Integrating a New Employee into Your Business

Integrating a New Employee into Your Business Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Human Resources
From http://www.nfib.com 3593 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 23, 2008 5:54 pm
Unlike large corporations where employees come and go all the time, small businesses can be affected more significantly by new staff. For you and your employees, gaining a new team member can feel like inviting a stranger to sit at the family dinner table. Here are some tips to help you and your employees welcome your new hire into the fold. Read More

Indeed Now Lets You Search for Jobs by Salary

Indeed Now Lets You Search for Jobs by Salary Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under Human Resources
From http://www.techcrunch.com 3600 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 18, 2008 1:12 am
"Salary is one of the most important criteria when hunting for a job. Unfortunately, finding compensation information amid the countless job postings online can be a daunting task, and few employment sites have done anything to make this easier. To remedy this problem, leading job-aggregator Indeed has released a unique feature that will allow Read More

How Organized Offices Create Happier, More Productive Teams

How Organized Offices Create Happier, More Productive Teams Avatar Posted by dlanders under Human Resources
From http://www.productivitytoday.com 3603 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 16, 2008 7:09 pm
Disorganization is a major cause of job dissatisfaction. If the disorganization is your own, then you can choose to make changes. However, whether you are the disorganized one or the organized one working with a disorganized colleague, that lack of organization has an impact on you. Read More

Mental Health and Productivity

Mental Health and Productivity Avatar Posted by dlanders under Human Resources
From http://www.productivitytoday.com 3608 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 11, 2008 2:23 pm
I find this such a big issue - yet so often missed: How do mental health issues affect productivity in the workplace? * 222.7 million days of work are lost each year because of absences and problems pertaining to depression, costing companies $51.5 billion. (National Institute of Mental Health) * Employees with depression who receiv Read More

Barriers to Finding the Right Employees

Barriers to Finding the Right Employees Avatar Posted by JenNel under Human Resources
From http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com 3606 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 9, 2008 11:49 pm
It seems that many small businesses are having trouble finding these key employees in the first place. Three quarters of small business owners surveyed said that finding qualified employees is difficult and nearly three out of ten rely on family members such as their spouse to help them off the clock. 58% of those surveyed said that the benefi Read More

Research: Small Firms Best at Handling Aging Workforce

Research: Small Firms Best at Handling Aging Workforce Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Human Resources
From http://www.shrm.org 3607 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 9, 2008 3:17 am
There appears to be a marked difference on how small and large companies deal with the aging U.S. workforce. And according to one survey, small businesses appear to be ahead of the curve when planning for this major demographic shift. In a survey of 404 small business owners, 28% percent of the respondents reported that they had developed plans Read More
The minute you focus your energies on hiring your staff because you must have “diversity” or a broad range of people in your company is the minute that you are making a fatal mistake. Read More

Your Next Employee Already Has A Job, And That's OK

Your Next Employee Already Has A Job, And That's OK Avatar Posted by Fenessy under Human Resources
From http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com 3614 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 2, 2008 1:31 pm
The person you want to fill a particular position probably puts those skills to work each day for someone else, meaning you will need to reach that passive candidate with more than a want ad. Read More

What to Do About Employees Who Post Their Resumes

What to Do About Employees Who Post Their Resumes Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Human Resources
From http://www.workforce.com 3621 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 25, 2008 2:23 am
What do you do when you see one of your employees has posted a résumé to a service like Monster or CareerBuilder? That depends on why they're posting. Read More

Office romance on the rise

Office romance on the rise Avatar Posted by Jenny under Human Resources
From http://www.reuters.com 3634 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 19, 2008 3:08 am
If it seems like more people are flirting around the water cooler at your office these days, it may not be your imagination. Four out of 10 U.S. workers admit to being involved with another colleague at some point. But within a small business the possibility of increased tension and drama because of a tryst intensifies.

One of the problems for Read More

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