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8 Inappropriate Things You Might Be Doing at Work
Office Etiquette

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.
Aaron Taube
5 Secrets of a Jerk-Free Workplace
Employees

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.
Peter S. Cohan
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Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns?
Benefits

Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns?

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

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.
Ali Behnam
Franchisee Pays Employees $144K Out of Pocket After Fire Destroys Restaurant
Franchise

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.
Kate Taylor
4 Steps to Stop Soul-Sucking Meetings
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.
Philip Damiano
5 Ways to Boost Employees' Memories
Productivity

5 Ways to Boost Employees' Memories

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

The Magic Equation for Retaining Employees

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

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.
Catherine Clifford
What Young People Want From Work
Millennials

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.
Catherine Clifford
Finding Time in Your 25-Hour Workday to Support Your Team
Time Management

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.
David Hassell
Managing People Is an Art: 32 Ways to Do it Right.
National Small Business Week

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.
Catherine Clifford
Remember, It May Take Time for Employees to Bear Fruit
Human Resources

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?
John Brubaker