BYOD (bring your own device) is a policy adopted by employers to allow their employees to use personal devices at work. There are many advantages to this practice which benefit both the employer and employee. The policy is gaining popularity, with over 65% of employees currently utilising a personal device of one form or another within the workplace, for business use.
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Collaboration is one of the most important elements of modern working. Internet availability means that colleagues can make contact from just about anywhere in the world. So for collaboration to be effective, it’s important for businesses to adopt modern technologies that help their workforce connect and share ideas, wherever they are.
With approx 56% of people using at least 1 social network, the internet has become the number 1 resource to research others. Whether this be a prospective employee, a potential business partner or simply a new online acquaintance. Your ‘online self’ is now more important than ever, as is maximising it’s effectiveness.
Making potential clients (and existing clients) aware of your products and services is a key element to business success. It doesn’t matter how great your offering is, if no one knows about it, and you are not portraying your brand effectively, then you may find it difficult to grow your clientele. Marketing is all about messaging and creating the right impression.
Acquiring a new HR system is a positive step for any company. Recording, monitoring and analysing your employee data will help to achieve greater efficiencies and potential cost reduction. Once you have your new system installed and ready to go, you will need to ensure that the data added to the system is correctly recorded, and maintained to ensure data accuracy.
Writing and running a successful company blog site is vital in today’s world of online resources and social media. Arguably the best platform for this is WordPress as it offers built in SEO, thousands of pre-built themes and plugins to add pretty much any functionality that you may require. But what are the 10 essential plugins that you should ensure are installed on your blog?
Your CV is the one element of your search for a new career that you control. Spending hours, if not days, remembering every aspect of your life to include in your CV may seem like the best thing to do, but the truth is, if you get the interview, 40% of the decision process is based on your personality. Knowing what to include on your CV (and what not to include) will get you that face to face meeting.
The crucial stage of any recruitment process is the interview, both for the employer and the prospective employee. The questions that the employer asks enables them to ascertain if the candidate is suitable for the position and obtain any information not contained within the candidates CV. It is also vitally important for the interviewee to ask questions regarding the company and specific role to make sure that they are happy to proceed with employment should it be offered.