January 6, 2017

STAFFLINK – January 6 Week’s Small Business Best

Happy New Year from us to you!

The first week of January provided a steady stream of excellent 2016 reviews, including the Top 10 Best Recruiting Articles of 2016 … and, the Top 5 Risk Articles of 2016 – both from SHRM.

In HR, Inc.’s 5 Overrated Office Perks Companies Should Kill in 2017 bucks the trend toward adding features to employee programs; the article highlights five perks that are truly counter-productive.

TLNT’s These 4 HR Issues are Causing the Most Lawsuits also proved popular; it provides insight into the kind of issues to which you need to pay attention in 2017 …

And, our STAFFLINK OSHA Recordable Incident Advisor is a practical, simple to use calculator of sorts that enables you to gauge whether an incident at your company needs to be electronically uploaded to OSHA, in keeping with their new 2017 rules.  Take a look, it may prove helpful to you.

In Productivity, One Skill Will Increase Your Value 50% focuses on the immediate benefit public speaking skills can have on your career, according to well-known businessman, Warren Buffett.

And, it wouldn’t be New Years without a bevy of articles about resolutions and goal-setting … Here are three we recommend: Entrepreneur’s 5 Simple Resolutions that will Make You Smarter, Happier, and More Confident is practical, useful, and relatively easy to apply; 10 Essential Practices You Need to Succeed in 2017, from Inc., is a ‘back to basics’ primer that sums up the findings of many different self-help articles we’ve reviewed this year … lastly, Inc.’s Jeff Haden provides a list of the Best Books for Small Business Owners from 2016.  Jeff’s advice?  Read Them All!

From all of us at STAFFLINK, here’s wishing you a happy and prosperous new year!