Find out how successful claimants from employment tribunals can get paid faster. The fast track system should speed up the time it takes for claimants to receive their payout. Read More
We're all familiar with the economic bubble that burst, bringing us into the current recession we're working to leave behind. But is another, internal workplace bubble building? This post addresses the "employee stress bubble" as revealed by a Manpower employee survey, and its implications on both large and small businesses Read More
An analysis of the hiring processes for corporate America and suggestions for changes. By utilizing the participants of Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice show as examples, it proves that changes need to be made in hiring practices. Very innovative and creative ideas Read More
Online outsourcing is the practice of hiring third party vendors to provide services for your business via the internet. Without a doubt, online outsourcing can add value to your business. However, there are numerous vendors to choose from and it can be difficult to find the right outsourcing partner. Here are some outsourcing tips that small businesses might find useful Read More
This week the effectiveness of performance reviews came under fire in a New York Times blog. Yet this post, working on the assumption that these reviews can add value to an organization, contains 10 approaches that have been shown to increase worker productivity, especially in small businesses Read More
Motivating employees is perhaps one of the greatest challenges that employers face. Different employees are motivated by different things. But there are a few basic methods that work for all. Here’s a list of the top 10 ways that you can use to ensure that your entire workforce is properly motivated. After all, happy employees are a prime requisite for successful enterprises Read More
During a recent session with a job seeker we were looking at creative ways to get noticed in the marketplace. What if a job seeker created a professional newsletter Read More
While highly effective at spurring greater productivity, employee opinion surveys can be cost-prohibitive for some companies. A less expensive but still impactful approach to assess the workplace culture, as used by a successful Texas-based technology company, is described in this post Read More
Quantifying the business, individual, and societal impact that regular telecommuting could have on the nation and for small to medium sized businesses Read More
Legally speaking, you can ask just about anything at a job interview. But there are plenty of questions that you should never actually ask, because they'll quickly come back to haunt you. If you ask a question that could be interpreted as discriminatory and then choose not to hire the interviewee, it can be very easy for that interviewee to say that he or she didn't get the job due to discrimination Read More

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