Tips on Recruiting Your First Sales Team

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Congratulations, you’ve worked like a Trojan, and built your business to the point where you’re ready to employ your first sales person.  One of the biggest causes of new business failure is not poor products or services, but poor sales, so this is an important decision. Here are some tips for recruiting your first sales team:

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Tips for Managing and Communicating Employee Benefits

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Not all companies are in a position to implement complex reward schemes to keep employees motivated thus ensuring performance goals are met. However, it is important to make sure employees clearly understand their entire benefits package and are fully aware of everything that is on offer to them, from flexible working arrangements to holiday entitlements above the statutory minimum. Here are tips for managing and communicating employee benefits:

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Workplace Relationships and Employing Family Members

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Given the amount of time we all spend in the workplace it's only inevitable that workplace relationships develop over time. Or it may be the case that a business owner decides to employ a family member and this could potentially cause resentment. Here's what you need to know about workplace relationships and employing family members.

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Telltale Signs of When to Hire and Fire Employees

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While a business owner has many challenges each day, the toughest might be deciding when to hire and when to fire employees. Here are telltale signs of when to hire and fire employees:

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Free Online Training: Polishing Your Feedback Skills

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Giving feedback is vital in the workplace. But giving feedback is not always easy, especially if you need to give negative feedback. We have a free online training course called Polishing Your Feedback Skills available for Business Achievers members that might help.

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How to Have The Best Board In The World

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A high quality, dynamic board of directors is critical to a high-growth company because a carefully selected board provides the experience you need to help you set the right course and make quick and accurate decisions. Here's how to have the best board in the world for your business:

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How to Motivate Staff Through Employee Training

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Training is an excellent and a proven effective tool for motivating your employees. Not only does training create numerous benefits for the company and the employer, but it also benefits the employees. Here's how to motivate staff through employee training:

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Free Online Training: The Many Approaches to Facing Workplace Conflict

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Conflict in the workplace can be difficult to overcome sometimes. If you have been experiencing workplace conflict then we have a free online training course called The Many Approaches to Facing Workplace Conflict available for Business Achievers members that might help.

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How to Become a Better Leader

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As a business owner, one of the most important elements in being successful is being a good leader. There is no single definition that determines what it means to be a good leader. In most cases, being a good leader means being able to inspire the people below you to reach and even exceed all of the goals that they set out to achieve. Here's how to become a better leader:

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Brennan Flentge
Great insight Tony. The sentence "good leadership is a form of learned behavior" stood out to me specifically, I completely agree ... Read More
Friday, 03 August 2018 18:59
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What Inside Outside Leadership Can Mean for Your Business

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As proven again and again leadership is essential for exponential growth. We assume you have a value proposition that sounds like a bell, that you have your customers and that you have a scalable business model. Now examine your leadership. Do you have Inside Outside Leadership? Here's what Inside Outside Leadership can mean for your business:

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How To Raise Employee Morale in 4 Quick Ways

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A happy worker is a productive worker, and a harmonious office or workplace is one best suited to getting things done with the best quality and on time. Unhappy employees tend to be demotivated, and it will show up in the quality of their work. And unhappiness can spread – one unhappy worker can lead to others similarly feeling stressed, demotivated and discouraged too. Here is how to raise employee morale in 4 quick ways:

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6 Ways to Recruit the Best Staff for Your Small Business

6 Ways to Recruit the Best Staff for Your Small Business

As a small business, it can be difficult to compete for the best people. With your company's resources nowhere near as plentiful as those of big corporations, how can you attract and recruit the best staff? The fact is that there are highly qualified people out there who could be perfect for your company, so the trick is to develop an effective recruitment policy that makes your business an appealing option. Here are 6 tips to recruit and retain the best staff for your small business.

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Does Business Size Affect Employee Happiness and Culture?

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There's no doubting happy employees are more productive. But does business size affect employee happiness and culture? 

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