Using Psychometric Profiling to Hire Employees in 2021

When you are recruiting new employees to work in your small business, you want to make sure they have the knowledge and skills for the specific job position you are filling. You also want to make sure that your employee will be happy in their position. So while looking at their CV is always something...

Employee Hiring Plan: Auto Repair Business in 2021

This week I’m writing about using an Employee Hiring Plan in an Auto Repair business. An Employee Hiring Plan helps you to win the battle for the top talent by consistently generating more than enough leads, screening out non-performers, and using a skills-based test-drive process and psychometrics to choose team members that deliver results. 36...

The Best Way to Find Business Coaches Near Me

The question is, how do I find the right business coaches near me to provide the services my company needs? The success of a business depends on fast growth, valuable resources and improved financial performance. This can be achieved with the expertise and services of professional business coaches. When it comes to improving a small...

A Boss vs a Leader; What’s the Difference?

In comparing the terms boss vs a leader, many people often use the terms boss and leader interchangeably. In our competitive world, being a leader instead of a boss can boost your performance and ensure greater success for your business. It can help you attract and keep higher quality employees that drive higher performance. My...

Five Types of Problem Employees

Problem employees unavoidably appear in most workplaces and small businesses aren’t exempt. At times, the problems are apparent, like attendance issues or a failure to perform accurately. Other times, a workplace may host a problem and you might not quickly discern the cause. Most often, you’ll need patience if an unfruitful employee behavior originates from...

I Have Given Up! Failures in Business and How to Turn Them Around

“I have given up! I can’t go on like this!” If you are thinking that; don’t quit just yet. We will explore failures in business and how to avoid them. Many business owners are going out of business in 2020 and you need to know why so you can avoid the same outcome in your...

Managing Staff During the Pandemic

Here are some keys to managing staff during the pandemic. For now, and perhaps for the foreseeable future, your employees may have to work at home. Distractions, emotional highs and lows, and a new way of working can make it difficult to keep morale up and be productive. Take these considerations into account for managing...

How Your Small Business Can Survive and Even Thrive During COVID19

The world seems to be spinning backwards. Just a few weeks back the economy was roaring. Now here we are, small business owners who are experiencing lost revenues, the fear of financial disaster, and the information on the internet and social media are constantly telling everyone that it is going to get worse. What are...

Why Employees Leave (and How to Keep Them)

An ongoing concern for small business owners is employee attrition. After investing time and resources to hire, train, and develop a staff member, it’s a real financial loss when any valued employee leaves. Since 2010, employee voluntary turnovers have nearly doubled – from 22 million per year to 40 million – according to 2018 U.S....

Alternatives to Disciplining Employees

If you have employees, there will be a need to handle problematic behaviors or performance – like tardiness, incomplete work, or a bad attitude. For many business owners and managers, addressing those problems is often their most uncomfortable and cumbersome task. Not only can progressive discipline be awkward, but also it can involve substantial planning,...