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The Secrets to Building a Winning Team Culture for Your Business
By Anthony Sarandrea | October 07, 2019

One of the most important aspects of a successful business is having a great team behind you. Here's how to create an amazing company culture.

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Are You Prepared for Third-Party Cybersecurity Risk Assessments?
By Andrew Rinaldi | October 04, 2019

Learn how to prepare your small business for a third-party cybersecurity risk assessment.

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From Wine to Winning: A True Story of Standing Up to Litigation Bullies
By Regan Kelaher | October 03, 2019

Regan Kelaher has learned a lot in the last two years, and she is sharing the lessons she learned from a legal nightmare.

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How to Effectively Work With a Business Interpreter
By Sean Hopwood | October 01, 2019

If your business requires the work of an interpreter, you should take several steps to ensure accurate translations.

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How to Build a Sales Team at Scale
By Matt Shealy | October 01, 2019

Learn how to build a sales team that can scale as your business grows.

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How to a Build a Customer-Centric Culture
By John Murdock | September 30, 2019

To rise to the top of your industry, it is critical you focus on building a customer-centric culture.

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How to Enhance Your Team's Customer Service Department
By Jared Atchison | September 30, 2019

Your company's success is often determined by how well you provide customer service.

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How to Attract and Hire Diverse Employees (and Why You Should)
By Chris Christoff | September 27, 2019

Candidates are no longer seeking the highest salary or the most convenient job opportunity – they're looking to work for companies that embrace cultural diversity.

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5 Feminine Traits That Make Leaders Great
By Angela Koch | September 27, 2019

Learn how to leverage these five feminine leadership traits for business success.

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7 Ways to Retain Your Star Employees
By Mike Kappel | September 27, 2019

Use these seven techniques to keep your star employees from slipping through your fingers.

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How to Generate Creative New Content Ideas at Any Time
By David Mercer | September 26, 2019

Learn how to generate limitless creative ideas to boost your content marketing campaigns with unique and compelling headlines to make an impact and drive traffic.

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Third-Party vs. DIY Shipping – Which One Is Right for Your Business?
By Pitney Bowes | September 26, 2019

Find out how to choose the best shipping option for your small business.

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4 Tips to Successfully Launch an Online Business
By Jared Atchison | September 24, 2019

A lot more goes into starting an online business than just creating a website. Here are four things to consider when starting an e-commerce venture.

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How Would Medicare for All Impact Small Business Owners?
By Adam Uzialko | September 24, 2019

It aims to simplify and control healthcare costs, but what would it mean for SMB owners?

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Are You Hiring or Recruiting? The Difference and Why That Matters
By Komal Dangi | September 23, 2019

Hiring and recruiting may sound the same, but they're different approaches to finding talent.

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How to Rethink Your Hiring Approach
By Nathan Sheets | September 18, 2019

These three strategies will help you hire the best candidates.

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3 Non-financial Factors That Affect the Value of Your Business
By Terry Lammers | September 18, 2019

If a company isn't actively growing, it can only glide for so long before it falls back to the ground. Keep these factors in mind to steer clear of the "glider path" trap.

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Accidents in the Workplace: Is the Employer Responsible?
By Ruth Hoffmann | September 17, 2019

Employers and employees have a lot at stake in workplace accidents. The smallest detail matters.

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3 Best Productivity Hacks for Remote Teams
By Allan Dib | September 17, 2019

How to build a successful remote team? Here's how to create a productive and happy team.

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How Outsourcing Software Development Can Help Fintech Businesses
By Nacho De Marco | September 17, 2019

Businesses in the financial technology industry are increasingly turning to outsourced solutions for software development. Here's how it can help this booming market.

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5 Ways to Become an Inclusive Leader
By Tracy Lawrence | September 17, 2019

Teams led by inclusive managers are higher performers and better collaborators.

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Diversity Isn't a Checkbox: Here's How to Make It an Intentional Movement
By Dara Treseder | September 16, 2019

Diversity isn't just something that looks good to the outside world, it can spawn innovation and improve financial performance. This five-point plan will help you make it a reality in your company.

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5 Proven Steps for Building an Evergreen Employee Training Program
By Nathan Resnick | September 15, 2019

Create a training program that will deliver value for your business and employees for years to come.

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11 Ways to Successfully Onboard Your New Hires
By Dennis O’Keefe | September 12, 2019

Getting new employees started off on the right foot is critical for both them and you.

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How do I show on my resume that I was in a contract position than hired full time by the company?
By George Dougherty | 7 Answers | Last Activity on September 11, 2019

I was hired through a temp agency to do a job at a bank and the bank liked me, so they decided to hire me full time to do the same job. How do I show this on my resume? Do I include both companies...

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The Culture and Practice Behind Agile Innovation
By Vinod Saratchandran | September 09, 2019

Agile innovation must be front and center of your organization’s culture.

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Not Taking Vacation Decreases SMB Productivity
By Luke Fitzpatrick | September 05, 2019

Employees who don't take enough vacation time experience increased levels of stress.

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How to Manage Risks and Maximize Rewards of Co-Employment
By Tania Fiero | September 03, 2019

Following these four steps will help you reduce the risks co-employment poses to your business.

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Grow Your Small Business by Outsourcing Business Processes
By David Lesniak | September 02, 2019

Achieve greater efficiency, operational performance and more by outsourcing non-revenue-generating tasks to a trustworthy partner.

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How Today's Preference for Texts and Emails Is Changing Phone Call Etiquette
By Siri Hedreen | September 01, 2019

Among younger workers, text-based communication is less fearsome and more efficient.