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These 5 Interview Blunders Will Probably Kill Your Job Prospects

These 5 Interview Blunders Will Probably Kill Your Job Prospects

Here are five red flags that most great hiring managers will not miss and will have a hard time getting past.
Hong Kong: The Most Expensive City to Work and Live

Hong Kong: The Most Expensive City to Work and Live

Hong Kong ranked as the most expensive city to place employees in terms of the costs of residential and office space, according to real-estate agency Savills.
How to Increase Productivity, Motivation and Engagement From Your Top Employees

How to Increase Productivity, Motivation and Engagement From Your Top Employees

Despite advances in communication technology, many people still feel miserable and disengaged at work. Here's how you can turn that around.
Where Are They Now: Meet Facebook's First 20 Employees

Where Are They Now: Meet Facebook's First 20 Employees

A look at Facebook's early team, which you might have never seen before.
Getting the Best Info From Exit Interviews

Getting the Best Info From Exit Interviews

You might be saying 'goodbye,' but here are five tips to help your exit interviews give you important insight from departing employees before they go.
Putting Employees Before Customers

Putting Employees Before Customers

A good employee is sometimes harder to find than a good customer. Here's when to put employees first.

Should I Hire a Web Development Firm or a Staffer to Build my Mobile App?

Both outside firms and internal hires have their advantages and disadvantages. We break down what you can expect.
Delegating is Good. That's Why I Delegated This Headline.

Delegating is Good. That's Why I Delegated This Headline.

Assigning your tasks to your employees or colleagues can have big benefits for your business.
How to Create a Productive Office Space

How to Create a Productive Office Space

If you want to improve productivity in the office, start by considering the way you're using the available space.
Make the Most of Post-Holiday Sales

Make the Most of Post-Holiday Sales

Prep your staff for after-holiday traffic by avoiding these 4 common mistakes.
Why Stellar Customer Service Is Key to Building Your Online Brand

Why Stellar Customer Service Is Key to Building Your Online Brand

If you and your employees truly believe the customer is always right, you can build one heck of a successful brand using social media.
Think You Need to Hire? Think Again.

Think You Need to Hire? Think Again.

Asking yourself these three questions can help ensure that your company can afford to hire and will select the right person.
Let Beyonce Be Your Guide and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Let Beyonce Be Your Guide and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at the importance of personally connecting with customers, why perfection is better than originality and more advice for business owners.
Mandela Event Interpreter 'Mistake' Offers Big Hiring Lesson

Mandela Event Interpreter 'Mistake' Offers Big Hiring Lesson

The hiring of a schizophrenic man as the interpreter for Nelson Mandela's memorial service is a bold reminder that employers need to go the extra mile when screening job candidates.
The Best (And Only) Tips You Need for the Office Holiday Party

The Best (And Only) Tips You Need for the Office Holiday Party

It's Christmas Party time. You know, the time of the year when you need to be reminded you are not as interesting as you think and can't hold your liquor.
Tax Tips for Writing Off Your Holiday Party

Tax Tips for Writing Off Your Holiday Party

As we head into the holiday season filled with business events and parties, it’s important to keep in mind that the IRS is strict with its tax-write off standards.
The Interview Questions You Aren't Asking But Should Be

The Interview Questions You Aren't Asking But Should Be

Catch job candidates off-guard with the right questions and you'll quickly uncover their true colors.
What Your Brand Can Learn From a Waterbed Company for Cows -- Yes, Cows

What Your Brand Can Learn From a Waterbed Company for Cows -- Yes, Cows

Whether you're selling a new app, a service or a waterbed for cows -- there are fundamental steps you can take to make your brand its best. Here are three.
The 4 Silent Killers of Your Business

The 4 Silent Killers of Your Business

You may think your company looks great from the outside. But look for the warning signs inside that could put you out of business.
3 Ways to Re-Engage Your Employees

3 Ways to Re-Engage Your Employees

Our experts tell you how to get your staff, your most important asset, to reconnect to your company and your goals.
Reward Better: New Programs Let You Recognize Employees in Real Time

Reward Better: New Programs Let You Recognize Employees in Real Time

End-of-year fruit basket? Company coffee cup? Shelve old-school gifts next to the rolodexes and update your recognition program with LinkedIn badges or an array of online gift cards.
18 Easy Ways to Say 'Thanks'

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.
How to Find Great Candidates by Looking Past the Obvious

How to Find Great Candidates by Looking Past the Obvious

Experts aren't everything. Here's how to eliminate the false positives and find the employee you need.
Keep Your Promises and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Keep Your Promises and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how to be a better leader, communicate with potential clients, keep your customers happy and more advice for business owners.
The Rules for Eating Lunch at Your Desk

The Rules for Eating Lunch at Your Desk

Everyone may be doing it, but not everyone is doing it politely. Follow these rules to keep from annoying your coworkers.

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