Posts Tagged‘company’

5 proven tips for effective meeting management

It would be fair to say that, in many corporate environments, meetings are ill-reputed. According to statistics shared by Fast Company, meetings take up 37% of workers’ time, while 47% of employees deem excessive meetings the largest time-waster during a workday. That rather jaw-dropping statistic makes meetings more time-draining than social media or email, but how should you remedy such sloppiness in your own company? Here are some ideas… Start each meeting at an odd time Poor punctuality can be a genuine bane at meetings. Latecomers can trim as much as 10 minutes off a meeting’s allotted time or drag…

How to Prevent Employee Theft

When you recruit employees for your business, whether personally or via an agency, you expect a certain level of trust.  Most people do not want to think of their employees as disloyal, however it is a sad fact that 33% of all cash and goods theft is committed by staff.  Here are some simple ways in which you can prevent employee theft. Make Background Checks Mandatory When hiring on new staff, make it compulsory for new recruits to allow you to perform a background check.  In fact, nine out of ten employers now require background checks.  You will want to…