Top Posts: Human Resources

Managing the Human Resource Process via Software

A human resources management system combines the processes of the human resources department to information technology. A human resources management software package will improve the payroll process, document time and attendance, verify benefits information, manage the recruiting process, record pe ...

Top 5 Jobs to Prepare You For Becoming an Entrepreneur

No one can become a successful entrepreneur overnight. This is not only because managing a private business is demanding, requires startup money, or comes with a lot of risk, but also because the potential business owners often do not possess the skills and experience needed for them to thrive.How ...

HR Payroll Software

In today's demanding world of payroll there are software solutions which are available which take care of a company's in-house payroll process and serve as comprehensive accounting solutions. These software solutions can be used for any type and size of organization.The issues connected to ... ...

EEOC Issues New Guidelines for Pregnancy

In July 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission instructed employers of new enforcement guidelines regarding pregnancy discrimination in the job market. The guidance states that light duty work opportunities must be extended to pregnant female employees if medical condition sanctions. The ...

How to Make Your Office Safe for Your Employees

As a business owner it’s your responsibility to protect your employees at work. Today, many employees have encountered sexual harassment, profanity, intimidation, and coercion at work. Furthermore, companies have had problems with disgruntled employees. Therefore, you need to carefully p ... ...

Increasing Emotional Intelligence at Work

It was in the mid 90's when Daniel Goleman introduced the idea of emotional intelligence for businesses. Emotional Intelligence can help build an individual’s character and change their state of mind into that of an effective leader within the corporate environment. For Goleman, who is a ... ...

4 Tips For Hiring New Virtual Team Members

Any virtual team should include employees who are trustworthy, self-motivated and possess the skills necessary to hit the ground running. These characteristics are valuable for any employee, but they’re even more crucial for an individual who is going to be working from a distance.Interviewin ... ...

What are the Symptoms of a Bad Meeting?

Does the company you work for conduct weekly or biweekly meeting that seem like a waste of time? When asked this question everyone agreed that meeting were a waste of time and money. One survey showed that businesses waste $37 billion a year on business meetings. If your business is guilty of wasti ...

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Telecommuting: Is It for Me?

Working from home, or telecommuting, is the dream job for nearly everyone. According to the Houston Chronicle, teleworkers comprise more than 20 percent of the workforce and Deloitte and Cisco report that close to 90 percent of their employees are telecommuters. Federal employees are beginning to e ...

5 Ingredients of the Best Workplaces

One of the characteristics of world’s best and most profitable companies is strong business ethics. All companies have business ethics of some kind, but the best companies have written and clearly outlined values that every employer knows and lives by every day. Moreover, employees should kno ... ...

3 Must-Read Entrepreneurship Books

In The E-Myth Revisited, Michael Gerber explains that entrepreneurs are real people that need support, structure, and teams.  Often the entrepreneur forgets this.  As an entrepreneur, I have built a library of informative and motivational books that help me build focus goals and challenge ... ...

Keeping Your Cool When Things Go Wrong

It can be challenging to stay positive and motivated when you are faced with problems. However, there are many ways to remain calm under pressure. Check out the following list and find out how to keep your cool when times get tough.1. Take responsibilityTo make good decisions and have control over ...

Top 5 Jobs to Prepare You For Becoming an Entrepreneur

No one can become a successful entrepreneur overnight. This is not only because managing a private business is demanding, requires startup money, or comes with a lot of risk, but also because the potential business owners often do not possess the skills and experience needed for them to thrive.How ...

The Power of Mind Mapping in Marketing

In order for your marketing to be really effective, it is important that all the strategies that you are using complement each other, as this will really help to get your message across. There are many different avenues of advertising that are available to you such as blogging and social media, and ...

Key Points to Attracting Industry Influencers

Aligning yourself with some of the best industry influencers is certainly not a requirement to become successful, however, it helps a lot, and can make a world of difference for you in establishing personal and professional success.Building strong relationships with some of the biggest players with ...

Make Training Worth the Time

Imagine this.  You’ve sent your employees to a two-day training.  They return excited to apply their new skills to the workplace.  You call them into their office and they share a million ideas each.  Their excitement is contagious.  You cannot wait to see the return ... ...

6 Tips to Manage Unhappy Employees

Being a team leader requires you to have the skill to know how to handle unhappy employees. Unhappy employees can lead to job dissatisfaction, demotivated staff and high staff turnover. Turning an unhappy employee to a happy employee enables you to retain the best talents in your company.To achieve ...