Successfully onboarding new employees may save your organization time, money, and reputation. A well-planned process offers the opportunity for your new hire to start strong. Ultimately, it may even give you a competitive edge and boost organizational success.
Company values are the core set of principles that your company stands by and promotes. Some might think these are just a bunch of nice-sounding slogans or a marketing stunt meant to attract customers. But when you stand by your values and place them at the core of your business, they can act as a guide for your employees in those unpredictable situations that aren’t mapped by your set of procedures.
Procedures are a well-established set of rules that let people know how they should behave in certain situations. These are in place to make the workflow predictable, the operations quicker, and the overall business more effective. However, you can’t possibly have rules for any possible situation, and you must make sure that your employees make the best decisions in those unpredictable situations. Therefore, both values and procedures are important for the prosperity of your business.
If there’s one word that perfectly characterizes human society, it’s diversity. People come in plentiful flavors and they have just as many needs. Despite automating the heck out of society, we still need actual human beings to get some jobs done.
Whether you’re unemployed or a millionaire looking for an entertaining read, this list of 7 wacky jobs that you probably never knew existed will surely delight you.
I remember my job interview at 4PSA like it was yesterday. For a copywriter position, it was everything you’d expect: writing test, psychology test, past job experiences, and all around just good conversation. But there was one thing that I could definitely chalk up as a first.
Cementing the belief that communication is vital in building and retaining a team, a study conducted by human resources firm SHRM reveals that employees rate their relationship with their immediate supervisor among the top five job satisfaction contributors.
Specifically, 54% of employees in the survey indicated that a good relationship with their team manager or supervisor was “very important” to their job satisfaction. Middle-management cited this aspect more vocally than the executive ranks (probably because the C-suite doesn’t get bossed around as much).