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5 Reasons Your Company Needs a Blog

August 29th, 2012

Your company most likely has a website, something that presents the basics about your business. But you may be wondering if there is more you can do to increase your presence online. One way to move up to the next level is by starting a blog. Why should you have a blog? Here are five… Read More »

How to Drive Traffic to Your Website

August 15th, 2012

So, you’ve got your website up and running. It’s attractive, well written and well organized. You have it optimized for the search engines. But, for all this, you are still not generating the traffic you want. What can you do to get more people to come to your website? Mary Rosenbaum, a certified personal branding… Read More »

Tools to Drive Growth: Front-Line Employees

August 8th, 2012

Research into best practices has shown that the most effective way to grow a business is by tapping the ideas and energy of the managers and employees on the front lines, the people who deal with customers on a daily basis. Yet in a recent study, practically all of the workers surveyed felt that they… Read More »

Increase Productivity and Employee Morale

July 25th, 2012

To maintain high levels of productivity and employee morale, companies need to also maintain their organizational health. That is the advice of noted business analyst and author Patrick Lencioni. But getting the organization to a healthy state is not a neat and tidy process, but rather one that involves ins and outs and ongoing maintenance.… Read More »

Words to Live By: Social Media & Your Business

July 11th, 2012

Companies are getting involved with social media a lot these days. They use it to recruit and as a marketing tool. Everyone from CEOs to managers and lower level employees is posting to Facebook or blogging. With all that online publishing going on, it is a good idea for your company to have a social… Read More »

What Do Your Employees Really Want?

June 27th, 2012

Have a short contest among your company’s supervisors at your next management team session and ask them this: Which do employees value more, money or the opportunity for advancement? Most managers would answer “money.” And they’d be wrong: Most employees want advancement opportunities rather than a fatter paycheck. Right Associates conducted a survey in late… Read More »

Salary Trends: Looking Bright(er) for the IE in 2012

June 7th, 2012

Things are looking up – finally! – for salaries in the Inland Empire in 2012. PayScale.com reported in April that the first quarter of 2012 saw wages rise in Riverside County by about one percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2011. This was the second highest growth from quarter to quarter since the peak… Read More »

Customer Service: The Key to Success in a Struggling Economy

May 9th, 2012

When the economy gets tough, the tough get… nice. That’s right. When it comes to surviving a struggling economy, your customer service methods march front and center. Ace this important part of your business and reap the rewards. Muff it up and you risk losing customers and revenue. Below are some tips on how to… Read More »

e-Learning: the Future of Learning for Industrial Workers

April 4th, 2012

If you’re looking for a way to train your industrial workers inexpensively, take a look at e-learning. A December 2001 article on the site e-Learning.com discusses “E-Learning for the Industrial Worker,” and reports that e-learning, especially for compliance and safety training “ensures that your entire workforce receives consistent, documented safety and compliance training.” The article… Read More »

Recruitment Tips for 2012

March 7th, 2012

It may be early March but there’s plenty of time to fine tune and improve this “recruiting thing” in 2012. Below are several great tips we found at the Forum of Private Business (FPB.org) on February 6. A good beginning usually ends in a great result, so the first tip is to write a great… Read More »