The 9 Worst Mistakes You Can Ever Make At Work

gossiping at work
August 2, 2017

Weve all heard of (or seen firsthand) people doing some pretty crazy things at work. Truth is, you dont have to throw a chair through a window or quit in the middle of a presentation to cause irreparable damage to your career. No matter how talented you are or what youve accomplished, there are certain behaviors that instantly change the way people see you and forever cast you in a…

Read More >>

Boss Brilliant Response To Employee Asking For Mental Health Day Off Goes Viral

mental health day
August 2, 2017

A web developer named Madalyn Parker recently took a few days off from work to focus on her mental health. When she got an email back from her boss about it, though, she was stunned by his response. Parker, who works for live chat software engineering company Olark, has been a vocal advocate for supportive workplaces since writing an emotional essay in 2015 about her harrowing battle with mental health…

Read More >>

4 Tips for Hiring New Employees

August 27, 2015

[wp_ad_camp_1] Hiring the right employee(s) can be a difficult task if the right procedures are not followed. ┬áIt takes time and money to find good employees and train them. Some old established attitudes can get in the way. The tips in the following article may be of some assistance, Four Tips To Make Your Transition From Solopreneur To … http://proseonfire.com Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:14:47 -0700 I recently posted about…

Read More >>

Employee Training Manuals

getting the best from small business employees
August 8, 2013

From the Desk of John Whiteley Telephone: 403-800-8709 Email: john@smallbusinessnavigator.com {todays_date} Dear Business Owner: Are Your Costs Soaring from Low Employee Productivity, Employee Turnover and Poor Document Control? Are You too busy running the day to day operations and do not have the time for Employee training and improving document management systems. This is understandable with the multitude of duties and responsibilities you have in managing your business. I can…

Read More >>

The Benefits of Training for Small Businesses

Owning a small business is a dream many of us hold dear. To be our own boss, to control our own direction and to hopefully succeed doing something we are passionate about is part of the Australian dream. Owning a small business is actually closer within reach than many of us realise, but maintaining it and turning a consistent profit are the real challenges. Business management courses and other courses…

July 16, 2012
Read More >>

Getting The Best From Small Business Employees

getting the best from small business employees
July 16, 2012

Getting the best from small business employees requires a good human resource plan. Here are a few guidelines the small business owner can follow: Explain to the employees their duties and responsibilities Make sure the employees know how their performance will be measured Put systems in place that are easy to follow thus avoiding any confusion Reward the productive employees and replace the underachievers Recruit employees who are compatible with…

Read More >>