Alternatives to the Annual Performance Review

While reflecting on your employees’ performance from time to time can help keep them and your company on track for success, the traditional performance review is proving to be ineffective. Get inspired by these alternative options, put together by BirdDogHR, and your employees are sure to appreciate it.

2017 Global Data Management Playbook

Experian has released the 2017 Global Data Management Benchmark Report. In it, they determine how businesses around the world are using customer data to improve customer experiences, increase sales, and tailor their products to the needs of the consumer. Leveraging data is an important and necessary tactic for a business to succeed, but if the data is not accurate you could be creating and investing in a strategy that is detrimental to your bottom line.

The State of American Infrastructure

Obviously infrastructure is a crucially important subject, whether it’s invested in or neglected. Studies show every $1 billion of infrastructure investment creates 20k+ jobs and that failure to invest properly in infrastructure in the next decade will cost each American household roughly $3,400. Deficiencies in our surface transportation system currently cost U.S. households and businesses nearly $146 billion annually.

Pantone’s Color of the Year and How You Can Use It for Business

Pantone calls itself “the world-renowned authority on color,” and perhaps rightfully so. The company has been in business since 1963, when its founder devised the Pantone Matching System, a standard scheme for identifying and communicating different shades and hues. At the turn of the millennium, the company launched the project, “Color of the Year.” For seventeen years now, Pantone’s color forecasting has been a self-fulfilling prophecy. Different industries worldwide refer back to it when releasing new trends

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Tesla Motors & Elon Musk

Elon Musk is a South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, investor, engineer and inventor. Basically he’s a real-life Iron-Man (without the suit… as far as we know). Musk is most well known for his work with Tesla Motors, the American automaker and energy storage company, originally founded by Martin Eberhard & Marc Taroenning.

Office Design -The Costs of Doing Too Little

Unhappy workers cost employers losses of $550 billion annually. Can employers reduce these losses if the root of this unhappiness is uncovered? The team at Pots, Planters and More surveyed 1,000 Americans who work in traditional office spaces to see the impact that office design and decor has on productivity and happiness at work. The results are visually displayed in the following infographic.

eMoov 2016 Estate Agency Success is grateful for attaining a certain level of success in 2016. While they have experienced ups and downs, they’re glad that many people still trusted their services. Here is an infographic that highlights some of their success in 2016.

Mistakes to Not Make When Hiring an Event Staffing Service

For all sizes and types of events, we need the right event staffs to make it a great success. Hiring the right corporate event staffing services will not only ensure good service to all guests, but will also make it one of the most unforgettable events. Here are some valuable tips for organizers so that they don’t make a mistake while hiring the event staffs.