Three Team-Building Activities That Break the Mold

Energetic, diverse, productive, and innovative teams are what makes a company great. Team-building activities are an excellent way to not only address particular challenges in the business but also to take a break from daily tasks at hand. To avoid the negative groans from employees about traditional team-building activities, step out of the box by focusing on these three categories …

How Toxic Is Your Workplace? 7 Warning Signs to Look For

Toxic workplaces can be mentally and physically draining. Unfortunately, through a blinding work-grind, it can be challenging to identify if you are in a bad work environment and how it is truly impacting your life. Familiarize yourself with these seven warning signs to avoid a negative workplace: 1) Lack of Sleep If eight hours of sleep is not consistent in …

How Technology is Changing the Way We Hire Employees

The way companies hire employees has drastically changed over the years. 10 years ago, companies hired individuals based on his or her credentials. A few years later, potential employees were considered depending on their work experience and awarded certificates. Today, the value of an individual’s credentials is not nearly as significant as personality, culture-fit, and the capability to quickly learn. …

5 Reasons to Invest in Your Employees’ Wellness

There is an ongoing debate to determine the effectiveness of employee health programs. Should companies invest in their workers’ wellness? Though the opposing side views company involvement with personal health as invasive, employee wellness programs show benefits for both the employer and employee. Here are five reasons why business owners should take considerable care in regards to their employees’ health. …

Five Things to Do Before Hiring Your Company’s First Employee

You decided to put on your entrepreneur hat, started a company, and it has been a success. Now, it’s time for you to hire your company’s first employee. This process can seem nerve-wracking and strange for first-time employers. Before starting your hiring process, consider doing these five things for a smoother overall experience. 1) Evaluate Your Needs It is crucial …

4 Common Employee Hiring Challenges Entrepreneurs Face and How to Overcome Them

  Entrepreneurs are known to wear multiple hats, and one of those hats include hiring new employees. This process is often tedious and time consuming for business owners and includes numerous challenges. Highlighted below are four common problems with solutions to help entrepreneurs design a seamless hiring process. Problem 1: Lack of Training Tight budgets force priority organization, which can …