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Human Resources

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The Management Theory of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth
By Sammi Caramela | February 23, 2018

Frank and Lillian Gilbreth stressed one way to get the job done.

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The Management Theory of Mary Parker Follett
By Sammi Caramela | February 21, 2018

Mary Parker Follett's management theory exists to increase coordination among workers

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10 Ways New Managers Can Be Influential Leaders
By Stacey Hanke | February 21, 2018

These 10 methods help managers elevate their role to leadership.

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Why Offering Paid Leave Is Good for Your Business
By Adam Uzialko | February 16, 2018

It's more of an investment than a simple expense.

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Management Theory of Frederick Taylor
By Sammi Caramela | February 13, 2018

While Taylor's theory could make for more efficient workers, it is not without its flaws.

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I Stopped Apologizing at Work for a Week, and Here's What Happened
By Sammi Caramela | February 12, 2018

If you apologize too often, you could seriously damage your career.

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How to Say 'No' in Business
By Keren Lerner | February 02, 2018

Drawing firm but friendly boundaries leads to greater satisfaction, for you and clients.

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Does Character Matter? The Three C's of Leadership
By Paul Comfort | January 29, 2018

Great leaders possess these characteristics and require them in those they promote.

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Workers' Comp Insurance: How Much Do You Need?
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 29, 2018

Here are five factors in figuring out how much workers' comp insurance you need.

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7 Reasons to Hire Marketing Experts Rather Than Doing It Yourself
By Rolando Herrera | January 22, 2018

You may think DIY marketing is cheaper, but it could cost you far more in the long run.

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Dating in the Workplace: Here's What You Need To Know About Fraternization
By Justin O. Walker | January 22, 2018

Understanding employee fraternization is important for your business. Here's why.

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The 5 Best Supply Chain Management Certifications
By Ed Tittel | January 10, 2018

Learn to drive the retail and manufacturing industries globally.

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In-House and Freelance Web Developers Are Ideal for Small Business
By Matt D'Angelo | January 03, 2018

Freelancers are great for quick projects, while in-house developers provide ongoing work.

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Age Discrimination in the Workplace: What Your Business Needs to Know
By Justin O. Walker | December 28, 2017

Learn about ageism and the steps your business can take to prevent it.

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On the Job: What a Construction Manager Does
By Michael Hayes | December 21, 2017

Learn what it takes to succeed as a construction manager.

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7 Best Uniform Designs for Businesses in the Hospitality and Restaurant Industries
By Rich Sharptek | December 19, 2017

Get inspired with these simple yet sharp uniform ideas.

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A Guide to Foreign Business Entities and Their U.S. Tax Classification
By Joshua Ashman Ephraim Moss | December 12, 2017

Learn more about the U.S tax classification of foreign business entities.

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Workplace Bullying: What It Looks Like and How to Stop It
By Justin O. Walker | November 29, 2017

Learn what workplace bullying is and how you can create frameworks to prevent it.

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Decisions, Decisions: Hiring a Marketing Expert vs. Doing It Yourself
By Tim Dearlove | November 17, 2017

Each has its pros and cons. These tips will help you decide which option is better.

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7 Tools to Better Manage Freelancers and Contractors
By Cabe Atwell | November 07, 2017

Make your team of freelancers efficient and productive with these tech tools.

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Should Your Business Use Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts?
By Justin O. Walker | October 31, 2017

Let's explore the pros and cons of arbitration clauses for your business.

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How to Hire a Great Web Developer
By Matt D'Angelo | October 19, 2017

Finding the right help can be daunting, but there are some useful tips to ease your pain.

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Navigating Your Team to a Successful IPO and Beyond
By Mike Tuchen | October 11, 2017

Advice from a CEO one year after going public

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3 Marks of a Bad Legal Blog Post – and 8 Marks of a Good One
By Qamar Zaman | October 09, 2017

It's better for a law firm not to blog at all than to have a bad blog. Here are some tips.

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Annual Reviews are Out. Performance Management Is In
By Stuart Hearn | October 04, 2017

These are the core elements of an effective performance management system.

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Corporate Wellness Programs: Health Benefits With Some Legal Risks
By Justin O. Walker | October 02, 2017

Learn the risks associated with creating a corporate wellness program at your business.

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5 Performance Management Practices You Need to Eliminate Today
By Stuart Hearn | September 28, 2017

High employee turnover and low morale are signals it's time to make way for new practices.

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From Blue to White: The Gig Economy's Incredible Transformation
By Michael Burdick | September 25, 2017

Three Ways You Can Prepare for the Freelance Future

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10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Magento Developer
By Rich Sharptek | September 25, 2017

Your e-commerce store on this popular platform needs the right person to bring it to life.

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7 Tactics for Ramping Up Sales Hires
By Anna Johansson | September 07, 2017

Give your new sales reps the tools they need to succeed