Are Social Media Websites The Next Collaboration Tools?

Today, meeting people does not only mean asking for their numbers. It becomes a necessity to ask for their Facebook pages and viewing their Twitter accounts. If it is a professional correspondence, you may have to find them on LinkedIn to check their professional life.

Are Social Media Websites The Next Collaboration Tools?

Social media has invaded modern life and anyone not on any of the big three platform is practically unknown. Although long overdue, businesses are finally embracing social media as the new platform to make them known.

However, businesses are now beginning to see social media in a new light. Are social media websites the next collaboration tools?…

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5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Take Information Security More Seriously

What comes to mind when you think of identity theft? Probably someone stealing your credit card info or social security number, right? How about fraud? Maybe sketchy corporate employees hacking into their systems or engaging in illegal stock trading. Right?

You’re not alone. Most people associate data breaches with individuals and big business, but fail to make the small business connection. However, small businesses are at bigger risk for data breach than ever before.

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Take Information Security More Seriously

Here’s why you need to take your data security seriously:

1. Most small businesses that experience data theft end up shutting down. Data theft isn’t cheap. In fact, it can cost you millions in recovery fees, fines, and more.…

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5 Ways to Keep Your Employees Happy

5 Ways to Keep Your Employees Happy

True and successful team management involves more than just the time and effort you invest once you step into your office or workplace. Naturally, you need to keep your employees as happy and comfortable as possible. Most employees would rather choose a great work environment with high employee morale than a bigger paycheck. Let’s take a look at some ways you can do that.

Allow Them Free Will

Don’t give employees the illusion that their work and decisions are linear. Offer them a chance to influence a decision or two. A good example would be to provide an opportunity for them to choose their incentives and rewards for a job well done.…

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10 Reasons Why Brand Training Is Important For Your Employees

10 Reasons Why Brand Training Is Important For Your Employees

Most companies provide initial orientation training, where employees learn about the company’s brand. After this, they get few opportunities to form a cohesive bond with the company’s brand.   In this article, we explain why ongoing brand training is important for your employees.

1. In-house Brand Ambassadors

If you want your employees to sell your brand to clients, you have to first sell your brand to them. Arm them with the knowledge, skills and expertise to represent your brand the way you want it represented. Watch them transform them into whole-hearted brand ambassadors for your business.

2. Greater Involvement

Your employees will feel greater loyalty towards your brand and feel more involved when you personally train them on your brand.…

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Some Digital Signage Solutions That Can Streamline Company Communications

“I didn’t get the memo.” This is one statement that you often hear from employees – a possible excuse for not dressing up in formal corporate attire on a supposedly casual dress day, or not being able to attend a meeting, or not preparing a report or document that needs to be submitted ASAP.

In traditional company practices, memos are either tacked onto corkboards on one corner of the room or slipped into each employee’s desk – two tactics which, quite honestly, does not guarantee that every individual will be able to receive an important message or pass on an urgent announcement.

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How To Recruit Top Tier Students To Your Company

Every graduation season companies scramble to hire a fresh crop of those just entering the workforce for the first time. These new grads are filled with energy, excitement, and innovative ideas that employers can’t wait to have on their payroll.

How To Recruit Top Tier Students To Your Company

Of course, this level of enthusiasm isn’t intended for all recent grads “” companies want the best of the best, the naturally brilliant top tier students, who were born to overachieve.

How to Get Top Tier Students to Choose Your Company

  • Attend Career Fairs: This may sound like an obvious strategy, but it’s also the obvious place to find college seniors.
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Is Your Background Screening Company Doing What You Need Them to Do?

If you are a savvy business owner or manager, you are certainly working with a background check company when it comes to hiring new employees. The question is this: Is your background screening company doing what you need them to do?

Is Your Background Screening Company Doing What You Need Them to Do?

You probably think they are, but the truth is, looks can be deceiving. Choosing a provider that does your background checks is one of the most important decisions that you will make as a hiring manager and it is certainly not one that should be taken lightly.

The worst thing that you could possibly do, when it comes to the wellbeing of your company, is to choose a low cost, low quality screening company.…

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Three HR Tips Every CEO Should Know

Three HR Tips Every CEO Should Know

Revisions in the I-9 Form

Anyone hired to work for any business in the United States on or after May 7th, 2013, is required to complete the revised I-9 form for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

The new I-9 form is nine pages in length and fortunately, a handbook for employers is available. Samples of the new form are in the handbook along with completion instructions.

Employers are responsible for making a physical examination of any and all documents presented to them to confirm identity and the applicant’s right to work in the United States. Many documents that were acceptable for employment and identity verification are no longer acceptable.…

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Common HR Dilemmas and How to Solve Them

Your HR department plays an essential and strategic role in securing optimum productivity, growth and longevity for your company. Most HR tasks are focused on very basic record-keeping. Presently, more and more businesses are discovering how identifying gaps, inefficiencies and other trends in their workforce’s lifecycle, from data routinely collected by human resources, can result in significant operational savings.

However, while an HR manager can very well appreciate the impact that smart record-keeping contributes to the company’s overall health, the sheer volume of paperwork involved can be daunting for anyone, and there is always the risk of human error.

Common HR Dilemmas and How to Solve Them

An ideal HR  workflow system  can boost efficiencies across the entire organization.…

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3 Reasons Automated Hiring Will Rock Your World – And Your Bottom Line

A lot is at stake when small businesses make new hires. The costs associated with assessing candidates, onboarding, and training a new employee have a noteworthy bottom line impact, which is why it’s so crucial to hire the right person – the first time.

3 Reasons Automated Hiring Will Rock Your World - and Your Bottom Line

Automated pre-hire assessments have made the hiring process less complicated and more efficient for both human resources and applicants. By leveraging structured, job-relevant questionnaires, hiring managers drastically increase the likelihood of finding a top performer the first time.

In doing so, firms are able to make better use of their resources and minimize risk associated with making a bad hire.…

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