It has been said repeatedly in business: Employees leave bad bosses, not jobs. It is true. How many have left one job, just to work again in the same field for a competitor? Often, it is the people they work for that can sour the work environment. It is preventable, though! How? Well, there are … Continue reading Why Employees Quit Bosses, Not Companies
Amazon was recently under fire for poor work conditions in their factory. So, what do they do? Retrain existing employees for different positions within the company or better jobs elsewhere. The training they offer will allow their employees to slide into more technical jobs. Considering that field seems to be growing non-stop, it is training … Continue reading Downsizing Done Right: Retrain Your Current Workforce
Today is not an article or trend. Today I am sharing my own opinion piece. Even though it is almost 2020, there is one thing I have seen grow much too slowly in the business world: Self-expression! Visible tattoo's and piercings come with a stigma. Traditionalists are hesitant to do business with those who do … Continue reading Self-Expression In Business: Welcome To A Tattoo, Pierced World!
Just how effective are your employees? Studies show that traditional business hours are not productive, and that shorter days would make employees more effective! The fact of the matter is, the harder and longer you work your team, the less effective they become. Burnout does exist. To avoid burning out your team, you need to … Continue reading Traditional Business Hours Are Out, Bring In Shorter Days Instead!
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
I have been browsing business news for fun. All I want is a little light reading, keep up on the trends, and learn something new. I was surprised when my eyes fell on this article. There are a lot of traits I value in myself and the people I surround myself with. As a matter … Continue reading The Three Things All Entrepreneurs Should Know
Automation is extremely important. While it can help you by getting tasks completed with little to no effort on your part, it helps the most by saving you time and sanity. Going back to the customer side of business, emails or cards to wish your customer a happy birthday can be fully automated! If you … Continue reading 7 Steps Part 3: Automate Repetitive Tasks