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  • Ensure Your Hiring is not Gender Biased

    Ensure Your Hiring is not Gender Biased

    by on July 15, 2014

    While the conditions of working women has improved by leaps and bounds in the last few decades, it is important to recognize that there is still a disparity in the number of women being hired, their pay scales and promotion opportunities. While there are many …

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  • 5 Qualities to Target during Hiring

    5 Qualities to Target during Hiring

    by on June 26, 2014

    Your Company is built on the strength of your employees therefore when you are starting your business, you need to hire the right kind of talent. While financial strains might affect your hiring decisions, it is essential that you attempt to find the right ind…

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  • How to be a Disruptive Entrepreneur

    How to be a Disruptive Entrepreneur

    by on June 25, 2014

    Every startup or small business begins with the desire to do something different; to shake up the industry with an idea that has not been done before, or to present a solution to a consumer pain point that no other business thought of before. Many disruptive e…

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  • Are you a Workaholic?

    Are you a Workaholic?

    by on June 11, 2014

    As a Small Business owner whose business is constantly on your mind, it is extremely easy to become a workaholic. In this post, we will cover key features that will allow you to gauge if you are a workaholic and more importantly, determine if being a workaholi…

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  • Evaluate the Performance of your Senior Employees

    Evaluate the Performance of your Senior Employees

    by on May 21, 2014

    Performance evaluation is crucial for effective management of your company. Employee evaluation helps in developing a healthy competitive attitude among the employees; it helps in improving the organizational performance, ultimately leading to an effective hum…

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  • Employee, HR, Human Resources

    How to Incentivise Teamwork

    by on May 15, 2014

    In a previous post we have explored How to Create An Incentivisation Program For Your Employees . One of the pitfalls we examined in creating an Incentivisation program was that certain employees may get de-motivated and envious of other better performing ind…

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  • Orientation Program

    How to Create an Orientation Program

    by on April 24, 2014

    In most small businesses, employees are hired and they are expected to jump in and start contributing from the very first day. This might not be the best way to welcome a new employee into the organisation. As a small business, your organisation might not have…

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  • Warning Signs that Your New Hire Might Not Work Out

    Warning Signs that Your New Hire Might Not Work Out

    by on April 23, 2014

    No matter how effective your hiring process is, there is always the chance that the final candidate who is hired is not the right one for the job. While there are many guidelines you can following to hire the right employee, in this post we detail the warning …

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  • How to Hire the Right Employees

    How to Hire the Right Employees

    by on March 26, 2014

    One of the toughest decisions Small Business Owners face is the hiring of new employees. While there could be several people looking for work, hiring the right staff for your business can be a tricky and it can sometimes be a stressful process for your busines…

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  • Business Plan, checklist for starting, small business, stock

    The In and Outs of Stock Taking for your Business

    by on March 24, 2014

    Stocktaking is an important part of all businesses, and it is especially essential for startups and small businesses. It enables new business owners to ensure that the firm is performing as per expectations, and it makes sure the business is receiving the proj…

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  • Growing Beyond Borders: 5 Tips for Expanding Your Business’ Global Footprint

    by on February 26, 2014

    Are you looking to expand your business to take on Global Markets in 2014?

    Selling goods in multiple countries can be complicated — you’ll have to navigate various cultures, regulations, and build relationships with local and regional suppliers — ad…

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  • How to Stay Connected on Long Business Trips

    by on February 21, 2014

    We have previous covered – Tips To Save On Your Business Travel Expenses. In this post, we cover ways to stay connected when on long business trips.

    When on a business trip, it is crucial to stay connected to your clients, business and loved ones. Whether y…

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  • Can Your Freelancer Transition to Full Time?

    by on February 11, 2014

    Increasingly, many companies these days have incorporated freelance employees as a regular feature in their total human resources. This is especially true for startups or other small and medium sized companies, which seek to decrease their expenditures on full…

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