Showing posts from 2018

Craziness on the job? How to stay sane at work

Do you ever feel like keeping your sanity during the workday is a challenge? If so, you're not alone. A 2017 study found 52 percent of full-time workers were more stressed than they had been the year before.

Pros and cons of hiring seasonal workers

Before we know it, the holidays will be right around the corner. In the fall many businesses begin to look for additional employees to help deal with the volume of business that tends to occur during fall and winter seasons.

Benefits of adding a technology concentration to an MBA degree

Today's MBAs are more attainable for students desiring to pursue that advanced business degree. With many flexible program structures available nowadays, the options for MBA students to customize their education are plenty. In addition to full-time, part-time, online and executive options, graduate students typically have the opportunity to elect to include a concentration to augment their MBA degree.

Need to stop your habitual lateness to work? Learn how to be a morning person

Once the sun goes down and the temperature drops, are you someone who suddenly finds yourself coming to life? The evening air exhilarates you and you find during these late hours you are at your very best in getting things done? You've spent most of your life as a night owl and the mere thought of being a morning person to make it on time to work is disconcerting.

What is a relational database?

A relational database is an organized system that holds vast amounts of information encompassing many categories. While there are several different database structures, the relational model is by far the most popular, at least at this point in time.

Why scare tactics are never a good strategy to boost employee productivity

During times of economic uncertainty when jobs come at a premium, everyone is under stress. Business owners, managers and other executives are under pressure to try and maintain a healthy financial outlook, often having to report to shareholders. On the employee front, people are worried about keeping their jobs or pay cuts or loss of other benefits.

Benefits of providing employee benefits

As an owner or hiring manager of a business, you want to hire the top talent, right? If so, it’s in both yours and your employees’ best interest to include a benefits package. According to 2016 statistics, three in five applicants (57 percent) reported benefits and perks being top considerations before accepting a job offer.

Can habitual lateness hurt your career?

Habitual late arrivers to work can hurt their careers in many ways. In many Western societies, workers who are consistently tardy for start times, meetings, conferences, appointments or returns from lunch hours, can be looked upon as unprofessional, incompetent, disrespectful and even rude.

Once a person gets a reputation for being late all the time, he or she could not only place a current job in jeopardy, but also blacklist themselves from future opportunities. In cultures where a high value is placed on time, it would be pretty difficult to obtain a good recommendation or reference from an employer who was displeased with habitual lateness.
Hurt one's professional reputation A worker who is constantly late in the work environment is likely going to annoy bosses and colleagues and quickly gain a poorly perceived reputation in the workplace. Other people may perceive them as unprofessional, incompetent or as not being a team player. Aside from current bosses being displeased, it&…

What is a clickwrap agreement license?

As products and services became available in digital form or on the internet it created a dilemma with traditional terms of use agreements. The clickwrap agreement emerged as a popular method to finalize terms of purchase, service or product use.

Social media trends for businesses in 2018

As 2018 begins, it’s no big secret the popularity of social media continues have an impact, and it’ll be increasingly important to carefully select which networks to invest efforts. Once the right avenues are identified, knowing which marketing trends are moving forward and which ones are dying is a necessity. 

If you’re looking for ideas to integrate into your social media marketing strategy and keep up with the times, here are some trends experts suggest will matter in 2018.