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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.
Do You Have the Right Attitude to Attract the Best Talent?

Do You Have the Right Attitude to Attract the Best Talent?

As a leader, you play an important role in setting the tone at your business. If your expectations are high, the quality of candidates should be too.
Remember, It May Take Time for Employees to Bear Fruit

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 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee

4 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee

Know the rules, provide evidence and conduct the termination in a thoughtful and caring manner.
4 Qualities of People With Autism That Could Benefit Your Business

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.
3 Tips for Managing Crowdsourced Workers

3 Tips for Managing Crowdsourced Workers

Providing incentives and learning to listen can help managers maximize a crowdsourced workforce.
What Types of Photos Should You Share on LinkedIn?

What Types of Photos Should You Share on LinkedIn?

Looking to bolster your LinkedIn profile? You can now add photos from your phone.
The 3 Attributes to Look for in Top Talent

The 3 Attributes to Look for in Top Talent

When you find a candidate where these traits intersect, hire them, even if a position for them doesn't exist yet.
GitHub Co-Founder Quits Following Harassment Allegations

GitHub Co-Founder Quits Following Harassment Allegations

Tom Preston-Werner's departure comes a month after an employee publicly stated that she was harassed by members of GitHub's leadership team.
5 Inside Sales Hiring Tips for Growing Companies

5 Inside Sales Hiring Tips for Growing Companies

Competition for all-star sales reps has never been fiercer. Adopt a winning strategy to build your team.
The 3 Qualities of First-Wave Employees

The 3 Qualities of First-Wave Employees

The first hires for any startup are the most important. Here's what to look for.
Hiring Advice for Startups: What You Need to Know

Hiring Advice for Startups: What You Need to Know

For entrepreneurs, hiring is an essential function for their startup. A bad hire can lead to major headaches, while an amazing addition can help propel a company to the next level.
What Avon and Tough Mudder Can Teach You About the New Economy

What Avon and Tough Mudder Can Teach You About the New Economy

Three traits that social entrepreneurs and purpose-driven organizations need to thrive.
Stop Delaying: 3 Surefire Ways to Do Employee Reviews Properly

Stop Delaying: 3 Surefire Ways to Do Employee Reviews Properly

Performance evaluations are critical. They can engage employees deeply to deliver their best effort to a company.
The Best and Worst Jobs of 2014

The Best and Worst Jobs of 2014

Jobs in science and engineering got top marks from CareerCast in a study that looked at stress, income and room for advancement.
Hourly Job Seekers Bypass Logging Into Social Network on Applications

Hourly Job Seekers Bypass Logging Into Social Network on Applications

Despite the time saving promise, job seekers may avoid linking their personal accounts due to privacy concerns.
The Hottest Internet Jobs Right Now

The Hottest Internet Jobs Right Now

Freelancer.com highlights five booming trends in Internet-related jobs.
The 3 Hires I Wish I'd Made Sooner

The 3 Hires I Wish I'd Made Sooner

Here are the commonly overlooked positions that will help you smooth out operations at and help grow your company.
5 Reasons Stephen Colbert Is a Smart Pick for 'The Late Show'

5 Reasons Stephen Colbert Is a Smart Pick for 'The Late Show'

While it's not yet clear if and how Colbert will repurpose his Comedy Central-bred persona for network TV, he is bound to make 'The Late Show' all his own.
Not Using Big Data for Hiring? You May Be Missing Out on the Best Candidates.

Not Using Big Data for Hiring? You May Be Missing Out on the Best Candidates.

Small employers can use computers and software to objectively evaluate job seekers based on skills, experience and knowledge before an interview -- and remove bias from the process.
Why Are Business Owners Blamed For the Gender Pay Gap?

Why Are Business Owners Blamed For the Gender Pay Gap?

How many of you have paid someone less because of their gender? Didn't think so.
Create a Culture of Engagement With These 7 Measures

Create a Culture of Engagement With These 7 Measures

To get your team's best work, you have to engage them. Here are steps you can take to get to that goal.

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