While it might be nice if all employees were able to keep their personal lives and professional lives completely separate, that just isn’t reality for many people. So when you have an employee going through a tough time in their personal life, it can often be reflected in their job performance as well as in their entire demeanor, both at work and outside of work. But when the livelihood of your company depends on the functionality of your employees, it may be in your best interest to do what you can to assist employees going through personal issues. To help you know how to best do this, here are three ways you can help an employee going through a divorce. [Read more…] about 3 Ways to Help An Employee Going Through A Divorce
Although most people don’t like to admit it, work environments aren’t always 100 percent safe and dependable. Workplaces can make people vulnerable to all kinds of difficulties and dangers – and theft is always a possibility, whether it comes in the form of a data breach, or the more common physical theft.
If you’re a professional who wants to protect yourself to the best of your ability, it can be a wise move own your own digital id card printer as this type of printer can help you easily and quickly identify people who enter your workspace for any reason. [Read more…] about Avoid Workplace Theft By Getting An ID Card Printer
Right around March 20th, as the sun starts to warm everything up and the last mounds of snow piled to the side of the road start to melt, people head outdoors to have fun. For many, Spring marks the beginning of event season, when you can’t walk past a public park or outdoor square without seeing one event or another. Whether it’s a food festival, a music event, a literary showcase or a clothing store grand opening (to name only a few), events take careful planning and forethought in order to attract people and run smoothly. If you’re looking to throw an event this spring – big or small, indoor or outdoor – there are a few tips and considerations to keep in mind.
Plan, Plan, Plan
This can’t be said enough: if you want to pull off a well-attended and successful event, you probably shouldn’t do it on the fly. It all begins with understanding your target audience. Who are you trying to attract and what types of things do you think they want from an event? If you’re throwing a small music festival, for example, you might want to secure part of an outdoor area for a beer gardens; that, of course, means you have to apply for an outdoor liquor license, and hire staff trained in smart serving procedures… As you can see, these decisions have implications down the line, which is why it’s good to start early. [Read more…] about Throwing A Spring Event… The Right Way
The majority of the trucking and transportation industry has been operating on legacy technology for longer than most owners would care to admit. This is true across the three major sectors — shippers, brokers, and carriers — and each suffers from the same lack of ability to capture big data and communicate it across a network of systems. Human interaction remains the predominate means of relayed communication, which results not only in wasted time, but also leads to poor routing and bad pricing. However, in recent years a number of technological advances have been in development and they are changing the trucking and transportation landscape in several key ways.
Electronic Logging Devices
As of December 18th 2017, it became mandatory for almost all US trucks to carry an ELD (electronic logging device). The reason for this is to create a working environment that is both safe and compliant for drivers. It records and tracks the driver’s ROD status and also monitors each driver’s hours of service. [Read more…] about Technology In The Trucking Industry
There are several businesses that require their employees to travel. It’s just how some things get done. To be honest, it’s a perk for most people who work a job that includes travel. Assignments, even though they have a well-defined business goal, allow one to get out of the office and drive some stress away.
There are several days in almost anyone’s life where staying the night in a hotel room alone could be great therapy. Nonetheless, there are a few questions that make sense to ask each and every time you travel for business, no matter what company you work for. Below are three of them. [Read more…] about FAQ About Traveling For Business
It’s the start of a New Year and you’ve got new targets to meet. Did you meet your lead generation targets in 2017 or did you fall short of your goals? If you didn’t, you’re not alone. Very few companies meet their annual lead targets – in fact, only 17.3% of B2B companies pull off the task. With the New Year comes new opportunities. You’ve got another chance to meet your targets. What are you going to do differently this year?
Top performing companies list outbound telemarketing, email marketing, and digital marketing as their three most effective lead generation channels. They’re followed by social media, conferences and tradeshows, and direct mail.
Why does direct mail get a bad rap? Lead generation company 360 Leads identifies poor campaign quality, poor media selection, and insufficient budgets as the leading reason direct mail doesn’t work for many. But they’ve found that their own direct mail campaigns have resulted in up to 74% recalls and thousands of qualified sales meetings for their clients. [Read more…] about Telemarketing And Direct Mail Increase Customer Sales