way to pay the people who work for you? Should you pay them by the hour, or would putting everybody on salary be a better idea? There are benefits and drawbacks to both options.
Feedback is an essential component of any organization, no matter whether it's a big one or small one, as it enables workers and managers to understand what they are doing well and how things could be improved.
Workforce management is one of the main functions of the human resources manager of any company and yet it does not always get the attention that it deserves.
Finding and keeping the right people is critical to your business's success and ability to grow. To do so, you must have the ability to effectively recruit, hire, train, and develop talent, as well as assess, coach, and retain skilled employees.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate is especially high among college students and recent graduates. For those unable to find paid work, an unpaid internship might seem like a useful way to gain valuable experience, recommendations and even future job placement.
Small businesses have to be more careful than big businesses when it comes to hiring. Choosing the wrong employee can be detrimental to a small business. Unfortunately, a small business...
An effective employee handbook that lays out all of your company policies can be a great benefit to your small business. Although there's no kind of legal requirement forcing you to develop a handbook for your small business, experts have found that companies with a handbook that spells out the company's rules, policies, and procedures have a more productive workplace.
While there are many potential advantages to telecommuting for your business's employees, there are also many things you need to consider and work out before setting up any arrangements. These include both personal and technical considerations, and will go a long way toward determining whether telecommuting is a good option for your employees.
Your favorite customer calls you and wants you to complete a job. You have a dilemma—you can't complete it in a timely manner, but want to keep this client happy. Hiring a subcontractor may be a great solution to your problem. But before you hire Mark or any other contractor, follow these pointers.