Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran is a freelance writer and co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Business Plans (Alpha, 2010).

Getting Employees to Volunteer and Give
Volunteering

Getting Employees to Volunteer and Give

Cultivating employee philanthropy can be good for your business. Here's how to make giving back a part of your culture.
How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office
Wellness Plans

How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office

With prevention a key focus of the new healthcare law, employers are promoting health. Here's how.
4 Signs It's Time for a Cloud-Based HR Platform
Human Resources

4 Signs It's Time for a Cloud-Based HR Platform

Just like most business functions, you can now get HR help from the cloud. Is it time?
What the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Means for Entrepreneurs
Affordable Care Act

What the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Means for Entrepreneurs

As delays continue to plague Obamacare, entrepreneurs are left with a mixed bag of consequences for their businesses.
Hiring

4 Factors for Hiring Overseas Employees

Getting ready to hire overseas? Understand four key areas before you take the plunge.
Hiring

The Secrets to Working With an Executive Recruiter

Ready to find your next great employee? An executive recruiter can help. But, first, be sure you know these five secrets to successfully working with one.
6 Steps to Creating an Effective Corporate Retreat
Meetings

6 Steps to Creating an Effective Corporate Retreat

If you're going to spend time and money getting away with your team, you'd better make it worthwhile. Here are six ways to get more mileage for your money.
5 Essential Traits of a Great Internship Program
Internships

5 Essential Traits of a Great Internship Program

From strategy to compliance, internship programs are more complicated than just having a student make copies and get your lunch for you. Here's what you need to know to get it right.
How to Manage Employees When They're On the Road
Managing Employees

How to Manage Employees When They're On the Road

When you're managing road warriors, paying attention to these key issues can increase their engagement and effectiveness.
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.
How to Build Your Personal Website in Less Than 10 Seconds
Websites

How to Build Your Personal Website in Less Than 10 Seconds

Strikingly pulls from LinkedIn to build customized websites in one easy step.
Meetings

How to Get More Out of Staff Meetings

Dread your staff meetings? Incorporate some easy changes and make them more fun and productive.
4 Factors in Crafting Your Company's Leave Policy
Human Resources

4 Factors in Crafting Your Company's Leave Policy

Writing a good leave policy takes a good balance between following the law and respecting the needs of your employees.
4 Steps to Building a Culture of Accountability
Managing Employees

4 Steps to Building a Culture of Accountability

Want to grow? Your employees and you need to own your areas of responsibility and perform well. Here are four steps to making that a way of being at your company.
4 Ways to Manage Employees You Can't Stand
Managing Employees

4 Ways to Manage Employees You Can't Stand

Being a good manager means dealing with workers who get on your nerves. Here are a few tips to address your worst office relationships.