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It can be a little tricky to negotiate the needs and wants of the modern worker. On the one hand, we know that training and personal development are two of the things people want most from their jobs. In a recent survey of 500 millennial workers 40% said opportunities at work for personal development were “very important” to them. On the other hand, we know that this same generation of workers are some of the most fickle, with 91% expecting to stay in a job for less than three years. Surely…

A business’s growth relies heavily on its employees’ skills. With the corporate world evolving at a fast pace, equipping employees with the right skills has become indispensable As a result, employee training programs have gained immense popularity among companies over the years. Implementing formal employee training programs offers a host of advantages to businesses. A group of highly knowledgeable managers and the low-level employees without the core skills to uphold their…

There aren’t many feelings worse than calling somebody into your office to explain to them that you are going to have to terminate their employment. Not only do you dread delivering such awful news to your employee, you are also faced with the time and expense of recruiting, hiring, and training their replacement. Likewise, while it may not be as emotionally wrenching when an employee quits before they have added any value to your organization, you’re left in the same position. Obviously,…

Over time, an increasing number of businesses are realizing that they have a social responsibility that entails employees health welfare that transcends basic risk management practices. With escalating workload and stress, incidences of employees suffering musculoskeletal and even psychological disorders are on the rise. This phenomenon manifests itself in the increased rate of absenteeism in organizations and decreased productivity from employees who do report to work. This means that…

It’s a common misconception that usually people have. Everyone thinks it’s not a hard job to run a business effectively. They eventually end up starting the venture with no defined future and a weak business plan. There are some major points which must be cleared before running a startup, like funds and capital needed and where you can get that requirement fulfilled. According to various experiences from well-known business leaders, one thing that you must understand – you can’t go…

There are over 200 million blogs on the internet. Most of them get less than 1,000 visitors per month. Only a handful of blogs are able to generate the number of visitors its content deserves. Let me ask you a simple question – As a blog owner, what is the average number of comments you have received on each blog post? Well, my intention is not to embarrass you but to encourage you to think why you are not getting engagements. Let me ask you another question – What is the average…

It seems like standard procedure these days, doesn’t it? You hire an employee and then review his work every 30 days, 60 days, 90 days and then again annually. This is your way to track his improvement and see how well he’s fitting into his new role. It’s also your opportunity to determine whether he gets a pay raise, promotion, or other perks. But is this system working for you? Some managers squirm at the idea of giving up regular performance reviews, but for some companies,…

Entrepreneurship is more of a journey than a state of mind or self-actualization. Every successful entrepreneur holds certain traits ranging from Bill Gates down to the Oil moguls of UAE. Over time, the following 9c’s of entrepreneurial success are determinants of how much progress your business would make, how long it would be there for and how much impact it would make. Here are the 9c’s of Entrepreneurial Success:- #1. Courage To achieve entrepreneurial success, you need to be…

No other tool has been made as famous as the to-do list in the time management manuals. Invariably nicknamed as ‘tasks’, ‘remember’, and ‘to do notes’—the to-do lists have even made the foray into the digital assistance circles with considerable success. Rightly, ardent users cite the ease with which to-do lists allow them to track their productivity. However, the fact remains that they make the user more dispirited than they boost his or her morale. But a productivity hack is…

Do you dream of having a successful startup business plan that’s almost impossible to compete against? Follow this article and you will be amazed to learn the secret behind successful startups. It really does not matter at what stage your startup is operating; Being an early stage, up to series C. You can even be a solo entrepreneur with an idea who is planning to build a startup on your amazing business ideas. Believe me, a high portion of your success depends on getting a few business rules…