4 Reasons Talented Employees Don’t Reach Their Potential

Author: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Source: Harvard Business Review No matter how talented someone might be, there is no guarantee that their talents will translate into top performance. The science of human potential has generally illustrated that an individual’s overarching competence cannot be fully understood unless we also account for their emotional make-up, preferences, and dispositions. No …

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 …

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. …