How valuable are your customers to your business? Do they know how valuable they are? If not, you should make the effort to show them. Your customers determine the success of your business and a loyal customer is an irreplaceable asset. Here are 5 easy ways to show your customers you care.Read More
They say the older you get, the less creative your mind becomes. I’m not sure I agree with this. I think as we get older, we ignore the creative part of our brain to focus on school, work, family, etc. Does this mean we’re less creative, or that we just stopped trying to be?Read More
The differences in the world at the time we were being raised is evident when working with others. We have different norms, preferences, and opinions. This is why investing time in researching how other generations work can help you and your business.
Employee orientations, if done properly, can be what makes your new hires come back for day two. If done improperly, you could lose someone who could have been a valuable part of your company’s team. It’s a day that should have a good deal of planning beforehand to make it a great day where new employees will feel welcomed, eased, and ready to start the next chapter of their lives.Read More
With tuition costs at their highest, many students work part-time (or even full-time) while in school to cover living expenses and costs associated with being a student. It can be tough for students to juggle both a job and school work, especially when there is financial stress. There are numerous jobs available at St. Lawrence College through the summer as well as during the school year; at Spark, we believe working on campus is a great option for students for many reasons.Read More
Here’s the thing, though. Team building is essential to all businesses, whether you have 3 or 3000 employees. Not only does it boost company morale, it helps us understand each other’s personalities better, which leads to more effective teamwork. Plus, it can just be plain fun!Read More
Productivity of a business is directly related to the happiness of its employees, in fact studies have shown productivity going up by 12% when employee happiness becomes an important part of the workplace.A lot of workplace happiness comes from team and business culture.Read More