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5 Rules for Promoting Managers at a Fast-Growing Startup

The move from team member to management is both a thrill and a shock. Sensible steps to ease the transition make success more likely for everybody.

The 4 Things Your Customers Really Want

The essential dynamic of a quality service relationship comes down to a company's addressing these core questions.

Uber Fires -- Then Promptly Rehires -- Driver Over Shockingly Innocuous Tweet

After Uber driver Chris Ortiz tweeted about driver safety, he was unceremoniously dumped by the company in a letter that called his statements 'hateful.'

Starbucks Baristas Get a Pay Raise and Permission to Show Off Tattoos

The coffee company announced an updated dress code, raises across the board and free snacks while working.

Craft a Cultural-Identity Message That Employees Will Want to Repeat

A well-instituted identity message flows off the lips of all the employees within an organization, not just the salespeople.

People Still Prefer Male Bosses – But That's Not the Whole Story

A new poll from Gallup reveals that a boss's gender is mattering less and less.

At Jimmy John's, Sandwich Makers Have to Sign a Noncompete Agreement

Noncompete agreements are often reserved for executives. Why, then, does this sandwich chain ban entry-level workers from working for competitors for two years?

Facebook, Apple to Begin Paying for Employees to Freeze Their Eggs

The move opens up a conversation about benefits and responsibility.

More Startups Are Cashing in on the Growing Worker Skills Gap

Opportunity: The growing divide between prospering American workers and those falling further behind.

Ensure Your New Employee's Success With These 5 Steps

If you're hired the right person, following these tips will help make sure your new hire performs to your expectations.

The Hidden Benefits of Happy Co-Workers (Infographic)

A new study indicates that positive connections among employees spur engagement.

5 Ways to Turn Employee Turnover Into Opportunity

Identify great talent, onboard, develop, lose talent, repeat. It doesn’t always have to be a negative cycle.

The Secret Weapon of Many Accomplished Leaders

Executive assistants, the human force behind many entrepreneurs, step out to celebrate their role.

Build a Culture of Ownership at Your Company

Every startup has two types of employees. Here's the type your business needs.

7 Ways to Turn Your Employees Into High Performers

Professional growth implies, yes--more money--but encompasses so much more. Here is how to help your employees grow and turn them into leaders.

The Lost Art of Candor in the Workplace

Candor among talented teams is no small feat, but executives across industries will tell you that it is the universal gold standard.

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)

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?

Decide the best route to scale a professional-services consulting firm for growth and flexibility.

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

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?

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?

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

The workplace can be a difficult space to operate from a social perspective. Here are some things you'll definitely want to avoid.
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