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Why Good Employees Make Bad Decisions

Why Good Employees Make Bad Decisions

Here are five of the most common, most concerning reasons that good judgment among teams can falter.
Employees Don't Think Their Bosses Can Hack It -- And Other Global Workforce Trends (Infographic)

Employees Don't Think Their Bosses Can Hack It -- And Other Global Workforce Trends (Infographic)

A look at what employees care about the most in the workplace, how millennials are being misunderstood around the office and how leaders are perceived by their workers.
Should I Hire a Contractor or an Employee?

Should I Hire a Contractor or an Employee?

Decide the best route to scale a professional-services consulting firm for growth and flexibility.
The 5 Undervalued Relationships Needed to Ensure Business Success

The 5 Undervalued Relationships Needed to Ensure Business Success

Here are five important relationships that are often overlooked but that can make all the difference when it comes to your business’s longevity:
9 Signs You Should (Maybe) Quit Your Job Now

9 Signs You Should (Maybe) Quit Your Job Now

Are you stuck pondering, "Should I leave my current position or just hang in there?" Consider these key signals.
What Happens When a Mall Is Split Between Two Minimum Wages?

What Happens When a Mall Is Split Between Two Minimum Wages?

Westfield Valley Fair Mall in California is divided between two minimum wages, each with its own set of problems.
Do Unique Titles Change the Way We See Job Roles?

Do Unique Titles Change the Way We See Job Roles?

Singular titles can play a part in highlighting a unique corporate culture. This can help companies find the right people and vice versa.
8 Inappropriate Things You Might Be Doing at Work

8 Inappropriate Things You Might Be Doing at Work

The workplace can be a difficult space to operate from a social perspective. Here are some things you'll definitely want to avoid.
Irritating Office Vocab Got You Down? Here's Some Clever Jargon for You.

Irritating Office Vocab Got You Down? Here's Some Clever Jargon for You.

Banish awkward office buzzwords and use these instead.
5 Secrets of a Jerk-Free Workplace

5 Secrets of a Jerk-Free Workplace

It's just like obscenity. You can recognize jerks but the definition is hard to put into words. It's even harder to keep them out of your business.
Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns?

Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns?

Here are four questions to consider as you debate instituting a paternity leave policy.
To Beat the Competition, You Need to Kick Butt at Hiring

To Beat the Competition, You Need to Kick Butt at Hiring

For most companies, attracting the most desirable candidates requires some specific tactics. Luckily, it's not that complicated.
Franchisee Pays Employees $144K Out of Pocket After Fire Destroys Restaurant

Franchisee Pays Employees $144K Out of Pocket After Fire Destroys Restaurant

This Culver's franchisee says that continuing to pay employees as his restaurant was being rebuilt was not only the right thing to do, but a smart business move.
4 Steps to Stop Soul-Sucking Meetings

4 Steps to Stop Soul-Sucking Meetings

Often meetings are unnecessary, extremely boring and not useful to team members. By following these four steps, you can make your meetings productive and worthwhile for your staff.
5 Ways to Boost Employees' Memories

5 Ways to Boost Employees' Memories

Don't waste time and money going over things. Use these strategies to improve retention.
The Magic Equation for Retaining Employees

The Magic Equation for Retaining Employees

Keeping your best and brightest around doesn't have to be complicated. Try one of these simple options.
Employee or Contractor? Here’s a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic)

Employee or Contractor? Here’s a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic)

If you inadvertently classify an employee as a contractor in the hopes of saving money, you may be putting your business in serious danger.
What Young People Want From Work

What Young People Want From Work

A new survey explores what motivates employees aged 20 to 33. Entrepreneurs looking to attract, hire and hold onto top talent would be wise to take notice.
Finding Time in Your 25-Hour Workday to Support Your Team

Finding Time in Your 25-Hour Workday to Support Your Team

Buckle down to tackle those tasks needing a deep focus. Then you can multitask and respond to staff at other moments.
Managing People Is an Art: 32 Ways to Do it Right.

Managing People Is an Art: 32 Ways to Do it Right.

Some of the small-business owners honored during National Small Business Week share their best strategies for running a cohesive and efficient staff.
Remember, It May Take Time for Employees to Bear Fruit

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?
4 Qualities of People With Autism That Could Benefit Your Business

4 Qualities of People With Autism That Could Benefit Your Business

If you're seeking employees with intense focus and attention to detail, consider a candidate with autism.
One Excuse You Should Never Give Your Employees

One Excuse You Should Never Give Your Employees

Business owners should always avoid making excuses, but business coach Lindsay Broder says this one can really annoy your staff.
Obama Puts Down $600 Million to Train Up Your Future Employees

Obama Puts Down $600 Million to Train Up Your Future Employees

The president is traveling to a community college in Pennsylvania later today where he will announce new initiatives aiming to bolster the U.S. labor force.
How You Can Inspire the Best From Your Employees

How You Can Inspire the Best From Your Employees

Professional coach Lindsay Broder on how and why effective business managers need to lead -- and inspire -- by example.
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