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Discover everything you need to know about managing, motivating, and retaining employees. Get expert HR advice, resources, and actionable solutions.

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You Can Do It: How to Grow Confidence in the Workplace
By Tom Ireland | April 22, 2016

Stop apologizing, questioning and comparing yourself to others. Boost your confidence with this advice.

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Follow the Leader: 7 Employee Motivation and Retention Strategies Used by Tech Giants
By Michael Rogers | April 07, 2016

The goal of every motivation and retention strategy is to keep the valuable employees of a company from leaving for the competition.

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Workplace Accidents: How to Avoid Them and What to Do When They Happen
By Simon Brisk | March 24, 2016

The truth about workplace accidents, how to avoid them, and what to do if they happen.

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The C-Suite Responds: Are Piercings & Tattoos in the Workplace Still Taboo?
By Suzanne Lucas | March 09, 2016

If you ever want to get a job, you can't have tattoos or piercings, right?

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Pets In the Workplace: Is It a Good or Bad Idea?
By Kim Tracy Prince | February 29, 2016

Some cool companies allow dogs, cats, birds, & even turtles and lizards in the office. But not all businesses can host animal team members.

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Generations Divided: Making the Differences Between Gen-X and the Millennials Work for Your Business
By Marisa Sanfilippo | February 20, 2016

Understanding the differences between Gen-X and Millennials will help you hire better.

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Shallow Pockets: Tips for Hiring Employees on a Limited Budget
By Larry Alton | February 18, 2016

If you’re currently operating within the constraints of a small budget, you’ll have to get creative when hiring new employees.

Advice
How do you manage growth in your business with little financial resources?
By Antoinne M. McKinney | 8 Answers | Last Activity on February 06, 2016

My nonprofit organization has grown in the past few months to serve local colleges, school districts, resident facilities, and other agencies throughout the Greater Cleveland Area. We also have a...

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Implementing ERP Solutions: Get Your Employees Excited About the Change
By Aaron Continelli | February 03, 2016

Change is hard. Get employees excited about ERP system implementation with the following tactics. Your work is about to get streamlined!

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Love Your Space: How to Encourage Employees to Take Pride in the Workplace
By Bonnie Dewkett | January 13, 2016

Re-engage your employees for a more productive work environment.

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From CoEd to Corporate Employee: Tips for Recruiting on College Campuses
By Julie Ellis | November 30, 2015

Both recruiters and candidates can benefit from some tips that will make recruiting college grads more productive.

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Customer Service Crimes: This Is Why Your Business Is Failing
By Niraj Ranjan | November 24, 2015

89% of customers defect to competition after experiencing poor customer service. Read what businesses should never do to customers.

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Want Your Employees to Be More Productive? It’s Time to Redecorate
By Tom Drake | October 29, 2015

Business owners routinely try to think of ways to boost worker productivity, but might be missing out on a simple solution: redecorating.

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Can a Gamified Work Environment Get Your Employees to Better Collaborate?
By Daan Pepijn | October 14, 2015

Employee engagement is a critical component in the success of large organizations and businesses. Add gamified work environment to the mix.

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3 Ways to Improve Transfer of Learning in the Workplace
By Larry Alton | October 13, 2015

Maximize Your Employee Training With a New Mindset & Tools

Advice
What's the best way to find 3 partners for my startup?
By Naghilia Desravines | 8 Answers | Last Activity on October 08, 2015

I started a freelancing website for tasks and services local or virtual. I am looking for 3 partners that can bring marketing, sales, graphic design skills for either buying in or earning in. I...

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Turning the Ship Around: A Guide to Changing Workplace Culture
By Anna Johansson | October 06, 2015

One of the more difficult challenges facing the CEO, owner or manager of a failing company is changing the culture of the workplace.

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Helpful Tips for Maximizing Employee Productivity in a World of Distractions
By Anna Johansson | September 25, 2015

Ultimately, maximizing productivity comes down to hiring, but these 3 tips can provide the boost you need for motivating your employees.

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Look Inside: Identifying Employees You Should Be Promoting from Within
By Adam Toren | September 23, 2015

Are you looking to hire? Research shows that internal promotions might be a better route. Here's how to identify the employees to promote.

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Need to Motivate Employees? It Might Be Time to Shift Your Management
By Larry Alton | September 08, 2015

From Organizational Structure to Individual Management, Your Employees Need More

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A Not-So-Sneaky Way to Get Employees to Work More
By business.com editorial staff | September 01, 2015

Want your employees to put in more time on the job and be more productive? Have them set their own hours.

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C'mon Get Happy: Building an Employee-Centric Environment to Boost Morale and Productivity
By Amy Blackburn | August 19, 2015

Camaraderie with peers—not money—is the No. 1 reason employees will go the extra mile at work. Here’s how to get the best from your team.

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Attracting, Developing and Retaining Talented Employees
By Jordan Bradley | August 13, 2015

Part 1 of a 3-Part Series

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Moving On Up: How to Make Sure You're Relocating the Right Employee
By Suzanne Lucas | July 15, 2015

Relocation is a difficult process for both the employee and the employer, but it doesn't have to be if you follow these steps.

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What Is the Number One Trait That Makes For Employee Satisfaction?
By Amy Blackburn | June 18, 2015

Plus, four more that matter—A lot

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Researchers Identify the 14 Key Areas of Employee Disengagement
By Amy Blackburn | June 11, 2015

Plus, how to improve waning employee engagement.

Advice
How can I fill positions without subscribing to a job search website?
By Richard Rogers | 12 Answers | Last Activity on June 05, 2015

What are some ways I can find independent sales reps from the hospitality industry without subscribing to a job search website? I have been unsuccessfully soliciting LinkedIn groups. We are...

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The Most Common Workplace Issues and How to Deal With Them
By Tamar Weinberg | May 18, 2015

Here’s how to tackle the most common workplace issues that may arise and how to come out swinging like a pro.

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Hiring the Hero: 9 Traits to Look For in Successful Candidates
By Andreina Woodworth | April 08, 2015

How do you find an all-star employee? Here's what to look for in a candidate that will not only fit the skill set, but drive success.

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14 Tools to Measure Employee Performance
By Scott Gerber | March 25, 2015

YEC explains apps are most effective for monitoring employee engagement.