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Job-Sharing

Definition: An employment option that lets two people share the responsibilities of one full-time position

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Apps

Is a DIY App In Your Future?

App use by small businesses is set to double. The good news is they are easier than ever to develop.
Susan Solovic
Six Tips for Business Owners on How to Improve Company Culture

Six Tips for Business Owners on How to Improve Company Culture

Your actions as a business owner have a significant impact on your company's culture.
Hiring: Get it Right the First Time to Find and Retain Top Talent

Hiring: Get it Right the First Time to Find and Retain Top Talent

To retain your top employees and hire talented new ones, spend some time upfront and get it right the first time.
How to Bridge the Gaps in Performance Management

How to Bridge the Gaps in Performance Management

Employer/employee symbiosis can ensure a happy, efficient and long-term working relationship.
The 5 Truths of Leadership That Every Manager Must Know

The 5 Truths of Leadership That Every Manager Must Know

Being a leader means developing your employees for their benefit and the benefit of your company.
Will Equity Crowdfunding Buyers Be Able to Sell Their Shares?
Equity crowdfunding

Will Equity Crowdfunding Buyers Be Able to Sell Their Shares?

Buyers, beware. While private-company shares can now be bought relatively easily, selling them will likely prove more difficult.
Scott Shane
Binge-Watching Is Our New Normal
Behavior

Binge-Watching Is Our New Normal

The practice of mainlining shows is becoming increasingly acceptable, although it's still an activity that incites complicated emotions, a new study suggests.
Laura Entis
The Truth About Facebook and Millennials
Marketing

The Truth About Facebook and Millennials

Reports of Facebook's demise among teens have been greatly exaggerated. Here, some marketing lessons from the kids and the unique ways they use their favorite undead platform.
Ann Handley
Apple to Pay $450 Million After Losing Federal Appeal in E-Books Case
Apple

Apple to Pay $450 Million After Losing Federal Appeal in E-Books Case

The consumer electronics giant was found to have orchestrated a conspiracy with publishers to increase e-book prices.
10 New Features YouTube Is Rolling Out for Creators (Hint: 3-D Is Getting More Immersive)
YouTube

10 New Features YouTube Is Rolling Out for Creators (Hint: 3-D Is Getting More Immersive)

Other updates include new channel management capabilities on mobile and a rejiggered comments ranking.
Geoff Weiss
The Legal Lowdown on Starting a Brewery or Distillery
Starting a Business

The Legal Lowdown on Starting a Brewery or Distillery

Find out what legal hoops you'll need to jump through in your state before starting a craft alcoholic beverage business.
Meet the Latest Startup to Catch Mark Cuban's Eye
Startups

Meet the Latest Startup to Catch Mark Cuban's Eye

Shark Tank star and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is part of a team that has invested $7 million in Unikrn, an electronic sports gambling startup.
Cisco Just Bought a Cloud-Based Security Company for $635 Million
Cyber Security

Cisco Just Bought a Cloud-Based Security Company for $635 Million

Based in San Francisco, OpenDNS provides network security services that block attacks, malware and phishing threats.
Square Is Rolling Out a Payroll Product
Square

Square Is Rolling Out a Payroll Product

Employees can check in and out from the same dashboard where the business processes payments.
Catherine Clifford
Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs on Filling the Skills Gap and Doing Social Good
Mike Rowe

Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs on Filling the Skills Gap and Doing Social Good

For the popular TV host, business sometimes comes down to mercenary versus missionary.
Jason Fell
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