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How To Teach Your Employees Financial Literacy

 Financial stress is more common in the workplace than you might realize. According to statistics, 53% of adults are worried about their financial situation, while 78% of American adults live paycheck to paycheck. While this might appear as a personal problem for some, it can negatively impact your workforce. When employees face a challenging financial situation, they are more likely to miss work and perform poorly.

Therefore, as employers, it's crucial to focus on improving the financial education of your employees to help them gain the confidence to enhance their well-being without losing focus at work. Being financially literate can also help them better manage their finances and prevent them from ending up with financial woes. In return, you will get a higher employee loyalty and retention rate, which can be cost-effective in the long run.


However, financial literacy programs are not just about teaching your employees how to budget or save better. It's more complicated than that, especially if you want long-lasting results.

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Self-Employment: Steps to Take to Become Your Own Boss

As work obligations become more demanding and desirable jobs become more difficult to get, an increasing number of individuals are deciding to become self-employed. Being your own boss, setting your own hours, and making executive decisions yourself are all appealing aspects of this type of work. But self-employment can come with its own challenges as well. It takes plenty of time, focus, dedication, and hard work to reach success on your own. To make this process a bit simpler and increase your chances of triumph, here are some of the most essential steps you should take when becoming self-employed:

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How to Write Great Emails for Employee Retention?

Employee retention is one of the biggest challenges that businesses find themselves struggling with. Indeed, there could be quite a few employees leaving your company for a variety of reasons. 

One of the tools you can use to try to make them stay is email marketing. By crafting the right emails and sending them to your employees, you could improve their satisfaction with their jobs and reduce your employee turnover rates. Hence, here’s how to write great emails for employee retention.
 
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Using Succinct Learning to Build an Effective Remote Team

 The trend of businesses moving to remote or hybrid working models is on the rise, and with it comes the challenge of finding the most productive and efficient ways to develop their teams.

Now that employees have had the freedom of working remotely – and executives have adjusted to the prospect of leading remote teams – it's becoming the "new normal." However, managing people who work remotely is no easy task.
 
Focusing on employee engagement and development has been essential to building a stable team for many organizations. Increased employee engagement helps employees feel connected to their work and motivated to do their best. Training and development are also crucial for ensuring that your remote workforce has the skills they need to be successful and stay engaged in their work.
 
However, while these initiatives are essential, they can also be time-consuming and expensive, leaving management teams feeling overwhelmed at building a comprehensive employee development program. 
 
So what is the answer for organizations operating fully remote or hybrid working teams? The solution may be found in a concept known as "succinct learning."
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How HR Professionals Can Promote a Healthier Office Culture

Human resource professionals are the backbone of office culture. In many ways, they set the direction of the company through the people they bring on board and the company culture they work to develop. Without our HR professionals, there would be countless things around the office that just wouldn’t quite be right.
 
They are involved in helping employees succeed from the day they are hired until the day they leave the company. HR professionals help provide opportunities, resolve workplace issues, and play an outsized role in creating a positive work environment. Of course, that is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the wide array of tasks and leadership roles that our HR professionals play.
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Do You Need to Know How to Dress for Business Meetings?

The purpose of a business meeting is to make an impression, and so should your business attire. These meetings are an essential part of a company, and how you present yourself as a professional in these meetings shows a contribution to the company’s success.
 
Choosing the right outfit for a business meeting is as important as body language. A harmonious blend of both makes a difference in impressing others. Research by Prof. Lakshmanan and Dr. Nagarathinam shows that the candidate’s appearance can convey a strong sense of trustworthiness, self-confidence, dependability, and professionalism.
 
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How the LNG Industry Is Creating New Business Opportunities

The liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry was seriously hit by low prices and oversupply before and during the pandemic. Industry experts explained this to be a result of new projects in and around the industry growing at a bigger capacity than the steady demand growth. The pandemic exacerbated market volatility by reducing the global demand for gas, dwarfing supply chain optimization efforts, and precipitating a prolonged period of low oil prices. However, things have started looking up for investors in the industry.

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Making the Office More Appealing Than Working from Home

After tasting the convenience, time and money saving and a better work-life balance that come with working from home, most employees are reluctant to get back to the office. However, a traditional office is still important, which is why employers are eager to get the employees back to the office. It is a hard time for employers keeping in mind that employees have the upper hand, so to say. Forcing them back to the office won’t cut it, and might even lead to employees looking for other opportunities. Employers need to be creative in their approach. And, that is where making the office more appealing than working from home comes in. This can be a great way to nudge them back to the office. Here are a few ways on how you can go about it.

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The role of LinkedIn in Your Professional Success

LinkedIn, the professional social network, has quickly proven itself to be one of the most effective business networking tools out there. However, many people are still unsure how to use it to its fullest potential.

Why should you even bother using LinkedIn? Because it is an extremely valuable tool, not only for making business connections but also for building your online presence. LinkedIn is becoming more and more important in business, and you don’t want to be left behind.
 
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How Employer Branding Can Boost Your Recruitment Strategy

In an employee-driven market, it has become challenging to draw the attention of people with the required skill set and talent for the vacant positions in your company before they end up with your competitors. 

As we are in a digitalized world where information turns out to be effectively available, recruiting is turning out to be increasingly a difficult task. As a result, the employer brand has become an essential part of the employment and retention strategy.

Every organization has a reputation. Positive or negative information about such an organization can be easily accessed by the pool of candidates seeking employment and it directly influences the type of talent an organization attracts.
 
This article will reveal to you the ways employer branding can help boost your recruitment strategy. 
 
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