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

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?
Meghan M. Biro
5 Ways to Get More Respect at Work
Respect

5 Ways to Get More Respect at Work

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

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

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

The 6 People Every Startup Needs

The recipe for a dream team of employees? Hire these key personality types.
Gabrielle Karol
Do You Have the Right Attitude to Attract the Best Talent?
Hiring

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.
Jeff Boss
Remember, It May Take Time for Employees to Bear Fruit
Human Resources

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?
John Brubaker
4 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee
Firing

4 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee

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

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.
Patty Pacelli
3 Tips for Managing Crowdsourced Workers
Human Resources

3 Tips for Managing Crowdsourced Workers

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

What Types of Photos Should You Share on LinkedIn?

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

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.
Andrew Miller
GitHub Co-Founder Quits Following Harassment Allegations
Discrimination

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.
Jason Fell
5 Inside Sales Hiring Tips for Growing Companies
Sales

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.
Howard Brown
The 3 Qualities of First-Wave Employees
Hiring

The 3 Qualities of First-Wave Employees

The first hires for any startup are the most important. Here's what to look for.
Brian Hamilton