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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.

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.

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.

3 Simple Ways to Be a Better Boss
By Shannon Gausepohl | October 26, 2016

Don't be a terrible boss; fix the behavior now to salvage your career.

5 Simple Ways to Get Better at Delegating
By Karina Fabian | October 05, 2016

Delegation is a necessary managerial skill, but it's one of the most difficult to learn. Here are some simple steps for building your delegation skills.

No Trust Among Your Team? How to Fix It
By Chad Brooks | June 26, 2016

The majority of workers don't have a lot of trust in their employer, boss or co-workers.

What Makes Top Companies So Attractive to Employees?
By Shannon Gausepohl | June 22, 2016

The major companies on LinkedIn's Top Attractors list have a few things in common that make employees want to join and stay there.

The Biggest Challenge You'll Face as a First Time Boss
By Chad Brooks | May 20, 2016

First-time bosses face their biggest challenge in balancing individual responsibilities with the time spent overseeing others.

Dear Brittney: Should I Fire an Underperforming Employee?
By Brittney Morgan | April 18, 2016

Is someone on your staff slacking? If you're considering firing an underperformer, here's our advice.

Saying Goodbye: How to Conduct Effective Exit Interviews
By Chad Brooks | March 30, 2016

OfficeTeam offers several tips on how to make the most out of your exit interviews.

Are Performance Reviews Fair? Managers Disagree
By Chad Brooks | February 24, 2016

Most managers differ on what makes or doesn’t make performance reviews fair.

Improving Employee Performance Is All About Communication
By Nicole Fallon | February 01, 2016

Want your employees to be more productive and efficient? Here are a few ways to boost their performance through communication.

10 Signs Your Employee Is Ready to Quit
By Chad Brooks | January 01, 2016

Even if would-be quitters think they are keeping their plans secret, those who are thinking about jumping ship and leaving their jobs often give off cues.

Overcoming the 5 Biggest Obstacles to Innovation
By Nicole Fallon | August 11, 2015

Is your company hitting a roadblock on the path to innovation? Here's how to overcome five major obstacles that could be holding you back.

Employee Theft On the Rise and Expected to Get Worse
By Chad Brooks | July 17, 2015

Poor pre-employment screening and a decline in supervision are contributing to the rise in employee theft incidents.

5 Amazingly Generous Bosses Who Will Inspire You
By Brittney Morgan | June 06, 2015

Want to be a better boss? Take some inspiration from these incredibly generous employers.

18 Inexpensive Holiday Gifts Your Employees Will Love
By Nicole Fallon | May 01, 2015

A thoughtful gift can keep your staff motivated throughout the holiday season. Here are 18 inexpensive gift ideas for your employees.

Considering Employee Leasing? What You Need to Know About Using a PEO
By Nicole Fallon | May 01, 2015

A professional employer organization (PEO) is a firm that provides businesses with outsourced workers while eliminating the recruitment efforts, taxes and benefits administration associated with...

The Best CEO In the World Is...
By Chad Brooks | April 28, 2015

The winner may surprise you!

The Test That Reveals If Your Boss is a Jerk
By Business News Daily Editor | April 27, 2015

Humility remains the best policy for leaders.

Soft Skills Matter: Can They Be Taught?
By Nicole Fallon | April 10, 2015

Your employee training program might cover the practical skills your staff needs to do their jobs, but it's just as important to improve soft skills like work ethic and a good attitude.

4 Conversations You Need to Have with Your Employees
By Nicole Fallon | March 14, 2015

Want to help your employees feel engaged and successful? Take the time to have these important conversations with them.

Employees With Disabilities Can Boost Business Success
By Business News Daily Editor | December 23, 2014

Bringing in workers with disabilities isn't an act of charity; it's part of a sound hiring strategy that can really benefit a company.

Should You Fire That Employee? 4 Questions to Ask
By Nicole Fallon | December 16, 2014

When you're thinking about terminating an employee based on performance, there are a few factors to consider and steps to be taken first.

Recruiting Software: 10 Providers to Consider
By Brittney Morgan | October 08, 2014

Need help managing job applicants? Check out these recruiting software providers.

8 Recruitment Tools for Small Businesses
By Sara Angeles | August 15, 2014

Hiring for a small business has never been easier. Check out these recruitment websites, software, apps and other free resources to find top talent in your industry.

Employee Background Checks: What's Legal, What's Not
By Chad Brooks | April 02, 2014

If you're trying to find out more about a job candidate before you hire, make sure you know what's legal and what's not.

5 Tips for Hiring Employees for Your Startup
By Nicole Fallon | December 14, 2013

When your startup is ready to hire an employee, there's a lot of pressure to choose the right person. Here are some tips to help you out.

What Makes Employees Happy (It's Not Money)
By Chad Brooks | September 17, 2013

Employees say it is intellectual stimulation, not the bucks, that gives them the most job satisfaction.

5 Simple Ways to Be a Better Boss
By Chad Brooks | September 13, 2013

Whether you're at the beginning of your career or a seasoned pro, here are five simple ways to be better at being the boss.