No matter how great your organisation’s vision and mission are, your business can’t move forward without good talent, who are happy with their jobs. Happy employees will result in better productivity and engagement, as well as less absenteeism, stress and burnout. So, it’s important for you as an employer to ask yourself – are your employees happy at work?
So many things to do, so little time. Sounds familiar, right? This minor setback may hamper your efficiency to reach your goals or meet your deadlines. Time-management and prioritisation are terms we’ve all heard of. However, how do we actually tackle this matter? Here are some simple hacks to help you be more organised and productive when managing your work.
Every company needs a marketing team, whether it’s a startup or a hundred-year-old one. They have the ever-important task of bringing the company to the doors of more places and the eyes of more people. While companies of certain industries fare well hiring in-house creatives like artists and designers, content marketing may be a different story. Creating content for marketing purposes is a set of roles best outsourced instead. Here are some arguments why.
Whether you’re a successful CEO, a startup founder or a job-seeking executive looking for new opportunities, a LinkedIn account is a must-have if you want to be discovered and have the credibility. LinkedIn is a platform where co-workers, employers, clients, vendors and partners can endorse your skills and review their experience working with you.
There are also a lot of influencers on LinkedIn that regularly publish articles or provide valuable insight into various topics. The influencers you follow also give an indication to others about how much you may know about the industry that you’re currently in. Here are seven influencers that have caught our eye. You’ll definitely learn a thing or two from them and use that knowledge to improve your skills.
Every business wants to be found online. However, getting a high rank on a search engine is not always easy. You may have a killer web design, but if you don’t complement it with the right SEO technique, all your efforts put into building your website would be wasted. And yes, we all know that SEO does takes time and will not give you immediate results. Nevertheless, it is one of the aspects that will bring your website success. The basic idea is to use the right keywords, to attract potential leads. Here are seven ways to improve your SEO Google ranking.
Are you in the midst of planning your business investment in other countries? Try scouting the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, as this regional hotspot has been getting more attention from venture capitalists. According to Russell Investments, APAC continues to both deliver and promise steady economic growth. Its GDP grew overall by 4.75% in 2016; down only fractionally from the previous year so prospects are still high in the region. Here are the top 5 countries that you should consider starting your business in, based on Forbes’ Best Countries for Business 2017 ranking.
2017 is here! For some of us, 2016 has been rather rough. It’s alright because you now have another chance to make it right. Metaphorically, it’s like having a brand new book with many blank pages; and you have the power to plot the story. Isn’t that exciting? So, let’s begin this new year on the right note. If you’re still trying to figure on how to make things better for your business growth, we got that covered for you. Here are some worthy actionable plans you should consider, to start the year with a BANG!
Interns are valuable assets that are often overlooked and undervalued. They’re stereotypically given tasks like transporting coffee, shredding paper or data entry – jobs viewed as soul-numbing and a waste of time. Unfortunately, for some of them, these things have become the reality of their internship experience. Organisations shouldn’t equate their lack of experience with lack of intellect. If you find yourself doing the same thing, it’s time to fix it.
In order to fulfil demands that are arising out of evolving consumption patterns, businesses will need to customise their offerings. This is vital if you want to become more relevant in the market. Hence, we have gathered some infos based on Ericsson, Euromonitor International and Trend Watching’s recent studies, to keep yourself abreast with the trends. Here is the top 5 consumer trends that we feel should be highlighted and capitalised on for 2017.
When you’re just starting out in a business, it’s a mistake to do everything when you don’t have to, even if you think it you will save money. Think about it… in the long run, the money spent could likely earn you savings in both money and time.
Here’s a list of a few tasks you might be better off delegating, while you concentrate on the things that are best left to your specific expertise.
Entering a market that is crowded with competitors is not necessarily a bad thing. If you look on the bright side, a saturated market means that there is a demand from your target audience, which you can capitalise on. To add, you will have the opportunity to provide the market with other viable options. Find out what iflix, Ingogo, Airfrov, PropSocial and Tribe Hired do to overcome the odds.