Business Advice

Why should you fire your worst customer? Or should you?

May 29th, 2017|Advice, Business Advice|

The notion of “firing your worst customer” has been around for a while now. Some experts advise business to end relationships with bad customers, while other experts strongly disagree. As usual the silver line is in the middle and what will help you the most with that decision is defining a bad customer. What is [...]

Employee Retention Strategy – the New Age Tool for Successful Business (Part 2)

May 10th, 2017|Advice, Business Advice|

Why do companies need Employee Retention Strategy? There are actually companies, which believe that Employee Retention Strategies are a waste of time and resources and whoever isn’t happy with the conditions is free to go – after all, there is a queue for that position. That would be true if all of the applicants for [...]

Employee Retention Strategy – the New Age Tool for Successful Business (Part 1)

May 9th, 2017|Advice, Business Advice|

We live in a very dynamic world. In the 21st century, we can do anything we want, restricted only by our imagination. In such a reality working for one company, your whole life is a story from the past. In such a reality we look for better opportunities constantly. While that may be great for [...]

Rookie Mistakes and Successful Practices in Managing Virtual Teams

April 20th, 2015|Business Advice|

Keith Ferrazzi, a CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, a consulting and training company, reports for Harvard Business Review that “virtual teams – ones made up of people in different physical locations – are on the rise”, because while earlier virtual teams were formed to facilitate innovation among top experts around the world, today they are just [...]

Ideas to Spark Employee Happiness at Work

April 16th, 2015|Business Advice|

An HR manager quoted in Forbes claims that “today employees don’t want a career, they want an experience.” Have the demands of the workforce changed or are these natural expectations and reasonable requests of highly talented employees? And what makes employees happy? The New York Times article “Why You Hate Work” discusses four core needs, [...]

New Trends in Training and Development for Staff

March 30th, 2015|Business Advice|

Training and development is an essential issue for any organization, because training enable the staff to have the knowledge, the competences and skills to fulfill their duties in the best possible way, which of course, also makes them happier. It is not easy to argue with Einstein, according to whom: “Once you stop learning, you [...]

Staff Retention – Tips from the Pros

March 23rd, 2015|Business Advice|

Employees can find various reasons to stay with your organization, but they can also find as many options on the market. Yet, it is important that you think of some strategies for retaining your staff, so that you do not lose your best talents. According to Forbes, to retain their employees, companies must offer employees [...]

Key First Steps to Establishing Flexible Work Arrangements at the Workplace

March 19th, 2015|Business Advice|

The introduction of flexible work arrangements is the right approach of retaining the valuable and talented employees in many organizations. Plus, they lead to many benefits for both employers and employees. A variety of flexible work patterns exist: Job-sharing: two employees are responsible for one full-time role Term-time working (e.g. mothers work during school terms [...]

Creating the Perfect Office Design – How the Workplace Environment Affects Employees’ Feelings and Performance?

March 16th, 2015|Business Advice|

Companies are putting much effort to keep their employees happy and within their offices so that they maintain and even stimulate the flow of creative thoughts and ideas at the workplace. The designs of many modern workplaces try to combine areas specifically designated for work, collaboration and relaxation. Employers understand that to enjoy an effective and [...]

Unique Perks That Can Blow Your Mind

March 12th, 2015|Business Advice|

The competition for the best professionals is fierce, that’s why many companies have joined the game of attracting and retaining the best talent by devising different perks for their employees. Have a look at some unique perks that companies offer to attract the great employees and encourage their growth and job satisfaction. Employees are encouraged [...]