Do small businesses need a New Hire Orientation Process?

YES; market research suggests that 25% of new hires make the decision to leave in the first week of work.  So, that should establish your need to have that bit inbuilt into the H.R. framework.  Having said that, I do acknowledge the challenges that come with it, especially for a small business or a start up company.  There is resource crunch in terms of manpower and budgets.  Not to mention,… Read More »

5 things you should be doing if you’re unemployed

Are you looking for a job?  Is your unemployment period getting prolonged day by day? Do you really need to get a job after a long period of joblessness? If you have a big “Yes” to all these questions, just continue reading this short write up and learn what you need to do during your unemployment period. All those facing problems in getting a job are concerned about the large… Read More »

Sexual harassment in the workplace

Sexual harassment in the workplace often includes pervasive and offensive conduct that is related to a worker’s sex. This negatively affects the employment of the person. Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence in the workplace throughout the country. Sexual harassment is a type of sex discrimination, which violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The title VII of the act is actually a federal law, which prohibits discrimination in employment… Read More »

Do’s and Don’ts when you don’t get a Job

It is always disheartening when you do not get the job, especially if you were one of the final candidates for the position and/or it was your dream job.  It is okay to be disappointed, angry or hurt. However, you should not let your feelings get the better of you. Never Take Out Your Anger on the Company It is also important not to take out your anger on the… Read More »

Be on vacation when you’re actually on vacation

I love vacations, do you? No! I am not trying to sell you a vacation package here; I am trying to help you make the most of your vacation time, you’ve earned it by working so hard and you therefore deserve to spend that time well – by your personal standards. Let me explain what according to me is a vacation – when you don’t check your business emails every… Read More »