9 Tips for Designing a Benefits Plan for Millennials

9 Tips for Designing a Benefits Plan for Millennials

Millennials have been the largest demographic in the workforce for two years now, and their needs are different than the generations before. They want things out of their benefits package that previous generations didn’t demand. And if you want to be able to attract and retain millennials, you’ll have to design a plan that fits what they want. Here’s how.

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So You Want To Work With Kids? Making The Right Decisions The First Time Around

So You Want To Work With Kids? Making The Right Decisions The First Time Around

It doesn’t matter what you’re doing right now. It is possible to move your career in a completely different direction. If you know your life is meant to be spent looking after children, then you should follow your heart. The trouble with switching careers is that you need to keep the money coming in, and it can be hard if you lead a busy life. So how on earth can you make big moves without ending up in financial trouble? The key to a successful, new career is making the right decisions the first time. This involves taking stock and making certain you’re ready and willing to put in what it takes:

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Finding The Root Of Why Your Career Has Stalled

Finding The Root Of Why Your Career Has Stalled

Most people will hit a brick wall at one time or another during their careers. After all, we can’t expect the road to success to be smooth from start to finish. Nevertheless, when you do feel that your career is stalling, it’s imperative that you find a quick resolution to get it back on track.

Before unlocking the solution, however, you must first discover the source of your problems. No two people are the same, and your situation will be unique. Still, some issues are far more common than others. Here are five likely scenarios, and what can be done to overcome those obstacles.

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Hiring Employees Abroad: The HR Manager’s Cheat Sheet

Hiring Employees Abroad: The HR Manager's Cheat Sheet

When you run a business, there will be times where you need to position your brand in a foreign market. As your enterprise grows, you will no doubt want to target international audiences to make your brand the dominant one in the industry. Many successful companies from English-speaking nations have managed to do that. Examples include Microsoft, Ford, and McDonald’s to name but a few!

Aside from the obvious tasks of setting up local offices and organizing the distribution of your products and services, there is one thing you need to consider: staff. Unless you plan to export some of your existing employees, you’ll need to hire locals to work at your foreign bases. As an HR manager, you will want to make sure this process is as streamlined and straightforward as possible.

Keep reading to learn more about the art of hiring employees in foreign countries in today’s handy cheat sheet:

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Not a People Person? HR Could Still Be a Career Option

Not a People Person? HR Could Still Be a Career Option

HR means human resources, so it stands to reason that HR folks are people lovers. That is, they are extroverted, talkative, and draw their energy from being around others. The truth is, though, introverts can have successful careers in HR. The trick is to carefully choose (or create) your job.

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How to Create an Effective Cell Phone Policy for the Workplace

How to Create an Effective Cell Phone Policy for the Workplace

Smartphones have become a ubiquitous part of our daily lives. They’re often the first thing we touch when we wake up in the morning and the last thing we look at before going to sleep at night. With these devices playing such an important role in our lives, it makes sense for your workplace to create a cell phone policy. An effective cell phone policy should balance your business’s needs with the needs of all employees.

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4 Tips for Using Job Fairs as an Opportunity to find New Talent

4 Tips for Using Job Fairs as an Opportunity to find New Talent

The key to having the most successful company possible will typically depend on the employees you have. It’s ideal to have top quality individuals that can do the job right for you. This high caliber of people may be hard to find and are sure to be a great asset to you when found. One of the top ways to find the perfect staff to meet your needs is by hosting a job fair. Being aware of specific tips that may help you obtain the right talent is sure to be helpful to you.

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