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.

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Paid Time Off Policies: 5 Things Small Business Owners Need to Know

As a small business owner, you may wonder about your rights and obligations when it comes to paid time off policies (or PTO). Here's the skinny.

Boosting Employee Happiness | 5 Things Employees Value Above Salary

While many believe that employee happiness is linked to salary - that's actually not the case. Read on for 5 things employees value more than their salary.

Eco-Friendly Benefits: How Green is Your Benefits Package?

In preparation for this Earth Day (April 22nd), we’d like to shed some light on recent environmentally friendly work perks that your employees will love! Read on to find examples of cost-efficient green benefits as well as tips on how to implement them.

Sabbatical With a Cause: Conditional Sabbaticals Benefit Everyone

If your organization is looking for a new way to attract and inspire your staff, promote your company values, and give back to a cause or charitable organization, offering conditional sabbaticals as a perk could help. Here’s what you need to know.

Wellness Programs: 4 Work Perks Your Employees Will Love

Offering services and products to support employees’ mental, emotional, and physical health is becoming increasingly popular. With these ample options, we’ve put together some of the top wellness program trends to help you determine which one might be a good fit for your company.

Surviving Employee Turnover: Lessons From Sports and Military Leaders

Organizations that struggle in the face of constant employee turnover can learn some valuable lessons from the military and professional sports teams; these two organizations have always been challenged to maximize performance in a high turnover environment. Let's see what the experts have to say.

Company Culture is Linked to Employee Productivity

Company culture is linked to employee productivity and as a leader, it's crucial to understand the relationship. Check out these 5 insights and learn how to positively impact your company's productivity.

5 Steps Towards Improving Management and Increasing Employee Retention

People leave managers, not companies. The best way to improve employee retention rates and boost profitability is to train your management team to be supportive leaders. We talked to the experts and they gave us 5 steps towards improving management to increase employee retention.

Environment & Productivity: Create Green Workplaces to Get More Done

Is there a link between green workplaces and higher productivity? Science says “yes.” Learn the need-to-know of how you can green your office.

6 Easy Questions to Maximize Productivity in the Workplace

Determining how to maximize productivity to get more done isn't always easy. Your organization’s HR team can help coach employees across other departments to become individually more productive by asking them to answer these six simple questions.