Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran

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

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.
Will That Training Program Work?
Training

Will That Training Program Work?

Investing in training is often an exercise in guesswork. Here are the questions you need to determine if a training model is effective and the right choice for your company.
How to Build Your Personal Website in Less Than 10 Seconds
Websites

How to Build Your Personal Website in Less Than 10 Seconds

Strikingly pulls from LinkedIn to build customized websites in one easy step.
Meetings

How to Get More Out of Staff Meetings

Dread your staff meetings? Incorporate some easy changes and make them more fun and productive.
4 Factors in Crafting Your Company's Leave Policy
Human Resources

4 Factors in Crafting Your Company's Leave Policy

Writing a good leave policy takes a good balance between following the law and respecting the needs of your employees.
4 Steps to Building a Culture of Accountability
Managing Employees

4 Steps to Building a Culture of Accountability

Want to grow? Your employees and you need to own your areas of responsibility and perform well. Here are four steps to making that a way of being at your company.
4 Ways to Manage Employees You Can't Stand
Managing Employees

4 Ways to Manage Employees You Can't Stand

Being a good manager means dealing with workers who get on your nerves. Here are a few tips to address your worst office relationships.
How to Set Your Office's Dress Code
Managing Employees

How to Set Your Office's Dress Code

You'd like your employees to dress for success, but sometimes, they're just a mess. Here are 4 ways to get your employees in appropriate attire.
Hiring Employees With Disabilities
Hiring

Hiring Employees With Disabilities

Hard-working, motivated yet underemployed, workers with disabilities can be an asset to your company. Here is what you need to recruit and retain them.
Surviving the Open Floor Plan
Growth Strategies

Surviving the Open Floor Plan

While open office plans may be all the rage for encouraging collaboration, they don't work for everyone. Here's how to reclaim your privacy and get some work done.
Why We Love the F-Bomb
Growth Strategies

Why We Love the F-Bomb

Still off-limits in some offices, other workplaces embrace it. Here's why some professionals tell the haters to eff-off.
A One-Stop Cooking and E-Commerce Site Heats Up
Starting a Business

A One-Stop Cooking and E-Commerce Site Heats Up

Food52 is both a curated cooking site and an online shop for kitchen and home goods.
Getting the Best Info From Exit Interviews
Growth Strategies

Getting the Best Info From Exit Interviews

You might be saying 'goodbye,' but here are five tips to help your exit interviews give you important insight from departing employees before they go.
Putting Employees Before Customers
Growth Strategies

Putting Employees Before Customers

A good employee is sometimes harder to find than a good customer. Here's when to put employees first.