Startups and Opening a Business Bank Account

Congratulations!  You started your own business and almost everything is in place. Now it’s time to open a banking business account. This may seem like an easier part of getting your business off the ground. You have the business idea ready to go and you’re starting to get your name out. Now it is time… Continue reading Startups and Opening a Business Bank Account

Five Types of Cyber Threats Small Business Should Watch Out for in 2019

Sometimes, it’s good to be just a little bit paranoid. This is especially true for small business owners as they consider the types of cyber threats their companies will face in 2019. Unfortunately, small businesses ignore these threats with alarming frequency.  Needless to say, the price these companies pay for such neglect can be massive. … Continue reading Five Types of Cyber Threats Small Business Should Watch Out for in 2019

Super-Manager: Mediating Team Conflict

Team Conflict Team conflict in a workplace is inevitable and is an everyday occurrence for managers to resolve. When employees have such close interaction with the same other employees every day, conflict becomes a part of the routine. As a manager, the main focus is to increase productivity. Productivity is hindered with team conflict. Deadlines… Continue reading Super-Manager: Mediating Team Conflict

Toxic Non-Management: Bad Bosses

Bad Bosses and Bad Managers Not much can be worse for workplace culture than employees walking into a workplace and being slapped in the face by negative energy from bad bosses. Bad bosses can make or break the workplace culture—employees can feel unappreciated and, ultimately, unmotivated to work. Unwanted criticism to a job can make… Continue reading Toxic Non-Management: Bad Bosses

Guide to Resilience: Mental Health in the Workplace

Studies show that mental health in the workplace is directly correlated to the workplace environment. Stressful work, employee engagement and employee benefits all have an impact on an employee’s mental health. The Workplace Health Survey Report reads that the relationship between workplace health and the employee’s mental health is indicative of the level of stress at… Continue reading Guide to Resilience: Mental Health in the Workplace

Take Initiative: Leadership Skills in the Workplace

Leadership skills in the workplace can make or break a business. A bad leader of operations can repel fruitful relationships with the employees. In fact, the wrong leader can scare employees away from even working for the company. The leader is the authoritative figure that serves as a role model and directs the team. This… Continue reading Take Initiative: Leadership Skills in the Workplace

Using a Work Schedule App For Strategic Shift Planning

Digital technology has revolutionized shift planning in recent years. Some companies might continue to lag behind, but changing staffing needs are forcing even the most stubborn businesses to reconsider. If your business is suffering the negative of consequences of poor shift planning, then a work schedule app might be your answer. Scheduling software is no… Continue reading Using a Work Schedule App For Strategic Shift Planning

What Startup Mistakes to Dodge

Every business owner has experienced that eureka moment – the discovery of an idea that they believe is going to become the next multi-million dollar company. However, building a successful startup does not happen by wishful thinking. It does not happen overnight either. Many of the companies that appear to have succeeded overnight have usually… Continue reading What Startup Mistakes to Dodge

Human Resource Management

Companies increasingly want skills that are hard to evaluate during an individual job interview but manifested in teamwork settings. Traditionally, hiring has been a piecemeal process where Human Resource Management and Departmental Management bringS individuals on board one at a time depending on the available openings. A few courageous companies are diverting from this traditional… Continue reading Human Resource Management

Outsourcing Payroll: Why Companies Do It

Outsourcing is a standard tactic used by companies to accomplish all kinds of different tasks. One of the most common things that some companies outsource is their payroll services. There are some very important reasons why they do this. To understand why, let’s take a look at what outsourcing will do for the beneficiary in… Continue reading Outsourcing Payroll: Why Companies Do It