Formal employee performance reviews are important for all employees, even commission-paid sales representatives. But can a salesperson really exceed expectations? Read More
In this article from KMIR Channel 6 in Palm Springs, you'll find small business tips for hiring independent contractors. Using independent contractors or partnering with other solo entrepreneurs is one eway to expand your business while keeping overhead low. However, it is important to know the difference between subcontractors and employees espe Read More
Here's a list of tips, tools and resources that creates a collaborative hiring process, engages your employees in its outcome, insures a higher percentage of A-players are hired. Read More
Communication is a key to the success of every business but your company must be aware of the potential liability with employee communication especially with all the electronic systems available. Read More
Unemployment is at a all time high. There is a vast number of skilled and capable people, not often in the labor market, suddenly available. Many companies are taking advantage of this extraordinary talent pool by hiring in anticipation of the economic recovery. Whether the hire is an addition to their team or upgrading current employees, this l Read More
When starting a business, having part time or freelance employees will probably be a necessity, at least in the beginning. The problem, of course, is keeping part timers and freelancers motivated. How can you do this when part timers almost always spend less time with your business and may have fewer motivations and a lower commitment level to any Read More
As our companies grow we find that the day-to-day administrative requirements to keep them going grow as well. When you are adding to your team this invariably causes additional paperwork. This includes everything from developing great onboarding practices and materials, to ensuring that all the forms that are required by government are complete Read More
This is a good story for anyone tired of dealing with the constant irritant of a Drama Queen. They cost businesses millions if not more each year in lost productivity. Check it out! POUR SOME SUGAR ON ME! Read More
Lately there has been a lot of news in the media that Western Canada is seeing the first signs of economic recovery. Housing sales and starts are up, unemployment numbers in June were significantly lower than predicted and companies are starting to hire again. Read More
Hiring employees for your small business can be among the most important decisions you make. This article from looks at some job interviewing skills that may help. Of course, a good practice is to hold off on hiring, especially for full-time employees, until you absolutely need them. Do what you can with outsourcing, part-time and c Read More

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