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Survey Shows Disconnect When It Comes to Employee Development
By Andrew Martins | June 03, 2019

Employers say their employee development plans are effective, but employees disagree.

Survey Shows Republicans and Democrats Both Want to Work for Employee-Owned Businesses
By Andrew Martins | May 28, 2019

A Rutgers poll shows both sides of the political aisle prefer employee-owned companies.

7 Things to Know About Working With Gen Z
By Kiely Kuligowski | May 28, 2019

Gen Z is the most diverse and enigmatic generation yet – here's how to work with them.

Okta Apps for Good: How to Embrace Social Responsibility
By Matt D'Angelo | May 23, 2019

Corporate social responsibility is a good-natured, important part of work.

Facing the Gender Gap in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | May 21, 2019

Despite the popular sentiment that women have nearly closed the gender gap in the workplace, men continue to get the vast majority of high-paying jobs. Learn how we can close the gap.

How to Handle a PR Crisis: What Boeing Should Have Done
By Andrew Martins | May 17, 2019

Responding to crises with transparency, empathy and speed helps SMBs avoid PR disasters.

FTC Takes Action Against Customer Review Suppression
By Andrew Martins | May 16, 2019

The FTC has cracked down on contracts devised to stifle honest business reviews.

Play Video Games at Work: Fortnite for Team Building
By Andrew Martins | May 13, 2019

Here's how one small business uses a popular video game as a team-building activity.

Going Global: How to Expand Your Business Internationally
By Chad Brooks | May 09, 2019

Follow these tips to expand your business overseas.

Raising Awareness About Hearing Loss: Shark Tank Star's Method
By Matt D'Angelo | May 02, 2019

How one business professional is helping erase hearing loss stigma and making money.

Apologies From Around the World
By Skye Schooley | April 09, 2019

Benefit your SMB by learning cross-cultural differences in delivering a proper apology.

Dress Codes: What Your Business Can Legally Regulate
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 08, 2019

Dress codes can be difficult to navigate. Here's what your business can and can't require.

What You Need to Know About the Federal Overtime Rules
By Adam Uzialko | April 05, 2019

The Trump Administration is preparing to change federal overtime rules.

Key Steps Women Can Take to Be Strong Leaders
By Marci Martin | April 02, 2019

Two tips for strong female leadership include leaving your comfort zone and serving as a leader for other women.

3 Things Small Business Can Learn from From Slack's Rebrand
By Matt D'Angelo | March 26, 2019

There is a right way to rebrand. Learn a few do's and don'ts from Slack's recent decision to change its logo.

3 Types of Bad Bosses and How to Deal with Them
By Kiely Kuligowski | March 21, 2019

Having a bad boss is draining and could have you heading for the door. Here are the three most common types of bad bosses and how to deal with them.

Fear of Workplace Violence on the Rise
By Andrew Martins | March 21, 2019

An upswing in workplace violence incidents has HR professionals on their back foot, according to a recent study that found 1 in 5 don't know what to do in those situations.

5 TED Talks to Make You a Better Leader
By Adam Uzialko | March 20, 2019

Leadership is a concept in constant evolution, but many of our preconceived notions about what it means to be a leader are wrong. These TED Talks help illuminate the concept of leadership in business.

How Hardship Fueled Female Beauty Entrepreneur's Mission
By Matt D'Angelo | March 15, 2019

Brandi Leifso was living in a shelter when she got the idea for Evio Beauty Group, a company focused on helping its customers, the planet and animals.

How Successful Leaders Recover from Failure
By Andrew Martins | March 13, 2019

It may be difficult to accept, but failure is a part of running a small business. While it's important to try to avoid mistakes from happening, we've gathered some tips to help you navigate your way...

Majority of Companies Struggle to Manage Employee Absence
By Andrew Martins | March 12, 2019

While most employers are confident in their employee absence and disability readiness, the numbers in a recent study by The Standard suggest there's room for improvement.

Female Entrepreneurs Share Startup Advice for Women
By Saige Driver | March 02, 2019

It isn't easy starting a business. In honor of International Women's Day, we asked 10 women entrepreneurs to share their No. 1 tip for fellow female entrepreneurs. Here's what they said.

How Every Manager Can Create a Culture That Works
By Ned Smith | February 28, 2019

What is your company's "burning platform?"

Outsourcing Frees Small Business Owners to Focus
By Business News Daily Editor | February 27, 2019

Outsourcing isn't just about sending jobs oversees. Many savvy small business owners are letting someone else do their bookkeeping, mailing and even HR functions.

What is a Gantt Chart?
By Business News Daily Editor | February 27, 2019

These essential project management tools provide a timeline for each task and help monitor a project's progress.

You Need to Look at Your Business Through a Wide Lens
By Ned Smith | February 25, 2019

Does your business suffer from the innovator's blind spot?

6 Leadership Weaknesses and How to Fix Them
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 18, 2019

Being a leader isn't easy. Here's how to manage your position and set the best example for your team.

Characteristics of a Good Leader: Tips for New Managers
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 16, 2019

Are you a new manager? Here's everything you need to know before assuming your role.

5 Characteristics of a Good Leader: Tips for New Managers
By Sammi Caramela | February 16, 2019

Are you a new manager? Here's everything you need to know before assuming your role.

How to Know if You're a Bad Boss
By Julianna Lopez | February 14, 2019

The mistakes you're making could be leading to turnover in your staff.