4 Things to Factor into an Office Move

Author: Emma Davidson Source: Undercover Recruiter Moving house is said to be one of the most stressful things a person will do in their life, so it’s no surprise moving your entire business can be just as problematic. To be able to meet constantly changing business needs, companies now need to move offices on average …

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A Networking Guide for People Who Hate People

Author: Jamison Vann Source: Huffington Post Effective networking is a skill that every professional should attempt to improve on. Talking with strangers and making quick connections may come easily to some people but prove to be quite difficult for others. Unfortunately, I fall into that ‘other’ category... I will be the first to admit that I have a hard time talking …

The Only 3 Employee “Perks” That Matter

Author: Luke Smith Source: Brazen Ditch the bells and whistles. When it comes to employee satisfaction, these are the three things that actually matter. In today’s competitive job market, many companies are looking beyond salary and benefits to stand out to top candidates. Top-tier companies like Google and Apple have revolutionized the perks that employees …

Why Your Sales Staff Should Be Using Social Media

Author: Jörgen Sundberg Source: Undercover Recruiter As the power of social media tightens its grip on the modern workforce, the need for companies to make the right kind of noise becomes more important than ever. Social media though, isn’t just the role of the wider marketing team – employees and sales people in particular, should ideally be right in the …

The New HR: Human Capital Development

Author: Caroline Stokes Source: Undercover Recruiter I’ve noticed a disturbing trend among Human Resources professionals recently. They are leaving tech companies due to professional dissatisfaction. The trend signals that these companies don’t have an active, engaging role for human resources beyond administrative tasks. A gap is emerging between the next generation of human resources defined as ‘human capital developers’ …

5 Characteristics of a Positive Work Environment

Author: Michael Poh Source: Hongkiat Aside from the job scope itself, one factor that significantly influences how employees feel about work is the environment. By work environment, I mean everything that forms part of employees’ involvement with the work itself, such as the relationship with co-workers and supervisors, organizational culture, room for personal development, etc. …