Giving your employees feedback is an important part of running a small business, but it isn’t always fun or easy to do. This article provides advice for offering feedback in tricky situations, such as when an employee asks for a promotion or is no longer improving his or her skills.
Companies with global hiring strategies are starting to embrace video interviews as a convenient way to shorten the application process and reduce hiring costs, Francine Hardaway writes. In particular, companies are using asynchronous video interviewing, where candidates can log in to a video website and answer questions on their own time, she writes.
Employees need to feel valued for their individual contributions, Avery Augustine writes. For managers, this means helping employees to understand how their work benefits the company and their colleagues. “Individually recognizing your employees for their specific achievements will spell it out, loud and clear: They really make a difference to you and the company,” she […]
Automation is eliminating the need for people in many jobs. We’ve survived such changes before, but this time it might be different: are we facing a future of stagnant income and worsening inequality?
More than a year ago, Congress passed legislation that its supporters said would help revive new company offerings. Now, the market for initial public offerings is starting to heati up, but the law, the Jump-Start Our Business Startups Act, or the JOBS Act, has had little to do with it. You need only to look […]
How to take and choose a professional photo to use in your LinkedIn profile.
Here are ways to cope with anxiety at work. Although it’s a rough mental state of mind to overcome there are ways to relieve the pressures of anxiety.
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Every organization is designed to get the results it gets. Poor performance comes from a poorly designed organization. Superior results emerge when strategies, business models, structure, processes, technologies, tools, and reward systems fire on all cylinders in symphonic unison.Savvy leaders shape the culture of their company to drive innovation. They know that it’s culture–the values, […]
If you think its ultimately your call as to how much compensation is paid out to you and your employees, you may be in for a surprise. Does the term reasonable compensation come to mind? Reasonable compensation is not just a term that describes your pay practices, it also has …
Job openings totaled 3.76 million in April, compared with 3.88 million in March, but the April amount was almost 7% higher compared with April 2012, the Labor Department says. In April, 3.1 people competed for each available position, compared with 3.6 in April 2012.
On the subject of mobile recruiting, 83.9% of staffing professionals who took our survey thought mobile access to their ATS/CRM system was important (compared to 80% in 2011). The general trend is that salespeople are spending more time out of the office meeting with client prospects and other stakeholders. The data suggests that the reason […]
Forget Marissa Mayer’s now infamous ban on remote workers at Yahoo. Many companies, particularly small businesses, rely on employees being around.