Managing Employees

3 Management Mistakes That Could Destroy Professional Services Businesses
Project Management

3 Management Mistakes That Could Destroy Professional Services Businesses

Failure to effectively manage projects can be deadly for growing firms.
Geoff Mcqueen
The Important Question to Ask About Classifying Workers in Light of Uber's Contractor Fiasco
Managing Employees

The Important Question to Ask About Classifying Workers in Light of Uber's Contractor Fiasco

Outsourcing is and will continue to be a vital way for small- and medium-sized companies to grow. But just knowing what to outsource isn't the issue.
Gene Marks
Why Summer Fridays and Flexible Hours Are a Must
Summer Fridays

Why Summer Fridays and Flexible Hours Are a Must

Flexible hours may be the key to boosting morale and productivity during the summer, or all year long.
Lisa Evans
5 Strategies to Grow Effective Leaders
Leadership

5 Strategies to Grow Effective Leaders

Just like any investment, leadership development requires time, focus and a consistent effort to make it work.
Jeff Boss
How to Fire Someone Without Ruining Your Employer Brand
Managing Employees

How to Fire Someone Without Ruining Your Employer Brand

The employee you fired isn't going to love you but not hating you on social media is the next best thing.
Heather R. Huhman
Why Reddit Needs to Replace Ellen Pao as CEO
Leadership

Why Reddit Needs to Replace Ellen Pao as CEO

Reddit's CEO has lost her most important constituency: the company's vibrant community.
Ray Hennessey
How to Run Your Business While Pregnant
Pregnancy

How to Run Your Business While Pregnant

Being pregnant poses new challenges for entrepreneurs. But there are also new opportunities.
Lisa Evans
High Performers and High-Potential Employees Are Not One in the Same
Leadership

High Performers and High-Potential Employees Are Not One in the Same

Not being able to distinguish between performance and potential will make it difficult for employers to identify, develop and retain talent.
Andre Lavoie
Be the Leader They Respect: Your Weekly Tips (VIDEO)
Weekly Tips Roundup

Be the Leader They Respect: Your Weekly Tips (VIDEO)

Do you have what it takes to run a team? Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer, Boston Beer Company's Jim Koch and etiquette coach Jacqueline Whitmore explain the trademarks of a true leader.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Pizza Hut's Second-Largest Franchisee Sued in Pay Dispute
Minimum Wage

Pizza Hut's Second-Largest Franchisee Sued in Pay Dispute

In a class action lawsuit, a former employee alleges that a franchisee failed to fairly reimburse drivers who used their own cars to deliver pizza.
Kate Taylor
6 Best Practices for Managing Unhappy Employees
Leadership

6 Best Practices for Managing Unhappy Employees

To build an effective team, you have to be willing and able to consider and address the needs and concerns of your workers.
Sujan Patel
Young Talent Demands These 6 Things for Their Loyalty
Motivation and Retention

Young Talent Demands These 6 Things for Their Loyalty

The same traits entrepreneurs seek in young talent are also the traits that make it most difficult to retain them.
Peter Gasca
Why More Overtime Could Be Bad for Employees
Economics

Why More Overtime Could Be Bad for Employees

One study suggests that the worst impact of making more workers eligible for overtime would be not on the companies or their shareholders, but on the workers themselves.
Anne Fisher
Lessen the Burden Of Accountability With These 3 Simple Rules
Accountability

Lessen the Burden Of Accountability With These 3 Simple Rules

The pressure of accountability grows when you discover you're now responsible for the success and failure of a new task but don't feel you're quite ready to tackle it.
Jeff Boss