More than 50% of U.S. employees today consider themselves unhappy at work, and while part of that stems from salary gripes, it’s also a function of not feeling supported by their employers. But what if there were a way to offer your employees one-on-one support without having to spend a fortune? Thankfully, there is, and
Social media is growing in popularity as a way of bringing onboard new employees, reports are finding. Some 94% of advertising and marketing executives surveyed by The Creative Group said their organization uses social media for recruiting, with the top reasons being to post jobs and promote the company via advertising and posts from their
Diverse and inclusive companies drive innovative results. Yet the tech industry, as well as many others, still struggles with diversity and inclusion, often failing to attract diverse talent due to inclusivity issues in the workplace. For organizations looking to shape up their diversity and inclusion practices and policies, the change can be challenging — and
When business is “busy,” everyone’s jamming to get it done. Employees come in early, leave late, answer emails from home, even spend a weekend wrapping up a big project. Busy days become busy weeks and months. Pretty soon, it’s all work and no play. Job burnout, disinterest and poor performance are just around the corner.
The value of well-trained employees to a small business is priceless. However, when severe economic times bear down on us, employee training budget is usually the first to be cut. Cutting your small business’s training budget often makes sense at the time; however, it will prove to be a costly mistake in the long run.
You probably know the anecdote about President Harry S. Truman, whose desk bore a sign with these words: The buck stops here. What he meant, of course, was that he and he alone was ultimately responsible for everything going on in his White House; beyond him, there was no one else to be held accountable.