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Employees

Project Grow

4 Ways Stock-Market Volatility Affects Every Business

Entrepreneurs and small-business owners need to pay attention to market swings, whether they like it or not.
Ashley Madison

9 Questions Employers Need to Answer Before Firing an Ashley Madison Customer

Now that anybody can find out who was trolling the cheater website employers have to decide if an employee two-timing a spouse is cause for termination or if it's wiser to just mind the business.
McDonald's

McDonald's Accused of Illegal Labor, Tax Practices in Brazil

The fast-food giant has been the subject of increasing scrutiny around the globe.
Social Media Marketing

Are You Team-Player Enough to Let the Company Post to Your Facebook Page?

Technology allows companies to easily post news on employee social-media accounts. It's an open question how willing employees are to allow it.
Uber

Uber's Class Action Case Might Set Risky Precedent, Lawyer Warns

If considered a class action, the lawsuit filed by three Uber drivers in San Francisco could grow to include more than 160,000 California drivers.
Inspiring Your Team

3 Factors When Choosing Between a Contractor or Full-Time Employee

If you just want a job done, the contractor offers flexibility and savings, but you won't build a winning company culture with them.
Managing Employees

How the 4 Ps of Marketing Can Help Employees Deal With Change

Like consumers, employees have the ultimate buying power, and their buy-in is what makes any change successful.
Run a Better Business

One Bad Apple Can Ruin the Barrel

A single bad employee with a poor attitude can infect a team, department and possibly an entire organization.
Team Work

As Your Startup Grows You Have More Explaining to Do

Entrepreneurs start off with nobody to talk to but themselves. Success brings hosts of people to keep in the loop.
Bosses

How to Avoid Being Overlooked by Your Distracted Boss

Business in general, and tech in particular, moves at a blurring pace but you don't want the boss to see you that way.
Legal Issues

Apple Faces Class-Action Lawsuit by Employees Over Bag Searches

The complaint say the company's policy of checking retail employees' bags as a security precaution was embarrassing and demeaning.
Minimum Wage

Papa John's Franchisee to Pay Employees $460,000 for Wage Theft

Officials say that the owner of nine Papa John's locations failed to properly pay employees minimum wage and overtime.
Square

Square Is Rolling Out a Payroll Product

Employees can check in and out from the same dashboard where the business processes payments.
Take It From The Pros

4 Savory Strategies to Building an Army of Loyal Employees

A multi-state restaurateur says the secret to great customer service is hiring the right people from the start.
Leadership

How to Survive Losing Your Star Employee or Partner

There are ways to survive -- no matter how devastating a blow the departure might seem at the time.