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Don't Hire a Consultant Until You've Vetted Them and Considered These 6 Points
Consultants and Advisors

Don't Hire a Consultant Until You've Vetted Them and Considered These 6 Points

Apply the same vigorous checking process you would use for full-time hires.
Rob Biederman
What Tech Companies Are Doing to Bridge the Skills Gap
Hiring Employees

What Tech Companies Are Doing to Bridge the Skills Gap

The shortage of workers trained for jobs in the digital economy and sophisticated manufacturing is costly for companies and vexing for the unemployed.
Jeremy Johnson
Loss of Snow Days May Create the Next Generation of Remote Workers
Remote Workers

Loss of Snow Days May Create the Next Generation of Remote Workers

Students studying at home with tech tools during storms learn important skills. Companies can also encourage working outside the office to avoid lost productivity in inclement weather.
Shannon Belew
7.1 Steps to Create Multiple Streams of Income
Wealth

7.1 Steps to Create Multiple Streams of Income

Serial entrepreneur Hal Elrod gives his personal formula for achieving greater financial security through diversified revenue sources.
Hal Elrod
The 4 Levels of Competence -- With 2 That Entrepreneurs Must Avoid
Competence

The 4 Levels of Competence -- With 2 That Entrepreneurs Must Avoid

Review these stages of mastery to figure out where you fit in and how to improve to be even better.
Eric T. Wagner
3 Steps for Getting Over Your Fears of Starting a Freelance Business
Freelancers

3 Steps for Getting Over Your Fears of Starting a Freelance Business

Selling your skills directly to customers instead of an employer is scary, until you remember you are already paid for what you know how to do.
Daniel DiPiazza
3 Qualities Every Successful Entrepreneur Must Have
Leadership Qualities

3 Qualities Every Successful Entrepreneur Must Have

These are the keys to success in small business, but they are important attributes no matter what your endeavor.
Doug and Polly White
Here's How to Get Liam Neeson to Endorse You on LinkedIn (Yes, Really.)
Linkedin

Here's How to Get Liam Neeson to Endorse You on LinkedIn (Yes, Really.)

To promote his new film 'Taken 3,' the actor will endorse one LinkedIn member's 'particular set of skills.'
Laura Entis
7 Ways to Bridge the Boomer-Millennial Gap
Millennials

7 Ways to Bridge the Boomer-Millennial Gap

Managers might encourage more intergenerational cooperation by trying some of these activities.
Todd Berger
4 Things Older Entrepreneurs Must do to Stay in the Game
Baby Boomers

4 Things Older Entrepreneurs Must do to Stay in the Game

Your future is bleak if you can't share your wisdom in a tweet.
Richard Lieberman
How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Ageism
Older Workers

How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Ageism

No matter how old you are, as long as your skills are relevant in today's workforce, you should be safe.
Deborah Mitchell
What You Need to Do to Make a Midlife Career Change
Career Change

What You Need to Do to Make a Midlife Career Change

Whether the decision was your own or not, keep these things in mind as you carve a new path.
Deborah Mitchell
The 7 Attributes of People Who Get Things Done
Employees

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
You're Never Too Old for an Internship
Internships

You're Never Too Old for an Internship

Whether you were recently let go from your job, or simply looking for a change, an internship later in life has three big benefits.
Deborah Mitchell