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7 Tips to Manage Remote Employees Effectively this 2021

The remote work trend has increased over the years, and the recent pandemic gave it a real push. Policies, preferences, and even realizations have all played a role in the increase. Yet even after more than a year of intermittent global lockdowns, many have struggled to manage remote employees effectively. As a company with a […]

Top Lead Generation Tools You Need For Your Business in 2021

Before the advent of lead generation tools, lead generation was like eating Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans from the Harry Potter movie. You never knew which flavor you will get next, just as your sales reps had no way of figuring out whether the leads they are gathering are warm, cold, or simply random potential […]

The Top 20 Actionable Tips to Improve Work Performance

No matter how small or big a company is, its success depends on the people working in it. Naturally, any business will hire, retain, and promote professionals who can prove that they perform well. Now, if you want to gain a competitive edge, you need to take the initiative to sharpen your skill set.  If […]

What Are the Best Productivity Planners?

You’ve probably promised yourself numerous times that you’ll start becoming more productive. Perhaps you even thought of organizing your tasks, but you didn’t know where to begin. Well, if you want to keep track of your responsibilities while balancing your personal life, you’ll need a productivity planner. Just because we’re halfway through the year, it […]

What Is Attendance Management and Why Do You Need It?

When employees give their best at work, they help their organization prosper. As such, companies implement attendance management systems to ensure that staff members maximize their potential. It is an excellent way to monitor your employees’ punctuality and performance. So, in this post, we’re going to discuss what attendance management is. We will also explain […]

Is Working Overtime an Opportunity or a Form of Abuse?

About a couple of months ago, managers would rather gouge their eyes out than let their employees work from their homes. However, we can all agree that the world has changed between then and now. Probably one of the few positive things that came out of the COVID-19 pandemic is the remote workforce phenomenon. The […]

The Ultimate List of Productivity Tools

Most of us want to be productive, and it is the driving force that motivates us to work. However, being prolific is not as easy as it seems. You have to be proficient in managing all your tasks and completing them within a reasonable time frame. If you want to survive in the busy, fast-paced […]

Strong Organizational Skills to Help You Make it to the Top

If you’re the kind of employee who gets things done in the most efficient ways, your company values you! It’s a core skill that recruiters look for the most in potential candidates during the hiring process. Employees who demonstrate better organizational skills are highly sought after. They are regarded as valuable assets that can drive […]

A Guide to Setting Up a Home Office for Remote Work

How’s your home office space for remote work? Is it neat and organized, or is it cluttered with piles of items you’ve unknowingly accumulated? Perhaps, your makeshift home office is your couch or bed. The thing is, we were all caught up by the COVID-19 pandemic. What was one time a theoretical contraption turned into […]

Work Hours Vs Productivity: What You Need to Know

Productivity is always a huge deal to employers because they want to see employees bringing real results to the table. They expect workers to perform excellently in every project to ensure all set goals are achieved within the planned period. To most employers, that means implementing the 8-hour workday in their companies. However, is that […]

8 Powerful Growth Strategies to Boost Revenue for Your Small Business

Armed with a plan, passion, and capital, you took the initiative to start your own business. However, growing a small business can present many challenges. You need to worry about your employees. Plus, you need to find ways to increase profits to keep the business afloat. To achieve this, it takes a lot of determination […]

Tips on Negotiating Full-Time Remote Work with Your Boss

We can all agree that remote work has become common practice, especially since lockdown restrictions turned it into a business necessity. According to Global Workplace Analytics, 56% of employees hold jobs that can be done from home. Even so, as the pandemic dies down, companies are starting to bring their operations back to their offices.  […]

What Are the Most Popular Remote Work-From-Home Jobs in 2021?

2020 was a dumpster fire of a year, but the remote work movement is one of the few good things that came out of it. With many forced into the virtual environment, most people finally got to experience the benefits of working from home first-hand. Unfortunately, many companies are now moving back their operations to […]

Who Are Hourly Employees and What Benefits Do They Get?

In various industries and professions, hourly pay is the traditional method of compensation. Of course, companies set out to ensure that what they pay is fair for both the employee and the organization. However, occasionally, there can be some confusion in determining and distributing worker benefits. As such, it’s important to understand the ‘hourly employee’ […]