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.

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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employee happiness

July 6, 2017

5 Things Employees Value More than Salary

What’s important to employees? As it turns out, salary has little to do with employee happiness. “Money isn’t the driver of job satisfaction,” says Shawna Clark, founder and executive coach at Clark Executive Coaching. Clark, who has over 20 years of experience working in human resources, says that employees value other things – things that […]

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June 27, 2017

What’s Hot: In-Demand Skills that HR Teams Want

It’s no secret that the economy, the workplace, and jobs are changing quickly. In light of the constantly-evolving economy and workplace, it appears that the major skills human resources should watch out for are shifting to meet the fickle nature of the economy. As a result, soft skills, agility, analytic ability, and technological skills are […]

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HR metrics

June 7, 2017

3 HR Metrics That Matter

Today’s technology gives us easy access to more data than ever before, allowing us to measure anything and everything. As a result, business leaders are now using HR analytics to help guide strategy and boost profits. In fact, according to Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report, 71 percent of companies report that people analytics – “using digital […]

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