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The Secret to Career Success: Branding Yourself
By Chad Brooks | October 18, 2021

If you want a successful career, you need to hone in on your brand.

What's Your Most Productive Work Time? How to Find Out
By Nicole Fallon | October 12, 2021

The standard 9-to-5 office schedule isn't optimal for everyone. Here's how to find your most productive work time and pattern.

12 Cool Careers for History Buffs
By Stella Morrison | August 31, 2021

Here are 12 unique, history-inspired career paths you can take instead of teaching or academia.

Self-Assessment: 5 Tips for Writing Your Performance Evaluation
By Adam Uzialko | March 19, 2021

Need help writing your own self-assessment for a performance evaluation?

How to Encourage Employees to Pursue Professional Development
By Tami Kamin Meyer | February 10, 2021

Professional development shouldn't stop just because someone lands a good job at your company. Here's how to encourage it in the workplace.

How to Find a Mentor
By Matt D'Angelo | December 23, 2020

Learn what a mentor is and how you can find the best one to help you reach your professional goals.

How to Create an Employee Development and Training Program
By Max Freedman | October 21, 2020

An employee training and development program has many benefits for both your staff and your company. Here's how to build a successful program.

By Skye Schooley | July 13, 2020

Workable is the best overall recruiting software for small business because it is affordable, easy to use, and packed with useful features.

BambooHR Recruiting Software
By Skye Schooley | July 13, 2020

BambooHR has several great recruiting software capabilities, its standout feature, though, is that small businesses can track and manage individuals throughout each phase of the employment process.

Breezy HR
By Skye Schooley | July 13, 2020

Breezy HR offers an excellent free version of its recruiting software. The free plan can accommodate one active position and one active candidate pool for small businesses with basic recruiting needs.

Can Microlearning Help Your Business With Career Development?
By Business News Daily Editor | May 26, 2020

Employees crave career and leadership development. Here's how to use microlearning opportunities to help your team grow.

Why You Should Offer an Employee Health and Wellness Plan
By Business News Daily Editor | May 14, 2020

Does your business offer an employee health and wellness plan? Here's why you should, and how best to do it.

The Worst Performance Reviews Ever
By Business News Daily Editor | May 14, 2020

You think your performance review was cringeworthy? These five reviews will make you feel better.

12 Tips to Take the Stress Out of Business Travel
By Business News Daily Editor | May 13, 2020

A survey by On Call International found that many American professionals suffer from high stress and unhealthy habits during business travel. Plan smart and stay productive during your trip.

Easy Ways to Boost Your Productivity
By Matt D'Angelo | April 09, 2020

It can be hard to improve your productivity. These easy tips can help make you more productive without a herculean effort.

Success is Holding Tight to Your Passions Throughout Your Career
By Business News Daily Editor | March 23, 2020

When you find something you're passionate about or skilled in, don't take it for granted. Find a way to fit it into your career.

Best Podcasts for Learning a Language
By Business News Daily Editor | February 29, 2020

Being able to speak another language opens doors for you in business and travel. These podcasts give you a flexible and manageable way to learn.

5 Negotiation Mistakes to Avoid
By Business News Daily Editor | February 25, 2020

Negotiating is difficult and stressful. To get what you want the right way, avoid these mistakes.

Recognizing and Harnessing the 7 Levels of 'Energy Leadership'
By Business News Daily Editor | February 24, 2020

Energy Leadership™ is a discipline and process that helps professionals develop an effective leadership style. Here's how to use it for positive workplace change.

5 Highly Effective Words for Business Meetings
By Business News Daily Editor | November 24, 2019

New research has found that workers who use certain words can gain more acceptance in a meeting.

What Is Emotional Intelligence, and Why Does It Matter?
By Marisa Sanfilippo | October 24, 2019

Emotional intelligence is key to becoming a strong leader. Here's why it matters.

What Is Thought Leadership, and Why Does It Matter?
By Skye Schooley | June 12, 2019

Become an influencer for your peers by providing valuable insight.

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.

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.

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 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...

How Does Multitasking Impact Productivity?
By Matt D'Angelo | February 06, 2019

Multitasking is usually not a good idea in the workplace, but that doesn't mean you should never do it.

Habits of Highly Productive Small Business Owners
By Katharine Paljug | February 01, 2019

Learn the big-picture strategies and habits that small business sole proprietors depend on to stay productive, no matter what challenges come their way.

What Small Businesses Can Learn from Apple's iPhone Woes
By Andrew Martins | January 24, 2019

Declining iPhone sales are being blamed on a number of factors. Whatever the issue may be, there are lessons that any small business can learn from Apple's rough start to 2019.