Employee Management

How to Avoid a Career Crash Due to Cognitive Bias

A few years ago, after my closing keynote for a manufacturing association conference on how manufacturing leaders can avoid business disasters, a man in his late fifties came up to me looking distraught and agitated. I hoped he wasn’t angry with something. He introduced himself (I’ll call him Mark here) and wanted to know more about one of the judgment errors I discussed, the … [Read more...]

Four Benefits that Your Employees Will Value

Finding benefits that employees will value has long been a struggle for many businesses. So, what benefits should you offer? Here are four leading options that you should consider. One of the biggest problems in developing benefits for your employees is that when presented with a choice, many employees tend to say one thing and do another. For example, in a recent MetLife … [Read more...]

Are You More Intelligent than Artificial Intelligence?

Artificial Intelligence is defined as the development of computer systems with the ability to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence. The concept sounds reasonable enough, but how exactly does a machine learn, and is it different from how humans learn?  Tay was an artificial intelligence chatbot that was originally released by Microsoft Corporation via … [Read more...]

4 Steps to Building a Great Workspace for Your Business

Running a business that works efficiently can seem impossible, but by listening to the needs and wants of the employees, you can begin to put together a workspace that works for everyone. But what should you start with? In this article, we will be providing you with key factors that you should seek to improve to create the best office space for your employees and company’s … [Read more...]

Clocking In To Cashing In – What Are The Timesheet Software Fundamentals?

Payroll is one of the most time-consuming and confusing tasks that any manager or HR employee must complete. While it is a burden, it must be completed efficiently and accurately in order to keep your employees around, they do need to be paid, after all. Finding a better way of completing this process has led to some great new technological solutions that are revolutionizing … [Read more...]

Are You Present as a Leader? Check These 4 Crucial Signals

Like most people, I catch myself thinking about future events or rehashing past experiences, usually chiding myself for making poor choices. This ebb and flow between past pain points and future affairs lead us everywhere except where life is actually lived: in the present moment. Corporate executives, leaders of small businesses and nonprofits, educators, civic and … [Read more...]

4 Tips for Maintaining a Small Pharmacy Business

Not only has there been a huge increase in the number of large corporations offering pharmaceutical services in their stores, but online pharmacies are also becoming a staple of the online shopping world. With all this competition, it can be difficult to keep your small business running, so that’s why we’re here to help. With these four useful tips, you can not only maintain … [Read more...]

Are Remote Employees Really Better for Your Business?

Modern workers have come to expect more flexibility in how they do their jobs. In order for businesses to be family-friendly, they need to allow employees to work a looser schedule than in the past. This creates some worries for employers. Will the necessary work still get done? What is the best way to provide oversight for remote workers? In the right situation, using remote … [Read more...]

Fun Ideas for Adding Holiday Spirit to the Workplace

For many people, holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the Fourth of July mean a break from work and time spent relaxing with family and friends. However, many professions involve working through the holiday seasons, which can be demoralizing and demotivating for staff.  There are six paid days off per year for many U.S workers, but recent research shows that not all … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Better Motivate Your Employees

Business owners and startup entrepreneurs are always looking for new ways to motivate their employees. After all, employees are the backbone of your company. Without them, none of what you do would be possible at all! You need their skill and their dedication to keep things up and running smoothly. So the question is, how do you keep them motivated to constantly give the 110% … [Read more...]