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How to offer flexible work options in your business

, | By: Melissa Tierney | Tags: small business, business owners, flexible work

Once upon a time there was a workforce that worked a full time load each week from their workplace premises. Enter 2017 and a wide range of part-time, flex-time, activity based working, job sharing and work from home arrangements present the modern day business with a whole new realm of opportunity and challenge when it comes to workforce planning and management. Read more.

Starting your people on the right foot

, | By: Claire Harrison | Tags: small business, smart business, onboarding

The most dangerous time for employee dissatisfaction, low productivity, and turnover is during the first few months of employment. Since a carefully considered employee induction process will enable new employees to become productive members of the organisation quickly, time invested into the process early will pay off with substantially higher employee retention and productivity levels down the road.

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