Monthly Archives: December 2021

The Human Role in Your Business Success

December 29, 2021 | 174 views

The Human Role in Your Business Success
The Human Role in Your Business Success

Without exception, the most successful organizations thrive because the people involved in making it grow can create something great together. That sounds a bit cliché, I suppose, but the humanity behind a business shows its worth when the human side is recognized. People move successful organizations forward, and they do it better when the organization recognizes its people’s humanity.

Business success comes when the people in the business perform well. And management must help those employees perform to the best of their ability. So what are those human characteristics and needs for leaders to recognize?

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Reduce Your Labor Costs for Greater Profit

December 22, 2021 | 177 views

Reduce Your Labor Costs for Greater Profit
Reduce Your Labor Costs for Greater Profit

It’s no secret that wage and labor costs are the largest expense for businesses. Depending on the industry, labor costs can be as high as 50% of all a business’s expenses. You should know the average in your industry so that you can meet and beat the number. If you find yourself on the high end of the industry’s labor costs, you must find ways to reduce them.

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Hiring the Right Employees in Your Small Business

December 15, 2021 | 183 views

Hiring the Right Employees in Your Small Business
Hiring the Right Employees in Your Small Business

Most small business owners understand that hiring employees is one of their most important functions. A poor hire will drain your time, patience, and bank account (when you finally cut ‘em loose). But a good hire will add measurably to your success. And while any employee can be difficult to manage at times, the key is finding and hiring the right employee from the start.

Clarify the Position and Role

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5 Ways to Tackle Employee Tardiness

December 8, 2021 | 171 views

5 Ways to Tackle Employee Tardiness
5 Ways to Tackle Employee Tardiness

Any one of us will occasionally be late. Cars won’t start, pipes burst, and kids get sick. However, these situations are exceptions. If your organization has chronically tardy employees, that is a situation that is difficult and potentially very costly. People who are consistently late have difficulty managing their time and develop habits that are difficult to change. Still, managers have to address tardiness consistently and effectively.

Ideally, preventive steps will eliminate tardiness, but it is often necessary to institute punitive actions and rewards for employees who need more guidance.

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