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Employees care more about their peers' approval than their managers'. How can you use this to your company's advantage?
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Forget ordinary bonus checks. How about concierge services? Gym memberships? Or a choice of benefits?
Human Resources

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Work From Home

4 Reasons Why You Need to Let Your Employees Work From Home

Show your team members that you trust them and give them some extra time each day to do whatever they want.
Human Resources

What You Can Learn From Hollywood on Hiring and Managing Employees

From having a great reputation as a director, eliminating the wage gap and avoiding divas -- the movie industry is ripe with case studies.
Employee Retention

3 Reasons Why Your Best Employees Leave for New Opportunities

Keep good people for the long term by helping them on their career paths, offering profit sharing and promoting from within.
Problem Employees

How to Transform Difficult Employees Into Team Players

The suck-up. The gossip. The underachiever. Every office has one or all of these types. Here are ways to turn them around.
Performance Reviews

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It's time to change how we evaluate performance. Try implementing these practices right away.

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Employee Compensation

3 Reasons You Should Increase Employee Pay Now

An increase to the minimum wage has already become law in several cities, and a federal bill is under review. But there are benefits to taking action ahead of any mandates.

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Even though the interview process is designed to vet job candidates and find out what they can really do for a company, there are still ways for fibs or little exaggerations to get through.

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With new trends in recruiting and changes in the workplace, there are new pools of talent to explore.

5 Red Flags to Watch for During Video Interviews

Candidates tend to prefer this method of interview after they've participated in them. Now, you just need to make sure their off-camera mothers aren't giving them advice.

5 Ways to Empower Your Employees

Employees only act as empowered as employers make them feel.