Productive, happy, and engaged teams all have one thing in common: a positive, supportive, and healthy work environment. Toxic workplaces? Well, they look a little different. In negative environments, gossip, conflict, and poor communication run rampant. So, how do you know if your business is plagued with toxicity? Keep your eyes peeled for signs of […]
Hiring employees is exciting. You’re ready to dive in and get to work because you think, “I found the perfect person!” But even in a digital world full of remote employees (thanks, COVID!), you may realize that an employee is no longer a good fit. In that case, it may be time to let them […]
Conflict in the workplace costs employers roughly $359 billion in paid hours each year. Yes, you read that right—$359 billion. But, what kinds of problems are causing businesses billions of dollars per year? We’ve pinpointed the main problems that cause unnecessary workplace drama. Read on to learn what problems you should keep your eyes peeled […]
Strong leaders help carry a business toward success by reducing turnover and boosting profits. Poor leaders? Not so much. In fact, bad managers cost businesses billions of dollars annually. This is why executive development is oh-so important in businesses of all sizes.
In today’s hyper-competitive talent market, it’s increasingly difficult for employers to attract, engage, and retain employees. Based on a 2018 survey, one in two employees would like to experience a greater focus on well-being at their company, which includes physical, psychological, and financial wellness. With this, it is unsurprising that wellness programs at work and […]
The coronavirus has brought on a lot of “new normals,” one of which is remote work. With more employees working from home now than ever, employee isolation and loneliness are on the rise. To help your workforce combat employee isolation while working remotely, learn how to prevent it and the signs to look out for.
Patriot Software is headquartered in Ohio, a state that’s been at the forefront of pandemic response. Feel free to share and edit as needed. Patriot Software’s President and Chief Legal Officer, Mike Wheeler—who is a licensed attorney in the state of Ohio—has been in daily communication with employees, providing COVID-19/Coronavirus updates via email and Slack. […]
Being a business owner is no easy task. You have to be dedicated, passionate, and patient. And when you add employees into the mix, you become a leader and role model.
Have you been closely following the U.S. government’s response to the escalating coronavirus situation? If so, you know that the government is working quickly to provide worker and small business relief. As an employer, you can also take matters into your own hands to keep your workers safe and financially sound.