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.

Hiring new talents

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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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The Importance of Health and Safety at Work

Growing a business in any sector is a multifarious act, requiring close adherence to legal requirements as well as a keen attention to the adequate implementation of proper working practices. But one corner that is often underestimated by new business owners is that of health and safety – which is also one of the most important parts of any business’ operation. But why?

Health and safety at work

Why is Health and Safety an Important Consideration?

Workplace health and safety is a vital consideration for all businesses, for several reasons – but perhaps most prominently, health and safety procedures are a legal requirement. The Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) was introduced in 1974, requiring that all businesses recognise their duty of care to employees; later, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 would require specific procedures, including the risk assessment.…

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Can Hiring From Adjacent Sectors Pull Your Company Out of a Slump?

Your CEO retired. Your CTO was just poached by a competitor. Your CFO changed career paths. Whatever the situation, losing tenured management is never easy—and it’s even harder when you’re talking about the C-suite. Great leadership doesn’t grow on trees, and finding a replacement within your industry can amount to finding a needle in a haystack.

Hiring job candidate from adjacent sector

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Upon losing an executive, many companies seek to fill the position as quickly as possible with someone who has industry tenure. They promote from within or seek to poach from a competitor. But in looking for a replacement with specific industry experience, companies limit the scope of their search.…

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How to Keep Employees Happy Without a Raise

Workforce productivity is a crucial ingredient toward achieving business growth and success. When employees consistently produce high-quality outputs, your company can meet customer demands and even exceed expectations. While there are many ways to boost productivity, satisfying team members is often one of the most effective.

Motivated employees

When employees are happy with their jobs, they’ll be more eager to show up for work, deliver their best, and collaborate with their colleagues. Interestingly, this positive feeling can spread like wildfire. For instance, if a staff member is always surrounded by high-morale peers, they’ll also adopt a positive and enthusiastic attitude toward work. Likewise, people like to work with happy peers, affecting their work performance.…

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Freelancers Bring Flexibility, Expertise, and Ease: Here’s How They Can Help Your ECommerce Businesses Grow 

Hiring a freelancer over a traditional employee can save you 30%, according to Creatives On Call. With this figure in mind, it’s not surprising that 47% of hiring managers say they’re likely to hire a freelancer in the future.

Hiring freelancer

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For ecommerce businesses, freelancers can be particularly beneficial. So, why should you bring a freelancer on board?

Better Marketing

Ecommerce is growing at a rapid pace. By next year, $6.5 trillion sales will be done online, so there’s a lot of competition. To ensure your company succeeds, your business and products need to stand out.…

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