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For First-Class Customer Service, Put Your Employees First
By Jaspar Weir | July 13, 2017

If you want to improve customer satisfaction and loyalty, the answer may lie with your employees. Learn more here.

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They Know Technology and Wear Ties: 5 Reasons Why Generation X Is Taking Over in Business
By Keith Johnstone | June 22, 2017

More baby boomers are retiring, leaving a leadership vacuum. Gen Xers are uniquely poised for become the champions of the business world. Learn why here.

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5 Ways to Create Employee Loyalty in a Gig Economy
By Sarah Clark | May 20, 2017

Many businesses worry about investing too much because an employee might leave unexpectedly, but it’s important to do the opposite.

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Why Employee Well-Being Needs to Be a Priority
By Heather Huhman | May 11, 2017

Stress can come from anywhere. Whether it's from home or the workplace, employees need your help. This is why you need to prioritize employee well-being.

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Misclassifying An Employee Will Cost You: How To Avoid Common Mistakes
By Justin O. Walker | April 29, 2017

Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor can be a costly mistake for your business. Here's the differences between the two.

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Top 10 Most Effective HR Solutions for 2017
By George Beall | March 17, 2017

The top HR solutions for simplifying and growing your business in 2017

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5 Tips for Finding and Hiring Awesome Remote Workers
By Adam Seabrook | March 07, 2017

How to find the best members for your team

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9 Critical Questions to Ask Your Restaurant Employees
By Whitney Sanchez | March 03, 2017

Who you hire has a big role in the success of your restaurant. Learn about keeping in touch with your staff here.

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How Open Office Plans Affect Workplace Productivity
By Dan Scalco | January 15, 2017

Working in an open office can have its benefits and drawbacks. Find out how working in an open office could help or hurt your productivity.

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Tips To Create An Ethical Business Culture
By Justin O. Walker | January 10, 2017

Follow these simple tips to create an ethical business culture for your company where employees feel safe and can thrive daily.

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The 10 Best Tools for Increased Employee Engagement
By Scott Gerber | January 04, 2017

An engaged team is a productive team, so try these tools to improve communication and increase engagement among your workforce.

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7 Things You Should Know About Competition in the Workplace
By Gal Rimon | November 10, 2016

When does competition work in the workplace and when does it harm productivity? 7 points you should know.

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9 Reasons Why Encouraging Fitness in the Office is Beneficial
By Chad Brooks | October 03, 2016

Nine reasons why encouraging fitness in the workplace can be beneficial.

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From Conflict to Cooperation: Building Stronger Cross Cultural Teams
By Michael Henman | August 22, 2016

Managing a culturally diverse team can be challenging. Here are five tips for strengthening your cross cultural team.

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Make the Dream Work: 5 Reasons Why Teamwork is Crucial to Workplace Success
By Shlomo Wiesen | August 02, 2016

This article lists 5 ways that teamwork can significantly boost a company's bottom line as well as an overall culture of communication.

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6 Reasons Why You Should Hire Remote Workers and How to Find Them
By Sara McGuire | July 25, 2016

Many employers are embracing the unique benefits of hiring remote workers. Build a world-class team, from around the world.

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Motivation Station: 3 Scientifically Proven Ways To Inspire Your Team
By Ekta Sahasi | May 24, 2016

Current research suggests these strategies will help you inspire and motivate your employees, creating happier, effective and productive.

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Do Nice Businesses Finish First? The Perils of a Toxic Culture
By Robert Glazer | April 13, 2016

Even a company with a good product in a high-growth industry cannot achieve success if leadership creates a toxic company culture.

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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 facial piercings, right? Not so fast. Conventional wisdom is starting to shift.

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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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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.

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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 and focused work environment. Help them take pride in their workplace.

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

As someone in a position of leadership, it’s up to you to effectively facilitate a workplace culture that allows each employee to flourish.

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12 Best Tools for Screening Potential Hires
By Scott Gerber | April 29, 2015

The hiring process can be tedious, but finding the perfect fit for your company is worth it. Here are the 12 best tools for screening potential hires.

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Emotions vs. Information in Business Decision Making
By Shayna Marks | October 08, 2014

Details around recent study revealed that emotion plays a bigger part of decision making than information in business.

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12 Ways to Foster a More Entrepreneurial Culture
By Scott Gerber | February 11, 2014

A big part of being an entrepreneur is working in an environment with like-minded people. But how do you foster an entrepreneurial culture? YEC answers...

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Training for Interpersonal Communication Skills
By Chad Brooks | September 18, 2010
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TalentWise Hire Review
By business.com editorial staff | January 01, 1

TalentWise Hire is an employee screening site that give you information to make an informed decision about whom to hire. Check out our write-up of this service.

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PeopleFinders Review
By business.com editorial staff | January 01, 1

PeopleFinders is a good site to help you find out basic information about a potential employee. Read about it here.