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These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'

These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'

Learning the psychology of your hires can help you place them in their ideal roles.
Still Stumped by Obamacare? Health Co-Ops May be an Option.

Still Stumped by Obamacare? Health Co-Ops May be an Option.

Run by members, not shareholders, health co-ops might offer a strong alternative to small businesses weighing their coverage alternatives.
How to Set Healthy Boundaries in Your Workplace

How to Set Healthy Boundaries in Your Workplace

The careers of talented and gifted employees can be derailed by an inability to handle relationships at work. Here is how to set effective rules.
Here Are the Most Common Misspellings People Make on Their Resumes

Here Are the Most Common Misspellings People Make on Their Resumes

Here’s proof that job applications and calls for applicants need a second, third or fourth look.
Think You Need to Hire? Think Again.

Think You Need to Hire? Think Again.

Asking yourself these three questions can help ensure that your company can afford to hire and will select the right person.
Still Sorting Through Your Company's Healthcare Options? We Can Help

Still Sorting Through Your Company's Healthcare Options? We Can Help

December enrollment deadlines for many health plans – including Obamacare's new SHOP exchanges – are looming. Signup can be tricky and complex, but we help you navigate your choices.
Mandela Event Interpreter 'Mistake' Offers Big Hiring Lesson

Mandela Event Interpreter 'Mistake' Offers Big Hiring Lesson

The hiring of a schizophrenic man as the interpreter for Nelson Mandela's memorial service is a bold reminder that employers need to go the extra mile when screening job candidates.
Beyond Secret Santa: Holiday Traditions That Build Teams

Beyond Secret Santa: Holiday Traditions That Build Teams

A company's holiday traditions should be more about mission-building than gift-giving or hall decking. Here’s how you can use the holidays to build engagement with your team.
What Role Should Religious Values Play in Business?

What Role Should Religious Values Play in Business?

The Supreme Court will soon take on the thorny issue of whether companies should have the same right to religious expression that they have to free speech.
3 Ways to Re-Engage Your Employees

3 Ways to Re-Engage Your Employees

Our experts tell you how to get your staff, your most important asset, to reconnect to your company and your goals.
How to Find Great Candidates by Looking Past the Obvious

How to Find Great Candidates by Looking Past the Obvious

Experts aren't everything. Here's how to eliminate the false positives and find the employee you need.
Google Employees Confess the Worst Things About Working at Google

Google Employees Confess the Worst Things About Working at Google

Apparently working at Google isn't as heavenly as it's cracked up to be.
Hiring: Why the Most Skilled Candidate Isn't Always the Right Candidate

Hiring: Why the Most Skilled Candidate Isn't Always the Right Candidate

Smart hiring looks beyond skillsets to find someone who will work well with your team and your workflow. These 4 tips will help you look beyond the resume.
Difficult Conversations: What Not to Say

Difficult Conversations: What Not to Say

Avoid common pitfalls that can make hard conversations even harder.
Why ENDA Is Actually Bad for Business

Why ENDA Is Actually Bad for Business

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, would add costs and complications to businesses that have already shown they are far more enlightened than the government, writes Ray Hennessey.
Why Your Employees Think You're a Creep -- And How to Avoid Being One

Why Your Employees Think You're a Creep -- And How to Avoid Being One

You may be offending your employees without even knowing it. Here are five rules to keep you out of trouble.
5 Signs You're Expecting More From Employees Than They Can Give

5 Signs You're Expecting More From Employees Than They Can Give

Entitled leaders often make the worst managers and bosses. Here are five entitlement traps to avoid when running your own business.
Company Turns 'Unsexy' Corporate Compliance Training on Its Head

Company Turns 'Unsexy' Corporate Compliance Training on Its Head

True Office gamifies the way companies train their employees, with its founder insisting it's cheaper and more fun than hiring an expert.
What Businesses Need to Know About Obamacare

What Businesses Need to Know About Obamacare

Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act has started and we've got the ultimate guide to help business owners like yourself navigate the changes.
7 Ways to Pump Up Employee Engagement In Your Office

7 Ways to Pump Up Employee Engagement In Your Office

Giving your employees the ability to set and maintain their own goals will be a big morale booster. Here's how.
How Well Are Managers Really Evaluating Their Employees? (Infographic)

How Well Are Managers Really Evaluating Their Employees? (Infographic)

Most managers have some system of evaluating and rewarding employees, but are their systems consistent and do they work? This graphic shows where many managers are falling short.
6 Easy Ways to Make Meetings Fun -- Or At Least, Not Suck

6 Easy Ways to Make Meetings Fun -- Or At Least, Not Suck

What if the dreaded meeting could actually be an event your team looked forward to? Here are six ways to revamp meetings to get employees engaged and interested.
Why It's Time to Rethink Who's Doing What at Your Company

Why It's Time to Rethink Who's Doing What at Your Company

Jacks of all trades can be a plus on a startup team. But as growth takes off, trying to fit a square peg into a round hole can be hazardous to your business.
Millennial Managers Seen as 'Entitled'

Millennial Managers Seen as 'Entitled'

Gen Y managers are seen as 'entitled and concerned primarily about individual promotion,' according to a new study.
Changing Your Health Plan Due to Obamacare? Survey Staffers First

Changing Your Health Plan Due to Obamacare? Survey Staffers First

Getting your team's input should be one of your first steps to prepare for the new health reforms.

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