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Why is employee communication so important?

Why is employee communication so important?

Staff communication, it is a subject that we hear a great deal about but why do we experience it so rarely? What is the importance of effective communication in the workplace and how can we set about achieving it? Here is a brief overview drawn from 20 years of experience in successful business management.
How to find the right phone number for your business

How to find the right phone number for your business

Finding the right phone number for your business can be a major challenge for business owners. The phone number which you have need to be memorable and easy for customers to use. You want people to be able to get a hold of you and get into contact with your company whenever they need to. You also need to consider the costs of the call and be wary of phone services which are going to cost you an arm and a leg. This article provides a guide so as to find the right phone number for your business.
Resources Global Professionals: The facts

Resources Global Professionals: The facts

Resources Global Professionals was established in 1996 as one of Deloitte & Touche’s (LLP) divisions and went public four years later. The company likes to differentiate it from other consulting firms with its inside-out approach, which was directly in contrast with the outside-in approach used by most firms that also offer consulting services. Reviews online show that most of its employees are fairly happy with the diversity and management style offered by the company. Client companies are likewise pleased with the results that Resources Global Professionals achieve when they are called in.
A review of GBC binding solutions

A review of GBC binding solutions

GBC Binding Solutions is a company that specialises in office products such as lamination, binding machines and supplies as well as paper shredders. GBC laminators, binders, shredders and other products are perfect for individual home offices and large workplaces. For a detailed review of GBC binding solutions and their products, read this article.
A review of buying mailing equipment through Pitney Bowes

A review of buying mailing equipment through Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes has been trading for over 90 years and is now a $5.6 billion company that employs 33,000 people worldwide. Long known for making printing and mailing equipment, it also provides software, hardware and services that integrate physical and digital communications channels.
An introduction to the Critical Success Factor

An introduction to the Critical Success Factor

This article provides you with a brief introduction to what the term "Critical Success Factor" means, particularly in terms of strategic thinking, in a business environment. The CSF is also something that can be used in determining career success.
An introduction to point and figure charting

An introduction to point and figure charting

This article will provide an introduction to the concept of point and figure charting, a system that involves designing charts for long-term business investment strategies as well as monitoring demand, supplies and trends. Despite not being a traditionally popular function for senior analysts, point and figure charting has seen a growing interest in recent years. This article will tell you more about point and figure charting.
A guide to cultural competency

A guide to cultural competency

Cultural competency is the ability to understand and appreciate other people’s cultural values and norms as well as to be able to interact effectively with them. Cultural competency is enhanced through knowing other people’s cultures, awareness of one’s culture, cross-cultural skills and one’s attitude towards other people’s cultures. This article provides a guideline to cultural competency.
Ways to increase productivity in the workplace

Ways to increase productivity in the workplace

Productivity in workplace can be increased through the implementation of various productivity measures, which are employee motivation, employee recognition, good communication and interaction, good remunerations as well as other employees’ benefits such as provision for medical aid facility. Innovative business managers achieve increased productivity with the use of good human resources management and planning.
Leadership vs management: The key differences

Leadership vs management: The key differences

Leadership and management are interchangeable, but do not mean the same. Leadership involves leading and inspiring, whereas management is the process of planning, leading, organising, implementing and controlling. This article provides you with an overview of the key differences between leadership and management.
A guide to staff scheduling

A guide to staff scheduling

Staff scheduling is the process of workforce planning and the assigning of staff members new tasks and roles. It involves moving staff members from one department to work in another department, from one shift to another or by promotions and demotions. This article will provide a guide to staff scheduling.
A guide to system administration

A guide to system administration

System administration involves the maintenance and operation of computer systems and networks. System administrators are qualified IT professionals and their day-to-day job involves installing, supporting, and maintaining hardware and software, including servers. They are qualified professionals who have a degree in IT administration, for example a MCSA certification or a Linux course certificate. This article gives you an insight of what is involved in system administration.
All about: Payroll management

All about: Payroll management

Payroll management involves administrating employees’ compensation effectually by the employer. The method comprises of computations of earnings and tax deductions of the employees, and managing their retirement incentives and distributing payments. To administrate the payments of employees is a demanding undertaking. The accounts department and the HR management team work alongside each other to release salaries to the employees.
Five successful project management techniques

Five successful project management techniques

Project management success is not limited to the completion of the task in hand. Increasingly, project managers are required to complete projects faster, more effectively and to a more stringent budget. There are many techniques that can help achieve this, but there are five key approaches that can promote success.