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Posted by Insightlink on 11/25/22
Employee Retention in the General Home Repair Industry
The home repair industry was always seen as a safe employment option offering an excellent opportunity for a good, competitive salary. However, this sector never exactly demonstrated a sufficient level of prestige or, for that matter, the invested effort necessary for inciting workers to hang around for too long.
Be that as it may, the labor crisis we can observe in the United States has made this topic very relevant. Even more so keeping in mind that these positions are undergoing a major generational shift making the workers with sufficient skill and tenure in the industry very few and far in between.
With things as they are home repair companies should pay much more attention to employee retention strategies than ever before. Let's take a look at a couple of tips to help them along the way.Read full post
Posted by Insightlink on 11/23/22
Top Payment Solutions That Will Help Grow Your Business
In the past, choosing the way your business accepts payment transactions used to be as simple as selecting between cash, cheques, and credit cards through a payment processor. However, customers now have a far wider range of payment options because of the digital era. For businesses, particularly specialized stores or online sellers, digitalization has made the process substantially more complex. Business owners need to choose the appropriate payment method for their small businesses.
Credit cards are no longer the preferred method of processing payments. Technology is advancing at a steady rate, and this has given businesses more payment options, platforms, and channels. Most customers find it easier to confirm the order and pay online. But what payment method or solution is suitable for your business? There are several payment solutions available for businesses. But what if these payment solutions don't work for your target audience? Consider the fact that not all of your clients use PayPal. Some countries like Pakistan do not support the PayPal system. In this blog, we'll take you through the top payment solutions and the key factors in choosing them.Read full post
Posted by Insightlink on 11/23/22
Training HR Teams to Recognize Burnout in Employees
Today’s workers are in the midst of a burnout epidemic. People are working longer hours and covering more tasks than usual due to shortages and demands. Workplace stress is at an all-time high. For some, it’s impossible to be satisfied, so they keep climbing their way to the top of the corporate ladder while ignoring their well-being.
Burnout is more than just feeling stressed or tired because of work. It’s a serious problem that not only impacts the employees dealing with it, but the businesses allowing it to continue.
As an HR professional, you have a responsibility to recognize the symptoms of burnout and do what you can to put a stop to it in your workplace. The sooner you’re able to see some of those signs, the sooner you can intervene – taking action before the burnout begins to harm that employee’s health.
So, how can HR teams be properly trained to recognize the symptoms of burnout? More importantly, what can you do if you notice one of your employees is struggling? Let’s dig into some of the common signs and symptoms, and how you can create a plan of action to implement company-wide preventative measures.Read full post
Posted by Insightlink on 11/10/22
6 Ways Your Office Impacts the Well-Being of Your Employees
The goal of any company aiming for success is to keep its workforce happy, efficient, and engaged. However, all the efforts made in this regard need to be laid on some foundation, and failing to cover these basics will seriously undermine all other strategies you are trying to use.
That brings us to the state of the office space that, for all intents and purposes, represents one of these critical factors you must handle before proceeding to other measures.
For instance, according to a recent survey, 87% of workers would like it if their current employers invested in healthier workspace benefits many of them seeing this perk as a reason to stay in the company longer. Let us take a look then at how exactly the workspace environment impacts employee well-being so you can leverage these insights to the benefit of your company.Read full post
Posted by Insightlink on 10/28/22
What is an Employment Contract and Why is it Important?
Running a company is an incredibly complex and taxing process that requires incredible attention to detail. This simple fact can prove to be quite a detriment since, focusing too heavily on the big picture and the financial aspects of the corporate world, people in charge of one organization tend to take some things for granted and overlook the problems that arise as a result.
The employment contracts are definitely one of those small Jenga pieces that don’t look so critical but can bring the whole construction down.
To put it simply, the entire professional relationship between an employer and an employee is built around some sort of employment agreement. Failing to outline the general framework of this relationship by phrasing some of its stipulations poorly can sometimes cause irreparable damage.Read full post
Posted by Insightlink on 10/25/22
How Communication Gaps Affect the Recruitment Process
The process of recruitment becomes seamless when there is no communication gap between the recruiter and candidates. In order to effectively engage in the recruitment of appropriate candidates, it is imperative to eliminate any communication gaps.
When efficacious communication is ensured, the employers are able to swift through the bulk of candidates and track down the most appropriate one for the vacant post. Hence, when communication gaps are least or absolutely abandoned, the recruitment process is boosted, and simultaneously the candidates open up about their experiences, expectations and willingness to grow.
The adverse effects of the communication gap are dual-natured. That is, the employers and employees both are under its influence. As far as the recruitment process is concerned, communication matters a lot to carry it smoothly until the candidate is onboard.Read full post
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