The Internet may have everything, but books still rule for learning new things. In Time Tec likes to stay on top of the latest and greatest in our respective departments, so here’s what we’re reading lately.
You’ve decided to take your tech offerings to the next level. Maybe you were tired of using paper when most businesses run more efficiently online. Or you looked at your systems and realized that code is long out of date. Working with another company can help you gain fresh knowledge and experience while allowing your employees to focus on other things.
When starting a career, there can be challenges employees and employers face integrating and contributing into a team. As a new entry into a chosen field, a person may have to come up-to-speed on complex business processes and gain fundamental domain knowledge before they can deliver meaningful value. As an employer, you must provide time and space, along with learning materials, to a new employee. At In Time Tec, we looked at how to create a win-win scenario for Jr Software Engineers and our partners with our immersive program.
The average person spends around 90,000 hours at work in their lifetime. I think it’s safe to say that it’s crucial for people to work at a place they enjoy. This also means that business owners not only need to navigate attracting top talent- but also retaining it. This starts with finding out what employees are really looking for in a job. Yes, money is an important aspect for most people when job searching, but ultimately people are looking for perks that go much deeper than monetary value.
Company growth is a good thing. It helps establish a stronger brand identity, makes it easier to acquire certain assets, expands opportunities, and drives business performance and profits. Growth does, however, stop being a good thing when you can’t keep up with it. In fact, it is detrimental to a company’s success when this happens. And outgrowing business processes and business infrastructure happens more often than you may think. For this reason, it is important to have procedures in place before you get to the point of outgrowing yourself.
With over 740 million global users, LinkedIn has changed the way business professionals connect and interact with each other around the world. Increasing your following on this platform can lead to a greater reach and more business leads. Below, you will find actionable items that we took to increase our followers by 12,500 in just 9 months.
Everyone has heard someone complain about not liking their job. And I think it’s safe to say that the place your friend is constantly talking down on wouldn’t be a place that you’d apply. Likewise, if you have a friend who often shares about how much they love their job, it will likely pique your interest. The latter is what it looks like to be a brand advocate.