6 Ways to Train Your Small Business Employees on a Budget
May17

6 Ways to Train Your Small Business Employees on a Budget

Ensuring that you train employees well is critical to your small business operations. To get better results in service and productivity, training employees in crucial skills is a sound investment that too many business leaders fail to appreciate. Some executives or HR managers seem to feel that the time and costs of training aren’t justified. However, a lack of training reduces employee engagement with the company and their...

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Team Building: How to Overcome Cultural Barriers
May03

Team Building: How to Overcome Cultural Barriers

Building a team that understands and respects each other and works well together is essential for the success of a business. As workplaces become more diverse and technology allows us to more easily communicate with people around the world, cultural differences may become more apparent. Cultural and language barriers can lead to miscommunication and, sometimes, disagreements and hurt feelings. At times, one party might not even know...

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Why HR and IT Teams MUST Work Together For New Workplace Technology Success
Mar31

Why HR and IT Teams MUST Work Together For New Workplace Technology Success

Got a new HR platform or planning on implementing a new technology across your organization? Be aware…The statistics on IT projects are grim. According to research conducted by McKinsey and the BT Centre for Major Programme Management at the University of Oxford, half of all large IT projects significantly exceed their budgets (on average running 45% over budget and taking 7% longer than predicted). But scarier still: 17% of...

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Improving Employee Job Satisfaction with Human Capital Management Systems
Mar03

Improving Employee Job Satisfaction with Human Capital Management Systems

By Katie Badeusz, EPAY Systems You’ve heard it time and again—happy employees lead to greater productivity and creativity at work. When morale rises, sales and profits do, too. But less than half of U.S. workers are happy at work, according to The Conference Board’s latest job satisfaction survey. No wonder so many companies are seeking new ways to improve employee job satisfaction—such as leveraging human-centric HR technology that...

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What Actually Works in the Job Searching Process?
Feb21

What Actually Works in the Job Searching Process?

Indeed, it’s an intriguing question to all job seekers, no matter if they are fresh graduates or a manager with 10 years of experience in the industry. What really works in looking for a job? I truly wish there was a clear-cut method and if we followed it, we would have landed on our dream jobs. Unfortunately, that is not the case. As an international student in Toronto, while doing my masters program, I was honestly quite...

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How To Manage a Remote Workforce
Feb13

How To Manage a Remote Workforce

Remote working is becoming increasingly common and, in some businesses, the entire workforce work remotely. This can have its advantages, including cutting the costs of leasing premises, but it does come with its share of challenges. When you manage a remote workforce, you need to be aware of the difficulties which may arise and make sure you have a plan in place to ensure your business is not adversely affected. These are some tips...

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Leadership as a Mindset with guest Joe Britto [Podcast]
Nov15

Leadership as a Mindset with guest Joe Britto [Podcast]

About Joe Britto Joe is a psychological coach, writer, interactive consultant and founder of Innate Leaders. He works with a wide range of leaders from organizations including non-profits as well as the public and private sectors. His work focuses on creating long-term sustainable change by developing a leadership mindset throughout an...

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DisruptHR Buffalo: Interview With Erica Swiatek
Sep30

DisruptHR Buffalo: Interview With Erica Swiatek

Erica blends the sciences of adult learning, creative thinking and playfulness to create engaging activities, courses and programs.  Her courses give individuals and teams the tools and skills to generate more ideas, transform their meetings, problem-solving skills and teamwork. This year Erica also embarked on combining playfulness and team building.  She joined the team at 3600 Escape to create the premier experience in team...

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