• Planning and Scheduling as Components of Construction Management

    Planning and Scheduling as Components of Construction Management

    The construction process is multi-staged. There are various stages that make up the whole project. In most cases the construction process is a constitution of many moreindividual activities that are all necessary for the accomplishment of theproject. Since a construction project is essential there is need for properplanning and scheduling to be carried out before embarking on the project.What is Planning and Scheduling?Planning is thesingle most basic crucial part of the project. A construction project needsappropriate planning because it involves developing logical plans as to how theconstruction will be carried out, creating... Read More

  • How to successfully carry out Reverse Mentoring

    How to successfully carry out Reverse Mentoring

    With the huge number of retirements, it is evident that there will soon be empty positions in most companies and businesses. The notion of reverse mentoring is one of the most effective ways that has been implemented to deal with the issue. Reverse mentoring simply means that instead of the normal mentoring where the elderly are instructing the young, the young now instruct the elderly.Reverse mentoring, if used appropriately can bring about a number of benefits including impacting enough information in the young ones for them to take up senior positions in the future. Millennials, who have been regarded as not as driven as the rest of the... Read More

  • Factors Influencing Student Performance

    Factors Influencing Student Performance

    Academic performance is something that every student pursues. How a student performance affects how their life will turn out. Student performance at high school level is a strong determinant for whether the student will go to college or not. Student performance at the college level is a strong determinant of the type of job that the student will get. It is clear that student performance determines very many aspects of a student’s life.The performance of a student is motivated by numerous factors. From factors such as the promise of a reward to supportive parents and teachers and even a conducive environment. All these factors affect the... Read More

  • The Value of Compensation Salary Systems

    The Value of Compensation Salary Systems

    The aim of every employer is to have quality employees and to keep them for as long as possible. It has become very easy for employees to be poached to other companies and firms. It is, therefore, advisable for employers to ensure that they sweeten their employment packages to avoid this. Compensation salary systems are very essential in maintaining employees. Employees are attracted and willed to stay by what is included in their compensation salary packets.Compensation salary systems include the salary, equity, bonuses, benefits, and other non-financial compensations. It is also important for the concerned parties to design a system that... Read More

  • How Online Learning Is Beneficial

    How Online Learning Is Beneficial

    Online learning has solved very many problems that the traditional form of education presented. Online learning has been spreading fast with the increased use of the internet. Certain disadvantages discourage people from taking up online courses. Issues such as the value placed on an online degree being less than that of a person that attended traditional college bring about a negative attitude to online learning.There are certain stereotypes that have been related to people who prefer online education. The most famous of them being laziness. All this is, however, not true. There are very many positive impacts that come about from online... Read More

  • Guidance Issued on Employee Expense Reimbursement

    Guidance Issued on Employee Expense Reimbursement

    It is possible for employers to reimburse their employees for out of pocket expenses incurred on a tax-free basis, as long as the rules of an Accountable Plan are met. Furthermore, it is required that the reimbursement must have a business connection, this implies that allowances, advances, or reimbursements in the plan are restricted to expenses that qualify as business expenses. All this is under the code and that an employee pays or incurs in connection with the employee’s performing services for the employer. Also, employees’ reimbursed expenses are to be substantiated by the employees and any excess amounts paid are to be returned to... Read More