The Importance of Safety in the Workplace

Making Safety the #1 Priority Whether you are a business owner, human resource manager, safety officer or other business professional tasked with safeguarding your company’s most important assets (human capital), I am sure that you have experienced a great deal of thought and stress over how to protect them, while also preventing unnecessary costs toContinue reading “The Importance of Safety in the Workplace”

Discipline in the Workplace and the Results of Inaction

Discipline in the workplace is a very important tool for correcting negative or unacceptable behavior of employees so that they perform better and show other employees consistency in following company practices (Snell, 2016).  Some of the main reasons why managers should never be inactive when dealing with necessary employee discipline include: Protecting the safety ofContinue reading “Discipline in the Workplace and the Results of Inaction”

Using Emojis in the Workplace and Why You Should Not

Emojis…those little symbolic icons that, during our very busy lives without time to type a bunch of words out, can quickly express our thoughts and feelings to friends, family and other special ones in our lives.  The smiley face telling a friend hello or to have a nice day, the winking face blowing a kissContinue reading “Using Emojis in the Workplace and Why You Should Not”

Dear Business Owner: Your Overhead Employees ARE Just as Important as Your Revenue Generating Employees

Are you a business owner who thinks that your sales team brings the most important value to your organization?  Do you continuously pay your back office/administrative positions much less than your front-line revenue generating positions but can’t figure out why you have so much negative attitude and turnover in all of your overhead departments?  IfContinue reading “Dear Business Owner: Your Overhead Employees ARE Just as Important as Your Revenue Generating Employees”

The Basics of Accounts Payable – For the New Accounting Professional or Business Owner

Are you a fresh graduate with an accounting degree, tasked with managing an accounts payable department at your new job, a new accounts payable employee, excited to dive into your new role as the person who keeps all bills paid in a timely manner, or a small business owner with no idea of where toContinue reading “The Basics of Accounts Payable – For the New Accounting Professional or Business Owner”