Correctly Classifying Workers – Are they an Employee or and Independent Contractor?

More and more workers are removing themselves from the umbrella of authority that comes with being an employee and joining the “freedom” of freelancing, consulting, or other forms of independent contracting. In addition, more and more companies are contracting projects… Read more »

5 Hints for Hiring a Strong IT team

Hiring the right IT team can be an arduous task. According to an article by CIOZone, a Robert Half Technology survey reported that it takes CIOs 56 days to hire staff-level openings, not to mention 87 days to hire new… Read more »

The Ethical Workplace

Companies that maintain an ethical culture in the workplace reap the rewards of more motivated and productive employees, resulting in greater financial success. Nonprofit and association management professional, Lori Porter, MBA, IOM, CAE, talks about it in her Associations Now… Read more »

Employee Retention

Many companies are losing their best. Replacing your top employees is costly – much more costly than a great retention plan. Taking the time to evaluate and reenergize your retention capabilities is crucial. Examine your company as a whole, of… Read more »

The Successful Job Search

Searching for a new job can be exhilarating, but also intimidating. The key in winning the war is having an adequate battle plan. Review the following tips to make sure your job search is advancing forward. The Moment of Truth… Read more »

Five Steps to Maximizing Cloud Storage

Cloud storage (such as Dropbox, Google Drive, and Amazon Cloud Drive) has been a efficiency-enhancing development in the workforce, enabling staff to access shared documents, conversations, and software from practically any device, anywhere in the world, but people still have… Read more »

Increasing Productivity at Work

Planning wisely, and then focusing on conducting the plan can be a challenge, but the resulting increased productivity in worth the effort. Get started by following these 9 tips. • Create a plan. Create the big picture plan, and then… Read more »

Conducting Effective Meetings

Regardless of emails, phone calls, memos, etc, meetings are still one of the most effective ways that people share and exchange information, get feedback, plan, collaborate, and make important decisions for their company. While technology is an incredible blessing, it… Read more »

HR Managers and LinkedIn Groups

LinkedIn hosts thousands of discussion forums – groups focused on a considerable range of industries and subgroups with even more specific targets. These groups are a powerful feature on the world’s biggest social network for business. Joining, and participating, in… Read more »