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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 ...

The Importance of the Right Hire in Business

As a business owner, you need to juggle more than a few things at every moment in order to ensure that your business works as well as it can. You need to know your market, you need to have the expertise to offer the best possible product or service and you need to know how to take care of your cust ...

Increase Your Business Profits Through Ad-Tracking

When running a business, how can you tell whether or not your advertising is effective? Which types of ads work better than others? The answer to this is ad-tracking, i.e. tracing and measuring the response for each advertisement you run. Whatever type of business you operate, whether it is a ...

Is Your HR Manager a Liability?

An HR manager who is not effective can have a knock-on effect on the whole of your company and your staff.  As a business owner, you must know how to handle the problem.  Here’s what to do if your HR manager is a waste of space.What makes a good HR manager?An ideal HR manager should ...

The 5 Stages of Dealing With a Demotion

In these days of economic downturn many people feel lucky to have a job at all, and many companies are being forced to revisit their staffing levels.  Businesses are trying to lower overheads by laying-off staff or by reducing their responsibilities to justify employing them in a lower-paid po ...

Tips to Recruit & Retain the Ideal Staff

Recruiting the best staff for your organisation is a valuable skill.  Here’s how to make sure you take on and retain the best talent.External candidatesBuilding a good candidate pool is the key to ensuring that you have plenty of good prospects to approach when roles within your company ...