As technological improvements are made each year, running your business simplifies. What about your employees? Technology is good for running a business, and thankfully the fear of job loss due to this trend is slowing. As a matter of fact, only a small percentage still fear losing their job to AI. Advances help companies save … Continue reading Does Your Team Fear Technology? Why AI Is Good For You (And Them)!
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!
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?
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?
Paying an amazing hourly rate is only the first step when trying to attract good employees. However, that is not all you need. Walmart is a great example of benefits over hourly rate. They pay dollars shy of some bigger stores, but they offer benefit packages that beat out the competition, including college assistance. The … Continue reading Hourly Rate vs Benefits: Which is Better?