Tips to Help You Create a Great First Impression

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

A first impression can never be recalled. Yet most of us don't seem to give it much thought or planning.

Make a good first impression and both you and your business will be seen in a positive way; make a poor first impression and you may not get another chance. Read More

Things to Secure Before Taking a Holiday

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Taking a much-needed break?

Ensure that you can enjoy some peace and quiet by tying up loose ends before ditching your desk.

Start with your computer. Run a check and complete all software updates and then execute a full back up. For extra insurance, complete your back up on an external hard drive and store it in an off-site location or use one of the cloud solutions available.  Read More

Best Options for Internal Communication

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Effective internal communication is essential to improve productivity, and improved productivity ultimately leads to increased profitability.

So it stands to reason that choosing the best strategies for maintaining open and seamless communication is vital.

With well-maintained communication, co-ordination between departments is seamless, office systems become routine and, overall, it projects a positive image of your company in the eyes of your customers. Read More

Work Habits That Will Help You Succeed

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Developing a successful business has as much to do with the way we approach things as anything else. So it's always useful to heed the work habits of successful business owners.

Here are some of the good work habits that they have shared with us.  Read More

Tips for Recruitment

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

As one expert puts it, "Gone are the days of simply putting out a 'Hiring' sign".

Competition for the right person and the right skill sets can prove a difficult task with disappointing results. However, there are simple steps you can take to make your business more attractive to job seekers without compromising your own needs. Read More

Advice on Firing Team Members

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The process of letting an employee go is uncomfortable and upsetting. However there are a few guidelines that can help soften the blow called the five Ws - who, what, when, where and why:  Read More