Category Archives: Employee relations

11 Cool Gifts to Celebrate Administrative Professionals Day

We’d be lost without our administrative assistants, right? Make sure you celebrate them on their special day, April 23. The clock is ticking! Wondering what to get them? Here are eleven cool promotional products to consider.

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Small Business Help: 5 Strategies for Bringing Sales and Marketing Together

According to HubSpot, “87% of the terms sales and marketing teams use to describe each other are negative.” But it doesn’t need to be like that. After all, their main goals are the same (e.g. get more customers, make the … Continue reading

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The Secret Sauce to a Thriving Business: Think Employee Development & Training

Follow these 7 tips for better employee development Sure, you onboard and train new employees, right? But do you have a plan in place for developing and training your employees on an on-going basis? Here’s what you need to think … Continue reading

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Employee Management: 6 Questions Your Employees Should Be Able to Answer About Your Business

Your employees can often be your greatest evangelists by helping to spread the word about your company, and they can often help with client/customer issues. That is, if they know and understand your company’s message and positioning. Here are six … Continue reading

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Business Mentoring 101: What It Is, Why It Matters, And What’s Involved in Setting Up a Program

When we listen to or read about successful business people, from GE’s Jack Welch to Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, we often hear them mention and thank the mentors they had along their journeys to greatness. In some ways, mentoring sounds like … Continue reading

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5 Things Your Employees Can Do to Help Promote Your Business

If you have employees, even just one or two, they can serve as your own pseudo sales force off hours. The good news? If you treat your employees well (you do, right?), they’re usually more than happy to spread the … Continue reading

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19 Quick-Hitting Ideas to Boost Employee Morale

How to boost employee morale is a common question among business owners, and it’s a theme we’ve discussed quite a bit on this blog, including this post on team-building ideas and this post on creating community outreach programs. Sometimes, however, … Continue reading

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