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Latest: Advice, Tips and Resources in HR Topics

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The 5 Most Important Qualities You Must Have in Your CTO
By Alexey Chalimov | December 11, 2016

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

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The Digital Shift: Embracing New Technology and Engaging Your Employees
By Ted Novak | December 07, 2016

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 | December 01, 2016

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

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Are You an Introvert? You Can Still Be a Great Leader
By Michael Henman | November 15, 2016

5 Tips for Introverts

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

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 | October 28, 2016

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

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Why Brainstorming is Flawed: Solutions to Better Productivity
By Ray Williams | October 13, 2016

Alternative solutions to brainstorming

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

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 | September 28, 2016

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 | September 23, 2016

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 | September 21, 2016

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

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The Role Leaders Play in the Process When Communicating Organizational Change
By Alison Davis | September 21, 2016

Follow these tips, along with the tools and resources you need to be successful in communicating organizational change to employees.

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We Can All Get Along: 5 Tips for Managing Conflict in the Workplace
By Zak Mustapha | September 20, 2016

Follow these tips to be more effective in dealing with conflict at work.

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Covering Your Bases: Key Legal Considerations for Startups
By Fred Cohen | September 20, 2016

Launching a new business can be both fun and exciting, but be sure to consider these legal issues that are often overlooked.

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Upping Employee Engagement: What Your Team Wants But Doesn’t Get at Work
By Michael Henman | September 19, 2016

Find out what your team wants from you as a manager, and how you can help them be happier and more productive at work.

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Achieving Success Using Performance Improvement Plans
By Rosanna Nadeau | September 19, 2016

Experience shows that 10% of employees are performing below job expectations in most organizations. But performance can be turned around, when managers use Performance Improvement Plans effectively....

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5 of the Biggest Issues Facing Digital Marketing Agencies
By Blair Nicole | September 16, 2016

Managing client expectations and keeping up with trends in an ever-changing industry. Here's how to make it a little easier.

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Why HR's Organizational Structure Matters
By business.com editorial staff | September 06, 2016

As the Human Resources function evolves to become a stronger, more strategic partner to the business, new priorities continue to shape what we do and how we do it. Does your structure enable...

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Eyes Everywhere: 6 Ways to Stay Aware as a CEO
By Thomas O'Malley | September 02, 2016

As CEO, you need to know what's happening in your organization at all times. Discover six ways you can remain aware at all times.

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CIO vs. CMO: Who Owns What?
By Fergal Glynn | August 29, 2016

Today's enterprises invest billions of dollars in marketing technology. But who controls the budget and owns decisions?

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3 Books You Need To Read If You’re a Team Leader (That You’ve Never Heard of)
By Michael Henman | August 25, 2016

If you’re serious about progressing as a team leader or manager, you’ve probably read dozens of books on personal development, communication, and leadership.

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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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The 7 HR Mistakes That’ll Cost You Big
By Sarah Landrum | August 22, 2016

Everyone makes mistakes that are potentially costly, but in human resources, it’s especially important to error-proof your actions.

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In Defense of the Open Office: The Case for the Hybrid Workplace
By David Chao | August 17, 2016

The backlash against the open office is in full force. How can we keep the collaboration while giving employees the autonomy they need?

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Benefits for All: How to Attract More Women to the Workplace
By business.com editorial staff | August 09, 2016

There is a notable lack of female talent in top positions. Find out how to attract more women to the workplace here.

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6 Big Differences Between a President and a CEO
By Sudhakar I. Prabu | August 08, 2016

The difference may be established by bringing clarity on corporate governance and scope.

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

Traditionally one might say that a successful workplace is one that is humming along with robust sales, active meetings, with an ongoing plethora of presentations, PowerPoints, client calls, and of...