While highly effective at spurring greater productivity, employee opinion surveys can be cost-prohibitive for some companies. A less expensive but still impactful approach to assess the workplace culture, as used by a successful Texas-based technology company, is described in this post Read More
Quantifying the business, individual, and societal impact that regular telecommuting could have on the nation and for small to medium sized businesses Read More
Legally speaking, you can ask just about anything at a job interview. But there are plenty of questions that you should never actually ask, because they'll quickly come back to haunt you. If you ask a question that could be interpreted as discriminatory and then choose not to hire the interviewee, it can be very easy for that interviewee to say that he or she didn't get the job due to discrimination Read More
One of the first hires most entrepreneur's make ends up with a title like Office Manager. This is why and how this person, after a while, ends up without a job Read More
Direct Marketing List Brokers representing over 50,000 direct mail list databases worldwide, with top quality direct mailing lists, telemarketing lists, opt-in email and SMS/text messaging list Read More
Almost everyone would agree that starting and running a small business requires exceptional competence. However, according to studies conducted by Dr. David A. Dunning, a professor of psychology at Cornell University, most incompetent people do not know they are incompetent. In fact, people who do things poorly are usually more confident in their ability than people who do things well. The studies indicate that incompetent people have a tendency to over estimate their abilities, suggesting they are ignorant of their own ignorance Read More
If there is ever a time more than others that a business needs a strong leader it is now… in times of uncertainty and fear. Do you know what really makes a strong leader? Are you that leader? If not, how can you become that leader Read More
Something that grates with me is why so many downright silly interview questions continue to be asked even though they are clearly pointless & invariably just waste time?? here are my 10 of the MOST STUPID interview questions EVER Read More
The 40 finalist companies for our 2010 workplace recognition award have "cracked the code" on not breaking the bank on talent investment, while reaping better average returns than their fellow applicants Read More
Entrepreneurs, by their very nature, are usually very skilled at figuring out how to create opportunities out of even the most dire of circumstances.  They regard health care reform no differently. Read this to learn who will ultimately end up paying for it Read More

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