Noncompetes

News and Articles About Noncompetes

At Jimmy John's, Sandwich Makers Have to Sign a Noncompete Agreement
Managing Employees

At Jimmy John's, Sandwich Makers Have to Sign a Noncompete Agreement

Noncompete agreements are often reserved for executives. Why, then, does this sandwich chain ban entry-level workers from working for competitors for two years?
Kate Taylor
The Ethics Coach on the Secret to Hiring Honest Employees
Ethics Coach

The Ethics Coach on the Secret to Hiring Honest Employees

Also: How to maintain workplace confidentiality.
Gael O'Brien
5 Ways to Shrink the Threat of an Employee's Exit to Proprietary Info
Employee Turnover

5 Ways to Shrink the Threat of an Employee's Exit to Proprietary Info

Proactively addressing staff departures lets a company minimize the risk from unwanted disclosures.
Eric Ostroff
When Employees Become the Competition
Growth Strategies

When Employees Become the Competition

It could happen in nearly any company: Employees sometimes go into business for themselves. It's so American it makes apple pie look suspect.
Mikal E. Belicove
Noncompete Expired, a Serial Entrepreneur Seeks Repeat Success
Growth Strategies

Noncompete Expired, a Serial Entrepreneur Seeks Repeat Success

If you're thinking of selling your company, before you sign a noncompete agreement, consider the journey of a gelato pioneer.
Bruce Schoenfeld
How to Negotiate a Noncompete Agreement
Growth Strategies

How to Negotiate a Noncompete Agreement

Selling your business? You may have to sign a noncompete. Here's how to negotiate the best terms.
Michelle Juergen