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18 B2B Business Ideas for 2021
By Usman Raza | January 20, 2021

If you're thinking about starting a new business-to-business company in 2021 but not sure what your startup should be, check out these business ideas to consider.

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C-Suite Job Titles: Have We Gone Too Far?
By Steven McConnell | December 30, 2020

Where do we draw the line between titles that are relevant versus those that are whimsical?

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Where can I find the right staff and/or interns to hire?
By Krystle Wright | 33 Answers | Last Activity on December 04, 2020

I'm all about grassroots operations, but I'm at the point where I really need reliable help. How do I find the support I need without breaking the bank before we even get off the ground?

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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 | 14 Answers | Last Activity on December 03, 2020

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...

Advice
How do I calculate how many techs are required to work in tech support for 24/7 operation?
By Sharon Cholfin | 5 Answers | Last Activity on October 30, 2020

I am trying to determine the correct head count for the help desk. We are a 24/7 operation and tickets are being either missed or not closed out. I have done some research on this, and can't find a...

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How to Become a Freelancer
By Arjun Kohli | October 28, 2020

Freelancers have a ton of freedom in their careers. Here are seven steps to take to become a freelancer.

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Should You Let Employees Choose Their Own Job Titles?
By Mona Bushnell | October 19, 2020

Create relevant job titles for roles in your business, attract and retain top talent, and foster a positive company culture.

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How to Manage Anxiety in the Workplace
By Shawn Singh | September 11, 2020

Work can be stressful, whether you work in a physical environment or remotely. These common stressors are experienced by professionals everywhere, and managing them is essential to work-life balance....

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Workplace Stress and Anxiety After COVID-19
By Shawn Singh | September 11, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has compounded existing workplace stress and anxiety. This article explains the primary causes of that stress and how to manage it in a post-COVID world.

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5 Steps to Successfully Transition From Pro Athlete to Entrepreneur
By Dominic Blanco | September 02, 2020

Learn what one former pro athlete recommends to other athletes considering venturing into entrepreneurship.

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How You Should (and Shouldn't) Take Your Own Headshot
By business.com editorial staff | July 10, 2020

Read this before attempting to photograph your own professional headshot.

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What Are the Benefits of Being a Freelancer?
By business.com editorial staff | July 09, 2020

For self-starters, life as a freelancer can be a challenging but rewarding lifestyle.

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Is an Apprenticeship Equal to Work Experience?
By business.com editorial staff | July 08, 2020

The differences between apprenticeships and work experience matter for your career.

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5 Best HR and Talent Acquisition Certifications
By business.com editorial staff | July 03, 2020

For a career in human resources or recruitment, check out these certifications.

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Should I Start My Own Business During Retirement?
By business.com editorial staff | June 26, 2020

Retirement doesn't always mean not working. Sometimes, it means pursuing entrepreneurship.

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How to Take Advantage of Word-of-Mouth Recommendations (And Get More of Them)
By business.com editorial staff | June 24, 2020

Even in a hyper-digital era, word-of-mouth referrals are still a powerful resource.

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Staying Motivated: 12 Quotes to Inspire Your Sales Team
By business.com editorial staff | June 23, 2020

These quotes from sales professionals could give your staff the inspiration they need.

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5 Best Digital Marketing Certifications
By Kim Lindros | June 22, 2020

Digital marketing is a fast-growing career path with a solid outlook for years to come.

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How Writing a Book Might Help Your Small Business
By business.com editorial staff | June 16, 2020

Writing a book can build trust and foster a more genuine connection with your consumers.

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15 Best Sites for Freelance Services
By business.com editorial staff | June 16, 2020

Freelancers and those needing professional talent have so many ways to connect.

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Old Dog, New Tricks: What's the Best Age to Start a Business?
By business.com editorial staff | June 12, 2020

Very young entrepreneurs get a lot of press. But research shows 40-somethings are the best positioned to start a business.

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How to Quit Your Job Without Burning Bridges
By business.com editorial staff | May 27, 2020

How you conduct yourself during your last few weeks directly affects your reputation.

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Guide to Expatriate Education and Training
By business.com editorial staff | April 22, 2020

Do you ever need to relocate employees for international assignments? Here's how and why you should tailor your company's classes for expatriates.

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What to Say When People Ask What You Do for a Living
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

You don't always have to give a literal answer. Instead, give them a more interesting answer that leads to a longer, more memorable conversation.

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Heavy Equipment Licensing: Everything You Need to Know
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

Here's what you need to know about licensing your heavy equipment operators or becoming one yourself.

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Guide to Marketing Certifications
By Max Freedman | April 13, 2020

These are some of the best marketing certifications available in 2020.

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Are You Entitled at Work? Why It Might Actually Be a Good Thing
By business.com editorial staff | April 01, 2020

Younger workers are frequently mocked as “entitled.” But does entitlement provide the confidence needed to compete in the business world?

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Tips for Keeping the Peace When Working with Family
By business.com editorial staff | March 25, 2020

Working with family common, but there's much to consider before making this arrangement.

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Does Interning Abroad Mean More Job Opportunities?
By business.com editorial staff | March 25, 2020

Interning in college can boost your career chances. An internship in another country gives you even more of a competitive advantage.