Employee Retention and the Design, Print and Packing industry.

Employee Retention

We’ve just come through a major recession, where employee mobility was low, and employers could pick and choose from a huge talent pool when – and if – any positions opened up within their firms. Employees were ‘stuck’ in many ways – stuck in the same role with no promotion or advancement opportunities as most companies were in survival mode; … Read More

Knowing What Not To Do: Why Strategy is Important to Irish SMEs

strategy

Knowing What Not To Do: Why Strategy is Important to Irish SMEs All businesses large and small have goals, either explicit in a mission statement, or implicit in the minds of the management and the focus of teams. Often the vision or goals are to do with how the company envisages business developing or growing to new markets; maximising sales … Read More

Excellent guide from the Data Protection Commission

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on the 25th May 2018, replacing the existing data protection framework under the EU Data Protection Directive. The office of the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) is aware that the increased obligations that the GDPR places on companies might cause some anxieties for business planners. This document is the first in a series that … Read More

Stock is dead, long live stock

DtoS-desktop

Not every project has the budget or timeframe to fly out to the Antartic (or even down the road to Athlone) to get a perfect shot for that flier or landing page. That’s when creative types turn to outside vendors for some help. Enter the humble stock photo. It used to be true that most imagery of this type had … Read More