The cost of health care is on the rise and fewer micro-businesses owners are offering coverage to their employees. A survey of nearly 4,000 micro-businesses found that 18.6% of the respondents said their health care plans are covering full-time employees this year. That number is down from 46.2% in 2005. A micro-business has 10 or fewer em Read More

The Top 100 Management and Leadership Must-Read Blogs

The Top 100 Management and Leadership Must-Read Blogs - http://www.hrworld.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Management
From http://www.hrworld.com 4046 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 22, 2008 2:29 am
Check out these top 100 blogs to help bolster your business acumen. HR World's list includes classics like top selling business authors Tom Peters, Charles H. Green, and Bob Sutton, along with some exciting new blogs that might surprise you. Read More

Tips and Resources to Hire the Best

Tips and Resources to Hire the Best - http://www.smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Human Resources
From http://www.smallbiztrends.com 4047 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 20, 2008 2:19 pm
The risk/reward ratio is higher with new hires at small companies. The cost of a mis-hire is considered to be, on average, 3-4 times their annual salary. The cost of mis-hire at a small company can exceed that and quickly reach — the entire company. On the other hand, the reward from a great new hire at a small company can be—the entire company Read More

American Chopper - How Personalities Clash At Work

American Chopper - How Personalities Clash At Work - http://open-source-innovation.com Avatar Posted by hamerhokie under Self-Development
From http://open-source-innovation.com 4047 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 19, 2008 11:26 pm
How the weekly argument on American Chopper illustrates the real-world conflict between personality types at work - and how you can help eliminate the conflict. Read More

Three Strategies for Managing Generation Y

Three Strategies for Managing Generation Y - http://www.bnet.com Avatar Posted by Funster under Management
From http://www.bnet.com 4049 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 18, 2008 1:14 pm
We know what you're thinking: These millennial kids really need mentors, flextime, and the reassurances of Mom and Dad? Why not dissipate their demands with the swift crack of a whip? Veteran leaders, however, will tell you that old-school management techniques only serve to drive young recruits elsewhere. Getting the most from millennial empl Read More

It's a relationship world out there

It's a relationship world out there - http://trustedadvisor.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Strategy
From http://trustedadvisor.com 4051 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2008 8:26 pm
Those who persist in viewing the world through competitive lenses are marginalizing themselves. Those who see through collaborative lenses are, paradoxically, those who will win—not those who set out to "win" by competing. Read More

How to Reduce Employee Turnover

How to Reduce Employee Turnover - http://www.cpnonline.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Management
From http://www.cpnonline.com 4051 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2008 8:25 pm
There is an old saying that goes; “Employees don't quit working for companies, they quit working for their bosses.” Regardless of tenure, position, title, etc., employees who voluntarily leave generally do so out of some type of perceived disconnect with leadership. Furthermore, while the accuracy of exit interviews are somewhat debatable, they no Read More

Steer clear of these 10 illegal job interview questions

Steer clear of these 10 illegal job interview questions - http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Human Resources
From http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com 4049 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2008 8:25 pm
Although HR departments should be aware of questions that are illegal to ask prospective employees, some hiring managers aren't so savvy. Many illegal questions are easy for just about anyone with elementary social graces to avoid, but others might surprise you. Read More

The Art of Measurement

The Art of Measurement - http://firedoglake.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Strategy
From http://firedoglake.com 4051 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2008 3:08 pm
The old saying (which I'm sick of) is that “you can't manage what you can't measure.” It's a statement with a lot of truth to it, but so is this: “you measure what you manage, so you'd better be sure you're measuring what you want to manage.” Read More

Four easy tips for peak performance

Four easy tips for peak performance - http://www.huffingtonpost.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Self-Development
From http://www.huffingtonpost.com 4053 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 16, 2008 2:21 am
Successful professionals report experiencing "flow" (a la Csikszentmihalyi) in their work. If you want to perform like a superstar, wean yourself from your "continuous partial attention" habits and start enjoying peak performance perks with these four easy tips. Read More
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