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Tag Archive | "Management"

Reasons to Promote a Fit and Healthy Workforce

Monday, October 8, 2012

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This is an awfully difficult time to run a business. While being an entrepreneur is still the best way to build residual income and save yourself from the trap of living paycheck to paycheck, the cost of doing business continues to rise while poor consumer confidence has led to less purchasing and an unwillingness to […]

The Major Benefits of Hiring Workers With Disabilities

Monday, October 8, 2012

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If you’ve been reluctant to include disabled workers in your business or company, it can be for a variety of reasons. You might be concerned with having to make accommodations to your office or building, or you might be concerned with capability and workflow in the office. Whatever the case may be, many employers are […]

The Best Interview Questions You Never Think to Ask

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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Everybody knows that sitting through a job interview can be tough business. It’s nerve-wracking, and the pressure of trying to get that dream job can sometimes overshadow the interviewing process itself. What nobody considers, however, is how tough it can be to sit at the opposite side of the table. The interviewer doesn’t have it […]

Alternative Ways for Businesses to Compensate Interns

Friday, September 28, 2012

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There are two main ways in which interns are generally compensated under the law. In some cases, interns may be given monetary wages like an average employee. Although they are virtual contract workers within an organization, receiving pay for performance, they will likely be let go when the set date of termination for the internship […]

The Benefits of Team Building Exercises in the Workplace

Monday, September 24, 2012

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Bring any business consultant into a dysfunctional workplace, and the first thing they’ll suggest is trying out some team building exercises. This will usually draw raised eyebrows from upper management and a mix of snickers and groans from the staffers that are forced to take part. But the fact remains that team building exercises can […]

5 Common Outsourcing Mistakes to Avoid

Friday, September 21, 2012

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Not every company has the means to create or execute everything it needs in order to run itself and turn a profit, and for this reason many establishments make use of a technique called outsourcing. When you hire a freelancer, consultant, or any other type of third party to take care of something for your […]

How Green Office Practices Lead to Higher Productivity

Friday, September 14, 2012

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Since “going green” is about preserving resources while striving to create methods to do things in a more productive way, it’s probably not that much of a shocker that green offices lead to higher productivity. However, what you may not know is that this is not just an assumption; that there is actually solid data […]

Is It the Right Time to Sell Your Business?

Friday, September 14, 2012

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Making the decision to sell your business can be one the most difficult things to deal with for any entrepreneur. This is a project that you’ve likely put years of hard work into, built from the ground up, nurtured, and forged into a success–and now it may be time to sell it off. What you’re […]

Eco Friendly Holiday Gift Ideas for Employees

Friday, September 14, 2012

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Gifts are a great way to show your employees that you care, but they can be costly and don’t always have the greatest environmental impact. Especially if you’re in charge of a good deal of employees, making sure that you’re giving out an environmentally-conscious gift can be a huge priority for an employer. Not only […]

Top 5 Tips for Speedy Customer Conflict Resolution

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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If you run a small business, you’re pretty much guaranteed to come across a dissatisfied customer at some point during the year. And chances are it will be more than one. You might have the best product on the market, offer quick and painless troubleshooting free of charge and even deliver above and beyond what […]