Human Resources

How to Start New Hires on the Right Track
Managing Employees

How to Start New Hires on the Right Track

Hiring an employee is just the first step. Create a development plan for all new hires so you can set them on the path to success in your company.
Five to Follow on Twitter for Company Culture
Motivation and Retention

Five to Follow on Twitter for Company Culture

BetterWorks co-founder Zao Yang reveals his top picks.
Beyond the Free Snacks: Spotlighting the Best Small Workplace Practices
Human Resources

Beyond the Free Snacks: Spotlighting the Best Small Workplace Practices

A look at the innovative small-employer practices at the companies that made our annual list.
Why Your Business Should Be a Great Workplace
Human Resources

Why Your Business Should Be a Great Workplace

In their own words, seven leaders say what inspires them to strive to become a great workplace, despite the competing demands of business today.
Three Tips for Building a Great Workplace
Human Resources

Three Tips for Building a Great Workplace

How can you build a great place to work? Workplace consultant Marcus Erb shares insights from the Great Place to Work Institute research.
ADP's New Payroll On-the-Go HR App
Human Resources

ADP's New Payroll On-the-Go HR App

The payroll giant is offering a mobile app that lets employees of its U.S. clients check and manage their HR, payroll and benefits information from their smart phones.
Employees' Facebook Posts Give Businesses Heartburn
Social Media

Employees' Facebook Posts Give Businesses Heartburn

Facebook posts about work may be protected speech -- giving small employers more of a reason to seek professional advice when crafting a social-media policy.
Four Ways to Cut Small Employer Health-Care Costs
Compensation and Benefits

Four Ways to Cut Small Employer Health-Care Costs

Health-insurance premiums in the U.S. surged substantially in 2011. Here's how small companies can reduce costs.
How 'Working Spouse' Rules Can Save a Company Money -- And Headaches
Human Resources

How 'Working Spouse' Rules Can Save a Company Money -- And Headaches

Employers can save money by creating 'working-spouse carve-outs' encouraging employees to use their spouse's health-insurance plans.
Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on Bootstrapping a Growing a Business
Human Resources

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on Bootstrapping a Growing a Business

Shark Tank judge and angel investor Barbara Corcoran describes how she grew the Corcoran Group, one sales person at a time. Starting from her couch, her real-estate firm eventually expanded to 1,000 people. Her bootstrapping followed a simple formula.
The High Cost of Sales Team Turnover
Human Resources

The High Cost of Sales Team Turnover

Lost sales, time and money: High turnover