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Employee Attrition Vs. Employee Turnover: What’s the Difference?

When a staff member leaves, it’s sad. When a number of them leave, it’s a concern, not only for your company, but also your company’s reputation.  Why’s that? The rate at which employees leave an organization points to a deeper problem within the organization. What’s more, it means that change is imminent. You see, any […]

What Are the Sunday Blues, and How Do You Shake Them Off?

As soon as you finish eating lunch on Sunday, that gloomy feeling of impending doom starts to creep in. Even if you’ve been having the best weekend, that dark cloud descends, covering your entire being. You feel like time is speeding up, and the blues set in. What you’re feeling is, as experts would call […]

How to Avoid Feeling Lonely When Working Remotely

Do you usually feel extra lonely when working from home? You are not alone. Buffer’s 2020 State of Remote Work revealed that 20% of online workers struggle with loneliness. So, if you were used to working from the office before the pandemic, you are more likely to feel melancholic when forced to shift to your […]

The Five Key Categories of Marketing Orientation Approaches

Until the 1950s, a majority of companies relied on the production orientation concept. This idea assumed that as long as they produced high-quality products, businesses would remain profitable. However, in today’s hypercompetitive global markets, where consumers have a proliferation of choices, companies have to maintain a competitive edge to beat the competition. That’s where market […]

Best College Students Podcasts in 2021

With about 49% of young Americans listening to podcasts each month in 2020, the society is embracing learning, growth, entertainment, motivation, and entrepreneurship through audio lessons. Why do you have to listen to podcasts as a college student? Does listening to podcasts make you smarter? Is it more convenient to plug your phones and listen […]

Attention to Detail: Why It Matters at work

A slight mistake can cost businesses millions of dollars in losses. That’s why attention to detail is a highly sought after trait in any job interview. Detail-oriented employees are more likely to spot an error and prevent it from causing colossal damages. No wonder employers prefer to work with teams that will make as few […]

Remote Mentoring Best Practices: How to Make It Work in a Virtual Workspace

The coronavirus pandemic changed our way of life and how we work. Social distancing regulations kept us apart and companies were forced to embrace remote work. While companies like Google have slowly started to reopen their offices, others are allowing employees to continue working from home for the time being. However, with more businesses adapting to […]

How Remote Work Could Reshape a Company’s Sustainability Goals

While corporate sustainability is no longer a new term in eco-friendly industries, it’s still a young field undergoing evolution and growth. In a bid to run a successful business that causes no harm to the environment, organizations began to implement changes in both their workspace and production processes. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic reshaping the […]

Is Relocating for a Job Worth It? 7 Things to Consider

If your boss gave you a promotion or offered you a new position in a new city or country, would you say yes? Relocating for work can be an exciting opportunity that promises increased salary or promotion, but it’s a big change that requires careful considerations. Moving for work is a personal decision that depends […]

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 […]

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 […]