How can I profit from a business idea that is unable to be patented?
QUESTION | BY Ray Dickerson | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/04/19
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...
How to Ask for a Raise at Work and Get It
BY Biron Clark
Most workers never even ask their boss for a raise.
4 Tips to Ace Your Annual Performance Review
BY Bennett Conlin
Prepare well in advance to have a successful annual review.
5 Accounting and Finance Certifications to Get Ahead
BY Kim Lindros
Advance your career with one of these essential accounting or finance certifications.
6 Ways Job Seekers Impress Employers
BY Biron Clark
Making a great first impression is critical for job seekers. Here is how to make your mark
Outsourcing - is it good for a startup?
QUESTION | BY Arjun Thakuri | 26 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/24/19
The Worst Job I Ever Had
BY Mona Bushnell
Find out the advice these 13 successful people would give their younger selves.
How do you market two services under one roof?
QUESTION | BY Daniel Legrand | 8 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/24/19
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...
4 Things to Know Before Becoming a Freelance Writer
BY Chris Christoff
Before ditching your job to become a freelance writer, here is what you should know.
How Important Are Job References?
BY Skye Schooley
Who you list as your references can have a big impact on your ability to land a job.
Technology Should Enhance Communication Skills
BY Aisha Babangida
The use of technology shouldn't strip away our communication skills.
Tips on How to Lead a Company in Transition
BY Melissa Powell
Leaders must face every change with discipline, transparency and creativity.
Is it more important to hire a lawyer or accountant?
QUESTION | BY Colette Hamilton | 38 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/20/19
As a small business, is it more important to get the advice of a lawyer or accountant. There are various questions, such as our choice of legal entity and making sure we are taking the right steps...
How can a startup be successful when all of the founders are also working separate jobs?
QUESTION | BY Spandan Pradhan | 24 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/17/19
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...
Work-Life Balance: How to Set Manageable Boundaries
BY Angela Koch
Here's what you need to know to achieve the work-life balance that works best for you.
What paperwork do I need to bring on an intern?
QUESTION | BY JR Rochester | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/16/19
I am taking on my first intern, unpaid, do I need a work for hire agreement? The agreement we have struck verbally is: with the addition of another client, then I will be able to pay. However,...
How Paternity Leave Can Narrow the Gender Pay Gap
BY Siri Hedreen
The "motherhood penalty" may be inevitable, but fathers can share some of the burden.
The 4 Entrepreneur Personality Types
BY Michelle Arbeau
Are you a pioneer, leader, practical or visionary?
3 Leadership Podcasts You Should Be Listening To
BY Angela Koch
Looking to level up your leadership skills? Check out these leading podcasts.
What is the best time tracking software for a business with contract employees?
QUESTION | BY Kendra Steinmetz | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/15/19
I work for a small consulting firm and am in the process of implementing a time tracking software for our contract employees to enter hours worked on specific projects. Because the number of...