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9 Awesome Ways to Inspire Others

9 Awesome Ways to Inspire Others

Effective leaders must choose the right tactic for the right mission, no matter if it’s the boardroom or the battlefield.
Tip the Odds in Your Favor for Finding the Best Employees

Tip the Odds in Your Favor for Finding the Best Employees

These five tips should help you make better decisions when hiring and expanding your business.
Modern Marketers Need to Speak 'Engineer'

Modern Marketers Need to Speak 'Engineer'

Creativity is still necessary, but the skills to access data and track campaigns are now a must.
10 Insights on Building, Motivating and Managing an Exceptional Team

10 Insights on Building, Motivating and Managing an Exceptional Team

Is team building an art or a science? Fortunately, academic research on group dynamics sheds some much needed light on creating and motivating the perfect staff.
Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon

Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon

The Academy Award-winning actor and musician has invested in tech startup Zenefits, an automated human resources company.
The 6 Rules to Hiring Unpaid Interns

The 6 Rules to Hiring Unpaid Interns

A closer look at the Department of Labor’s rules, which otherwise can be as clear as mud.
How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office

How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office

With prevention a key focus of the new healthcare law, employers are promoting health. Here's how.
Knock That Startup Interview Out of the Park

Knock That Startup Interview Out of the Park

Unlike big companies, hiring the wrong person can be very damaging to a startup, so make sure you're a good fit.
4 Signs It's Time for a Cloud-Based HR Platform

4 Signs It's Time for a Cloud-Based HR Platform

Just like most business functions, you can now get HR help from the cloud. Is it time?
Think You Should Hire an Intern? Think Again.

Think You Should Hire an Intern? Think Again.

Admit it: Your company might not have the time, interest or temperament to handle an intern.
Boosting Employee Engagement in the Summer Months

Boosting Employee Engagement in the Summer Months

'Tis the season for vacations. Motivating staffers can be a challenge. Here are five different ways to sustain productivity.
6 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Built a Marketing Department

6 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Built a Marketing Department

Save yourself time and stress. Read this before jumping head-first into building a marketing team.
Are You Cut Out for a Sales Gig at a Startup?

Are You Cut Out for a Sales Gig at a Startup?

If you want to get a job selling, would you be a better fit at a smaller or a larger company?
How Career Sushi Is Sprucing Up The Digital Job Hunt

How Career Sushi Is Sprucing Up The Digital Job Hunt

So long, stodgy resumes. This startup encourages job seekers to show some personality.
Welcoming New Team Players (After Their Startup Joined Yours)

Welcoming New Team Players (After Their Startup Joined Yours)

During the transition following an acquisition, employee nerves can become frayed. Here's how to stave off the jealousy, resentfulness and disenchantment of existing staff.
Recruiting at a Hackathon? 5 Tips for Success

Recruiting at a Hackathon? 5 Tips for Success

Relationships, not resumes, will nab you the perfect candidate at hackathons.
When is a Leave of Absence an Appropriate ADA Accommodation?

When is a Leave of Absence an Appropriate ADA Accommodation?

As part of the law, you may have to let employees take some time off. Here are three questions to ask when making your decision.
6 Signs It's Time to Find a New Hiring Strategy

6 Signs It's Time to Find a New Hiring Strategy

New technology can significantly decrease the duration of the entire interview process, at every stage.
What's a PEO and How Can It Help My Business?

What's a PEO and How Can It Help My Business?

Hint: It'll help out with all your business's HR needs.
The Strategy Behind Weird Interview Questions

The Strategy Behind Weird Interview Questions

Understanding why interviewers choose non-traditional questions can help you understand when to use them in your own hiring process.
Unlimited Paid-Time Off? Seriously? How to Make It Work.

Unlimited Paid-Time Off? Seriously? How to Make It Work.

We know what you're thinking: Employees would abuse such a system. But it can work with three critical factors.
What's More Important to Give Employees: A Gift Card or a Pat on the Back?

What's More Important to Give Employees: A Gift Card or a Pat on the Back?

For employee success to ensue, businesses need to motivate and encourage their team. But how should the go about it: recognition or compensation?
5 Ways to Get More Respect at Work

5 Ways to Get More Respect at Work

Consider these tips if you want to be better respected at your job.
Staffers Might Love Their Jobs... And Never Tell You

Staffers Might Love Their Jobs... And Never Tell You

Social entrepreneurs must understand what really drives their employees – and not exploit them.
The 6 People Every Startup Needs

The 6 People Every Startup Needs

The recipe for a dream team of employees? Hire these key personality types.

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