Ryan Ayers

About Ryan Ayers

Ryan Ayers is a strategy and management consultant with over five years of experience in multiple industries including information technology, medical devices and logistics. Many clients call him the BizTech Guru. He is a freelance writer on the side and lover of all things related to business, technology, innovation and the LA Clippers.

How Well Do All-Remote Teams Work?

The remote work trend is only becoming more common every year, as Wi-Fi becomes more readily available, and more jobs can be done online. However, most offices still limit remote work, and have their team

By |Talent Management|

Are Memos Relevant Anymore?

Memos used to be the reigning champions when it came to workplace communications, but today, they have become much less common. Many companies are going paperless, and even those that aren’t tend to use digital

By |Internal communication|

8 Small But Powerful Ways To Recognize Employees

If you’ve ever felt underappreciated at work (and pretty much all of us have), then you know how important recognition is in the workplace. According to Gallup, only one in three workers had received praise

By |Employee recognition|

Why Personality Tests are Popular in the Workplace

Working in an office has its quirks and perks. That’s because everyone in the office is a different personality, and brings something different to the table—both good and bad. For those leading teams of people,

By |Employee engagement|

Should You Consider Standing Desks? Benefits and Options for Healthier Employees

Health and happiness are tightly linked, and when we focus on them together, other benefits like productivity and satisfaction emerge. Unfortunately, modern working conditions are less than stellar for maintaining optimal health and happiness. We’ve

By |Employee engagement, Productivity|

Are Company Trips a Good Idea?

Team retreats sound good in theory. What better way to show your team you appreciate them than to send them to a beachy paradise or a swanky ski resort? It’s an extravagant gesture, and in

By |Employee engagement|

How Job Hopping Can Affect Your Bottom Line

It’s a trend HR professionals all over the country are seeing: job hopping. It’s a shift in mindset that may have been spurred by the economic downturn about ten years ago, but it’s showing no

By |Talent Management|

How Effective are Monetary Incentives?

No matter who you are, productivity ebbs and flows. It’s not possible to sustain the same levels of productivity at all times—there are just too many factors that influence our ability to work. From the

By |Employee engagement, Productivity|

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Contractors

Hiring the right team is key for your business’s ongoing success, but you don’t always need to fill all positions permanently. Sometimes, it makes sense to hire short-term or even long-term contractors. Contractors are more

By |Talent Management|

Traditional Ideas of Professionalism: Are They Right for Your Organization?

It’s a new era in business. Offices have no cubicles, few walls and fewer offices, and people walk around in jeans and t-shirts every day of the week. And yet, they’re getting things done—they’re building

By |Company culture|