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The Best Employee Scheduling Software of 2021
By Andrew Martins | January 06, 2021

Looking for the best employee scheduling software? We've reviewed the best and cheapest programs.

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Best Business Certifications of 2021
By Kim Lindros | January 06, 2021

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

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Want to Boost Your Team's Programming Skills? Try These 15 Expert-Recommended Tools
By Scott Gerber | December 15, 2020

Programming is in high demand in today's digital-first world. Try these tools, courses and platforms to kick-start your team's learning.

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6 Free Classes to Help You Become a Master Content Marketer
By Syed Balkhi | December 08, 2020

These free online courses teach you to write strong, optimized content for the web.

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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...

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Pros and Cons of Offering Tuition Reimbursement
By Skye Schooley | November 13, 2020

Learn about the pros and cons of reimbursing your employees for tuition to determine if this type of program is right for your business.

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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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Why Leaders Need to Read (and How to Build a Reading Habit)
By Jared Atchison | July 16, 2020

The great leaders of the world are known to be avid readers. Let's explore why reading supports leadership and how to become a prolific reader.

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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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How Offering Professional Development Opportunities to Employees Helps Your Small Business
By business.com editorial staff | June 23, 2020

Continuing education platforms are a great way to develop employee skills, boost morale and improve recruitment efforts.

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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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Vacationing from Your One-Person Business: 7 Tips to Unwind Without Worry
By business.com editorial staff | June 19, 2020

As a hard-working entrepreneur, you deserve a break like everyone else.

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Enough Is Enough: When (and How) to Say No at Work
By business.com editorial staff | June 05, 2020

Sometimes, you need to turn down extra work.

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Best Leadership Books for Small Business Owners
By business.com editorial staff | June 04, 2020

These eight books can help you become a better leader for your company.

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Self-Directed Work Teams
By business.com editorial staff | May 29, 2020

Here's how to make self-directed teams work for your company.

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12 Construction Podcasts You Should Be Listening To
By business.com editorial staff | May 27, 2020

Get insights and advice from construction industry experts in these free podcasts.

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What are your biggest pain points/challenges with recruiting talent into your organization?
By Amanda Haddaway | 7 Answers | Last Activity on May 12, 2020

I'm doing some market research for an upcoming training session and would appreciate your input on the challenges and frustrations you currently face with recruiting, identifying talent and making...

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Understanding Business Ethics Key Terms
By business.com editorial staff | April 27, 2020

Understand the theories that contribute to differing business ethics.

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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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3 Ways to Improve Your Expertise in Any Profession
By business.com editorial staff | April 20, 2020

Learn new skills, earn a certification with these invaluable online resources.

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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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A Strong Foundation: 5 Books to Read Before Starting Your Business
By business.com editorial staff | April 07, 2020

An easier way of starting a business is to gather more knowledge and motivation. Here are five masterpieces that will help you.

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8 Ways to Handle Unsolicited Advice and Opinions
By business.com editorial staff | April 07, 2020

Every leader receives unsolicited advice, but what is the best way to react to it?

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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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Would You Hire Someone Who Didn't Go to College?
By business.com editorial staff | March 31, 2020

How crucial is higher education in finding the right talent for your business?

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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.

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Is a College Degree Necessary for Success?
By Sammi Caramela | March 13, 2020

Education comes in many forms, whether years of schooling or months of hands-on training.