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Management tips and tricks to ensure your team reaches their goals. Find out how to manage the team to success.

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Dos and Don'ts for Employee Background Checks
By Katharine Paljug | June 12, 2018

While you should conduct background checks on your new employees, you have to be sure you're doing it legally. Here's what business owners need to know.

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10 Business Skills Every IT Manager Needs
By Business News Daily Editor | May 17, 2018

An IT manager's skills must extend past the technical to encompass these 10 soft skills.

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What to Do When Your Best Employee Quits
By Sammi Caramela | May 11, 2018

A key employee's departure can really impact a small company. Here's how to handle the situation professionally.

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Why You Should Hire Candidates Who Have Been Laid Off
By Jennifer Post | April 20, 2018

Being laid off does not mean that a candidate is not skilled, dedicated and hard-working.

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Service Animals and Small Business: What You Need to Know
By Charell Star | April 17, 2018

Businesses need to know when and how to accommodate people with service animals to ensure that everyone has the safest and most pleasant experience with your company as possible.

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3 Icebreakers to Get to Know Your Team
By Sammi Caramela | April 02, 2018

Getting to know each other and having fun builds a stronger, more productive team.

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Chaos Theory and SMBs: What You Need to Know
By Sammi Caramela | March 21, 2018

The Chaos Theory had a major impact on small businesses. Here's everything you need to know.

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4 Fun Ways to Improve Communication with Employees
By Sammi Caramela | March 20, 2018

Prioritize communication with employees by using one of these fun ideas.

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4 Ways to Implement Peter Drucker's Theory of Management
By Sammi Caramela | March 15, 2018

Peter Drucker was known as the father of modern management. Here's how to implement his theory.

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Tackling 4 Key Challenges of the Multigenerational Workforce
By Shannon Gausepohl | January 25, 2018

Getting millennials to work with baby boomers and Gen Xers can be challenging. Bring your office together by identifying the strengths of each generation.

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The 10 Biggest Challenges for CEOs in 2017
By Jennifer Post | January 25, 2018

Business owners and experts weigh in on the challenges CEOs will face in this year.

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Want to Create a Fully Remote Team? What Leaders Need to Know
By Jennifer Post | January 25, 2018

Some businesses are foregoing a physical office and operate as a fully remote workforce. Here are the pros and cons of this approach, and how to ensure success.

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Hiring? Avoid These 7 Common Mistakes
By Sammi Caramela | January 09, 2018

Looking to recruit and retain top talent? Step up your hiring process and avoid these common mistakes.

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Overcoming 4 Big Challenges of Managing Remote Employees
By Saige Driver | January 04, 2018

Efficiently supervising deskless employees is becoming a top priority. Experts offer their advice for managing an increasingly mobile workforce.

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Giving Bad News? Tips for Tactfully Delivering Difficult Messages
By Jennifer Post | December 22, 2017

No one likes to be the bearer of bad news, but as a leader, you'll have to share difficult messages with your team. Here's how to do it tactfully and respectfully.

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4 Ways to Recruit the Perfect Sales Team
By Brittney Morgan | September 28, 2017

Changing the way you run your hiring process could help you find the perfect employees to grow your sales team.

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Want an Engaging Workplace? Here's What You Need
By Nicole Fallon | September 25, 2017

Developing an engaged workplace requires a combination of people, programs and policies. Here's how to do it.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Modern Millennial: Management Tips for Employers
By Nicole Fallon | November 16, 2016

The "lazy" and "entitled" young millennials of yesterday have grown up, and employers may need to start changing their approach to managing this generation.