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Why Sucking Up Is Bad for Business (and How to Stop It)

Why Sucking Up Is Bad for Business (and How to Stop It)

Here are six things you can do to immunize your staff from going the office politics route.
Spring Cleaning for Small Businesses

Spring Cleaning for Small Businesses

Address bad habits within your company. Your employees will appreciate it and your enterprise will benefit. Check out these seven blunders.
How Leaders Can Win the Talent Battle for the 'Google Generation'

How Leaders Can Win the Talent Battle for the 'Google Generation'

Companies are going to need to change their approach to recruiting and to work itself to attract today's best employees.
The Hardest Jobs for Entrepreneurs to Fill Are Also the Most Important

The Hardest Jobs for Entrepreneurs to Fill Are Also the Most Important

These are the three thing top professionals look for in startups to persuade them to leave their well-paying job.
7 Steps to Find Meaning in Your Work

7 Steps to Find Meaning in Your Work

Be honest about your goals, and you'll be happier on the path to success.
Go on Facebook for Your Next Hire? (Infographic)

Go on Facebook for Your Next Hire? (Infographic)

A new survey reveals that some job seekers aren't necessarily looking to LinkedIn for their next job opportunity.
Which Countries Get the Most Paid Time Off? (Infographic)

Which Countries Get the Most Paid Time Off? (Infographic)

A look at legal requirements for paid time off around the globe.
4 Factors in Crafting Your Company's Leave Policy

4 Factors in Crafting Your Company's Leave Policy

Writing a good leave policy takes a good balance between following the law and respecting the needs of your employees.
Gamification Tapped by Some Employers to Recruit Candidates

Gamification Tapped by Some Employers to Recruit Candidates

The approach nets more engaged applications when integrated into a challenge-based hiring process.
Who Can Claim Exceptions Under Obamacare? Supreme Court to Weigh In.

Who Can Claim Exceptions Under Obamacare? Supreme Court to Weigh In.

The Supreme Court hears arguments tomorrow on whether for-profit businesses can enjoy some exemptions to the healthcare law that non-profits do.
6 Things You Should Never Ask a Job Applicant

6 Things You Should Never Ask a Job Applicant

Take these questions out of your job interview repertoire.
How Making Employees Lifelong Learners Can Help Your Company Succeed

How Making Employees Lifelong Learners Can Help Your Company Succeed

A culture that prioritizes learning results in a workforce focused on continuous improvement. Here are six tactics to cultivate a learning environment.
Reality Check: 3 Steps to Bring Egomaniacs Back to Earth

Reality Check: 3 Steps to Bring Egomaniacs Back to Earth

When an employee thinks they're more valuable than they truly are, it can create problems.
When It's Appropriate to Micromanage

When It's Appropriate to Micromanage

There is a fine line between being effectively hands-on and micromanaging. Here's when to get more involved.
How a Personal Assistant Can Help You Be Even More Awesome

How a Personal Assistant Can Help You Be Even More Awesome

There's a defining time in every well-maintained brand when it becomes so popular and respected that you have to ask yourself, 'Can I continue doing this alone?'
First-Time Manager? Start Here.

First-Time Manager? Start Here.

Managing employees for the first time is equal parts exhilarating and terrifying. Here's how to handle it.
Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America

Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America

Take care of your employees, give back to your community, be gentle on the environment and run a business. Sound like pie in the sky? It's not. Here are 10 companies that are doing it.
4 Ways to Talk to Employees So They Listen

4 Ways to Talk to Employees So They Listen

No one likes to be lectured at the workplace. As a leader, here is how to communicate your needs to employees and get your agenda met.
5 Hiring Lessons From March Madness

5 Hiring Lessons From March Madness

The same care and effort you take in building your bracket should be used when hiring, and similar elements should be evaluated.

Get Some Sleep and Make Sure Your Staff Does, Too

Your company's culture needs to value balance or risk losing its most important resource: its people.
Tech Startup Co-Founder Suspended After Allegations of Harassment

Tech Startup Co-Founder Suspended After Allegations of Harassment

Employee takes to Twitter to announce resignation and air her grievances with her company's leadership team.
These 5 Interview Blunders Will Probably Kill Your Job Prospects

These 5 Interview Blunders Will Probably Kill Your Job Prospects

Here are five red flags that most great hiring managers will not miss and will have a hard time getting past.
4 Tips for Attracting Google-Quality Software Engineers

4 Tips for Attracting Google-Quality Software Engineers

Tips for businesses and startups that are looking to attract top developers.
Rules for Hiring a Startup Team That Believes in Your Brand

Rules for Hiring a Startup Team That Believes in Your Brand

Aside from more obvious qualifications, there are many intangibles to look for in your first employees.
You Won't Find What Makes a Hire 'Special' on Their Resume

You Won't Find What Makes a Hire 'Special' on Their Resume

Businesses are all the same, which is why experience in your field shouldn't matter when interviewing job candidates.

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