Certifications

How to Boost Your Programming Skills

BY Scott Gerber

As programming become increasingly important across industries, knowing how to code can help your career grow.

The Different Paths to a Career in Project Management

BY Ryan Ayers

Want to become a project manager? Learn how to develop the skill set employers demand.

What are the qualities of a good manager?

QUESTION | BY Skye Schooley | 6 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/11/19

We've all worked with good and bad managers before. So what makes someone a good manager? What specific qualities do they have? What do you expect from a good manager?

Why would a business need a recruitment strategy plan?

QUESTION | BY Joshua Stowers | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/10/19

Why would you need more than just a resume and a phone call? Or is that method outdated? What are some examples of recruiting strategies? I want to know how if and how they can lead to growth in...

What is the difference between a boss and a true leader?

QUESTION | BY Skye Schooley | 10 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/29/19

How can someone go from being "just a boss" to being a true leader? What are the differences in their qualities and actions?

The Benefits of B-Corporations and the Simple Steps to Achieve Certification

BY Anthony Gold

B-corporations are good for employees and customers, and good for the world. It's a commitment to creating a positive impact with lasting results.

Hiring exempt vs non exempt employees?

QUESTION | BY Skye Schooley | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/21/19

What is the difference between exempt and non exempt employees? What are the benefits of each, and when would you hire one type instead of the other?

Should you hire someone with a bad reference?

QUESTION | BY Brandie Carles | 34 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/30/19

I interviewed two candidates recently. One of the candidates really out shined the other. This person was quick to answer all my questions intelligently, seemed really passionate about the role and...

Construction Industry Certification Guide: Everything You Need to Know

BY Kim Lindros

Certifications abound in the construction industry. Get a 30-foot view of some of the most popular credentials available.

Best Business Certifications of 2019

BY Kim Lindros

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

5 Accounting and Finance Certifications to Get Ahead

BY Kim Lindros

Advance your career with one of these essential accounting or finance certifications.

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 can a business owner ensure they're hiring the right people?

QUESTION | BY Leonard Phillips | 6 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/10/19

We have a small cleaning company that we started in 2005. Our biggest challenge is with employees. We read many leadership books, have weekly meetings with our leaders, monthly staff meetings to...

Should I continue using a supplier who I've previously had issues with?

QUESTION | BY Victoria Ye | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/28/19

I own a trading company and much of our business and money is generated from the sale of plane models. I had been working with a factory supplier for a while who I was happy with. She provided nice,...

How to Create Your First Online Course (And Why You Should)

BY Syed Balkhi

Creating an online course is a great way to present yourself as a leader in your industry.

What's your #1 tip for managing remote employees?

QUESTION | BY Claire Chandler | 8 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/20/19

I'm particularly interested in hearing from franchise owners who hire employees to work at remote locations, i.e. where the owner is not on site regularly. How do you keep them engaged and performing...

What's the number one lesson you've learned from entrepreneurship?

QUESTION | BY Bryan C. | 96 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/20/19

What's the most important lesson you've learned from being an entrepreneur, or observing other entrepreneurs? How have you succeeded in fulfilling your main goals? How have you dealt with small...

What would the title be for a person who manages online listings and reputation management?

QUESTION | BY Sherry Henn | 7 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/03/18

We have several Google listings, etc. Also online ratings on several sites. We are looking to hire an expert consultant to monitor these and help correct any listing errors. What would their title be...

A Killer Marketing Plan for Startup Entrepreneurs

BY Mark Sands

Establish a solid framework for your startup by following these 8 marketing tips.

Why do managers use "management by fear"?

QUESTION | BY Anonymous User | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/17/18

So many times I have seen managers that use their power as managers to scare people to do things. Why does this still exist in 21 century? This is an old school way of managing that we should flush...