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Best Practices When It Comes to Collecting Unemployment Benefits

Best Practices When It Comes to Collecting Unemployment Benefits

Not all staff who lose their jobs for one reason or another are eligible to get unemployment benefits. To get this compensation, you need to...
Top 4 Things to Know When Taking A Sabbatical Leave

Top 4 Things to Know When Taking A Sabbatical Leave

The word sabbatical is derived from the Old Testament system of letting fields lay fallow every several years. Companies can offer an employee sabbatical leave...
Presenteeism: What It Is and How to Address It

Presenteeism: What It Is and How to Address It

Managers usually appraise employees based on the number of hours they work instead of by their end product or contribution. Oftentimes, this begets presenteeism, which...
4 Top Use Cases to Remember When Writing a Job Offer Letter

4 Top Use Cases to Remember When Writing a Job Offer Letter

A job offer letter is a letter given to the selected candidate for a position. Before that, the candidate in question and the organization would...
What You Need to Know About Human Resource Development

What You Need to Know About Human Resource Development

Human Resource development is referred to as the structure for assisting employees enhance their skills, knowledge, and their abilities, which in turn enhances a firm's...
Enhancing Non-verbal Business Communication

Techniques for Enhancing Your Business Communication

Business communication is an important skill that everyone in a company needs in order to be able to effectively work in the firm. Non-verbal business...
5 Ways to Land a Remote Internship

5 Ways to Land a Remote Internship

Like many jobs, internships can now be done remotely and the transition to remote internships does not have any diminishing impact on the outlooks of...
Top 4 Best Practices of Financial Reporting

Top 4 Best Practices of Financial Reporting

Financial reporting helps investors make well informed decisions concerning buying and selling stocks. Value investors usually rely on different strategies to make their trading decisions....
Compensation Packages That Driving Executive Performance

Compensation Packages That Drive Executive Performance

It’s possible to inspire your executives to deliver excellent results, by ensuring that their compensation packages are properly aligned with the company's strategy.  It can...