Hiring And Firing

High Employee Retention – A Crucial Component a Successful Business

In an era where young workers are no longer concerned about long-term employment with a specific company, maintaining a high employee retention rate can be challenging. An organization that can sustain its staff long-term reaps benefits such as utilizing fewer resources and time needed to retrain staff, higher production rates, and an overall improved image . Continually … [Read more...]

In-House or Outsource: Which is the Best Option for Hiring Tech Personnel for Your Company?

The rise of outsourcing has forever changed the hiring landscape – but many wonder if it is for better or worse. There are plenty of arguments for and against outsourcing, with most companies finding that it has had an overall positive impact. Specifically, companies are embracing the benefits of outsourcing IT positions. The majority of IT work can be done remotely, and all … [Read more...]

How to Attract Clientele to Your Bar

It seems that the bar industry has seen better days than these past few years. As prices of almost everything we use daily are on the rise, many bars have to face half-empty Friday nights, as liquor has become considerably cheaper in a supermarket. Those few faithful customers that still patronize your bar are probably attracted by the atmosphere and social networking. Here are … [Read more...]

Tips for Finding Great Freelance Writers for Your Small Business

For many small business owners, hiring a freelance writer seems like an unnecessary expense, but investing in a freelancer is going to pay off, considering the fact that you are maximizing your time and minimizing your costs. A freelance writer will free you and your employees up to work on other tasks, and will usually work for less money than you ever would. One of the … [Read more...]

Covering All Your Legal Bases When Firing

In November of 2011, Merill Lynch was hit with an $8.5 million lawsuit for wrongfully letting an employee go. Three years later, CNN became the Defendant in a similar suit, but this time the Plaintiff was going after $5 million in damages. Unfortunately, these high amounts are more common than you’d think as, according to Xcel HR, a human resource service for small and … [Read more...]

Your Ultimate Superhero Workforce: An Infographic

If you are a superhero fan, or at least know about the legendary characters, then you are in for a treat. This infographic has been created by warehouse management system specialists, who know just what it takes to produce an efficient workspace. If you work in a streamlined operation, then this infographic is a fun way to explore what superhero you would be, depending on your … [Read more...]