How to Use Search Engine Optimization to Recruit Better Talent

Finding and hiring quality candidates can be tough for small businesses. Smaller companies have to compete with larger rivals that offer higher salaries, more benefits, and sometimes a more established career opportunity to the candidates that smaller businesses want and need. What are small businesses to do with not nearly as much skin in the game when it comes to …

7 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Help Employees Be Their Very Best Selves

All entrepreneurs know how critical the first years of a start-up can be when determining the success and longevity of their new company. However, an organization’s positive results should never rest on the shoulders of recruiters or new employees. For a start-up to triumph, it cannot settle for hiring the only best possible people in the industry. The business must …

5 Strategies to Get Along with Catty Coworkers

It is Monday morning, and you overslept. On top of spilling hot coffee all over your shirt, you missed your 8 am Zoom debrief meeting with the rest of your office. Just when you think the day cannot get any worse, you remember you have a team meeting in the afternoon. “Lovely,” you think sarcastically, “I’m sure Kathy will have …

5 Tips to Help You Prepare for Your Performance Review

It is that time of year again- performance reviews are just around the corner. Acing your employee appraisal takes some effort, but any attempt to better yourself is only going to make your meeting go that much more smoothly. Luckily for those reading, managers, HR experts, and business leaders endorse the following tips that will prepare you ahead of time …

Discrimination in the Workplace: What Can Be Done?

The issue of discrimination in the workplace is very much still prevalent in today’s professional world. In some parts of the globe, there have been more than 25% of workers to report discriminatory instances. Tragically, many employees experience harassment or discrimination at work daily and do not even realize that there are steps that they can take to fight back. …

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 …

How to Build a Loyal Team

If you want to know how to get the most from your business, then it’s essential to take proactive steps to foster loyal employees who want to work for you and develop strong leadership skills. The inability to inspire and create a workplace environment that employees want to remain working with can, and will, negatively impact your business and its profitability. …

How You May Be Contributing to Employee Burnout, Without Even Realizing It

A severe problem for many high performers and the teams they work with is employee burnout. When someone is overworked, stretched thin, or overwhelmed by the amount they have on their plate, it can ruin their productivity and take a considerable toll on their mental health and wellbeing. Employee burnout is often more than just needing a break from the …

How To Fire An Employee: The Best Practices From HR Pros

How To Fire An Employee: The Best Practices From HR Pros When terminating an employee, there are many areas for companies to find themselves at risk. An employee that is performing poorly or violating company policy is not a situation to take lightly, so here are some steps to guide you through how to fire an employee while preventing potential legal …

Onboarding, Is It Really That Important?

Imagine showing up to your first day of work and you’re overdressed. You assumed the company was somewhat formal in their dress code but upon arrival, you realize that everyone wears jeans and t-shirts to work. It’s not the end of the world but it still makes you feel awkward. Your manager then shows you to your desk and it’s …