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It Really Does Pay to Be Nice -- Growing Research Links Friendship and Success
Productivity

It Really Does Pay to Be Nice -- Growing Research Links Friendship and Success

Science has concluded that workplace friendships, far from being distractions, are essential to being effective on the job.
Ron Friedman
5 Ways to Manage 'Mad Men'-Era Sexual Harassment
Legal

5 Ways to Manage 'Mad Men'-Era Sexual Harassment

Spoiler alert! Every entrepreneur should follow these 5 "R"s in training their managers on sexual and other forms of unlawful harassment.
Jonathan Segal
Creating a Company Culture Where Employees Never Leave
Company Culture

Creating a Company Culture Where Employees Never Leave

Having a high turnover rate as a result of employees quitting isn't exactly a great scenario for a business. Here is how to ensure your talent stays with your company.
Peter Daisyme
Treating Employees Like Pals Can Be a Dangerous Game.
Office Culture

Treating Employees Like Pals Can Be a Dangerous Game.

Why you should beware of "The Friend Zone."
Brian Fielkow
Why You Should Leave Work On Time
Productivity

Why You Should Leave Work On Time

That habit of always working overtime is one to strongly consider breaking. Here's why.
Jay Bacrania
Here's Why Brokers Won't Return Entrepreneurs' Calls
Office Space

Here's Why Brokers Won't Return Entrepreneurs' Calls

Finding an office space that is right for a startup can be an exhaustive process. Here are a few pointers on how to make it less painful.
Susie Algard
How the Color of Your Office Impacts Productivity (Infographic)
Productivity

How the Color of Your Office Impacts Productivity (Infographic)

From the cubicle to the meeting room and beyond, here's how employers can harness the power of color to increase employee output and spark creativity.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Challenge of Keeping Your Culture Intact When the Business Is Growing Quickly
Company Culture

The Challenge of Keeping Your Culture Intact When the Business Is Growing Quickly

As your company grows, new team members won't know the values you launched with unless the leadership team makes it a priority.
Sam Hodges
How to Be the Nice Guy Who Never Finishes Last
Office Culture

How to Be the Nice Guy Who Never Finishes Last

In business, some people who are kind get crushed but others come out ahead of the people who aren't very nice at all. Science has an explanation.
Thai Nguyen
4 Signs You Talk Too Much at the Office
Office Etiquette

4 Signs You Talk Too Much at the Office

Being the office blabbermouth isn't just annoying – it could hurt your career.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Companies That Are 'Best Places to Work' Share These 3 Things
Human Resources

Companies That Are 'Best Places to Work' Share These 3 Things

How can employers be sure their organization is deemed a great place to work by employees -- even if they've yet to be officially recognized for it?
Andre Lavoie
Avoid These 5 Common Office Snack Foods That Could Harm Your Health
Personal Health

Avoid These 5 Common Office Snack Foods That Could Harm Your Health

You know you shouldn't eat many sweets, but these products contain questionable ingredients that should make you think twice before chomping down.
Vani Hari
Love Is in the (Office) Air: How to Have a Successful Workplace Romance
Relationships

Love Is in the (Office) Air: How to Have a Successful Workplace Romance

Three things that can make your office fling a good one.
Thomas Edwards
A Culturally Diverse Workforce Could Be a Boon to Your Business
Workplace Diversity

A Culturally Diverse Workforce Could Be a Boon to Your Business

A boost to marketing, improved operations and stepped-up innovation are some of the advantages, suggests Glassdoor's vice president of people.
Mariah DeLeon