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26 June 2015
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How to build the ultimate employer brand and create a loyal workforce

As humans, we’re way past the age where the driving points in choosing a job (any work for that matter) were meeting our basic needs – food, clothing and shelter. In today’s fast paced corporate world, the decision criteria for choosing jobs is quite a complex combination of aspects. Job seekers today are more aware […]


15 May 2015
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A foolproof performance appraisal matrix for startup employees

Every startup wants to grow, who doesn’t? But with growth, every company needs to inevitably add more managers, more heads, more leaders, basically a larger workforce. This creates a frantic need to hire fast and more importantly the need to hire the right people. But in this urgency of recruitment drives, it’s extremely important to […]


7 December 2012
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How to Pitch a Business: For Budding Startups

Pitching a new business or an idea is something that requires preparation and rehearsal. Although, preparation and hard work would be redundant if your business or idea itself is not brilliant to begin with. Business idea To make your idea is not accidentally of resemblance to a pre-existing idea, research it. This should be conducted […]


4 December 2012
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5 Characteristics of Leaders in Startups / Small Businesses

More than any other point in business, the startup is when the business and the employees most need their leaders. To carry them with ease through the instability and uncertainties, an exceptionally brilliant leader will become a firm’s guarantee to achieving success in a competitive marketplace. Dynamic Leader A business needs to be led by […]


30 November 2012
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Employee & Corporate Gift Ideas: How to Give the Best Business Gifts

The more you know an individual on a personal level, the easier it is to buy them a gift. On the other hand, knowing an employee mostly on a professional level makes it a tougher buy. Therefore, buying business gifts is the time one must really wear their thinking caps. Read on if you want […]


29 November 2012
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Of Rockstar Sales Reps and Startups

A rockstar salesperson is defined as someone who performs like a rockstar on stage in all his glory. Basically, he/she enables the organization to rake in the moolah at breakneck speed. Handle the pressure A rockstar salesperson is one who can show grace under pressure. He can tackle deadlines and manage to maintain a decent […]


23 November 2012
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Employee Management System for Startups/SMBs: Free Yourself from Worries

An employee management system consists of crucial work-related and important personal information about an employee. In a nutshell, it is an online inventory of all employees of an organization. Employees are the strength of any organization, and it is more so in case of a growing business. It is crucial to handle this aspect of […]


5 Best Ways to Create a Great Office Atmosphere: For Startups & Small Businesses

A guide to create a great office atmosphere should be followed in order to attain better employee engagement and more output. Here are a few pointers: Communication Honest communication should be carried out amongst your employees, and between you and your employees. Don’t encourage them to lie and avoid being dishonest to get more work […]


2 November 2012
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Employee Engagement Activities in Startups & Small Businesses

[sociallocker] If your employee possesses a lack of interest in the organization and his/her job you’re in a pickle. Not only will you be wasting valuable resources such as time and money on an employee but the displaced emotions may be contagious to the other employees. After all the “rotten apple” theory isn’t limited to […]


30 October 2012
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Attendance Management: Why HR Software Can Free You From Your Worries

With several errors to rectify and assignments to watch over, attendance management should be left to the attendance management software to take care of. When you have a herd of employees working under you, your assignments to complete, your boss to impress, your non-work life worries breathing down your neck, as an HR manager or […]


Working Late Vs Efficiency: What Policy Works for Your Company?

There’s no doubt that in a battle between working late and efficiency, the latter would definitely win. Whether we need we have important things to do or not, time for ourselves, family, friends etc really do matter. After all, “All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.” Staying late at work once in […]


How To Retain Employees: 5 Useful & Innovative Ways

During school and university, getting bored of the monotonous lecture after lecture wasn’t anything alien. In such events, professors usually prepped up the class with movies and activities on issues that were taught that week. Much like employee engagement activities that help spruce up a work place. This is done by driving away an employee’s […]


Performance Appraisal: What HR Should Know

One of the main reasons for performance appraisal systems in the work place is to merely know more about your employee – to know what your employees are capable of, what they find difficult to do, what they’re comfortable doing and what kind of work gets them in the mood or ticks them off. These […]


16 October 2012
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Why Employee Training Programs are Important for Startups & SMBs

Employee training programs are necessary to produce expert employees’ in order to attain better quality work from them. These programs are an investment that is guaranteed to give you returns and ease the work pressure for not only the employees but a major part of the organization itself. Avoid spoon-feeding Without a training program for […]


5 September 2012
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Moving HR Management from Spreadsheets to HR Software: For Startups/SMBs

A few years ago, spreadsheets started becoming a norm in offices, and have been used for a plethora of purposes. While using them for HR tasks is a good idea, it can lead to trouble later on, as certain errors can be costly when it comes to employees. The HR department of an organization is […]


3 September 2012
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Startups & SMBs: Why an MBA Degree isn't Important for Being a Leader

Some five years ago, having an MBA degree was as important as graduating. Whether you were graduating in Physics or History or even Accounts, the there was an immense peer pressure to get into a B-school. Most would opt for the normal MBA course, while some preferred to go for an entrepreneurial course. The general […]


Startups & The Work From Home Option: More Connected Workers

Ask any HR department about the issue that gets a lot of debate, and the answer you will get is the idea of working from home. Globally, certain organizations have been open to this kind of an option, and the number sure seems to be growing. Still many firms hesitate to offer this arrangement to […]


HR Management: In-house Leadership Development for Startups & SMBs

Quite often, it is said that organizations should look for leaders rather than managers. This is true for startups and small businesses too. Agreed that the onus of the leader in a small company usually falls on the founder/owner, but in order to scale up, especially when the company’s headcount is expanding, leaders are needed […]


Managing Different Types of Employees Using HR Software: for Startups / SMBs

Workplaces all over the world have seen a huge change in the way they do business, and also in the manner, they manage their human capital. The world has become a small place, thanks to the internet. As the demand and supply of good talent becomes more dynamic, organizations, especially startups and small businesses who […]


16 August 2012
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Important Values of HR Management for Startups / Small Businesses

When it comes to human resource management, there are various ways and methodologies that startups and small businesses use to nurture and develop their workforce. However, there a few things that have become quite important for organizations, especially with the short supply of good talent. Practical Talent Management Time and again, management gurus and experts […]

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