As an entrepreneur trying to grow your business, it is vital to attract the right top-notch talent that will help you achieve your vision and turn your dreams into a reality. Frequently, though, this is easier said than done. After all, this kind of talent isn’t necessarily common, and typically won’t just come walking in, […]
This is the third part in a series, Employee Engagement 101, by guest author Burl Haigwood, a Business Performance Consultant with Evolve Performance Group. In this final part of the series, Burl walks us through Evolve Performance Group’s program to help drive employee engagement so that you can have a better understanding of how to apply […]
This is the second part in a series, Employee Engagement 101, by guest author Burl Haigwood, a Business Performance Consultant with Evolve Performance Group. Check out the first part on employee engagement vs. disengagement, and watch for the final part on employee engagement programs coming next week!
This is the first part in a series, Employee Engagement 101, by guest author Burl Haigwood, a Business Performance Consultant with Evolve Performance Group. In this part, Burl talks about employee engagement and disengagement. Keep an eye out for the following parts on why engagement problems cause companies to fail, and how to build an effective employee engagement program in upcoming weeks!
Contesting unemployment claims is an important thing to understand as a small business owner. In certain situations, former employees are absolutely entitled to claim unemployment. Other times, however, these claims are worth contesting. When should you contest an unemployment claim, then? What circumstances do you need to look at in order to make this decision? […]
Company culture is vital to the success of a small business. It helps not only bring in better talent, but also retain those employees because they feel happier and more comfortable at work. Employees are more engaged, motivated, and productive at work because they more passionately identify with the company’s mission. Creating this […]
Technology has done many amazing things for business today. We can now be connected with a wider range of people across the globe at an instant. However, this also means that it has become much harder to truly disconnect from work and enjoy the rest of life after the work day is finished. Unfortunately, this […]
Employee engagement is definitely a buzzword that has been discussed greatly in the business world over the last few years. While some of these buzzwords and hot topics tend to be in vogue for a while then fall away when people realize they were more of a trend than anything else, employee engagement is one […]
With nice spring and summer weather just around the corner, it’s likely that your mind will start wandering to things like swimming pools, BBQs, pina coladas, and well, anything other than work, really. Staying productive is tough when there’s an abundance of nice weather outside, but you have an abundance of work to get done […]
Change can be an incredibly stressful thing, especially in business. If the change is one you can anticipate and properly plan for, then this stress can be reduced. However, whenever there is any level of uncertainty around big changes, then this stress is compounded. One of the biggest points of stress and uncertainty for businesses […]