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7 Powerful Tips for Highly Productive Online Meetings
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2022

If anything could make meetings worse, it's having to travel across the country to attend one. Here's how to hold productive online meetings.

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13 Ways to Improve Your Office Workflow
By Jennifer Post | February 14, 2022

Communication, employee training and organization are a few of the things that can improve the office workflow.

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5 Warning Signs You Need to Outsource Your HR
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2022

Should you outsource your company's HR functions? Here are five signs that outsourcing HR may be your best strategy.

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How to Prevent Employee Time Theft
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | February 12, 2022

Time fraud can be a problem for any company, but it's also an opportunity to create clear guidelines and build trust throughout a workforce.

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What Is Human Capital Management?
By Sean Peek | February 04, 2022

Human capital management encompasses all the processes a business takes during recruiting, hiring and training to optimize productivity.

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The Best Employee Scheduling Software of 2022
By Andrew Martins | February 04, 2022

Looking for the best employee scheduling software? We've reviewed the best and cheapest programs.

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Who's on Your Bench? Why You Should Focus on the B-Team
By Jennifer Post | February 04, 2022

A-players are the go-getters, but B-players make up 60%-70% of an organization.

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5 Ways Your Business Can Boost Its Productivity During the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Nathan Resnick | February 03, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven problematic for businesses worldwide. While many economic factors are beyond the control of entrepreneurs, productivity needn't be something that declines, too.

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How to Instill More Transparency in Your Business
By Marc Boscher | February 03, 2022

Increased transparency can result in higher employee morale, higher retention and a growing bottom line.

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The End of Rank and Yank: Management Practices Revisited
By Jennifer Post | February 03, 2022

Many businesses employ a management practice of ranking and then dismissing a certain number of employees every year. Can this approach survive?

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5 Ways Small Businesses Can Safeguard Employee Well-Being During a Crisis
By Howard Goldstein | February 03, 2022

Ensuring the physical and mental well-being of your employees is critical for the survival of your business.

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How to Make Remote Employees Feel More Connected
By Syed Balkhi | February 03, 2022

Keeping remote workers feeling connected is critical to your team's success.

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Resource Burn: 4 Things That Are Wasting Your Team's Time
By Victor Snyder | February 03, 2022

Reducing waste at your company is vital for ensuring its continued success and longevity.

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What Does It Take to Be a Good People Manager?
By Skye Schooley | February 02, 2022

Learn how to enhance your people management skills to effectively lead your team.

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How Leaders Can Overcome Resistance to Become More Productive
By Jared Atchison | February 02, 2022

Internal resistance kills many businesses and creative projects before they've had a chance to grow. Here's how leaders can recognize and overcome it to be more productive.

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The Management Theory of Mary Parker Follett
By Sammi Caramela | February 02, 2022

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

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What Does Modern Leadership Really Mean?
By Jennifer Post | February 02, 2022

Does a new workforce require new leadership styles?

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How to Identify a True Leader
By Sean Peek | February 02, 2022

The business.com community asked how to test for leadership ability. We found answers.

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How Employees Make or Break Business Success (And How You Can Lead the Way)
By Sean Peek | February 02, 2022

Without employee success, company-wide success will be difficult to obtain.

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Hiring Tips for a Multigenerational Workforce: From Baby Boomers to Gen Z
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 02, 2022

A multigenerational workforce provides opportunities for learning and innovation. Here's how to manage multiple generations.

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5 Tips for Hiring Your First Freelance Writer
By Syed Balkhi | February 02, 2022

Follow these smart tips to hire and train a professional writer for your business.

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How the FMLA Applies to Your Small Business
By Skye Schooley | February 02, 2022

Understand how the Family and Medical Leave Act applies to your business and what you need to do to comply with its regulations.

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3 Tips for Picking the Right Office Space
By Matt D'Angelo | February 02, 2022

It's important to consider three major things before deciding on an office space.

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10 Ways Employee Monitoring Software Can Benefit Your Remote and In-Office Teams
By Skye Schooley | February 01, 2022

Many businesses believe employee monitoring software is only useful for remote work. However, this software can be a great aid in the office as well. Here are the benefits, as well as the concerns.

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7 Ways to Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion
By Skye Schooley | February 01, 2022

Learn what companies are doing to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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How to Handle Internal Communications During a Merger
By Michael DesRochers | February 01, 2022

M&A deals are on the rise. How should entrepreneurs and business leaders prepare their workforce when going through a merger?

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How Can You Change the Diversity and Inclusion Status Quo at Your Company?
By Angela Koch | February 01, 2022

It can seem like a daunting task, but if you follow these four steps, you'll be well on your way to improving both the diversity and inclusivity of your company.

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Can Managers Become Leaders?
By Jennifer Post | February 01, 2022

Follow these five steps and become a better leader today.

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How to Develop a Business Credit Card Expense Policy
By Matt D'Angelo | February 01, 2022

Business credit cards can be useful, but how can you tailor a credit card expense policy for your employees to follow?

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Why Meetings Kill Productivity (and What to Do About It)
By Ray Williams | February 01, 2022

Meetings take up a lot of time, and contribute to the expanding work day.