There has recently been a discussion on offering your employees raises and what translates into a deserved raise. Needless to say, I have my own two cents to add to the mix. I do not argue with some of the reasoning behind offering and giving raises to employees. There are multiple good reasons besides just … Continue reading Raises For Employees: Yay Or Nay?
New businesses struggle with knowing when they should and should not hire. It is a difficult question to answer. INC recently shared 3 signs for whether you need to hire, and I have a few ideas to help you decide whether it is what you need! The major question you need to ask yourself is, … Continue reading Should Your Business Hang The ‘Now Hiring’ Sign? Questions To Ask Yourself!
Manners are a must in business. They are especially important if you are trying to sell your skills to a potential employer. Taking the time to thank everyone you met during the interview process speaks volumes. It will help paint you as a considerate person who is detail oriented. Put yourself in the employer's shoes. … Continue reading Use Manners To Sell Yourself In Business: What Thank You Means After An Interview
While marijuana is still classified as a schedule 1 drug federally, medical and recreational use is growing as more states legalize it. In places like Colorado, tax and fee revenue from the 'drug' has reached billions of dollars. What does that have to do with you and your business? Simply put, not only is it … Continue reading Courts Supporting Medical Marijuana? What Does That Mean For Your Business…
There is a trend among the bigger companies that is good for employees everywhere: They are assisting with school costs. Walmart has their $1 per day college tuition assistance. McDonald's even offers a large sum for those working enough part time hours to qualify. Their programs are helping people receive quality education. More so, they … Continue reading Why Are Major Employers Paying For Education? Should You?
How you talk to your children helps shape the type of person they will be when they grow up. Why wouldn't the same apply to your employees? It does. The words you use can make or break your team. So, how can you make them feel valued? Acknowledge them when they do well. Ask for … Continue reading Great Employees Are Made by Great Bosses
One CEO has a question that he asks every candidate, and it makes or breaks the interview: Cats or dogs? Surprisingly, it is a valid question with a correct answer. Dogs. As a matter of fact, the candidate just has to pay attention to know the correct answer. Cat lovers may slip by if they … Continue reading Question for the Next Interview: Cats or Dogs?