Back in 2010, lawyer Alex Valencia set up a law practice. Within a couple of years, his Pennsylvania-based business had expanded rapidly. In the space of just six months, his workforce grew from just 60 people to more than 120.
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Taking a few breaks during your working days is essential to your physical and mental wellbeing. You don’t have to take my word for it; numerous scientific studies will back that statement up. Many people push themselves too hard or the working environment simply does not allow for decent breaks. The end result is counterproductive […]
Recently, EvaluAgent released findings that show unhappy UK call centre workers cost the country’s economy £2.3billion per year. It seems that the entire industry shares a similar problem of high rates of attrition and staff turnover.
Without a good sales force many UK companies will go under because of increased competition that will take revenue away from you. A good salesperson is worth a lot to a company, which is why businesses are now starting to hire sales recruitment agencies in UK. But in order to be successful in business, you […]
When workplace communication expert Dr. Michelle Mazur asked her Facebook fans how being micromanaged made them feel, this is what they said. Micromanaging negatively impacts workers in several ways. Find out how to manage your team members successfully — without micromanaging them.
Growing your business is much like walking a tightrope. You are constantly walking a fine line between keeping company costs at a minimum while trying to meet the demands of your customers. Take, for instance, the decision to hire new staff. As a business owner, it is important to have enough people on the payroll […]
Employee happiness matters. Research from the University of Warwick shows happiness at work makes people more productive – about 12% more productive, at that. Google has invested more into employee support, and employee satisfaction has risen by 37%. The bottom line is, people perform better when they are happier.
All businesses desire a rising productivity graph. And this rise is possible only when you have competitive employees and smart strategies in place. But how does one achieve these two elements? In order to keep up with the ever-changing market scenario and to upgrade employee potential, regular trainings are a requisite.
The benefit of regular (preferably weekly) team meetings should NEVER be overlooked. From a results-driven point of view through to team morale and a common purpose, these meetings can be pure gold for your business. Some businesses we come across don’t have regular meetings with their team. It’s just not something they’ve thought of, or […]
While we may like to believe that employees work for the love of it, the reality is that unless you have a lotto winner on staff, most of your employees will need to receive payment for their work. The first step in any remuneration review is establishing a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s […]
Without ensuring that you have created a fair and structured interview process, your interviews may be prone to a number of bias or errors. These can significantly impact on the outcome of the interview itself – which could be positive or negative for you and/or the candidate(s) being interviewed. Following are some common interview biases […]
Evidence suggests that in the right circumstances, teams can produce results collectively that far outweigh what an individual alone can achieve. How do you create an effective team that does perform at a heightened level? Decades ago some big organisations introduced teams into their production processes and it made news because no one else was […]