Management

The Importance of Transparency to Customers

Transparency is extremely important for customers and employees alike. Companies who are transparent with their customers tend to receive a better reputation and long lasting customers. If a company were to slip up and make a mistake, it would be better to open up to the public and admit your wrongdoing instead of covering it [...]

By | November 25th, 2017|Business, Human Resources, Management, S2Verify|Comments Off on The Importance of Transparency to Customers

Bridging the Gap: How to Better Connect With Your Employees

Any good boss understands the value of relating to and connecting with their employees. Doing so can be trickier than one may expect, however. Successful companies rely on inspired, dedicated employees willing to put their best foot forward at all times. The best way to evoke this spark of effort is genuine connection. Building relationships [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Management|Comments Off on Bridging the Gap: How to Better Connect With Your Employees

The Big Boom: How to Overcome the Silver Tsunami

Until recently, Baby Boomers held the title of the most populous generation. As such, they also made up a majority of employees in most businesses. However, thousands of Baby Boomers are retiring every day, and under-qualified Millennials are looking to fill their positions. This creates a complex problem for HR, but it can be solved [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|Management|Comments Off on The Big Boom: How to Overcome the Silver Tsunami

Remotivating Your Employees After Summer

Now that summer has ended and vacations begin to dwindle down around the office, some employees may find it difficult to get back in the swing of things. Weeks spent in a tropical location, Fridays where the workday ends hours early, or just a general sense of relaxation throughout the past few months can certainly [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|Management|Comments Off on Remotivating Your Employees After Summer

Work-Life Balance from a Millennial Standpoint

Many different aspects of business have changed since the millennial generation became the largest among active employees. One of the most prominent being the importance of work-life balance. A majority of workers today strive for and understand the benefits of a career that places a high priority on that of their employees’ personal lives. Commonly [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Management|Comments Off on Work-Life Balance from a Millennial Standpoint

Managing Mental Health in the Office

Effective business owners and managers understand the importance of their employees’ lives outside of work. While a certain amount of dedication and effort put forth in the office is a very commendable quality, it’s crucial that your team members are able to separate work from home for the sake of their mental health. According to [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Management|Comments Off on Managing Mental Health in the Office

The Recent Trend of Summer Fridays

What has become a growing trend in offices all across the country in recent years is allowing its employees to leave a number of hours early on Fridays during the summer months. This may seem counterintuitive for managers and business owners who wish to get as much work done within a 5-day work week, however, [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|Management|Comments Off on The Recent Trend of Summer Fridays

How to Manage Time Off Requests

With the beginning of summer just around the corner, employees are gearing up for vacation season -- planning their trips, booking flights, and, of course, submitting time-off requests. As a manager, it can sometimes feel overwhelming to handle these requests, especially while keeping organizational needs in mind. However, there are several ways to manage these [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|Human Resources, Management|Comments Off on How to Manage Time Off Requests

The Advantages of Coworking Spaces

The standard representation of a “workplace” in most people’s eyes is often seen as a large number of employees working silently and individually in their own cubicles. While some may argue that this isolation can boost productivity, there have been a number of studies indicating that cubicles can have adverse effects, actually inhibiting employee engagement, [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Business, Management|Comments Off on The Advantages of Coworking Spaces

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Remote Employees

Slightly different than the concept of outsourcing, hiring remote employees for your business has both its perks and setbacks. Doing so can depend heavily on the type of job remote workers perform, as well as your company’s services, which can either benefit, or be hindered by those not present in the office. Below are a [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Management|Comments Off on The Pros and Cons of Hiring Remote Employees