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25 February 2013
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5 Secrets of Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur

Every entrepreneur needs to possess a few traits that equip him to manage and build his organization, clients, and employees. Here are a few secrets that will help you become a successful entrepreneur: Leadership An entrepreneur should not only be able to envision his goals but also be passionate enough to lead his employees towards […]


18 December 2012
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Workplace Enthusiasm & Employee Relationships: What Startups/SMBs Need to Know

Enthusiasm in the workplace is all about how involved your employee is and how interested they really are in the working of the organization. To increase and encourage this, an organization needs to keep their employee as interested and enthusiastic as possible in their job. Make yourself known When an employee knows a very negligible […]


12 December 2012
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Importance of Bonuses for Employees in Startups & Small Businesses

Bonuses work like investments, wherein rewarding a bonus to an employee will usually increase the employees’ work input and simply encourage them to work better in the future. Every bit of due diligence counts In a startup and or a small business where the number of employees are mostly limited, every bit of effort counts. […]


7 December 2012
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Startups & SMBs
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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 […]


26 November 2012
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Digitally Transforming Startups / Small Businesses

On several occasions in an organization, no matter how alert the management and staff may be, there is always something that may be overlooked. Be it work input by different employees, leave records, computerized archives, employee database management, etc. digitizing is extremely relevant today. Ease Your Burden When you need to keep your mind on […]


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 […]


7 November 2012
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How to Write Emails to Employees: For Startups & SMBs

Emails to employees are a very crucial communication tool, and what you say in those emails is just as important. This mode of communication with employees is mostly consistent of instructions and attachments. It is important that your emails convey the message with clarity. Here is how you can write effective emails to your employees: […]


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 […]


12 October 2012
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Of Rockstar Programmers and Startups: Recruiting the Best

While different startups have their own version of the profile, the ultimate “rockstar” employee for a tech company could be defined as someone who is extremely passionate about technology and loves to find solutions. Someone who is in awe of everything new that arrives in the market and marvels at old inventions and understands how […]


10 September 2012
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sumHR HR Software & Mumbai Coworking Space Covered in MiD-DAY

One of India’s most prominent tabloids, Sunday MiD-DAY, covered sumHR and the Mumbai co-working spaces that we are offering to budding entrepreneurs and startups. Here’s an excerpt from the SMD article: “But the cherry on the cake came last January, when they launched sumHR, an HR management software aimed at startups and small businesses to […]


7 August 2012
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5 Ways to Have an Awesome Company Culture for Employees

Besides having a dream to create a profitable venture, many entrepreneurs also have a dream to build a company that is loved by not only its customers but also its employees. Nevertheless, for doing that they require a company culture that is revered by the people who make it, which is, the employees. Many a […]


20 July 2012
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Leaves & Company Leave Policy: Biggest Challenges in HR Management

Managing human resources is not an easy task, especially if you are running a small-sized business or a startup. And when it comes to complex and touchy issues such as managing leaves or framing/changing a company leave policy, things can often get murky and make all the stakeholders uncomfortable. In addition to remunerations, many a […]


11 July 2012
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Employee Training
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Employee Training: Why it Should Matter for Startups and Small Businesses

Influential management consultant Peter Drucker once said, “Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.” Knowingly or unknowingly, this seems to have fit in the psyche of today’s professional. When it comes to job satisfaction or even when changing jobs, individuals these days take into account several factors besides remuneration and the […]


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