Sarita Harbour

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Sarita Harbour

Sarita Harbour is a business and personal finance writer who comes from a long line of business owners. When Sarita isn't writing, she's homeschooling her younger kids and encouraging her older children as they continue the entrepreneurial family tradition.

Company culture fist bumps employee productivity

August 28, 2017

How Company Culture is Directly Linked to Employee Productivity

Productivity and company culture are hot topics in today’s business world, and for good reason – they both impact the bottom line. And, it turns out, business leaders know there’s a connection between them. In a recent survey of business owners carried out by The Alternative Board (TAB), 86% of respondents say they believe company […]

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company culture

August 17, 2017

5 Signs Your Company Culture is Superficial

Businesses love to preach about the importance of company culture, but many companies struggle with a disconnect between what they say and the reality of their own company culture. A joint study between the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and Columbia Business School surveyed over 1800 CEOs and CFOs worldwide focusing on over […]

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HR teams

August 9, 2017

5 Ways HR Teams are Changing (for the Better)

It’s no secret that HR teams have changed over the years. Thanks to HR software and tools, HR teams are now able to harness technology to collect relevant HR information and streamline tedious services like payroll and benefits administration. And increasingly, HR teams are now able to offer valuable contributions to an organization’s profitability. What […]

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workplace productivity

August 7, 2017

7 Productivity Drains That Impact Your Business

Are you running out of ideas as to how to boost workplace productivity? You’ve armed your staff with state-of-the-art gadgets and software, signed them up for the latest workshops and webinars, and outfitted their workspaces with the most modern furniture. In your quest to improve the effectiveness of their productive effort, you think you’ve done […]

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employee happiness

July 27, 2017

5 Ways to Increase Employee Happiness

Can you make your employees happier? According to an article in Gallup’s 2017 State of the Workplace Initiative, happiness is a positive feeling that is associated with employee engagement. And here’s the kicker – study after study shows that employee engagement is a key to running a more successful and more profitable business. Yet according […]

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strategic HR

July 21, 2017

Is Your HR Team Playing a Strategic Partner or Supporting Role?

It’s a good time to be in human resources. Today’s research shows that HR leaders are increasingly invited to sit at the executive table, a reflection of the evolution of HR from a support to strategic role in the business world. “Corporate leaders are being bombarded with positive messages by organization experts about the need […]

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