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Retain Employees: 5 Retention Strategies

By | 2018-06-25T00:55:02+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Human Resources|

It's far more economical to retain employees than to hire new ones. Why? The employee hiring process can be expensive. According to statistics, the cost of replacing a salaried employee is 6-9 month's salary on average. If you've set a precedent for high employee turnover, you may also be losing productivity, which can cost your [...]

Manage Employee Performance in Your Business

By | 2018-06-24T07:38:14+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Human Resources|

Employees are your greatest resource. Without them, business becomes stagnant. However, just as employees are an asset, they can also be detrimental to your company. This is why it's so important to understand how to work well with your employees and utilize them in the best way possible. To assist you, we've put together 5 [...]

Leveraging Employee Connection in the Workplace

By | 2018-06-06T16:29:22+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Human Resources|

Leveraging Employee Connection in the Workplace It is important to ensure that employees are always excited about the prospect of a new project or challenge. Give them the opportunity to express their thoughts, ideas, and also contributing to the growth of your business. Employee connection is one of the most important ways of improving job [...]

Cultivating Good Customer Service Skills – Part 2

By | 2018-06-03T14:04:59+00:00 May 21st, 2016|Human Resources|

Cultivating Good Customer Service Skills In the last article, we talked about cultivating good customer service skills. Today, we'll continue where we left off. As a reminder, customer service starts with you, the business owner, but it's up to you to train you employees to represent the company properly. So without much fanfare, let's [...]

Cultivating Good Customer Service Skills – Part 1

By | 2018-06-02T16:20:43+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Human Resources|

Cultivating Good Customer Service Skills Recently, I came across an article entitled "75 Customer Service Facts, Quotes & Statistics." Some of the statistics were mind-blowing, and really emphasized the need to cultivate good customer service skills in your employees. Poor customer service cost. What's sad about it is that many businesses aren't even aware of the [...]

Supplementing Wages with Employee Benefit Plans

By | 2018-06-02T16:20:43+00:00 May 17th, 2016|Human Resources|

Supplementing Wages with Employee Benefit Plans From time to time, I see in the news articles about government employees being underpaid. One might wonder why people are so eager to grab a government job which comes with less pay for the same skill set in a non-government job. Well, the government is great at [...]

Employee retention strategies that work again and again…

By | 2018-06-02T16:20:43+00:00 May 15th, 2016|Human Resources|

Employee retention strategies that work again and again... Last week, we talked about why employees quit. Today, we're going to dig into employee retention strategies. After all, once you have that awesome employee, you're going to want to keep them. Fairly compensate employees Man Receiving Dollars From Another Man As Payment For A Sale [...]

Top Reasons Employees Quit Their Jobs

By | 2018-06-03T14:05:11+00:00 May 13th, 2016|Human Resources|

I talk a lot about finding great employees. A lot of good an awesome employee will do you if they up and quit. So, today, we're going to talk about some of the top reasons employees quit their jobs. Hopefully, awareness will help you get ahead of the game and maybe avoid some of the [...]

Promote Employees with Good Leadership Qualities

By | 2018-06-03T14:05:46+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Business Leadership, Human Resources|

Promote Employees with Good Leadership Qualities I'm a firm believer of internal promotions, whenever possible. However, when it comes to leadership, you'll want to promote employees with good leadership qualities, rather than simply choosing the most senior ranking individual. Why? Because you want the right people in the right seats on the bus. A [...]

Effective Ways To Improve Work Performance

By | 2018-06-02T16:20:44+00:00 March 26th, 2016|Human Resources|

Effective Ways To Improve Work Performance Just about every business owner would like his/her employees to focus on the work they do while producing quality results. However, every company is bound to encounter an employee that fails to meet expectations. Often times it puts business owners in a tough position of choosing between letting an employee go or [...]

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