Anyone responsible for marketing will say, right off the bat, that I’m wrong. They will tell you that an organization should use every opportunity to market itself, especially if it can be done for free. The only way you grow and attract people is by letting them know you exist…right? Wrong. Trying to market yourself… Continue reading There Are Times NOT To Market Your Organization
Having worked in the small business arena for so many years, I am accustomed to hearing the “we can’t afford that” or “only the big companies can offer benefits like that.” Sadly, the little things you can add to a benefits package really don’t cost all that much in the long run. Let’s start with… Continue reading Small Businesses NEED Small Perks – Because It DOES Matter
“We’re a small business…it would never happen to us.” “It hasn’t ever happened in the past so why worry about it happening now.” “Its not as big a deal as every makes it out to be.” Any of those comments sounds familiar? If you’ve worked in a start-up or small business setting, its probably something… Continue reading Employee Lawsuits Hit Small Businesses the Most
I know your first reaction – what does a document file have to do with employees? I had that same reaction as I was driving to work and heard about this on the radio. Catchy, though, don’t you think? So what does PDF have to do with employees and their performance? P = Play time… Continue reading Do You Tell Your Employees to Partake in “PDF”?
So many candidates encounter the line: “You will be under probation for the first 90 days of your employment.” But, does the new employee or the employer REALLY know what that means? Let’s start with a little history… The “probationary period” was started as a way for employers to deal with Unions and their rules… Continue reading The Confusion Over What is a “Probationary Period”