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Switching to an Automated HR System? Here's How to Prepare
By business.com editorial staff | May 11, 2020

Automated HR systems are key to compliance. Here's how to prepare for the transition.

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How to Lead Your Team Through COVID-19
By Joshua Stowers | May 11, 2020

Homes.com has found great success with its new #WorkFromHomes program that prioritizes supporting its employees who are now working remotely.

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17 Effective Methods for Managing Your Remote Team's Tasks
By Scott Gerber | May 09, 2020

Ensuring everyone is focused on the right tasks is critical. Here are some ways you can help share goals and ideas.

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How to Communicate Most Effectively With Team Members During COVID-19
By Meredith Schmidt | May 07, 2020

Crises like COVID-19 can leave teams feeling anxious. As a leader, you need to genuinely connect with and encourage each and every employee. Here's how.

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The Power of Anonymity for Employee Feedback
By business.com editorial staff | May 07, 2020

Here's how to get honest feedback from your employees.

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What Does Modern Leadership Really Mean?
By business.com editorial staff | May 07, 2020

Does a new workforce require new leadership styles?

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Human Relations Management Theory Basics
By Sean Peek | May 06, 2020

The human relations theory of management began development in the early 1920s. Today, it is integral to every business, and understanding the involved skills and theories is key to employee success.

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How to Successfully Manage Remote Work Amid COVID-19
By Derek Gallimore | May 03, 2020

Making sure you are getting the most out of your remote employees is critical during the current environment.

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How to Support Furloughed Employees (and Bring Them Back to Work Properly)
By Adam Uzialko | May 01, 2020

The pandemic and its economic impacts have led many companies to furlough employees. Here's what you can do to support your furloughed employees and bring them back to work the right way.

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How to Improve Relations Between Your Managers and Employees
By Sammi Caramela | May 01, 2020

Poor relationships in the workplace can be detrimental to the health of your business.

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How to Boost Employee Wellbeing With Mobile During COVID-19
By Jared Atchison | April 30, 2020

Maintaining team connections is more important than ever in this time of remote work and uncertainty. Here are some mobile tools and methods to boost your team's morale and productivity.

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Hazing in the Workplace
By business.com editorial staff | April 30, 2020

You can address workplace hazing with multiple strategies.

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5 Ways Your Business Can Boost Its Productivity During the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Nathan Resnick | April 28, 2020

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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5 Tips for Building a Successful Remote Company
By business.com editorial staff | April 27, 2020

Build a remote company that runs like clockwork.

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The 6 Types of People Every Business Owner Needs on Their Team
By business.com editorial staff | April 27, 2020

A strong team can support and grow your business. Here are the six types of people you need on your team.

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The Management Theory of Max Weber
By Sean Peek | April 27, 2020

The bureaucratic management theory claims it will increase your business's efficiency.

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4 Signs You Need to Hire a Social Media Manager
By business.com editorial staff | April 24, 2020

Here's how to tell if you're ready for a dedicated social media manager.

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Managing Retail Employees: How to Keep the Good Ones
By business.com editorial staff | April 23, 2020

Retail has high turnover, but here are six ways to retain the ones you want.

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How to Help a New Employee Relocate
By Sammi Caramela | April 23, 2020

Here's what you can do to make relocation a better experience for your new employee.

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Guide to Expatriate Education and Training
By business.com editorial staff | April 22, 2020

Do you ever need to relocate employees for international assignments? Here's how and why you should tailor your company's classes for expatriates.

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Tips for Staying Sane and Productive When Working From Home
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 21, 2020

Working from home can be challenging under the best of circumstances, but even more so in the midst of a global crisis. Here, experts share their best tips for working from home.

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3 Reasons Your Company Should Hire Risk-Takers
By business.com editorial staff | April 20, 2020

Your company and culture will benefit from the risk-taker within.

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How Employees Make or Break Business Success (And How You Can Lead the Way)
By business.com editorial staff | April 16, 2020

Even the most amazing employees need direction and encouragement to succeed. Here are some tips on how to lead them to achieve.

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Interview Questions to Ask an Email Marketing Manager
By business.com editorial staff | April 16, 2020

Email marketing is a key part of a good digital marketing mix, but the person in charge of this direct channel is often overlooked.

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A Guide to Environmental Issues in the Workplace
By Sean Peek | April 16, 2020

Environmental issues in the workplace are a growing concern for companies, especially around employee health and safety. Here are five common environmental issues to address in your business.

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Time to Ban Tips? How to Figure Out What's Best for Your Restaurant
By business.com editorial staff | April 15, 2020

Banning tipping is still controversial, but it's gaining in popularity. Is it right for your restaurant?

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Why Every Company Needs Business Process Management
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

To become and remain successful and competitive, businesses must continuously improve their processes.

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Fast, Good or Cheap – Pick Three?
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

The Iron Triangle has obvious shortcomings. Learn how the lean startup process is the best way to achieve "fast," "good" and "cheap" all in one project.

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Does Your Business Have a Battle Rhythm? Why You Need One
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

Businesses can learn much from the key aspects of military battle rhythm.

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How Agile Project Management Principles Can Modernize M&A
By business.com editorial staff | April 13, 2020

Agile is adaptive, iterative, flexible and particularly well suited for M&A.