Starting a business and employing your first member of staff can be an exciting time. You go from business owner to employer in an instant and start to build up a team of people that can help you to progress your business. It brings with it more responsibility too as you have someone else’s wage […]
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There may come a time in the course of growing your business when you decide it’s time to move your headquarters to a new location. Maybe it’s because you’ve outgrown your current space, or maybe you’ve opted to move to a more business-friendly city. No matter what the reason, moving a business is a major […]
More than ever, businesses view complex analytics as a requirement. And the growth in available data has been tremendous; the demand grew much faster than the supply of qualified people who can handle it. If you want to join the many who are ready to transition to a more rewarding career in big data, it’s […]
The key to owning a successful business will primarily rest in having the best employees. Taking the time to find the right people to do the job for you is certain to be time well-spent. However, there are certain things you can do that may drastically increase the productivity of the people you employ. Here […]
Even in this technology-obsessed world where gadgets and software are designed to make everything in the workplace more improved, employees are still the most valuable asset any business has. That is why it is so important you, the leader, keep them on the same page. It is what keeps your ship heading in the right […]
A team of parcel delivery experts combined their love for Game of Thrones and knowledge of cardboard boxes by building a wall which divided their entire office. When the team came across some spare cardboard boxes tucked away in storage, the idea to combine their shared love of the GoT series with some team building […]
If you’ve found that you’re coming home from the office with a minor ailment, you’re not alone. In fact, more than three-quarters of Brits have aches and pains at the end of the day, mainly as a result of working in a space that isn’t set-up properly. When it comes to safety in the office, […]
Technology has made communication easier than ever. With cloud video solutions, more and more companies are seeing the value of letting their employees work from home. Here’s why you should too:
We all know how important following a healthy lifestyle is, as we all strive to eat better and exercise on a regular basis. Whether it’s just to look after ourselves, or lose a bit of extra weight, a healthy lifestyle can help in both aspects of mental and physical wellbeing. As a business owner, you […]
If you have just started out as an entrepreneur, there are certain responsibilities you will have to take care of yourself, ranging from cleaning to payroll accounting and everything in between. But, if you really want to grow your business and make it big, you’ll have to delegate such tasks to someone else so that […]
People are the core of any company. Employees are always on the frontline of your business. But how do you find the right people who will work hard to make your company successful?
Running a business necessitates the best use of resources. One of the biggest and most important resources a business has is its employees. Making best use of this resource can, at times, mean persuading employees to work additional hours, sometimes without the payment of overtime being an option.
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.
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.