Training employees can not only increase your business productivity but also retain employees for the long-term. [Read more…] about 10 Characteristics of Highly Effective Employee Training Programs
When you show up for your job interview, your focus will no doubt be on presenting the very best version of yourself in order to convince them to hire you. But you should never forget that the interview is also your chance to test whether it’s a company you actually should want to work for. You’re interviewing them as much as they’re interviewing you. [Read more…] about How to Spot a Toxic Workplace During Your Interview
What most organizations across the world have in common are breakdowns in communication, confusion, and misunderstandings. Your company is no exception. Problems with communication negatively affect other business aspects such as profits, relationships with customers, partners, and employees, and business in general. Recognizing these growing pains, technology experts have designed a great number of solutions to help companies overcome their communicative challenges. However, for most, having such a wide choice is both a blessing and a curse. Why? Because what works well for one company may not be a good fit for another. If you choose the wrong tool, you waste not only money but also time and effort. To make a wise choice, align your tool with your communication strategy and the needs of your company. Here is a guide to choosing the best solution for your company’s needs. [Read more…] about How To Choose The Best Communication Solution For Your Company’s Needs
Murphy’s Law states that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Crises are always around the corner, whether or not you and your business are prepared to handle them. You may never escape the possibility of things going south, but you can develop a crisis management plan that can help reduce, if not eliminate, their devastating aftermath. [Read more…] about The Benefits of Crisis Management in Your Marketing Strategy
Organizations of all sizes struggle to retain top talent and improve performance of those at all skill levels. A mentoring program is one way to deal with both of these issues. Internal mentoring programs have a number of benefits for employees throughout their careers, though the greatest benefits are for new hires. Here are three reasons your business needs an internal mentoring program.[Read more…] about 3 Reasons Your Business Needs an Internal Mentoring Program
As your business grows, you reach a new perspective about what is possible. Besides expanding your business nationally, you may also want to expand your business to an emerging economy.
If, for instance, your market research shows that your products will be well received in India and your cost of doing business will be lower there, then you may want to jump on that option.
Still, it’s not always smooth sailing when it comes to setting up a branch in another country. Here are some challenges that you may have to face and some suggestions on how to deal with them: [Read more…] about 5 Challenges To Overcome When Expanding Your Business To Emerging Economies