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Hiring

4 Reasons Why You Should Hire for Attitude Over IQ

As the saying goes, 'A bad attitude is like a flat tire. You can't go anywhere until you change it.'
Craig Cincotta
5 Ways to Get Naysayers to Participate in Team Building
Managing Employees

5 Ways to Get Naysayers to Participate in Team Building

Off-site activities can help build a company's culture in a way that's relayed back to the workplace. Don't undermine their value by forgetting to highlight their purpose and document them for the future.
Lain Hensley
4 Ways to Help Employees Set Better Goals
Managing Employees

4 Ways to Help Employees Set Better Goals

In an effort to hit the ground running in the new year, employers should create benchmarks that align with the company vision.
Andre Lavoie
3 Key Questions You Must Answer When Hiring Salespeople
Management

3 Key Questions You Must Answer When Hiring Salespeople

If you have salespeople on staff, getting the right answer to these three questions will help you hire top performers.
Dan S. Kennedy
4 Goals Every Small-Business Owner Should Set in 2015
Business Planning

4 Goals Every Small-Business Owner Should Set in 2015

Here are some easy changes entrepreneurs can make for a more productive year ahead.
Sabrina Parsons
The 3 Secrets to Building An All-Star Startup Team
Hiring Employees

The 3 Secrets to Building An All-Star Startup Team

Building the right startup team is among a startup CEO's most critical tasks. Here is how to set yourself up for success rather than failure.
Paul Mandell
7 Traits of Truly Sensational Startup Employees
Hiring Tips

7 Traits of Truly Sensational Startup Employees

What matters in a small, growth-oriented startup is often very different from what matters in a huge, stability-oriented corporation.
Dharmesh Shah
How Smart Startups Survive Investor Due Diligence
Investors

How Smart Startups Survive Investor Due Diligence

This mysterious and dreaded process can kill the whole deal.
Martin Zwilling
A CEO's New Year's Resolutions to Improve Employee Satisfaction
Managing Employees

A CEO's New Year's Resolutions to Improve Employee Satisfaction

A boost in morale can help propel a company forward in the new year.
Ron Yekutiel
6 Tips for Hiring at Your Small Business
Hiring Tips

6 Tips for Hiring at Your Small Business

Consider these hiring tips as you write job descriptions, conduct interviews and train your new employees.
Heike Young
Your New Employees Will Want These 6 Things When They Come on Board
Hiring

Your New Employees Will Want These 6 Things When They Come on Board

First impressions matter. Create a system that enables a smooth transition for new hires.
Andre Lavoie
How to Work With a Narcissist
Psychology

How to Work With a Narcissist

Tips and tricks for managing relationships with a less-than-ideal personality type.
Rebekah Iliff
Are Bonuses the Best Reward? The Answer May Surprise You.
Management

Are Bonuses the Best Reward? The Answer May Surprise You.

One management expert weighs in on whether bonuses work and how you can establish an effective bonus system.
Dan S. Kennedy
Disciplining and Firing

How to Fire an Employee So You Don't Get Sued

Terminating an employee, even one who deserves it, is already traumatic. Don't make it worse by setting yourself up for a lawsuit.
John Boitnott