Oct 142015
 
5 best principles to keep you and your employees motivated

In the business environment attitude is contagious. The right kind of attitude has the ability to inspire the staff thus teaching them all the tricks of the trade. Keeping employees motivated is easier said than done. Nonetheless, remaining excited and accepting new challenging on a daily basis can have a great impact on employee morale. It is important to be a tough leader. Good leadership skills draws believers and leading a team usually means more than just making sound business decisions. The best leaders have the power of setting a tone; they’re guiders, advisors, and last but not least, companions. Here are 5 effective principles that will help you keep your staff motivated: Have a mission statement and sell it […]

Oct 072015
 

  Employee education is essential to the long-term success of every business. As needs and trends change, training must be in place and adapt to both new and seasoned employees for higher productivity, effectiveness and self-fulfillment. A clear understanding of how training contributes to employee motivation and business ROI is critical. Training programs are only effective to the extent they align with business strategy and how people learn. So how do you train a widely diverse workforce? The answer may be in the form of the Next Generation Classroom. The Next Generation Classroom is transforming how companies deliver training. It offers multiple delivery options, leverages technology for robust two-way communication and collaboration, and adapts to a highly mobile workforce. The […]

Sep 302015
 
5 best principles to keep you and your employees motivated

In the business environment attitude is contagious. The right kind of attitude has the ability to inspire the staff thus teaching them all the tricks of the trade. Keeping employees motivated is easier said than done. Nonetheless, remaining excited and accepting new challenging on a daily basis can have a great impact on employee morale. It is important to be a tough leader. Good leadership skills draws believers and leading a team usually means more than just making sound business decisions. The best leaders have the power of setting a tone; they’re guiders, advisors, and last but not least, companions. Here are 5 effective principles that will help you keep your staff motivated: Have a mission statement and sell it […]

Sep 232015
 

Whether your business is health care or education, drug screening can play an important part of a comprehensive background check program — and it’s especially important in fields like medical, human resources, safety and security. In fact, when you want to improve workforce quality and safety, reduce workers’ compensation and health care costs, increase productivity and more at your business, drug screening can often be a huge asset. With that in mind, does your company already utilize drug screening in its HR practices? Are you considering adding drug screening to your business processes but unsure where to start? Below, consider the step-by-step method for implementing an effective, efficient drug-screening system in your organization:   Choose a Reliable Testing Facility. According […]

Sep 162015
 

Whenever you are running or managing a business, it is important that you recruit the correct employees for the job to ensure your growth isn’t just in quantity, but in quality as well. Getting the right person on your team can be extremely beneficial; they can bring experience and even enthusiasm into the office that can rub off on your other employees. However, it is often a far more difficult task than expected – you can have a number of obstacles in your way, such as agency fees and poor CV’s coming your way. Trailing through endless CV’s that don’t offer what you need can grow frustrating, and some agencies will charge 20% of the salary you are offering your […]

Sep 092015
 

All businesses have some sort of program to get the new employee up to scratch. Generally, this procedure will range from defining their role to making sure they have the basic information to complete their job. However, very few businesses actually have a program to make new hires feel welcome. This is strange considering a firm’s first impression is often highly correlated with long-term employee retention, loyalty and happiness. This article will share 5 essential tips to make sure your new hires feel welcome. Personalise their workspace It is important to show your new hires that they are appreciated. There is no better way to do this than presenting them with a fresh, clean and personalised workspace right off the […]

Sep 012015
 

Mobile recruiting is here to stay. However, a shocking 59% of recruiters haven’t invested anything in their mobile career sites. It’s certainly no secret that people are consumed by their mobile devices, which has led to the surge in popularity of this innovative recruiting method. In fact, a total of 1.75 billion people now have a smartphone, so recruiters who aren’t taking advantage of the opportunity to reach candidates using via mobile technology are seriously missing out. Mobile Recruiting Statistics When it comes to mobile recruiting, many candidates and companies are currently at a disconnect. Lots of hiring managers falsely believe their organization has a more advanced strategy than it actually does. For example: 13% of hiring managers believe their […]

Jun 132015
 
How Can HR Help Create Higher Employee Engagement Within Organizations?

Every company values an employee who is flexible and puts the company needs first whenever possible. These types of employees are usually happy and this is because they are engaged in their roles and feel a part of the company. An engaged employee will prove to be a valuable asset. HR can play an important role in ensuring all employees are engaged by following these guidelines. Know your employees and your company will have a lot to win It is very important to get to know your employees and provide them with an opportunity to discuss any concerns – business or personal. A relationship with your employees will allow you to help them when they have any issues and this […]

Jun 012015
 
Why lack of employee engagement in 2015 is the top issue?

It is difficult for company managers and CEOs to find top talent and hold on to that talent. Believe it or not, employee engagement is now harder to achieve than ever before. This is happening because many companies focus on quality and very few on quality. A recent survey that included business leaders from 106 countries and 3,300 HR centered its attention on finding the main issue for this lack of employee engagement. Believe it or not, 87% of business leaders struggle with keeping their best employees. Lack of employee engagement weakens a company’s productivity From a statistical perspective, company owners have only recently started to value engagement. In 2014, only 26% of business leaders thought it was important to […]

May 252015
 

More and more companies are experiencing the benefits of Disaster Recovery as a Service. DRaaS enables businesses to get their systems up and running within just a few hours of a disaster and can be an indispensable tool when it comes to protecting livelihoods. DRaaS protects all servers and storage, offering a comprehensive cloud disaster recovery solution. It is based on cloud technology and allows small businesses with limited resources to protect themselves. A Complete Solution There are many reasons why a company might choose to invest in a DRaaS product. Companies at severe risk of disaster might include those located in places regularly affected by adverse weather conditions, but no company is completely immune to IT disasters. If you’re […]