Tag Archives: HR

Protect Your Employees from Poaching

November 7, 2013

Poaching or employee raiding is when another business or firm targets your valued team members and attempts to lure them away. Small businesses, especially successful ones, become viable targets because bigger businesses know they can offer more in terms of cash benefits. So how do you ensure that your small business retains those valuable team …
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Reward and Retain

November 5, 2012

We often consider the end goal of our working lives to be about making money. After all, money is necessary to improve our quality of life and take care of families and ourselves. But studies repeatedly demonstrate that monetary gain is only a small part of what it means to have a quality work life. …
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Tips for Recruitment

March 14, 2012

  As one expert puts it, “Gone are the days of simply putting out a ‘Hiring’ sign”. Competition for the right person and the right skill sets can prove a difficult task with disappointing results. However, there are simple steps you can take to make your business more attractive to job seekers without compromising your …
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Time to Clock On

April 18, 2011

A hallmark of the industrial revolution was the punch card system. Factory workers clocked on and off by getting their cards stamped by a clerk or later by machine. The manager knew exactly how much time each of their workers had spent on the job by looking at their stamped times. Some modern workplaces feel …
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The Best Way to Hire

March 16, 2011

Imagine you had a choice of hiring one of two candidates for your firm. The first had years of experience, was highly qualified and boasted a strong track record. The second was a junior player, ambitious yet untested. Many firms wouldn’t hesitate in choosing the former. But what if the older candidate was so sure …
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