If you own a business, then the odds are pretty good that you know what you do pretty well. If you grew your company literally from nothing – then you really know what you do because at one point you were quite literally doing just about every job and position in your company.
You’ve worn your sales hat, and your worker hat, and your bookkeeper hat, and your financial strategist hat, and that funny hat that you stole from a cat. Well… maybe not that last one, but you get my point. … Read More >>
Let’s face it – attracting, hiring, and promoting the right people for the right jobs can literally make or break your business.
One of the biggest factors that can influence an employee’s success is the personality they bring to the position. Are they a natural leader, or do they prefer to be led? Are they internally motivated, or do you need to provide motivation for them to succeed? And these questions are just the tip of the iceberg.
So let’s take a deeper dive into one type of personality that you might want (or not want) to hire… the Extrovert.
The Affordable Care Act (or Obama-care) Employer Mandate goes into effect for all businesses in 2016 that employ 50 or more full-time-equivalent (FTE) workers. For some businesses, this means higher fees. For others, it means that you have a higher number of employees that you have to insure. So let’s take a look at what 2016 has in store for your mandated Health Care coverage for your employees. … Read More >>
We all know that having a great team of employees can make all the difference to your business. You need their expertise, you benefit from having their input, and you trust them to take care of your customers. So making sure you hire the right ones can be a challenge. I found this great slide presentation from Jason Webster, the Enterprise Sales Manager at Glassdoor, and Jennifer Slaski, the Executive Director of Marketing Communications at Spiceworks, that gives some really great tips and advice on how to write job descriptions that will help you attract and close that top talent. … Read More >>