Tough economic times necessitate tough economic decisions. Economic conditions that would have been disregarded or brushed under the carpet when the going was good assume much greater importance when cost cutting becomes the norm in order to ensure continued growth and in some cases survival. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the Human Resource hiring process. Read More
How the coalition government’s new Budget will result in up to 1.3 million job losses before 2015. Some large public spending cuts and subsequent public sector job cuts may have been expected this high number may come as a shock to others. Read More
A guide for small businesses about how last month's Emergency Budget will affect them. Details of how the National Insurance and Tax will impact upon the day to day running of business. Read More
Does your organization carry any of these programs? Sure it does. Does your organization carry all these programs? There's a very good chance. Does your organization have Employee Benefits Liability? You Have No Idea Read More
A few weeks ago a friend of mine was told to take his blog down, or risk termination from his place of employment. His blog had nothing to do with his job. Read More
Whether you've conducted performance reviews before or not, here are some things to consider so you don't encounter any surprises. It can be more nuanced than you thin Read More
Job descriptions are an essential part of co-ordinating and motivating employees

Without a job description an employee does not have a clear understanding of what they are supposed to achieve and how their performance is measured – and you have no way to hold them accountable Read More
Becoming manager for the first time is tough. A recent Development Dimensions International study reveals that a majority of frontline leaders said they had a difficult time making the transition from a non-management role to a first-level manager. (WDYWFT) wants to change the way new managers are cultivated for growth Read More
If you think social networks only as a medium for your business to build brand and community, consider this: 73.3% use social networks to recruit new employees Read More
Eric Herrenkohl, recruiting specialist and author of "How to Hire A-Players," offers tips and step-by-step instructions for how to hire great employees for your small business and how it can change everything and add great value to your venture. Listen to the full interview with Anita Campbell on Small Business Trends Radio. You can listen live to Small Business Trends Radio 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday for another interview with guests and experts to help you operate your small business more effectively Read More

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