“It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.” - Benjamin Franklin
The importance of online reputation seems to be only growing with time. For many companies online reputation is becoming a yardstick to measure their brand’s value in terms of engagement with their audience.
Soon you will find that online reputation will be dictating the number of sales a business gets, the kind of people it can hire, and also type of investors you attract. Regardless of what type of business a company runs, it should not delay when it comes to managing online reputation. Let’s look into a few case studies to see why online reputation management is serious business…
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Any person who works in human resources understands the importance of contract management. Contract management is essential to the functioning of a human resources department. Employee contracts, arbitration agreements and sexual harassment agreements are all types of contracts that are handled by a human resources department. Sometimes, a human resources department is charged with the task of drafting these contracts. Other times, a human resources department simply needs to manage these contracts and watch over them in a file system.
A human resources department is essential for keeping contracts in an organized fashion. Contract management helps a human resources department have the ability to locate a contract exactly when it is needed. A human resources department is able to review an employee contract if there is a dispute over the terms of employment. An employee may insist that certain responsibilities were not within his or her job description, and a contract will typically state whether this is true.
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Less than two years ago, two San Francisco-based web geeks looked at what Facebook’s photo sharing system was lacking and decided that they’d fix it.
Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger each became multi-millionaires one-hundred times over in April, when their app Instagram was bought by Facebook for $1 billion (http://articles.latimes.com/2012/apr/11/business/la-fi-instagram-systrom-20120411).
Launched in October 2010, Instagram had 30 million users when it sold, building that base within 18 months. Within that same time frame, the developers never sought to incorporate advertising into their app, which was free to users. They had yet to monetize a cent out of their product. Read the rest of this entry
In this era of economic turbulence and post recession hangover, when there is a slump in the property market, financing environment poses numerous threats to business entrepreneurs. Nowadays, a great business idea is not enough to start a home based business. It needs proper funding to finance for the establishment, maintenance and expansion of the business. It’s only money that can make your business dream to build up a business a reality. Read on to know the essential steps which you must adopt to arrange funding for a start up business. Read the rest of this entry
After the recent unfortunate recession, since people are experiencing various financial hardships like job loss, wage reduction and underemployment, they are not being able to pay their bills on time. Thus gradually, when these bills get piled up and become impossible to be paid off, people fall into overwhelming debt. However, you can clear your exiting debt either by going for online debt consolidation or by indulging yourself in earning some extra cash sitting at home.
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