How Do Women-Owned Businesses Differ From Companies Owned by Men?

There is a terrific article from SmallBizTrends.com, discussing women-owned businesses, and how they differ from those owned by men....more

Human Resource Management

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Employee Training and Development

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Skills of a Successful Entrepreneur

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Managing Employee Turnover

Employee turnover is a huge concern in certain industries and is one of the main reasons for sleepless nights among managers. Turnover is simply the superficial problem; the crux of the problem is much deeper. What really needs to be studied and analyzed is the reason behind the high turnover rate of an organization....more

The Pros and Cons of Running a Small Business

Everyone knows that when it comes to business, each business and industry ultimately has its own language of sorts. The term “small business” is no different. It holds different meanings in different countries depending on each country’s criteria for classifying a business as “small.” Convenience stores, accountants, hair salons, restaurants, lawyers, small scale manufacturing: they all fall under the category of small businesses....more

Human Resources: Employee Engagement

Employees are the key differentiating factor in any organisation. After all, they are often the ones who are instrumental in giving an organization an edge over its competitors. It is therefore essential for HR departments to ensure employees stay fully committed and motivated while performing their responsibilities; in other words, they must use effective Employee Engagement strategies.Five Categories of Employee Engagement...more