Even the fastest, most reliable workers have pet peeves which drive them to distraction. Or, they struggle with little temptations like constantly checking their mobile messages or hanging around on Facebook. We’ve all got things which challenge our focus, but the goal should be to minimise and control them.
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If you were to ask any manager what his or her least favorite task is, most would probably tell you that they hate having to conduct layoffs and let go of good people. Layoffs are never fun for anyone involved, but if you are a manager who cares about your people, sending them to the […]
Running a business is never easy. Many budding new entrepreneurs seem to think that there is a foolproof guide available for anyone starting a new business, whereas in reality much of a startup’s success is commonly based on factors independent of that business sector. What you will find, however, is that there are certain issues […]
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.
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 […]