Managing Employees

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Starbucks Baristas Get a Pay Raise and Permission to Show Off Tattoos
Starbucks

Starbucks Baristas Get a Pay Raise and Permission to Show Off Tattoos

The coffee company announced an updated dress code, raises across the board and free snacks while working.
Kate Taylor
The Secret to Building a Successful Startup? Finding the Right Team.
Hiring

The Secret to Building a Successful Startup? Finding the Right Team.

Entrepreneurs know the secret to success is hiring the right team to execute their vision. Here are five tips to keep in mind during the hiring process.
Aaron Goodin
At Jimmy John's, Sandwich Makers Have to Sign a Noncompete Agreement
Managing Employees

At Jimmy John's, Sandwich Makers Have to Sign a Noncompete Agreement

Noncompete agreements are often reserved for executives. Why, then, does this sandwich chain ban entry-level workers from working for competitors for two years?
Kate Taylor
How Office Friendships Could Affect Your Bottom Line
Managing Employees

How Office Friendships Could Affect Your Bottom Line

We spend so much time at work, we see co-workers more often than friends and family. How do you gauge workplace relationships to make sure everyone gets along?
Andre Lavoie
4 Reasons Telecommuting Is Good for Employees and Better for the Company
Telecommuting

4 Reasons Telecommuting Is Good for Employees and Better for the Company

Workers increasingly want the option to work from home, or wherever, and the savings for the company are substantial.
Andrei Soroker
Employee Retention

What to Do When Your Employees Want to Start Their Own Business

If you think your top talent is a flight risk, here is how to confront the situation.
Kelsey Humphreys
Want to Avoid Buyer's Remorse? Here Are 4 Tips for Hiring Top Talent.
Hiring Tips

Want to Avoid Buyer's Remorse? Here Are 4 Tips for Hiring Top Talent.

To cut through the hiring noise, here are four techniques that will help reinforce or debunk the feelings you have towards a candidate.
David Priemer
Richard Branson on Why Hiring Should Always Be the Top Priority
Hiring

Richard Branson on Why Hiring Should Always Be the Top Priority

Your employees can make or break you, no matter how big your company is.
Richard Branson
Banish 'Annual' From Your Performance Review Vocabulary
Performance Reviews

Banish 'Annual' From Your Performance Review Vocabulary

Companies are innovating by giving their employees more ongoing and supportive feedback to foster better results. Think of it as workplace coaching.
Beth Miller
Normal CEO: Culture Isn't Defined by How Much Green Juice You Stock
Trep Talk

Normal CEO: Culture Isn't Defined by How Much Green Juice You Stock

Before launching the 3-D printed earphone startup Normal, Nikki Kaufman was in charge of people and culture at product invention company Quirky. Watch for her best advice on pulling a team together.
Catherine Clifford
Ensure Your New Employee's Success With These 5 Steps
Managing Employees

Ensure Your New Employee's Success With These 5 Steps

If you're hired the right person, following these tips will help make sure your new hire performs to your expectations.
Doug and Polly White
5 Ways to Turn Employee Turnover Into Opportunity
Human Resources

5 Ways to Turn Employee Turnover Into Opportunity

Identify great talent, onboard, develop, lose talent, repeat. It doesn't always have to be a negative cycle.
Andre Lavoie
Motivation

The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)

Here's what's slowing your team down at work.
Kate Taylor
7 Traits to Turn Good Managers Into Great Managers
Leadership

7 Traits to Turn Good Managers Into Great Managers

At my core I believe that great managers have one job: to get the very best out of the people they manage. While that premise sounds simple, the execution is hard.
Craig Cincotta