Making Employees Smarter

    From classic board games like Trivial Pursuit to iconic TV game shows such as Jeopardy and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Americans love the mental challenge and exhilaration of participating in trivia contests. Trivia game shows are irresistible opportunities to test our intellectual prowess and demonstrate knowledge. However, while most people consider trivia a hobby or a playful way to pass idle time, trivia can be far more than just fun and games.

    Handling Turnover Transition

    Turnover is difficult to deal with in any department or company. When someone departs, they usually do not leave a step-by-step list of duties behind for their replacement.

    Are You Making Employees Feel Unloved?


    Of course your employees matter. If they didn’t, you wouldn’t hire them, trust them to do important work, or keep paying them week after week.

    Combat Zones in the Office

    Your office has its own "combat zones," and most arise when people play the "blame game."

    Your office has its own "combat zones."

    Skills and Experiences Are Irrelevant When Hiring

    Have you ever hired a person that had all the right skills and experiences, but then they fell flat on their face?

    Resolve To Recruit Better In 2013

    By John Featherstone

    Hiring the right person the first time can save you tens of thousands of dollars in time and resources. People are a company’s most valuable asset, so the company will only be as successful as the quality of the people it hires, trains and leads.

    Employers Increased Benefits

    Improving Employee Health and Wellness

    More employers offered benefits that encouraged employees to improve their health in 2012, according to a survey released by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) at its 2012 Annual Conference and Exposition in Atlanta. Over the last five years, benefits that reward employees for improving their health have jumped — a sign that organizations recognize employees, value these benefits, and are looking for ways to cut business costs.


    Grow Your Own Talent to Build a Home-Based Business

    Hire for Attitude, Train for Skills

    You have watched your newest hire work for their first 30 days, and you are looking back at their great resume and 15 years of experience. All you can think is, “Does he really have 15 years of experience or just one year of experience 15 times?” It was this experience that led us to make “you have to love training” one of our core values.

    Getting Frequent Updates from Key People

    A Home-Based Business Requires Updates to Thrive

    By Michael Feuer

        When you know what’s happening in real time, you can accelerate your organization’s growth and prevent garden-variety problems from snowballing into disasters of Biblical proportions..


    Survey Shows Small Business Employee Preferences on Medical Advice

    Saving on Medications Tops List

    It’s no doubt that American’s are looking for ways to save on health care costs. CIGNA recently issued the results of a survey of consumers across the country that found that employees at small companies (250 or less employees) are more likely than those employed by larger companies (251 or more employees) to look for ways to save money on prescription drugs.


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