In a best-case scenario, your employees operate at the highest levels of their abilities. They’re punctual, dedicated to improving, and invested in their work. When this happens, every aspect of your business benefits. But, you may have underperforming employees. And when an employee can’t do their work, others have to pick up the slack.Read More How to Help an Underperforming Employee Get Back on Track
Well, it’s official. Phishing attacks are on the rise. In 2021, 83% of organizations faced a successful email phishing attack. And here’s the other side of the coin: phishing is expensive. These attacks cost large organizations nearly $15 million annually. And because small businesses are three times more likely to be targeted by cybercriminals than […]Read More Hot Topic: What Is Phishing?
When economic times are good, companies can grow and bring in some of the best and brightest names from outside the organization to help the entire unit thrive.Read More How to Switch Focus from Hiring to Internal Development During an Economic Downturn
Scoot over, Zoom fatigue. There’s a new sheriff in town: time zone fatigue. If you have one employee working in California, another in Wisconsin, and another in Maine, you’re probably already familiar with the condition. To get through the confusion, you need a cheat sheet to understand the different time zones in the USA. And, […]Read More What Are the Different Time Zones in the USA, and Why Do Businesses Care?
Over 70% of adults in the U.S. use social media. And among businesses with over 100+ employees, 92.1% of U.S. marketers use social media. With such high social media usage nationwide, businesses can benefit from having guidelines in place. So if you don’t have one already, it’s time to implement a social media policy for […]Read More How to Adopt a Social Media Policy for Employees That Defines Roles & Sets Boundaries
Here’s a sad truth: Employees come and go. Why? Turnover is a fact of life as a business owner. Staff retention can be a hot-button issue in your company if you have a high turnover rate. And if it’s starting to feel like there’s a revolving door for staff members, it’s time to look at […]Read More 6 Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover in Your Business
Email hacking is one of the most prevalent cyberattacks on the Internet. Data from the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) found that business email compromise (BEC) is the costliest type of cyberattack, with 19,369 total complaints racking up $1.8 billion in losses.Read More Can Opening an Email Get You Hacked?
One of the better parts of being an employer is welcoming a new employee to your business. But, on the flip side is the not-so-fun part of watching or letting an employee go. And when key players choose to leave, it may be in your best interest to hold an exit interview. But, what is […]Read More The Employer’s Guidebook to Hosting an Exit Interview
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 […]Read More 6 Signs of a Toxic Workplace (and What to Do About Them)
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 […]Read More The Downside to Digital Work: How to Terminate a Remote Employee