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BambooHR Performance Management Software
By Adam Uzialko | September 21, 2017

BambooHR is a great option for a stand-alone performance management system because of its open API, which allows it to integrate with a variety of other human capital management software suites and...

By Adam Uzialko | September 21, 2017

For midsize and large companies, a versatile human capital management is a must UltiPro's performance management module and associated software deliver effective tools for managing your most valuable...

Halogen TalentSpace
By Adam Uzialko | September 21, 2017

Halogen TalentSpace is our best pick for performance management systems for small businesses for its high degree of customization, easily navigated user interface, and the other effective talent...

Strategy, Supply and Demand, Marketing, Design: HR's New Role
By Jill Bowers | September 19, 2017

Human resources professionals have moved from supporting players to leading roles in many companies' business strategies. Here's what this shift means for your HR department.

What Leaders Need to Know About Managing Shy and Introverted Employees
By Sammi Caramela | August 29, 2017

Have shy individuals and introverts on your team? Work with your employees' strengths and weaknesses to create a supportive workplace.

Managing Older Employees? Leadership Tips for Young Managers
By Nicole Fallon | August 12, 2017

As a younger manager, you may find yourself with employees older than yourself. Here's how to earn their respect and work together successfully.

6 Tips for Perfecting Your Personal Brand
By Jill Bowers | July 31, 2017

Your personal brand is important, so how do you keep it genuine and polished? These expert tips can help.

Is Your Management Style Hurting Your Team?
By Jennifer Post | July 11, 2017

Is your personal leadership style helping or hurting your team? Here are a few common management strategies, and what does and doesn't work about them.

Entrepreneurs Answer the Question: 'Why Is Innovation Important'
By Chad Brooks | July 05, 2017

Coming up with new ideas is essential to success. There are several types of innovation.

What is a Non-Compete Agreement?
By Marci Martin | June 27, 2017

A non-compete agreement guards against employees leaving for a competitor, starting a competing business, or sharing trade secrets. Here's what you should know.

Toxic Leaders Offer Short-Term Benefits, But Long-Term Problems
By Chad Brooks | June 18, 2017

A study finds that toxic leaders are effective in the short-term, but cause long-term problems. Here are the plusses and minuses of working for a toxic boss.

3 Important Things to Teach Your Future Leaders
By Nicole Fallon | June 14, 2017

While some say leaders are born, a little guidance never hurts. Leadership experts share their advice for training a good leader.

Change in the Workplace Stresses Your Employees Out Most
By Chad Brooks | May 25, 2017

A new study finds that dealing with change in the workplace can have a significantly negative effect on employees.

5 Employee Training Tactics That Actually Work
By Nicole Fallon | May 19, 2017

Training employees can be difficult if you're not using the right methods. Here are a few tactics that really work.

How to Manage High-Maintenance Employees
By Nicole Fallon | May 17, 2017

Some employees require more attention and guidance than others. Here's how to best manage high-maintenance team members.

How Leaders Shape Company Culture
By Karina Fabian | May 04, 2017

Leaders play a significant role in shaping and promoting a company's culture. Here's how to

4 Smart Management Strategies for the Modern Leader
By Nicole Fallon | April 26, 2017

While leadership has always been about inspiring and guiding a team, management strategies have changed over the years. Here's what modern leaders need to know.

The Company Policies That Could Land You in Legal Trouble
By Nicole Fallon | April 12, 2017

Could your company's policies on issues like social media use and overtime actually be breaking the law? HR and legal experts weigh in.

Best Performance Management Software 2019
By Adam Uzialko | April 05, 2017

Human capital management and talent management are essential parts of human resources operations. We took a look at some of the best performance management software to help you better manage your...

Fed Up! What Small Businesses Should Expect as Monetary Policy Changes
By Adam Uzialko | March 13, 2017

If the Federal Reserve hikes its rates as expected, in tandem with reducing its balance sheet, what will that mean for the economy and your business?

All in the Family: How to Tackle 5 Big Family Business Challenges
By Paula Fernandes | March 11, 2017

Family drama can be hard enough without the added element of managing a business together. Here's how to keep your family and your company running smoothly.

Humble Leadership: Why Humility Matters for Managers
By Karina Fabian | March 02, 2017

Leaders all have their own unique strengths and skills, but one trait every leader should strive to develop is humility. Here's how to practice humble leadership.

10 Ways to Give a Kickass Business Presentation
By Jennifer Post | March 01, 2017

Make your next business presentation engaging and unforgettable with these expert tips.

Smart Ways to Improve Communication for Better Work Relationships
By Shannon Gausepohl | February 13, 2017

Want to be happy in your career? Start by improving your relationships with your boss and your team.

High or Low? Managing a Team with Different Motivation Levels
By Nicole Fallon | February 09, 2017

You can't manage a go-getter the same way you manage a person who needs some prodding. Here's how to adjust your leadership approach accordingly.

Leadership Lessons: Make People Happy
By Nicole Fallon | February 09, 2017

Tony DiMatteo, co-founder and CEO of AutoLotto, shares the experiences that helped shape his personal leadership philosophy.

Why Your Best Employees Are Quitting (and 3 Ways to Keep Them)
By Shannon Gausepohl | January 27, 2017

Don't let your best employees get away. Here are three retention tips to help reduce the chances of people quitting.

Leadership Lessons: Become a Customer-Driven Leader
By Nicole Fallon | January 27, 2017

Leslie Stretch, president and CEO of CallidusCloud, believes organizational leadership needs to shift from ego-driven to customer-driven. Here's what he's learned.

Leadership Lessons: Fiercely Focus on What You're Best At
By Nicole Fallon | December 30, 2016

Ankur Daga, founder and CEO of, shares the experiences that shaped his personal leadership philosophy.

Support Your Employees by Creating a Family-Friendly Workplace
By Paula Fernandes | December 13, 2016

Your employees are people first. As their employer, it pays off in the long run for you to let them know it's OK to attend to personal family matters.