Never Judge a Book by Its Cover: The Case for Criminal Record Checks

When it comes to selecting a suitable candidate to work for the organisation, dulging a little deeper than purely the face value should be a commonplace process. So why is a background check needed? Criminal record checks or a national police certificate are available to most recruiters and HR workers. Employers in the modern era have the right to learn more about the new prospective hire that they are about to commit into a legal relationship with by way of a formal job contract.…

Across the Industries: 5 Ways Self Storage Can Help Your Business

Small business owners face a lot of challenges, but not having enough space shouldn’t be one of them. Whether the business is a start-up run out of a home garage or a local retail business operating a brick-and-mortar store, self-storage makes it easier to declutter the office, keep track of inventory, and stay organized. Read on to find out how. 1. Reduce Clutter Items like excess stock, old equipment, and documents that must be kept for records but don’t need to be accessed frequently can all leave offices and small commercial spaces feeling cluttered and cramped.…

Once the Crisis Is Over: What Will the Post-COVID Future of Work Look Like?

Covid-19 has changed every aspect of our lives, including the way we work, and those changes will remain in place until a vaccine is ready. But with a vaccine months if not years off, what will the future of work look like when a vaccine is found? Will the changes made by employees and businesses end, or will they be here to stay? Here, we’ll look at some changes likely to stick around even after the crisis is over. Remote Work Working remotely from home has become one of the primary ways businesses are addressing the risk of Covid-19 to their employees.…

How to Effectively Outsource Your Recruitment

Once your firm grows beyond a certain size, recruitment becomes a big issue. Finding the right people at the right time can be extremely difficult. No business can afford to operate for long without having key personnel in place. It does not take long for things to start to fall apart. So, recruitment is not a task you can afford to put off. The problem is that finding and hiring the right person is a time-consuming process. If your business is just taking off or growing fast time is the last thing you have enough of.…

Overcoming Burnout: Solopreneurs Need to Learn the Art of Automation

The life of a solopreneur is a constant juggling act. There’s only one person running the show, so everything falls on you—from creating the product itself, to marketing and advertising it. If you want your business to succeed, you need to jump at every opportunity to grow. But there are only so many hours in a day, and you’re already working long nights. It’s no wonder so many solopreneurs struggle with burnout. You can’t “work less” or your idea won’t get off the ground.…

6 Tips to Run a Cost-Effective Operation

Many businesses focus on expansion, growth, and ROI completely forgetting about another vital aspect of their day-to-day operations. We are, of course, referring to money-spending aspects of running a business. When you are trying to make a cost-effective business strategy, you have to consider all the factors. You have to take into account the cost of office building maintenance, IT infrastructure, employee training, office materials, and more. Where do you start? Which costs are pulling your bottom line down? Let’s find the answers to these questions and see the tips that can help you run a cost-effective operation.…

5 Tips for Promoting Globalization in the Workplace

Globalization affects the workplace in more ways than one. Businessmen, for instance, feel the pressure to broaden their knowledge by studying business international relations and the political economy. Employees, on the other hand, work on improving their skills to be more competitive in the globalized economy. In this article, we’ll talk more about how to embrace globalization in your workplace. Increase Cultural Diversity To promote globalization, management must increase cultural diversity in the workplace. This necessitates the need to look at the hiring practices and make sure that there is no discrimination.…

Running Your Pandemic-Stricken Business from Home: Why Hiring a Virtual Receptionist Make Sense

With so many countries across the world struck by the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the businesses have currently started working from home. While this is a good way to prevent a large number of individuals congregating in one area, there are also various challenges associated with this that can affect a business. Working from Home is Challenging! It sounds easy, but in reality, it isn’t so; working from home is challenging, indeed. Some of the most typical challenges are as follow.…

A Guide to Feng Shui your Office

Feng Shui is a Chinese traditional practice of styling your home décor through which energy can be channelised to your home and eventually to your life. Here, through this article, I won’t tell you about the ways to decorate your home, but it’s going to be about your office, which is even more important to arrange properly to get more work output. The four principles that you should keep in your mind to organise your office space are: 1. The power of colours 2.…

New Ways Companies are Motivating Their Employees

It’s hard to feel motivated when you’re at work. For most people, having a job is a necessity rather than a choice, and the best that they can do is to try and choose a career that they don’t hate. To combat this, companies are introducing innovative ways to help their workforce focus. Wildly unconventional benefits and perks have surfaced over the last few years, with research estimating that increasing happiness can boost productivity by around 12 per cent. We’ve compiled some of the best company benefits as well as some of the quirkiest perks.…