Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran is a freelance writer and co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Business Plans (Alpha, 2010).

3 Franchisees Who Tackled Adversity Reveal Their Secrets for Success
Franchisees

3 Franchisees Who Tackled Adversity Reveal Their Secrets for Success

In their own words, these franchisees explain how they overcame difficult situations, including personal illness and a market downturn.
3 Women to Watch in the Franchising Sector
Franchisors

3 Women to Watch in the Franchising Sector

These executives have what it takes to run a run a network of businesses. If you don't know about them, you will.
How to Banish Holiday Stress
Holidays

How to Banish Holiday Stress

It's the busiest time of the year, follow these four ways to decompress now.
MBAs for Hire, By the Hour
Business Unusual

MBAs for Hire, By the Hour

A startup raises nearly $5 million to match companies with the well-educated consultants they need.
5 Factors in Setting the Right Salary
Salary

5 Factors in Setting the Right Salary

Balance is key in deciding the proper compensation for your team.
4 Ways to Beat the Summer Slump
Productivity

4 Ways to Beat the Summer Slump

Between summer vacations and the wanna-be-outside blues, summertime can be a productivity drag. Here are four ways to keep the summer slump at bay.
Getting Employees to Volunteer and Give
Volunteering

Getting Employees to Volunteer and Give

Cultivating employee philanthropy can be good for your business. Here's how to make giving back a part of your culture.
How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office
Wellness Plans

How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office

With prevention a key focus of the new healthcare law, employers are promoting health. Here's how.
4 Signs It's Time for a Cloud-Based HR Platform
Human Resources

4 Signs It's Time for a Cloud-Based HR Platform

Just like most business functions, you can now get HR help from the cloud. Is it time?
What the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Means for Entrepreneurs
Affordable Care Act

What the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Means for Entrepreneurs

As delays continue to plague Obamacare, entrepreneurs are left with a mixed bag of consequences for their businesses.
4 Factors for Hiring Overseas Employees
Hiring

4 Factors for Hiring Overseas Employees

Getting ready to hire overseas? Understand four key areas before you take the plunge.
The Secrets to Working With an Executive Recruiter
Hiring

The Secrets to Working With an Executive Recruiter

Ready to find your next great employee? An executive recruiter can help. But, first, be sure you know these five secrets to successfully working with one.
6 Steps to Creating an Effective Corporate Retreat
Meetings

6 Steps to Creating an Effective Corporate Retreat

If you're going to spend time and money getting away with your team, you'd better make it worthwhile. Here are six ways to get more mileage for your money.
5 Essential Traits of a Great Internship Program
Internships

5 Essential Traits of a Great Internship Program

From strategy to compliance, internship programs are more complicated than just having a student make copies and get your lunch for you. Here's what you need to know to get it right.
How to Manage Employees When They're On the Road
Managing Employees

How to Manage Employees When They're On the Road

When you're managing road warriors, paying attention to these key issues can increase their engagement and effectiveness.