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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
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
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
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
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
Don't waste time and money going over things. Use these strategies to improve retention.
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)
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
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
Buckle down to tackle those tasks needing a deep focus. Then you can multitask and respond to staff at other moments.
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.
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
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
Business owners should always avoid making excuses, but business coach Lindsay Broder says this one can really annoy your staff.
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