Google G Suite
Google Workspace for a better workflow and remote collaboration
  • Productivity

Google Workspace is a cloud-based collaboration software that unites multiple Google applications. Every registered user can access project plans, e-mails, and other documents via the cloud, regardless of where they are located. Numerous tools such as word processors, online calendars, or video conferencing facilitate collaboration and synchronize changes in real-time. In this article, we have...

Google Workspace for a better workflow and remote collaboration
Personnel management
Personnel management – tasks, functions, and goals
  • Productivity

Qualified employees are a decisive factor when it comes to determining success for a company. The prerequisite for success is a functioning, strategic system of personnel management. As an essential component of personnel management, personnel administration is responsible for the smooth running of administrative and routine tasks within human resources. Personnel management pursues the central...

Personnel management – tasks, functions, and goals
Legal breaks at work
Legal breaks at work – what employees are legally entitled to
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Regulations on working hours are one of the most important arrangements between an employee and employer. But how much break time are employees entitled to? How does the law define breaks and are there any exceptions? Which breaks are paid for and which aren’t? Answers to all these questions can be found in this article.

Legal breaks at work – what employees are legally entitled to
Work schedule excel
Creating a work schedule with Excel: a guide
  • Productivity

There’s a sale in the store. Large queues at the counter. Hardly any staff to be found. Apparently, there was a misunderstanding about the work schedule: two employees didn’t show up because they had lost theirs. The solution? Go digital. With Excel, you can easily create a work schedule and send it as a PDF file to your employees’ smartphones. But how does this work?

Creating a work schedule with Excel: a guide
Conflict management
Conflict management – a way out of the crisis
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Conflict management can be a useful tool for every company. Despite the best of efforts, most companies will likely experience conflicts of varying seriousness between employees. These conflicts must be resolved as quickly as possible, and in a way that will satisfy all parties. How can you best achieve de-escalation? What types of conflict are there? We provide the answers.

Conflict management – a way out of the crisis
Assessment center
The assessment center: a method for pre-employment testing
  • Productivity

The assessment center: for some an absolute nightmare scenario, for others, the most effective selection procedure. Companies can find the perfect employee for an advertised position through intensive discussions with applicants and special examination situations.

The assessment center: a method for pre-employment testing
Job Interview Tips
Interview tips for making a great impression
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You’ve made it past the application process and the initial screening and you’ve been invited to an interview. It’s normal to be nervous, especially if you have limited experience in selling yourself. There are a few unwritten rules that apply for all interviews. As soon as you know these, you can begin to fully prepare yourself for your interview. We provide helpful tips on how to prepare for an...

Interview tips for making a great impression
Salary negotiations
Salary negotiations – how salary increases work
  • Productivity

Salary negotiations are important, if delicate topics for employees. You should prepare yourself so that you remain calm when talking to your supervisor and reach the desired conclusion. We provide you with useful tips and tricks on asking for a raise and starting salaries.

Salary negotiations – how salary increases work
Employee motivation
Employee motivation: better working atmosphere, higher turnover
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What is motivation and how can I inspire my employees? The question is decisive for a company’s success. Employee motivation encompasses all methods that aim to strengthen employee job satisfaction and motivation to work well. According to this definition, long-term motivation can only come from within. With the right prerequesites and a constructive management style, it is possible to motivate...

Employee motivation: better working atmosphere, higher turnover
Job profile
The perfect job profile
  • Productivity

Would you like to write appealing job descriptions and identify the best candidates for certain positions? The first step in this process is to write a job profile. Profiles like these summarize the essential skills, abilities, and talents that an applicant should have in order to be able to successfully carry out the tasks required for the job. But how is a job profile created exactly?

The perfect job profile

Productivity

Productivity plays a leading role in running a successful business. From relevant tools, to project management and collaboration, including self-motivation and time management, this section gives employers and employees a wide selection of tips on nurturing productivity in the workplace.