Putting Out Corporate Fires: 7 Tips for Extinguishing Employee Relocation Issues

Whether an investor pulls out mid-launch, an employee files a grievance, or your team exhibits tell-tale signs of dwindling productivity, curveballs are the name of the game in the corporate world.

Fortunately, natural-born leaders—much like yourself—possess a unique ability to think on their feet, stay calm in the face of crisis, and diffuse high-tension situations with ease. Despite your expert problem-solving skills, you may find yourself caught in the eye of a relocation firestorm with seemingly no way out.

For those employers and supervisors currently inhaling the fumes of a failed relocation, it’s critical to pinpoint the cause of the fire. For example, the employee transfer may have gone amiss due to poor communication, limited resources, or questionable coaching.

Whatever the cause, common employee relocation issues, such as not finding affordable housing in the new location, not wanting to move, or losing their belongings during the move, can send a … Read more

Short-Staffed for the Long-Term? Consider These 5 Tips for Managing Staff Shortages

Do your job listings have little more than tumbleweeds scrolling past? Does your company page on Indeed resemble a post-apocalyptic wasteland? If so, it might be time to pump up your recruitment efforts and play up your culture to manage your staffing shortage best. Otherwise, you could risk lagging behind your competitors who are snagging top talent for sport.

Large fluctuations in the workforce have marked the past few years, so it’s only fitting that your staffing processes progress with the times. For those employers navigating an employee’s market and recruiting in areas with record-low unemployment rates, check out these quick tips for effectively managing your staffing shortages.

Utilize a staffing agency

In the 21st century, one of the most progressive, popular ways to fill seats in a business is through a staffing agency. Particularly if you are looking to find qualified professionals in the medical sector, a staffing … Read more

Nasdaq and S&P 500 Close at Record Highs

The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 on Monday closed at record levels as Wall Street prepared for a key meeting of the Federal Reserve later this week.

The S&P 500 closed up 0.18% to 4,255 to mark its third consecutive record closing high, while the Nasdaq climbed 0.74%.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 85 points, or 0.25%, to 34,393.

Investors will be keeping a close eye on an upcoming announcement on interest rates from the Federal Reserve’s policy-setting body, the Federal Open Market Committee, on Wednesday, followed by a press conference from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell.

While the U.S. central bank isn’t expected to take any action with respect to rates or a tapering of monthly asset purchases, Wall Street will be monitoring the meeting closely for the Fed’s forecasts on inflation and the strength of the economic recovery.

Lordstown Motors (RIDE) said Monday that CEO Steve Burns and … Read more

Made in Britain: Vegan takeaway company, DabbaDrop

Anshu Ahuja talks to Business Matters about her vegan takeaway firm, DabbaDrop, and her golden rules for success.

Tell us about your business?

The idea for DabbaDrop came about when I was working as a TV Producer. Life was busy and there were always lots of decisions to be made.

My husband and I would order a takeaway and it would usually take a good half an hour to decide what to eat. Trying to find a restaurant that has good vegan or vegetarian options was always harder. By the time the meal turned up it would be 10pm; too late to eat. The food itself was never as fresh or delicious as we imagined it would be. Plus, there were often the plastic containers which we’d feel so guilty about.

I’m a Mumbai-born, passionate home cook who in 2014 was selected as one of the finalists on the food … Read more

How to Get 50 Bonus Spins and Start Playing Casino Games for Free

Have you ever thought of playing casino slots? Would you like to try it for free and make money from it? Do you need some information on how to get started? This short article will help you with all of that.

What Is a Free Spin?

In simple words, a spin is a round of game in a casino slot. You make a deposit, place a bet from that money, make a spin, and either win or lose. As a way of attracting new players, many casinos bid you a hospitable welcome by offering you to take the first few rounds for free. Which is what a free spin means.

In other words, you don’t make any deposits and don’t pay any money at all.

We assume that you haven’t played online slots before, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this article, so we would like to tell you a bit … Read more