Why you need to measure performance

Why you need to measure performance - http://blogs.theage.com.au Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Management
From http://blogs.theage.com.au 5040 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 21, 2008 6:07 pm
You can't manage what you can't measure. This concept has been around for ages - and it makes perfect sense. How do you know if your business is going well if you don't have some performance metrics to consider. How can you figure out if your staff are productive if you can't measure their productivity or output? The trouble is that performanc Read More

Can Your Favorite Color Determine Your Perfect Job?

Can Your Favorite Color Determine Your Perfect Job? - http://msn.careerbuilder.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Human Resources
From http://msn.careerbuilder.com 5041 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 20, 2008 1:12 am
Do you ever wish finding the perfect job could be as easy as one, two, three? According to new research, it might be as easy as red, yellow or blue. That's right; by determining which primary, secondary and achromatic colors you prefer most and least, you can figure out a successful career path based on how you approach work, the types of work Read More

What Did the Most Good for Your Profitability?

What Did the Most Good for Your Profitability? - http://www.smallbiztrends.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Strategy
From http://www.smallbiztrends.com 5040 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 19, 2008 12:43 am
Here's a question for you: If you had to pick one move that you've made in your business (past or present business) that had the biggest impact on profitability, what would it be? Just as for other articles here in the Small Business Success Center, I once again polled several entrepreneurs. This is how they answered the question: Read More

Why hiring newbies may be better than hiring experienced workers

Why hiring newbies may be better than hiring experienced workers - http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu Avatar Posted by Shelly under Human Resources
From http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu 5041 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 17, 2008 5:29 pm
As life-long employment fades and the workforce becomes increasingly mobile, many companies look to hire skilled, experienced workers to improve productivity quickly. Those workers, however, often bring baggage from prior jobs that can negate the benefits of their prior experience, according to new Wharton research. Companies might be better of Read More

Want New Business? Get a Strategy That Goes All the Way

Want New Business? Get a Strategy That Goes All the Way - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Strategy
From http://www.allbusiness.com 5047 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 12, 2008 4:15 pm
When most professionals think about getting new business, hey think about brand new markets to penetrate and focus on, or launching new initiatives to appeal to a new crowd. They attempt to identify potential customers they have ignored or those who have not been apparent to them in the past. They look for the new and different-for the proverbial Read More

NFIB Young Entreprenuer's Launch Johnny Money Online Game

NFIB Young Entreprenuer's Launch Johnny Money Online Game - http://www.nfib.com Avatar Posted by PuggieLover under Self-Development
From http://www.nfib.com 5045 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 12, 2008 3:48 pm
The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation launched the Johnny Money Online Game, a FREE Internet-based small business simulation game that engages students as they explore the risks and rewards of business ownership. The game is designed to enable educators to talk about entrepreneurship. Read More

Getting 97 percent of what you need to succeed

Getting 97 percent of what you need to succeed - http://www.management-issues.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Self-Development
From http://www.management-issues.com 5048 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 11, 2008 6:46 pm
However you define success, everyone seems to want it. Whether it's achieving goals, living according to one's calling, or making a difference in the world, everyone wants to accomplish something. But the truth is that most people struggle in the effort, and that begs the question, what is needed to get past the obstacles on the road to succ Read More

Tips for Civil Political Conversations at Work

Tips for Civil Political Conversations at Work - http://carolbory.blogspot.com Avatar Posted by Etiquette under Human Resources
From http://carolbory.blogspot.com 5051 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 9, 2008 7:54 pm
During this election season, more than likely we will encounter — either directly or indirectly — a political discussion at work. Questions will surely rise on how to address a political conversation and what are the best ways to maintain a civil dialogue while voicing opinions. Read More

How to Welcome Your Newest Employee

How to Welcome Your Newest Employee - http://www.37signals.com Avatar Posted by ZaneSafrit under Human Resources
From http://www.37signals.com 5055 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 4, 2008 1:13 am
37Signals shows how to build employee engagement from the very first day: Welcome them with open arms, celebrate their arrival. Read More

When Can You Legally Fire Employees?

When Can You Legally Fire Employees? - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Human Resources
From http://www.nytimes.com 5060 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 2, 2008 4:39 am
When you can legally fire employees isn't an easy question to answer. Laws and cases have become increasingly protective of employees. Although the "at will" doctrine is still prevalent in many states (meaning that you can freely fire an employee at any time), there are many exceptions. Plus, employees are increasingly suing managers and compan Read More
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