Apr

11

2017

Competition in the Workplace

Many people spend hours glued to the television watching the spectacular efforts of the participants at the Olympics.  The fierce competition includes cheating, occasionally.  It made me begin to consider the competition that occurs in the workplace. Competition in the workplace can be positive.  Think of it this way.  Employees become a team with a common goal to win and maintain clients.  The importance of individual performances becomes evident when the whole team wins. Negative competition in the workplace occurs when the team doesn’t cooperate.  Individuals pit themselves against each...
Posted by:Don Swift
Filed Under:Blogs
Feb

23

2017

How to Treat Women at Work

In many areas of business, research shows that women at work receive an average of 4% less pay than men.  Many times, they get passed over for promotions.  Why is that?  If you don't treat women at work fairly, then your business could suffer dire results. Women at Work One study suggests that women unhappy with situations in their workplace just “suck it up.” The study sited one reason for this lack of action. Women fear being fired, and they usually cannot afford to lose their job.  If your company...
Posted by:Don Swift
Filed Under:Blogs
Jan

10

2017

Motivate Employees Without Money

Money motivates employees, doesn’t breed success for long.  Successful business owners motivate employees daily with using money as a motivator.  Don Swift, an HR Consultant suggests several different motivational means that don’t cost money. Who is Don Swift? Don Swift is a human resource professional in Wichita Falls, Texas.  He services extend to companies and organizations in the Texoma area as well as in Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth.  He possesses more than 25 years of practical and professional experience.  Don’s HR skills includes his registration as a life coach.  Many...
Posted by:Don Swift
Filed Under:Blogs