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Train and Retain: How to Attract and Motivate a Capable Staff
Hiring

Train and Retain: How to Attract and Motivate a Capable Staff

Seeking out top-notch young employees often leaves business owners feeling disillusioned.
Tom Borg
What Avon and Tough Mudder Can Teach You About the New Economy
Social entrepreneurship

What Avon and Tough Mudder Can Teach You About the New Economy

Three traits that social entrepreneurs and purpose-driven organizations need to thrive.
Aaron Hurst
7 Training Tips to Get Your Cleaning Service Employees on the Right Track
Startup Kit

7 Training Tips to Get Your Cleaning Service Employees on the Right Track

Get your business started on the right foot by choosing workers who are a good fit for your cleaning business and training them properly.
Obama Puts Down $600 Million to Train Up Your Future Employees
Jobs

Obama Puts Down $600 Million to Train Up Your Future Employees

The president is traveling to a community college in Pennsylvania later today where he will announce new initiatives aiming to bolster the U.S. labor force.
Catherine Clifford
Will That Training Program Work?
Training

Will That Training Program Work?

Investing in training is often an exercise in guesswork. Here are the questions you need to determine if a training model is effective and the right choice for your company.
Gwen Moran
To Train Leaders, Be a Leader
60 Second Solutions

To Train Leaders, Be a Leader

Our career strategist explains the importance of mentorship and leading by example.
Entrepreneur Staff
Don't Love Your Job? Fix the Job You're In.
Human Resources

Don't Love Your Job? Fix the Job You're In.

What brings meaning to a job is not the job itself, but what we bring to it.
Aaron Hurst
Punching Above Its Weight, the Boutique Fitness Franchise Trend Is Taking Off
Fitness Businesses

Punching Above Its Weight, the Boutique Fitness Franchise Trend Is Taking Off

The landscape may still be dominated by big-box gyms, but smaller more niche services are quickly gaining ground.
Tracy Stapp Herold
5 Things You Should Not Do When Hiring for Your Organization
Hiring Employees

5 Things You Should Not Do When Hiring for Your Organization

Avoid common hiring pitfalls and add more superstars to your roster. Put a staffing system in place and consult existing employees.
Marc Wayshak

Effective Employee Management? Look to the Golden Rule.

It should go without saying: treating your employees with respect is the mark of a great manager.
Penny Morey
Use Metrics to Maximize Results From Your Sales Team
Sales Metrics

Use Metrics to Maximize Results From Your Sales Team

Tracking key variables can focus, motivate and educate your staff, netting greater profits.
Dave Lavinsky
How Independent Financial Advisors Can Ride the Wave of Interest in Investing
Investment Advisers

How Independent Financial Advisors Can Ride the Wave of Interest in Investing

Those setting up their own consultancies can navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship by attending to these six points.
Jud Bergman
7 Signs Your Sales Training Needs a Revamp
Sales

7 Signs Your Sales Training Needs a Revamp

Need better results from your sales team? Now may be the time to create, rebuild or tweak your sales training program.
Eddy Ricci
How One Sandwich Company Cracked the Franchise Top 10

How One Sandwich Company Cracked the Franchise Top 10

A focus on franchisee selection, training and operations helped Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches reach number five on the Franchise 500 list this year.