Human Resources

What are the basic steps to take for staffing a startup?

QUESTION | BY Patrick Monchie | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/08/19

I want to start a handyman business. How do I gather commited workers who know there is no funds and only get paid after a job? More like contract staffing who believe in the same vision I have.

Tech Companies Hire Remote Workers. Should You?

BY Ajay Kapur

Learn why tech firms hire remote workers and how they make it a successful arrangement.

The Best Business Phone Systems of 2020

BY Chad Brooks

Our team of experts has compared the best small business phone systems for 2020. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and costs for the top-rated services.

Should You Get eNPS Feedback From Your Employees?

BY Ian Landsman

Learn how a Net Promoter Survey can help you gauge employee job satisfaction.

An Accessible C-Suite Can Help Fuel Brand Success

BY Larry Sutton

When executives are accessible to employees, businesses suceed.

Surviving Open Enrollment: A Four-Step Health Insurance Guide for Small Businesses

BY Jason Hargraves

Open enrollment is a time of year when employees can choose, drop or change their employer-sponsored health care coverage.

The Benefits of Mind Mapping for Busy Professionals

BY Ryan Ayers

Entrepreneurs can accomplish and learn more – and do it faster – by learning how to construct mind maps.

How to Enable Your Employees to Become Citizen Developers

BY Katherine Kostereva

Learn how to enable your employees to become citizen developers for your business.

How to Make Effective Training Videos

BY Andre Oentoro

Learn to make training videos more engaging and interesting with visuals, duration, content, branding and intention.

The Best Decision Makers in the Company Aren’t Who You’d Expect

BY Mark Robinson

The top of the foodchain doesn't necessarily make the best decisions for your small business.

How do you manage to-do tasks at your company?

QUESTION | BY Josh Nicholson | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/25/19

How you manage to-do items on your tasks/checklist? Please let me know if you manage the task checklist manually on writing pads or you use any to-do list apps.

I've been managing a new team for 9 months and they are unhappy. What do I do?

QUESTION | BY Leah Benard-Boggs | 8 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/22/19

I started a company 9 months ago at a state-supported higher educational institution. I have worked in private higher education for 20 years. I am still learning the culture of my current place of...

What goes into creating a good performance management plan?

QUESTION | BY Andrew Martins | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/22/19

When it comes to effectively gauging your employees' efficacy, what's your performance management process? What goes into writing a performance management plan? What do you look for in a performance...

Practical Tips to Evolve Employee Performance

BY Moazzam Kamran

To grow your business, you must do more than monitor employee performance. Enable employees through coaching and skills-based expectations.

How to Build a Culture That Will Help Your Small Business Grow

BY Beth Lebowitz

Here are four ways to build a culture that helps your small business grow.

The Best Employee Monitoring Software for 2020

BY Adam C. Uzialko

We've narrowed down the best employee monitoring software for businesses. Check out our best picks and reviews.

How To Improve Your Business Communication

BY Chris Porteous

Clear lines of communication are essential if your company is to ever attain financial success.

5 Interview Questions to Help You Hire the Best Marketing Candidate

BY Kaitlyn Witman

Learn how to determine whether a marketing candidate is really qualified for the job.

HR Compliance Challenges Small Businesses Face Today

BY Dennis O’Keefe

HR regulations are always evolving, and businesses need to monitor them to stay compliant.

How to Develop Emotional Intelligence in Your Business

BY Bill Benjamin

Businesses are best served by employees who have high emotional intelligence.