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13 Satisfaction Survey Questions that You Need To Ask Your Employees

Just like the year before, it’s time again to prepare that annual employee survey. However, we understand that this is not something most HR practitioners are looking forward to. We all know that satisfaction survey questions are important. However, you’ve probably come to realize that creating employee questionnaires that’ll be relevant to your workforce is […]

What Are the Best Applicant Tracking Systems That You Can Use for Free?

The recruiting process can undoubtedly be improved when you use a modern applicant tracking system (ATS). However, once you start looking around, you will quickly learn that there are plenty of options available for you. Well, you don’t have to worry because we’ve done the heavy work for you. In this post, we’ve compiled the […]

Practical and Realistic Goals to Set for 2021

We’re in the final stretch of 2020—a year marked by frustrations, losses, and even a pandemic. Even so, it doesn’t mean that we should give up on our dreams. As we are approaching a new year, we can check in on the goals we set for ourselves last January. Were you able to accomplish everything […]

Top 12 Dorm Room Decorating Tips

Nothing is more depressing than stepping into a college dorm room that looks like a prison cell. However, yours doesn’t have to be that way. After all, your room in college is not simply a place to sleep. Your dorm room also becomes your living room, dining room, and even your home theatre. Studying is […]

How Long Should You Stay at a Job?

How long is too long to work in the same position in the same company? A few years back, a job seeker with a long history of jumping from company to company was frowned upon. Employers thought that if you couldn’t stay in one position for a long time, you were unreliable and considered a […]

360 Degrees Feedback: Is it an Effective Method of Performance Evaluation?

As an HR executive, you always strive to find ways to steer employees toward constant improvement. Since they are the pillars that hold an organization together, their performance will determine the success of a business. However, how do you measure the depth of their contribution to your business? That’s where evaluating an employee performance appraisal […]

The Drama Triangle. What Is It and How Do You Escape It?

As human beings, it’s hard to escape the dramas in our day to day lives. Right now, you could be experiencing drama in one or more of your current relationships. In Karpman’s triangle, he attempts to explain the shifting roles people play in relationships, and how manipulative and destructive it become. Do you sometimes feel […]

Tips on Developing an Effective Diversity Training Program in the Workplace

You’ve probably heard about the adage that training is not an event—instead, it is a dynamic process. When it comes to developing a diversity and inclusion training program, you need to aim beyond teaching about ‘sensitivity’. You must get down to the nitty-gritty of solving the problem, endeavoring to achieve a significant organizational transformation. The […]

Top Upwork Alternatives That Help Freelancers Secure Clients and Projects

Upwork is undeniably one of the largest online freelancing platforms in the world. Millions of people rely on it to find clients and top talent. Despite that, many have complained about its hefty fees and saturated customer base. Over the years, it has become challenging for freelancers to secure projects on Upwork. Aside from that, […]

9 Effective Employee Retention Strategies

Employees are your most valuable business asset. So, for your company to thrive, finding and retaining a steady workforce is vital. However, what does it take to attract, engage, and retain top talent?  Well, this is where employee experience comes in.  If it’s the first time hearing this term, you might be wondering what it’s […]

Why Active Listening Is Important in the Workplace

Good communication is everything. It can make a huge difference in an office, organization, or home. Co-workers depend on it to become productive. Meanwhile, leaders rely on it to make wise decisions. Couples even use it to relate to each other well. It’s a key component to the success of any business. Good listening can […]

A Comprehensive Guide to Doing a Job Analysis for HRM

The hiring process is an integral part of human resource management (HRM). Of course, before you can attract top talent, you need to define the job. This procedure, referred to as a “job analysis,” helps simplify and fine-tune the pre-employment phase. So, we’ve created this article to serve as a comprehensive guide to conducting a […]

Effectiveness vs Efficiency: Which One Is More Important for Successful Leaders?

Efficiency vs effectiveness. These two big E’s are popularly used by managers, leaders, and CEOs to charter the course of their organization. The success of a company greatly depends on effective leadership. Every business strives to attain its goals and objectives while maintaining a consistent profit. To achieve that, leaders have to realize that efficiency […]

How to Assign Invoice Numbers

Assigning invoice numbers may seem like a straightforward process. However, things can get complicated, especially when you’re handling multiple clients. Should you create a unique invoice numbering system for every customer? Well, things do not have to be so difficult. In this article, we’ll share some tips on how to assign invoice numbers. Whether you […]