Every employee knows that hiring staff is a long and complex process. But you can’t cut corners. Otherwise, you might end up with the wrong people working for your business. Post Your Advertisement The first step on the journey to hiring new employees is preparing your job advertisement and posting it. Firstly, make sure you’re very clear and specific when writing the advert. Say exactly what skills and experience levels you’re looking for so that only the right people will apply. Try not to be vague about it, otherwise, you’ll be flooded with applications from unsuitable applicants. And that will mean having to spend longer on the process than is necessary. You also need to think carefully about where the advert will be posted.
Aug 19 2015More
Employee perks are the little bonuses and extras that come with a great job. We all expect a decent wage and a fulfilling career. But, it’s the perks that really set the best apart. It’s a culture that has evolved and developed in the tech world specifically. Offices in Silicon Valley are among the best equipped, and they offer the coolest employee perks. Google are the flagship company here. Their offices are regular features in business magazines for their ingenuity and creativity. Some of them have rock-climbing walls, for example. They are fully catered day and night, and employees are given a desktop bonus as soon as they arrive. It’s a small pot of money that lets them kit their desk out however they want. It got us thinking
Aug 18 2015More
Source: Injuries happen from time to time but you shouldn’t be punished if it was through no fault of your own. Whilst nobody wants to think about being physically hurt, knowing what to do in such situations could save you plenty of time, money and hassle. Whilst health should be our first concern, it is only natural to worry about the financial side of things too. Nobody can afford to miss out on months of work unless they are being paid for it. And if the accident was due to somebody else’s negligence then there is absolutely no reason this fate should happen to you. Here’s a three point plan on what to do if you do endure an accident at work. Act Immediately As with any form of accident, the first step is to seek medical attention.
Jun 22 2015More
Most of us would take any job on offer if we were out of work for some time. A paying job is something we all need, but there are times when we may have to take on a job we don’t want. It may be that we don’t like the hours, or we don’t like the people we work with. Sometimes the work itself is so dangerous we start to question whether we should be doing it at all. Dangerous jobs come in all shapes and sizes. Construction work is thought to be the most dangerous. There are more reported fatalities in this industry than any other. However, agricultural work is statistically more likely to result in injury or death. It's easy to understand why these two industries are considered dangerous. But there are many everyday jobs out there that
May 17 2015More
It’s important to be a good boss in every way you can. And it’s also important that your staff like and respect you as their boss. David Brent might have been misguided, but he did have the best of intentions. It’s important for people to like you because then they’ll want to work for you. It can help improve morale and increase productivity. You need to make sure you're the best boss you can be. And the best way to do that is to put the needs and interests of the company and staff before your own. Now, you might be thinking about the ways you can do this. And you should be because there are plenty. But, many of them might be things that don’t necessarily occur to you. So this guide will help give you ideas of the sorts of techniques
May 14 2015More