Managing Employees

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What Payroll Schedule is Best for Your Business?
Employee Compensation

What Payroll Schedule is Best for Your Business?

The pros and cons of semi-monthly and bi-weekly pay periods -- yes, there is a big difference.
Joshua Reeves
The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees
Ethics coach

The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees

It's important to remember that 'want' and 'deserve' don't always overlap.
Gael O'Brien
Just Keeping Track of Key Measures Can Double Your Profits
Metrics

Just Keeping Track of Key Measures Can Double Your Profits

"Operational dashboards'' keep employees and entire businesses focused on improving the tasks that make everything work.
Dave Lavinsky
Success Secrets From Papa John: The Entrepreneur Behind a Billion-Dollar Business Who Started Out as a Dishwasher
National Small Business Week

Success Secrets From Papa John: The Entrepreneur Behind a Billion-Dollar Business Who Started Out as a Dishwasher

John Schnatter, the founder of Papa John's, reflects on launching a successful business, hiring the right people and making mistakes.
Catherine Clifford
Employee or Contractor? Here's a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic)
Employees

Employee or Contractor? Here's a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic)

If you inadvertently classify an employee as a contractor in the hopes of saving money, you may be putting your business in serious danger.
Catherine Clifford
How to Fire Employees With Compassion
Firing

How to Fire Employees With Compassion

Firing is never easy for anyone, but it can be less painful if you follow these tips.
Dan Yoo
10 Things Real Leaders Do
Leadership

10 Things Real Leaders Do

Leaders lead. Followers follow. It's not complicated. You're either one or the other. Which are you?
Steve Tobak
What Young People Want From Work
Millennials

What Young People Want From Work

A new survey explores what motivates employees aged 20 to 33. Entrepreneurs looking to attract, hire and hold onto top talent would be wise to take notice.
Catherine Clifford
Richard Branson on Why Creativity Grows With Experience
Creativity

Richard Branson on Why Creativity Grows With Experience

A lot of exciting ideas are nothing more than recycled old ones with a fresh twist.
Richard Branson
5 Factors That Make a Great Boss
Leadership

5 Factors That Make a Great Boss

Regardless of industry or size of company, the best bosses share common traits that lead to consistent success.
Ken Sundheim
The People You'll Need to Run Your Staffing Service
Startup Kit

The People You'll Need to Run Your Staffing Service

Employees are what the staffing industry is all about, so here's how to make sure you get good ones who'll help you grow your business.
3 Online Tools for Supercharging a Company's Culture
Company Culture

3 Online Tools for Supercharging a Company's Culture

Easy-to-use software or online assessments can do some heavy lifting for managers aiming to promote the esprit de corps.
Darius Mirshahzadeh
The Reasons People Fail in the Staffing Industry
Startup Kit

The Reasons People Fail in the Staffing Industry

Here are the problems you'll face and how you can successfully overcome them in order for your staffing service to thrive.
When Does Switching to a Remote Workplace Make Sense?
Managing Employees

When Does Switching to a Remote Workplace Make Sense?

Having your employees telecommute can bring many benefits to your company, but the risks must also be weighed.
Chris Byers