Posts Tagged: employees

Building Your Dream Team
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Building Your Dream Team

When you are hiring the people and building the team that will help carry your company to productivity and success, there is a lot more to consider than just the ability to do the job. Yes, education, experience, and skills matter, but there are other critical factors to consider.

Where Did the 8-Hour Workday Go?
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Where Did the 8-Hour Workday Go?

On the surface, the 8-hour workday is the accepted norm across North America and in many countries around the world, but is this the way people really work? With a global shift into the age of technology, this question is more valid than ever. Here’s why.

Should You Offer Equity Compensation to Employees?
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Should You Offer Equity Compensation to Employees?

In 2005, David Choe was invited to paint a number of murals at Facebook’s HQ in Palo Alto. At the time, Facebook wasn’t the goliath it is today and so, Choe was given a couple of options: he could have $60,000 in cash, or stock (equal to the equivalent amount of the cash back then). Choe […]

8 Easy Ideas to Motivate Your Employees
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8 Easy Ideas to Motivate Your Employees

Your employees are the most important asset you have. Their successes (or failures) have a direct impact on your company’s future. The crazy thing? You have the ability to change your business by the way you interact with your employees. You can change their environment. You can offer perks. You can help build teams of people […]

How to Improve Employee Attendance and Engagement
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How to Improve Employee Attendance and Engagement

Do your employees take a lot of time off work? Do they seem unmotivated, or disengaged? These issues can be a major challenge for small businesses because one or two people often make up a large percentage of the workforce. If anyone is off sick or not completely committed to their work, the effect on […]

How One Man Leads Demoralized Teams Back to Greatness
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How One Man Leads Demoralized Teams Back to Greatness

It may be easy to blame employee apathy on the employees themselves, but before jumping to this conclusion, have you—the manager—figured out what you could do to fix it? Robert Conrad talks about how he turned around a disengaged, demotivated restaurant staff.