Tag Archives: Human Resources

How Much Do You Pay Employees?

Give your new employee a Salary Trial Period! Rather than trying to decide the forever starting salary, set a time-frame (3 months?) during which both you and your new employee get to test out the “rightness” of the initial salary. The relationship with… Read More

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Hiring The Best

Hiring manager and HR professionals talk a lot about “realistic job previews” and they are extremely important. What this means is making sure that you are explicit and accurate in your description of the job… Read More

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Can You Be Replaced?

As an entrepreneur, your first response to that question will likely be a resounding, “No, I can’t be replaced!” After all, we have been programmed to believe that being replaceable is a bad thing, like maybe what you do isn’t sufficiently important or involved. But I’m here to tell you that not being replaceable is a problem. A big…

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Why You Should “Cross-Train” Your Employees

Mike Michalowicz, host of On a Roll, shares how “cross-training” your employees can get them excited about your business and their job… Read More

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The Biggest Mistakes You Make When Interviewing

Having the right employees is the cornerstone of any successful business. Problem is, many businesses go about interviewing candidates all wrong. Here is what you need to avoid in order to find great people, who in turn make great…

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Warning Signs An Employee Is About To Leave

All of a sudden an employee is working like the cartoon character The Tasmanian Devil. Work is getting done quickly, projects are being completed and performance is out… Read More

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Applications That Make Business More Productive

Evernote is a great business productivity tool that helps people like me remember the million daily details I need to keep organized as a business owner. It keeps me sane and I instantly felt more organized the first time I used it. The interface on it is fantastic and… Read More

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Can Weird Employee Perks Help Retain Staff?

One of the best ways to increase loyalty & productivity at the same time is to offer ways of working outside the office. Even if it is just a 1/2 once a week or a full day once a month at home or offsite… Read More

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Surefire Ways To Destroy Employee Morale

Inconsistent behaviors by leadership in management destroys morale quicker than anything else. When managers fail to talk the talk and walk the walk, those downstream see and rationalize why should I? If the morale… Read More

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Where To Find The Best Employees

How does the saying go, “It is hard to find good employees”. That is an understatement if I have ever heard one. To find good employees you have to hire on the right characteristics and think outside the box… Read More

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