Avoid the Horns and Halos: Objective Recruitment

We have previously written a piece on the importance of human capital. It really is vital, and it starts with your recruitment. There are a number of biases that you need to be aware of when you begin a recruitment journey. When you have battled through the sourcing process, and according to recent research it can be a real challenge identifying the people to bring to interview, you need to get the interview process right. Human nature means that we make certain snap judgement, and use stereotypes to understand the world.…

Career Opportunities in Political Management (Infographic)

There are several positions available in the job market for students studying political science. Many people do not see the benefit in pursuing a Master’s in Political Science; however, those that do will find a plethora of opportunities upon graduation. From advocacy to electoral work, there are several positions in each avenue worth researching. With advocacy, you are working directly with the public. You’ll have the option of managing events, advocating issues, operating the political action committee, communicating with the public through media and fundraising outreach, or manage business affairs.…

4 Steps To Prevent Healthcare Fraud

Healthcare fraud is when a patient or provider turns in misleading information to a health plan required to determine the amount of benefits payable. Those who abuse the procedure put beneficiaries of welfare and health at risk and cost taxpayers millions of dollars. Whether it’s a solo effort or an organized effort of a member, provider, or any other individual who bends the rules, healthcare fraud is a growing problem. It exploits the beneficiaries and robs them of resources crucial to their well-being.…

8 Ingredients for the Recipe of Customer Loyalty

When you have a business, one of the most important things that you can have is loyal customers. You want people to come back to you again and again and know that you can count on their dollars. These are customers who are going to be with you through thick and thin and that believe in your business. According to Business Insider, some of the brands that have the most loyal customers include Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung, and Hyundai. These are the brands that people love and where people go to when they are looking for certain services.…

Team Building Idea: Want to Race a Ferrari 355?

Want your new team members to gel well with the existing team members? Want to inspire your business team? Want to reward your staff for achieving the business goals? Instead of doing on-office-premise social activities, you might want to consider doing team building events. A team building event is typically being held indoor or in the woods, but if you want to offer an idea that will leave a lasting impression on your team members, there is one idea you can consider.…

How to Protect Your Business Against Loss

With the UK economy back at a pre-crisis level, many business are starting to see that little bit of extra money move through their books each month. Of course, just because business is going well for many companies, it doesn’t mean that other companies are struggling to make ends meet in this post-recession climate. Thankfully, most business sit somewhere comfortably in between these two positions, and if you find that you identify with this, pay attention. Although you might be doing okay – financially speaking – financial upset could be just around the corner.…

Is Real Estate Investment Right for You? 3 Points to Consider

As financial market traders and investors can testify, there is a common mind-set and philosophy required to access sustainable financial gains. While the way in which it is translated into individual strategies will vary depending on your appetite for risk and the specific market that you choose to operate in, it is underpinned by a number of fundamental values that must be clearly understood. It is therefore crucial that aspiring investors ask themselves some serious questions prior to making a financial commitment, in order to ensure they are equipped to achieve long-term success.…

What to Consider When Furnishing Care Homes

If you run a business that is responsible for furnishing care homes then there are things you need to bear in mind when approaching your customers with the right material so they can create an environment that is right for their patients. It is far more complex for your clients than simply browsing through a catalogue or scouring a website for the cheapest and most basic chairs and tables. They will have to take into consideration the needs of their staff and residents at the same time as trying to develop a pleasing aesthetic.…

Digitizing is the Future, So Why Are Some Companies Still Keeping Paper Records?

For years and years now we’ve all been told that digitizing both personal and work documents is the way forward. However, having said that, ridding yourself of the paper habit is easier said than done, especially if you’ve been reliant upon it for a number of years now. Business is a cutthroat world and, as a result, people seem to be wary and cautious of new techniques. This ‘stick to what you know’ philosophy, although useful, has its limitations and can actually hold a business back.…

Top Technology Tips for Businesses

It’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the jargon surrounding technology. When you’ve got far more important priorities to consider like launching your business, looking after your stock, covering your liabilities, and ultimately making a profit, it may seem like a waste of your precious time to be analysing the pros and cons of every new piece of kit someone tries to sell you. But by exploring what’s on offer and getting to grips with the technological power available to you, you can potentially use it to make some big gains for your business.…