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The Skills You Need to Be a Successful Remote Employee
By Chris Christoff | August 14, 2019

If you want to be a remote worker, these are the skills you need to have.

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Best Business Certifications of 2019
By Kim Lindros | August 14, 2019

A business certification can make your skills stand out and help you get the right salary.

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How To Raise Your Kids While Leading A Corporation
By Guy Sheetrit | August 13, 2019

Being a good parent isn't always as easy as being a good boss.

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4 Tips for Presenting to a Global Audience
By Raul Sanchez Dan Bullock | August 12, 2019

Follow these four principles to connect with audiences from all over the world.

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6 Non-Negotiable Qualities of a Marketing Team Leader
By Allan Dib | August 11, 2019

Good leadership can mean the difference between a happy team and an unproductive, miserable team.

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How To Become a Turnaround CEO
By Ken Gosnell | August 09, 2019

These five strategies can help CEOs successfully lead their businesses out of a slump.

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11 Tips for New Staffing Managers
By Komal Dangi | August 08, 2019

Use these tips to excel in your new career as a staffing manager.

Advice
I've come up with an idea to start a small 3 room hotel. What's the minimum number of employees I need and which employees do I need to hire?
By Sulanka Thomasz | 13 Answers | Last Activity on August 08, 2019

I'm starting this hotel and planning to expand in future. At the moment I'm working on a budget so I can't hire employees unnecessarily. So I need to know the exact amount of employees required for 3...

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Pro Tips for Working From Home
By Moazzam Kamran | August 07, 2019

A five-point guide to how you need can build multiple income streams working from home.

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10 Books You Need To Boost Your Freelance Writing Career
By Chris Christoff | August 04, 2019

These books can help you get started as a freelancer.

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How can I profit from a business idea that is unable to be patented?
By Ray Dickerson | 3 Answers | Last Activity on August 04, 2019

How can I profit from an idea that I originated and leverage the profit from a ground level perspective? My business will offer the idea to sell but the idea will be public domain. How can I profit...

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How to Ask for a Raise at Work and Get It
By Biron Clark | August 02, 2019

Most workers never even ask their boss for a raise.

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How to Advertise Your Business on Popular Podcasts (and Why You Should)
By Jared Atchison | July 30, 2019

When done correctly, advertising on podcasts can do wonders for your brand.

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6 Ways Job Seekers Impress Employers
By Biron Clark | July 24, 2019

Making a great first impression is critical for job seekers. Here is how to make your mark

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The Worst Job I Ever Had
By Mona Bushnell | July 24, 2019

Find out the advice these 13 successful people would give their younger selves.

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How do you market two services under one roof?
By Daniel Legrand | 8 Answers | Last Activity on July 24, 2019

I have a business that specialises in two areas. 1. Purchasing service/management - product sourcing ? Procurement/purchasing agent I provide a purchasing service, sourcing all types of...

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4 Things to Know Before Becoming a Freelance Writer
By Chris Christoff | July 23, 2019

Before ditching your job to become a freelance writer, here is what you should know.

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How Important Are Job References?
By Skye Schooley | July 23, 2019

Who you list as your references can have a big impact on your ability to land a job.

Advice
How can a startup be successful when all of the founders are also working separate jobs?
By Spandan Pradhan | 24 Answers | Last Activity on July 17, 2019

I don't want our startup to fail. All of our founders are also working other jobs to continue to get the right training, mitigate risk, and have an income. How can we give our startup a good chance...

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Work-Life Balance: How to Set Manageable Boundaries
By Angela Koch | July 17, 2019

Here's what you need to know to achieve the work-life balance that works best for you.

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How Paternity Leave Can Narrow the Gender Pay Gap
By Siri Hedreen | July 16, 2019

The "motherhood penalty" may be inevitable, but fathers can share some of the burden.

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The 4 Entrepreneur Personality Types
By Michelle Arbeau | July 15, 2019

Are you a pioneer, leader, practical or visionary?

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3 Leadership Podcasts You Should Be Listening To
By Angela Koch | July 15, 2019

Looking to level up your leadership skills? Check out these leading podcasts.

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How to Empower Your Team to Use Technology From Top to Bottom
By Matt Stoyka | July 12, 2019

Working with your team and implementing training plans can go a long way.

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Why You Should Start a Podcast in 2019
By Jared Atchison | July 09, 2019

Podcasts can be a valuable tool to increasing your brand awareness.

Advice
Should I take the leap to start my own online boutique?
By Nicky Smith | 5 Answers | Last Activity on July 08, 2019

I have an online group of about 1,000 members I currently do discount buys for. I have been wanting to open an online boutique but I'm scared to take the leap. My reasoning is the supplier for great...

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6 Ways to Master the Art of Difficult Conversations
By Melissa Zehner | July 05, 2019

Quality leaders must be able to navigate difficult conversations.

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Tips for my first networking event?
By Zack Lombardi | 9 Answers | Last Activity on July 01, 2019

I'm planning on going out to my first networking event to raise awareness. I've never been to a networking event and am a little nervous about it. What are good tips for navigating a room/talking...

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How to Make Remote Employees Feel More Connected
By Syed Balkhi | June 27, 2019

Keeping remote workers feeling connected is critical to your team's success.

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Why Professional Growth Is Critical to a Successful Career: Talking Shop
By Chad Brooks | June 26, 2019

Performance expert Bill Eckstrom discusses professional growth and how to attain it.