When you start out as a small business it’s likely that you’ll have established a close-knit company culture, where everyone knows one another and feels like family. The prospect of expanding can thus be daunting for employers looking to retain this atmosphere.
Author Lee Biggins
We all have different priorities in the workplace but for many, a promotion is likely on the list. Here are the four signs which suggest that your employee deserves one.
Job vacancies rose by 8.3 per cent in July and key cities in the UK saw stand-out growth in this area.
According to our research, many businesses are growing tired of the so-called bad interviewee, defined as being unprepared, dressed inappropriately and failing to come across well in person.
When you bring new recruits into a company, you fully expect them to fit in and have a positive impact on the direction and success of your business. So it usually comes as a shock when one leaves so quickly.
The right interview questions are important as they help ascertain whether someone has the skills, qualifications and attitude needed to work for your business.
When it comes to bringing in top talent, you will want to take your time and make sure you are picking someone with the right skills. But the length of your recruitment process can see candidates fall out of the cycle.
It’s been a busy couple of months for me and my feet have barely touched the ground. I spent most of February and March travelling, so it’s nice to sit down and reflect on what’s been happening.
It goes without saying that success often comes under great leadership. From the world of sport, to startup businesses, good bosses are able to drive their teams forward in the most effective way. But are there specific traits workers look for in a leader?
Over a third of employees hate their job. This is resulting in 84.4 per cent of the nation’s workers looking for new work in a bid to escape the factors that make their job so unbearable.
In running a company doing business on both sides of the Atlantic, Lee Biggins had to learn about building trust and having faith in the team he’s built.
Joining up with a former member of staff, and now the co-founder of Gandys Flip Flops, got Lee Biggins thinking about the importance of staying connected.