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6 Epic Online Fails and How to Avoid Them
Leadership

6 Epic Online Fails and How to Avoid Them

Everyone makes mistakes, but the online world makes them a lot more visible. What not to do, if you want to keep your job.
Steve Tobak
When Does It Make Sense to Pay Employees Above the Average?
Employee Compensation

When Does It Make Sense to Pay Employees Above the Average?

There are two criteria you must consider before seeking a highly skilled worker.
Doug and Polly White
Letting Your Employees Review You Can Lead to Personal and Professional Growth
Leadership

Letting Your Employees Review You Can Lead to Personal and Professional Growth

Here are five reasons that you should seek feedback the next time performance reviews come up.
Andre Lavoie
Why You Need Backup Employees
Management

Why You Need Backup Employees

You should have a replacement waiting in the wings, even for the star employee you love.
Dan S. Kennedy
How to Turn an Underperformer Into an Ideal Employee
Managing Employees

How to Turn an Underperformer Into an Ideal Employee

A good leader will address problematic behaviors to give the person a chance to improve.
Jacqueline Whitmore
What I Learned in Making My Employees Build a Christmas Tree Out of Business Books
Managing Employees

What I Learned in Making My Employees Build a Christmas Tree Out of Business Books

I wanted to test whether team-building exercises are really good management and morale tools. Here's what I found.
Ray Hennessey
3 Unorthodox Paths to Becoming a Better Boss
bosses

3 Unorthodox Paths to Becoming a Better Boss

There is no handbook for being a good boss, so there is nothing wrong for seeking tips in unexpected places.
Pratik Dholakiya
Make Holiday Shenanigans Work for Your Bottom Line
Managing Employees

Make Holiday Shenanigans Work for Your Bottom Line

Find out how some seasonal slacking behaviors can actually help your business.
Ted Devine
Don't Be a Turkey in How You Communicate Appreciation to Your Staff
Thanksgiving

Don't Be a Turkey in How You Communicate Appreciation to Your Staff

Clueless managers might fall short in expressing their thanks on the eve of Thanksgiving. Here's what to do.
Paul White
To Boost Productivity, Encourage Employees to Encourage Each Other
Employee Feedback

To Boost Productivity, Encourage Employees to Encourage Each Other

How team members interact, and the settings in which interactions occur, dramatically impact the workplace.
Matt Straz
How Much Time Do Your Employees Spend Doing Real Work? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)
Infographics

How Much Time Do Your Employees Spend Doing Real Work? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)

A survey of more than 2,000 employees found that only 45 percent of time at the office is spent on primary job duties.
Catherine Clifford
Does Your Staff Dislike You?
Managing Employees

Does Your Staff Dislike You?

Grade yourself on this checklist of managerial behaviors. Spot leadership mistakes that elicit less-than-desirable results.
John Stoker
The 7 Attributes of People Who Get Things Done
Productivity

The 7 Attributes of People Who Get Things Done

As a leader, you want these go-getters on your team. As an employee, you should aspire to be like them.
Martin Zwilling
Small-Business Owners Who Aren't Experts in Their Fields Will End Up Paying a Hefty Price
Running a business

Small-Business Owners Who Aren't Experts in Their Fields Will End Up Paying a Hefty Price

If you want to stay relevant, much less open, you should know your product or service in and out, and make sure you employees are well trained.
Jim Joseph