David Upton and Sadie Creese, both of Oxford, explain why the scariest threats are from insiders. For more, see The Danger from Within in the September 2014 issue of HBR. Read More
Offboarding’s an extremely important part of the employee life cycle, yet many brands ignore this process. Here’s why you should care about offboarding, a lot.

Just as onboarding is the process by which a company ensures that a new starter is integrated into the business culture as efficiently a Read More
Companies like Google aren’t getting thousands of job applicants per day because they have cool offices. It’s because they’re doing things like running one of the most in depth internal studies ever.

You want to win the talent war? Focus on the Employee Experience. Read More
There are ways to reward employees without increasing salaries. Employee benefit programs are some of them. Here are some ideas for you. Read More
Employee benefits A workforce happy and committed is a workforce with a high level of performance, which ultimately is what need every business to be successful and success in a highly competitive... Read More
Helping employees to beat the Winter blues isn’t only good for them, but also for the business too. With such a great Summer this year it’ill be that little bit harder when the nights start to role in and things get colder. Here’s what your employees can do to stay happy and productive. Read More
Businesses don’t run on autopilot.

They don’t in the “real world” , so they most certainly won’t in the “virtual world”, where your staff are half a world away and your only means of communicating with them is the internet. As with your “regular” employees, you’ll need to check-in on your remot Read More
If you’ve ever had a bad boss, you’ll probably see a lot of their characteristics somewhere here in the dirty dozen. Luckily, a lot of managers are professional and respect their employees. Did you recognize any of these characters in your workplace? I sure hope not. Read More
The end of the year is a time that many qualified employees will be in the job market, and as small business owners make plans to hire, preparing to court the available talent should become a priority. Read More
It’s that time of the year when you and your boss sit down and talk about how you’re doing, and how you can do it better. Perhaps you’ve had to fill in forms that you don’t really understand. The whole thing can be a daunting, and even dull, process. Yes, it’s the dreaded employee performance appra Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …

Jon-Mikel Bailey @woodstreetweb Creates Business By Design

Since its founding in 2002, the Web and mobile design firm Jon-Mikel Bailey heads with partners James Stup, Jason … More
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