Category: Business Operations

Employees' Information

4 Ways to Secure Your Employees’ Information

~by Dixie Somers~ . Mismanagement and inadequate securing of employees’ information have been a challenge for many employers. In some extreme cases, it has led to lawsuits and loss of vital information. Data and identity theft has grown by more than 650 percent in the past three years. Confidential employee information includes full names, addresses,…
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reduce the risk of fire

How to Reduce the Risk of Fire in Your Production Facility

~by Kara Masterson~ . Industrial fires injure and kill hundreds of employees each year. They’re also responsible for billions of dollars in damage to property, products and equipment. While safety standards have improved in recent years, production facilities will always have some degree of risk to deal with. Luckily, nowadays there are multiple things you…
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eating disorders

How to Deal with Eating Disorders Among Employees

~by Dixie Somers~ . Eating disorders are among the most stigmatized, least-understood and most deadly mental disorders. For the concerned employer, it can be uncomfortable to address an employee’s eating disorder, but doing so is important for the productivity and reputation of your company. Follow the guidelines below for handling an eating disorder among employees.…
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Top 4 Software Solutions for Your Small Business

~by Anica Oaks~ . The right software can spell the difference between productivity and profit or struggling to get things done. Fortunately the entrepreneurial sector has expanded, so there are more software options catering to small to medium businesses (SMBs). Here are four software program ideas that boost productivity while remaining affordable. Scheduling Surprisingly, many…
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4 Ways to Implement Security Awareness in the Workplace

~by Meghan Belnap~ . No matter your specific industry, digital information is crucial to your business’s success. You must secure and protect all digital information. Security breaches cause huge financial damages and can ruin your company’s reputation. Communication is critical in your business so that your employees understand why they need to follow these policies.…
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Energy of Business: 5 Ways to Beat Your Competition

~by Rachelle Wilber~ . Entrepreneurship is really one of the most difficult career choices a person can make. According to Forbes and Bloomberg, nearly 80 percent of new companies fail. While the failure rate is indeed high, the possibility for reaching success and obtaining your dreams still exists. However, you need to be smart about…
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Mobile Device Apps

10 Useful Mobile Device Apps for Your Business

~by Julie Martin~ . Mobile technology is here to stay, and it is slowly finding its way into the board room. However, until mobile phone and tablets offer some useful and functional apps for business use, tablets and phones will simply be a business novelty. Listed below are 10 mobile device apps that may prove…
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5 Ways Modern Technology is Driving Today’s Business

~by Lizzie Weakley~ . Proven business principles don’t do enough to keep your company afloat. Doing everything by the book might make you feel good, but failing to mix sound practices with the right technology could result in spectacular failure. Understanding the following 5 ways modern technology drives business will help you stay relevant and…
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ergonomic fixes

5 Ergonomic Fixes for Improved Employee Comfort & Efficiency

~by Dixie Somers~ . To get the most out of your workers, you need to make sure that they feel comfortable while they are on the job. One of the best ways to do this is to look for ergonomic fixes you can make to the office. If your employees are comfortable as they work,…
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6 Tips for Staying on Top of Your Workload

~by Kara Masterson~ . Every job’s workload requires some juggling. For instance, at a law firm, paralegals quickly realize there are hard deadlines and soft deadlines, so they have to prioritize accordingly. Most other jobs entail something similar. There is always a lot to stay on top of, and if a person isn’t organized, they…
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