B2B Solution of the Week: How your company should find its next employees

As we enter the New Year, B2B firms should do themselves and their potential employees a favor. Instead of extending out the hiring process looking for the “perfect” candidate, they should decide on one of the many “good” applicants who are ready and able to start working immediately. Because as Confucius, Shakespeare, Voltaire and others […]

6 questions to ask applicants vying to run your B2B firm’s social media program

As B2B companies dive further into social media, they’re discovering that like with most jobs, there’s a big difference between having the right skills and being the right person for the job. “(It) seems like a lot of people (are) masquerading as social media gurus and experts,” Deborah Weinstein, president of Toronto-based PR firm Strategic […]

The 6 employee incentives that could make your team more dedicated, loyal

Smart CEOs realize that the strength of their company relies heavily on the commitment and dedication of its employees. Looking beyond compensation, incentives and employee benefits are instrumental in attracting and retaining top talent. When it comes to incentives, the tried-and-true cash bonuses and employee of the month awards (who doesn’t love a pretty plaque on the wall?) […]

Infographic: The best leadership styles to motivate staff

An infographic making the rounds online looks at the various leadership approaches and how each outlook motivates employees. More than 4,000 executives were analyzed to identify six defining characteristics of leadership styles, based on results from emotional intelligence tests. As the consultants at Business Management Degree point out, these are the top performing leadership styles: Authoritative […]

Breaking down the top HR software trends

The world of HR software is busier than ever. Established players have been usurped, or even swallowed up, by upstarts. Technology has shifted its emphasis to cloud-based solutions. Companies have embraced a “Moneyball” approach to managing their human resources, turning increasingly to analytics. As HR software continues to evolve as companies find better ways to […]