The Elevator is starting a new feature called “Hold the Door.” We will now be taking the time to sit down regularly with different companies and interrogate…I mean interview them on the different aspects of workplace culture, hiring, and social networking initiatives. We hope to help job seekers, businesses, and…Continue
Added by Michael Stoyanoff on March 30, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
Did you know that, according to a study done by Basex, the average time spent being interrupted in a typical work day and getting back into a groove is 2.1 hours? This is almost 1/3 of a person’s time at work! The internet has been a blessing and a curse for the world of the employed. Employees forward fun emails between each other all the time and social networking is practiced consistently at any job with computers available. I know what you’re thinking. You are scared now. Distractions…Continue
Added by Michael Stoyanoff on March 24, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Hold on to your hats because it’s time for all good little employees to get their dose of training! Your company has found reason to give its workers more knowledge on a particular subject, whether it is the integration of a new company wide program or leadership skills. Training usually ends up being the afterthought of doing anything new. A lot of companies think that their employees are super human robots that can pick up and go with something like a fish to water. It’s time for a reality…Continue
Added by Michael Stoyanoff on March 21, 2011 at 11:52am — No Comments
Remember back when offshoring was all the rage? Companies thought setting up an office in India was the Holy Grail for saving money, but it was actually a disaster. Time differences, communication issues, and employee frustration all accounted for causing more harm to a company than the money spent to have a unified team in one area.
Today, companies are employing a new hiring method to try and counter costs with the use of Vendor Management Systems. A VMS is a computer program that…Continue