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Time Management Tips: What to Do If You Are Always Late

The Esquire guy has some thoughts on tardiness.

How to Hire an IT Professional

What questions to ask to make sure your full-time IT hire knows his or her stuff.

4 Tips for Overcoming the Top Challenge Young Entrepreneurs Face

If you thought finding funding was hard, here's one pain point that's making young entrepreneurs at large cringe.

How to Start Off New Employees on the Right Foot

Don't just hire a great job candidate and ignore them. Instead, find out why getting them to offer three very specific updates after their first 30 days can help them thrive.

4 Tips to Avoid Co-Founder Conflict

Student entrepreneur Eric Muli on why it’s important to be honest with your business partners and to quickly get over disagreements.

Whatever You Do, Don't Not Delegate: Tips for Cultivating Great Employees

Delegating is the second-hardest thing for an entrepreneur to do. The hardest is not delegating.

Online Training Platform Gives Job Seekers a Boost

LearnUp.me turns job seekers into qualified candidates by helping them bone up on in-demand skills.

Whatever You Do, Don't Not Delegate: 8 Tips for Cultivating Keen Employees

Delegating is the second-hardest thing for an entrepreneur to do. The hardest is not delegating.

How to Afford Your First Hire

Let's see: You're growing, but you don't have the money to hire -- sound familiar? Angela Jia Kim provides tips on how to afford your first new employee's salary.

Moving Beyond Startup Mode: 5 Tips for Building a Solid Infrastructure

Running a startup can be insane, exciting, messy and a blast, but at some point your company has to grow up or fall apart. Here's how to set up a real organizational structure.

Fast-Food Workers Protest for Higher Pay, Unionization

Whether the walk-off in New York this week will have impact remains to be seen, but the dispute is continuing to echo on social media.

Not a Superhero Entrepreneur? You'll Still Need a Sidekick

Business is nothing like comic books or the movies, but having sidekick when the going gets tough can't hurt. Here's how to find the Robin to your Batman.

Make the Firing Process Easier

Firing an employee is likely low on your list of favorite tasks. These tips can help make this difficult situation as easy as possible for both you and the employee.

Not a Superhero Entrepreneur? You’ll Still Need a Sidekick

Business is nothing like comic books or the movies, but having sidekick when the going gets tough can’t hurt. This Halloween, consider finding the Robin to your Batman.

5 Cutting Edge Ways to Combat Employee Theft

Keep your company's assets safe with these state-of-the-art technologies.

JJ Ramberg: Focus on the 'Why' to Hook Customers, Investors

Sure, you need to tell people "what" you do. But they'll be far more interested in "why" you do it, says TV host and entrepreneur JJ Ramberg.

How to Avoid Workplace Political Spats

This election season, your employees may quarrel over candidates. Labor attorney Robin E. Shea offers tips, plus a free example of a harassment policy.

How to Handle Problem Employees -- And Fire Them if Needed

No one envy's an entrepreneur when it's time to let problem employees go. Here's how to make the process as smooth as possible.

What the Founder of Travel Site Trippy Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

Serial entrepreneur J.R. Johnson launched his first company 12 years ago at age 28. Here's what he wishes he knew then.

How to Talk to 'Nerds' and Why You Should

For non-technical entrepreneurs, bringing a developer on board is only half the battle. You also need to be able to communicate. Here’s how to get it right.

No Time to Hire? Enter the Virtual Interview

Jody Presti created JobOn, an online service that allows job applicants to answer questions via webcam. Subway, Starbucks and Pizza Hut are using it.

7 Steps to Hiring Your First Employee

Small business experts Adam and Matthew Toren answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.

5 Ways to Win the Hearts of Employees

Small business experts Adam and Matthew Toren answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.

Need Help Retaining Employees? Some Apps for That

Social media-style programs give workers public kudos when they go above and beyond. Consider these employee rewards-and-recognition apps.

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