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In a Hurry to Get Employee Feedback? Use This Method
BY Alison Davis

In a few weeks, you can complete a focus group project that gives you employee feedback.

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Misclassifying An Employee Will Cost You: How To Avoid Common Mistakes
BY Justin O. Walker

Understanding the difference between an employee and independent contractor.

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5 Habits for a High-Performing Team
BY Michael Henman

Success is attained through the accumulation of many small actions done effectively.

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Top 10 Most Effective HR Solutions for 2017
BY George Beall

HR can present a daunting amount of work for businesses of any size

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Managing Your Restaurant – A Guide
BY business.com editorial staff

There is a lot to restaurant management, whether you manage it yourself or hire managers.

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5 Tips for Finding and Hiring Awesome Remote Workers
BY Adam Seabrook

How to find the best members for your team

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Gap Insurance for Healthcare? Look for more of it in 2017.
BY David Reid

Companies look for way to help cover out-of-pocket expenses.

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Should Companies Tie Performance Bonuses to Diversity Goals?
BY Alison Napolitano

Can money help companies over even the highest hurdles?

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A Psychologist's View on Employee Feedback in the Workplace
BY James Cummings

Changing behaviors to create productive people

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Risks and Rewards of Remote Working from a Performance Management Perspective
BY Stuart Hearn

Is telecommuting a viable option in terms of productivity?

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Entrepreneurs Name the 12 Best Intranet Platforms
BY Scott Gerber

These YEC members share their picks for the best intranet platforms.

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3 Essential Elements You Need When Empowering Your Staff
BY Cameron Martel

Everyone benefits when a company’s culture empowers its people.

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How Open Office Plans Affect Workplace Productivity
BY Dan Scalco

Learn the pros and cons of working in an open office

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Tips To Create An Ethical Business Culture
BY Justin O. Walker

Forty-one percent of U.S. workers reported unethical or illegal misconduct while at work

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Understanding the Growing Importance of Work-Life Integration
BY Stuart Hearn

Why work-life balance is no longer good enough for business

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EEOC Recommendations For Individualized Assessments
BY Brett McIntyre

An employer should consider whether the criminal record has a relevance to the job at hand

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The 5 Most Important Qualities You Must Have in Your CTO
BY Alexey Chalimov

The long road to the success of your startup begins with building the right team

Advice
What are the best and most cost effective sites to find business partners?
QUESTION | BY Gavin Williams | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/08/16

We area newly developed manufacturing operation in China, producing made to order truck side curtains for western countries. We require business units or individuals to product support in...

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The Digital Shift: Embracing New Technology and Engaging Your Employees
BY Ted Novak

New technology can help you foster a culture that can retain and grow a talented team.

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7 Fun Ideas for Team Bonding
BY Michael Henman

Team outing ideas that will help your staff connect and have fun.

Advice
When building a complex website, should I hire a project manager?
QUESTION | BY Krista Sparks | 17 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/21/16

I am looking to build an online marketplace and have been talking to a few developers who can help build the website. I have met with a few people that are not developers, but project managers with...

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Are You an Introvert? You Can Still Be a Great Leader
BY Michael Henman

5 Tips for Introverts

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7 Things You Should Know About Competition in the Workplace
BY Gal Rimon

When Does Friendly Competition Drive Employee Motivation and When Does it Kill It?

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12 Ways to Use Slack to Be More Productive
BY Scott Gerber

Slack helps teams of all sizes communicate effectively. Learn how you can use the app.

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What is the relationship between the procurement and supply chain management?
QUESTION | BY Suman Verma | 6 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/28/16

I have just stepped into the SCM and it's really hard for me to know the relationship b/w the procurement and SCM. How are they inter-related and what will be the impact on the total process?

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Why Brainstorming is Flawed: Solutions to Better Productivity
BY Ray Williams

Alternative solutions to brainstorming

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9 Reasons Why Encouraging Fitness in the Office is Beneficial
BY Charles Crawford

Fitness is an important part of life, which can positively affect your career success

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Continuing Education: The Value of Online Degree Programs & How to Choose One
BY Marisa Sanfilippo

Learn about the benefits of getting an online degree and how to choose the right school.

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International Business Law 101: 5 International Business and Trade Law “Gotchas”
BY John Morabito

Doing business internationally? Here are five things international business lawyers want you to know before doing business abroad.

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The Right and Wrong of Pursuing Happiness in the Workplace
BY Al Gomez

When people talk about dream jobs or Fortune 500 companies, they usually think about buffet lunches, large salaries and countless perks.