Employee Retention

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What to Do When You Hire the Right Person for the Wrong Position

Not every hire is meant to stay in a position. To avoid turnover, have a conversation about how he or she can succeed at your company.

Study Your Team Now to Make the Best Hire Later

The hiring process will always have too much guesswork if it is all about the candidate. You can't be certain the new hire is a good fit until you've methodically evaluate the strengths and talents of your staff.

There's No App to Explain This: The Gender Salary Gap in Tech

Equal pay can prompt improved employee morale and retention. Plus, the employer limits exposure to discrimination claims.

How Early-Stage Startups Can Attract Seasoned Executives

While startups need the enthusiasm of fresh-faced hires, they also need the knowledge of veteran executives.

Join the League of Extraordinary Bosses: 4 Habits to Cultivate

The most effective managers value transparency, practice two-way communication, provide constructive feedback and go above and beyond to serve their employees.

Remember, It May Take Time for Employees to Bear Fruit

Does the New York Knicks president's recent decision to fire the entire coaching staff show that leaders shouldn't be so obsessed with moment-to-moment results?

6 Ways to Foster More Happiness in the Workplace

Invest a little time into making your company a place of joy, hard work and professionalism, and it just might help your bottom line.

Train and Retain: How to Attract and Motivate a Capable Staff

Seeking out top-notch young employees often leaves business owners feeling disillusioned.

Radical Transparency Can Re-Energize a Company's Culture and Deliver Results

See what a few innovative organizations are doing to foster information sharing, improve the work produced and better employee retention.

Why Amazon Pays Employees Up to $5,000 to Quit

In a letter to shareholders, Jeff Bezos revealed an interesting company policy that seeks to foster a passionate and dedicated workforce.

Tech Firms Seeking Talent Spring for Spacious, Luxe Quarters

While government cuts its real estate footprint, firms competing for knowledge workers are not crimping on office environments.

18 Easy Ways to Say 'Thanks'

In an ideal world, your staff should feel appreciated 365 days a year. In the real world, gratitude sometimes gets forgotten. Here are 18 suggestions for remedying that.

Google Employees Confess the Worst Things About Working at Google

Apparently working at Google isn't as heavenly as it's cracked up to be.

Signs You Might Be a Terrible Leader (Yes, You)

Sometimes you need to look inward before you can lead a team to greatness. Here's what to look for.

Keep Your Employees Loyal By Encouraging Them to Pursue Their Own Projects and Passions

Allowing corporate employees to experiment with entrepreneurship promotes innovation and keeps employees satiated, though a few of the most ambitious may jump ship and start their own ventures.

Lead Your Employees Somewhere Positive and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how to get employees on board with your vision, why you should connect with customers and more advice for business owners.

Facebook's Luxury Housing Complex Is a Great Way to Never Leave Work

Facebook is building a 394-unit luxury housing complex within walking distance of its Menlo Park headquarters. But would you want to live with your coworkers?

How to Stop Your Rock-Star Talent From Fleeing

With many startups vying for top talent, here are some tips for keeping top talent at your company.

Salary Review Season Is Coming. Who's Getting a Raise?

Are you paying your employees what they are worth? Here's what you should be thinking about when you size up employee pay.

How to Lead With Charisma and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

Read the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com, from taking a leadership cue from LeBron James to quantifying success and failure.

When Employees Aren't Part of the 'Family' in Family Business

Your top employee may not be a member of your family, but is almost certainly a key to your company's success. Are you doing enough to keep him or her happy?

Richard Branson on Keeping Your Most Valued Employees Happy

Finding top talent is hard enough, but keeping driven employees satisfied so they stay at your company has its own challenges. Virgin's CEO offers insight on how to please your most valued hires.

Be Curious Like Steve Jobs and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

The best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com, from adopting Steve Jobs' curiosity to protecting yourself from the bird flu.

Small Companies, Big Hearts: Leading Social Entrepreneurs

The social and environmental business-practice certifier, B Lab, released its annual list of companies leading the pack of do-gooders today.

Can NYC Keep Its Startup Prowess? A New Report Shines Doubt

With New York City's talent pool in possible jeopardy, entrepreneurs may soon reconsider Silicon Alley as a startup destination.

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