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Divorce Is a Business Threat: Protecting Your Company With a Prenup
By Erik Episcopo | April 01, 2016

Discussing whether your business should be separate or marital property with your partner may not be romantic, but is absolutely necessary.

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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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Time Is Money: The 10 Best Time Tracking Tools for Freelancers
By James Richman | March 16, 2016

The traditional model of employment, including the good, old-fashioned nine-to-five office job, are coming under fire.

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Plan, Prepare, Conquer: How to Handle Leave of Absences Without Stressing Your Staff
By Suzanne Lucas | March 07, 2016

The last thing you want is to send your remaining staff out on stress leave because of extra work. Here are ways handle leaves of absences.

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Land of Opportunity: Top 7 Visas for Foreign Professionals
By Shilpa Malik | March 03, 2016

Looking to hire foreign talent? This article will take a look at seven of the best visas for foreign professionals to enter the U.S.

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An HR Manager Reveals: Why I Threw Out Your Résumé
By Suzanne Lucas | February 25, 2016

Want to know why you didn't get called for that job? HR manager reveals why some resumes get thrown out.

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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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Times Are Changing: The Future of Performance Management and Reviews
By business.com editorial staff | February 17, 2016

More big name organizations scrapped traditional performance appraisals and it’s expected that significant changes will continue in 2016.

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All The Rage: Is Your Business Going to Be In Trouble With the EEOC?
By Brett McIntyre | December 01, 2015

The Top 5 Litigation Trends For The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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Looking for Business Insurance? 9 Questions to Ask a Prospective Broker
By Sam Meenasian | October 23, 2015

Choosing business insurance can be overwhelming and so can finding the right agent. Ask these questions to find the best fit.

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Break Free from Performance Management Shackles: Companies That Are Paving the Way
By business.com editorial staff | October 06, 2015

Performance reviews are no longer working. See how and why these big players have moved to a new way of evaluating employee performance.

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Can a Free Spirit Survive in an Office Environment?
By Suzanne Lucas | October 01, 2015

How to Be Yourself and Succeeding in a Corporate Setting

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Can I Use a Competitor’s Trademarked Words in Keyword Advertising?
By Daliah Saper | September 24, 2015

Learn from these lawsuits to prevent trademark infringement caused from keyword search teams and advertisements.

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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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Super Sneaky Recruiting Tips You've Never Considered
By Sarah Landrum | August 20, 2015

Looking for your next star performer? Try these cunning ways to track down the people you want and have them accept your job offer.

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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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Hiring Sales Staff? 15 Must-Ask Interview Questions
By business.com editorial staff | August 05, 2015

It takes a lot of special skill to be a successful salesperson. Here are 15 must-ask questions when hiring for this integral role.

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Real Talk: Could Your Coworker Be Violent?
By Robert Siciliano | July 29, 2015

Ever read of a shooting at a workplace, and coworkers of the deranged gunman said things like, “I never saw this coming,” or, “He’s the last person I’d ever think would snap”?

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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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To File or Not to File: A Business Insurance Claim
By Arthur Murray | July 10, 2015

A small business owner purchases commercial insurance so that he or she can file a claim if something goes wrong at the venture.

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It's Not All Paperwork: How Does HR Really Spend Their Time?
By Ian Burke | June 26, 2015

From recruiting to management, the Human Resources department drives business.

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Why It's Time To Change Your Company's Dress Code
By Suzanne Lucas | June 22, 2015

Dress Codes Do Not Dictate Skill in 2015

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The Hidden Ways Gender Bias Can Sabotage Recruitment
By Robyn Melhuish | May 27, 2015

The job search is a game, and everyone approaches it with a different strategy, and gender can impact the search in ways you don't realize.

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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.