How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter

Contrary to popular belief, cover letters remain an important part of the hiring process. Sure, most hiring and recruitment managers might not even read cover letters any more; they probably only will if a resume catches the eye, and that's precisely what cover letters are for, to augment your … [Read more...]

Insightful Hiring Quotes (and Lessons) from 9 Business Experts and Leaders

Good recruitment policies are the cornerstone to the success or failure of a business. I've always been of the belief that any company's hiring and staffing policies and procedures will actually be what make it or break it in the long run. If, for instance a firm has a strong hiring procedure and … [Read more...]

5 Things That Kill Motivation at the Workplace

"A happy workforce is a productive workforce!" Yeah, we've all heard that before. Here's the thing though, this is fact and actually very true - happy, motivated workers actually do better at the workplace and are more productive, according to any of the million-and-one studies that have been … [Read more...]

Tips on Creating an Healthy, Efficient and Positive Work Environment

Apart from the responsibilities that come with a job, perhaps the single most important thing that influences employee motivation and happiness, and how productive and efficient they are, is their working environment. Think about it, if your work environment is 'good' - meaning you fit well into … [Read more...]

Common Interview Questions and The Meaning Behind Them

Even for people who've been on a countless number of job interviews, everything about an interview - and especially the process of answering all kinds of questions during the interview - can be quite stressful. I've been in ton of these, so I can certainly relate! The thing though about … [Read more...]

Rock-Solid Ways for Businesses to Save Money

In business, the more money you save, the better businessman you are! It's a simple formula. Often times, small businesses and new start-ups are already on a shoestring budget, so they don't really have as choice. But ideally, it is the aim of every business to keep their spending within certain … [Read more...]

Best Finance Apps for Business Owners

One of the biggest challenges that almost all business owners face is managing or handling their finance. Indeed, financial management can be a daunting task - and something that small businesses might need entirely separate expertise for. Most often, the simplest solution is to hire someone who can … [Read more...]

8 Signs Your Business is Growing Too Fast

Business growth and expansion is always good - unless it happens too quickly. Yes, too much business growth can actually be bad especially for startups and small businesses, and rapid, uncontrolled business expansion can have negative repercussions in the short as well as the long-run. I know, it … [Read more...]

9 Habits Geared Towards Self-Improvement

In order to have a lead a good life, and have a more richer, fulfilling personal and professional life, self-improvement is essential. A lot of people out there - including many of those reading this - might have plans to improve, but what people usually lack is the means - the means to get where … [Read more...]

How to Build Your Business and Brand’s Authority

Small and medium businesses often struggle when it comes to building their business and brand authority. The problem stems from the fact that there small businesses are usually the proverbial 'small fish in a big pond' - the larger, more established businesses, or the 'big fish' in other words, are … [Read more...]