An Employee’s Guide To Understanding Redundancy

Redundancy is a major fear for many employees, as it means that your services are simply no longer required and you have been relieved from your role. Redundancy occurs when an employee, for any variety of reasons, is no longer needed. In this case, the employer is unable to redeploy the employee to a different role or offer them an alternative position within the company. When this happens, the employee is let go and made redundant.

Employee made redundant

There are however cases whereby you can appeal against redundancy. For example, if you were to find out that the position that was announced to be rendered redundant was subsequently offered to someone else, you might have a case.…

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The Fallout of Company Drivers Being Caught Without a License

Many people who have their own business will have to invest in a vehicle for themselves or their employees or associates for their work.

For example, if you are selling a new product, you might have to deliver your product yourself because you can’t afford to pay a shipping company to do it for you. In this case, you will definitely need to buy at least one company car to make it happen.

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You might also hire an employee to do the driving, but financial constraints can make this iffy. You will probably turn to anyone in your team who is willing to deliver the goods.…

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3 Employee Productivity Strategies You Should Implement in 2022

Productive and engaged employees are at the very heart of any successful company. But unfortunately, in most companies, the average employee is productive for less than three hours per day. And with that level of productivity, achieving the goals you set out and solving problems to propel the business forward becomes much more difficult.

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However, blaming employees for being ‘lazy’ or ‘unmotivated’ is not the answer, either. In fact, it’s on the companies themselves to create an environment that nurtures productivity, creativity, and collaboration. There are relatively simple strategies and policies you can implement right now that will allow you to find out exactly how your team is spending their time and what you can do to use that time more effectively.…

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5 Useful Tips for Leading a Team of Freelancers

Whether you’re just getting started in business or just want to keep your team small and flexible, freelancers can be an incredible asset when combined with an in-house agency team.

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You only pay on a per-project basis and can choose from a variety of different experts. However, there are a variety of drawbacks to this method.

Let’s go through some strategies you can use to manage a team of freelancers more efficiently. These will help you gain better control over your freelancers.

Learn to be a leader

Empathy has been considered the most important leadership characteristic. Unfortunately, many leaders have been promoted to their current positions based on previous performance or industry credentials, but have received little or no leadership training.…

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3 Ways to Improve Workplace Culture

A company’s culture determines how employees operate in the workplace, how they interact with one another, and how a customer perceives your business based on the quality of service they receive.

 

The average adult spends over 40 hours of their week in the workplace, meaning that the type of environment they are working in is likely to have a major impact on their lives outside of work. Maintaining a positive work environment will not only lead to higher rates of retention among employees but will create higher levels of productivity for your company as happy employees are shown to want to work harder.…

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5 Tasks You Can Outsource to Virtual Employees

Virtual employees are those who are not physically present in a company. They may operate remotely from their homes or some other location.

Virtual employee working from home

Virtual employees could be employed by a company or maybe freelancers who work as and when needed. Work can be sent to virtual employees through email or using software. They can then complete the work from wherever they are based and send the completed work.

This work process would be convenient for both the employee and the employer. The virtual employee gets steady work helping them earn their income. For an employer, there is no need to appoint a full-time employee on-site but can use a virtual employee’s services as and when needed.…

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How to Secure Sales Talent by Talking Compensation During Recruiting

Over the past 12 to 18 months, changes in sales compensation can be attributed to a combination of factors including the pandemic, rising inflation, continued supply chain issues, and a tight job market due to the “Great Resignation.” These all have created the perfect storm of employers, both small and large, having a greater appreciation for sales and opening markedly more sales positions.

Hiring sales talent

In the past, companies would try to apply a lower compensation model for new or replacement roles by offering base salary plus variable commission. Today, if a company is targeting great sales talent, a competitive compensation package is a necessity.…

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Contemporary Ways to Hiring the Best Talents

Tired of old recruitment methods? Posting on job boards, going through the in-person interview process, and using stacks of paper for tracking and recording applicants… These days are gone.

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In 2022, there are numerous ways in which you can find and hire new employees. With the ever-developing technology and a never-ending stream of fresh millennial talent, modernizing your recruitment process has never been as crucial and easy to implement as right now.

In this post, we’re going to check out some modern recruitment techniques for your business. But first, what are the benefits of these modern recruitment techniques?…

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Building the Ideal Resume with Ease Online

Anyone who is looking for a new job, wants to move up the ladder at their existing company, or wants to change career will know the importance of preparation. If you want to succeed when it comes to your career, you need to ensure you take the right steps, as this can make a big difference.

Writing resume online

The jobs market in all industries these days is extremely competitive, so the more you can do to stand out, the better your chances will be.

One of the things that you always need to do when it comes to applying for new jobs or promotions is to ensure you have a solid resume.…

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