Employee bonus plans are a great way to motivate your employees to improve or maintain their performance at work in order to reach new company goals. But constructing an employee bonus plan that is fair and motivating can be tricky. Organizations need to balance providing equal opportunities for all employees with understanding what is actuallyContinue reading
Congratulations: your new hire has signed the offer letter! Now the real work begins. Employee onboarding is the final step in the hiring process and one of the biggest keys to retaining this new hire. But it’s where many companies fall short—Gallup research shows that only 12% of employees strongly agree that their employers didContinue reading
Rejecting job candidates is an inevitable part of an HR manager’s role, but it can be an uncomfortable and confronting experience for both the recruiter and the candidate. For this reason, many recruiters leave the rejection until the very last possible moment, which only creates more disappointment and frustration for rejected candidates. However, it isContinue reading
The importance of HR in a company is often underrated. It is one of the most critical departments because the tasks that fall under the category of HR are integral to every business. HR is a new employee’s first point of contact for the company, and every step that happens along the way, including promotions,Continue reading
Payroll is undoubtedly one of the most significant business expenses, typically accounting for roughly 20% of an organization’s expenses. Neglecting this critical line item can quickly lead to the cost of doing business spiraling out of control. With a fluctuating workforce, you don’t need a crystal ball to forecast your payroll expenses for the year.Continue reading
Processing payroll is hardly the most exciting business task, but it is a crucial process nonetheless. For this reason, you need checks and balances to ensure that you process payroll correctly. Payroll reconciliation helps ensure that employees are paid accurately and on time. Furthermore, payroll reconciliation is crucial for tax purposes and compliance. We’ll takeContinue reading
The best customer relationship management (CRM) systems allow you to move customers down your pipeline with ease. A CRM manages it all from a contact form sign-up to live chats that transition a lead to a paying customer. Some CRMs integrate perfectly with a WordPress site, making nurturing customer relationships through your site an evenContinue reading
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Being able to stay in touch with your friends, family, and team while social distancing is incredibly important. Zoom and Google Hangouts gained mass popularity during the beginning of the pandemic, but you’ll still find plenty of people not on these platforms, especially outside of the US. It’s why there is a slight hesitation amongContinue reading
Salesforce is one of those rare jacks-of-all-trades that actually masters everything. There’s a lot you can do in a single platform for every facet of customer relationship management (CRM): sales, service, marketing, commerce, and IT. And it’s not just multifaceted—it’s highly customizable and built with best-in-class technology. That said, depending on your company’s size andContinue reading
Businesses decide to close permanently for a wide range of reasons. From owner retirement to limited cash flow or disagreements between members, the list goes on. Simply locking the doors and taking the sign down isn’t enough. You need to take specific steps to dissolve your LLC officially. Depending on the circumstances of your dissolution,Continue reading
Google Hangouts is a free-to-use conference call service I recommend. It’s one of the most straightforward call services to set up and takes minutes to get started with—all users need is a Gmail account, which is effectively most people. On the other hand, it doesn’t provide free users with any form of customer support, andContinue reading
Webex is a feature-rich video conferencing solution that lets you take your online meetings to new heights. It’s accessible, as you can start using it for free today with fullscreen video options for any device. While yes, there are widely known solutions out there like Zoom, Webex ensures your online calling, messaging, and meetings happenContinue reading
Microsoft Dynamics CRM gives you everything an enterprise business needs when it comes to customer relationship management software. It has excellent marketing and analytics features, though it lacks some of the basics. This software is made for people who already know Microsoft and don’t mind spending the extra time to get to know the platform.Continue reading
Sales dashboards are visual representations of your sales data. In theory, sales metrics are relatively straightforward—reps are either selling or they’re not. But as a sales manager or executive, you know that sales is actually much more complex than this. Businesses rely on data for strategic decision-making, and sales data is arguably the most important.Continue reading