Posts By: Guest Blogger

Very Stupid Employees

In today’s guest post, James Lawther writes, “There have been times when I have sat there with my head in my hands, wondering what on earth possessed me to hire such a bunch of fools for employees.” (more…)

Preventing Security Holes: Keeping Your Business Productive

Along with the increasing dependency of technology for business productivity in most facets of our day-to-day lives, the need for computer security is growing more and more. Computers are no longer a business extravagance or even much of a choice for you if you want to be competitive in your industry. As the world of technology rolls out new innovations business owners have to stay on their toes to keep up. (more…)

Managing Productivity in an Overseas Office

Employee productivity is always a challenge, but how do you manage productivity when your team is overseas? Today’s guest post tackles the challenge of telecommuting over thousands of miles and a half dozen time zones. (more…)

When Competition is Bad for Business

Usually, we think of competition as beneficial. But today’s anonymous guest post is a story from a company that shows what happens when people work at cross purposes. (more…)

HR Policies that Spur Productivity, Creativity

Here’s a business improvement reality: HR policies can make or break a workplace. As an employer, the time, effort and consideration you put into your HR policies can make the difference between a disengaged and unimaginative workforce and a loyal, productive and passionate one. (more…)

A Psychology Degree for HR Professionals

Increased employee productivity isn’t just about better use of technology: it’s also about how we perceive work in our minds and how we communicate about work with others. Today’s blog from a guest author discusses the role of psychology in improving productivity. (more…)

The Business Process Behind Groupon

Business process improvement is sometimes done by trying to make huge changes in the behavior of the market. Today’s guest post by Christopher Wallace discusses the business process behind Groupon—and makes some recommendations. (more…)

Increase Workplace Productivity By Dumping Bad Habits

I’m guilty. There are days when I walk out of the office wondering what I did all day long. If my boss stopped and asked me that question, I’d probably stutter and say, ‘Well, I answered some emails and looked at that project we were talking about.’ (more…)

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