This is a follow up article to an earlier commentary on workplace loans. As opposed to just saying don't apply for these loans, I wanted to offer an alternative. Personal loans from Prosper are that alternative. Read More

Stay Interviews: Hold On To Your Best Employees for Less

Stay Interviews: Hold On To Your Best Employees for Less Avatar Posted by CateCosta under Human Resources
From http://smallbiztrends.com 205 days ago
Made Hot by: mikehartman1 on February 10, 2014 5:59 pm
As the economy improves, employees are feeling more comfortable with their career prospects. A new Glassdoor survey found that two in five employees expect a pay raise in 2014 and their fear of layoffs is at an all-time low since 2008. Though this speaks to a healthy economy, perhaps most distressi Read More
Most of us have goals of moving upward in the workplace. The gradual process of assuming more people to supervise and greater responsibilities are the allure of upper management. Making smart decisions on this path can make all of the difference... Read More
Andrew Hill at the FT wrote an interesting column last week about “Purpose”. As he pointed out, it has become quite a buzzword in CEO circles. Ellen Kullman, CEO at Dupont wasn’t the only CEO to use it at the recent World Economic Forum. But he missed a point - purpose needs context. Read More
By Paul Spiegelman

“Culture” may have been the biggest buzzword of 2013. Culture is something leaders like to talk about all the time, but relatively few companies are actively investing in it. A company’s culture isn’t just a mission statement to slap on the website or something that can be sus Read More

4 Ways to Improve Employee Retention

4 Ways to Improve Employee Retention Avatar Posted by AbhiZopim under Human Resources
From http://blog.zopim.com 206 days ago
Made Hot by: NanoTechnologyMedia on February 7, 2014 6:22 am
Keeping your employees happy and motivated is a challenge and the downside can be a flurry of resignations. Here's how you can improve employee retention. Read More
Social media platforms are rivaling classified ads and online job boards as major hiring resources. Here are 8 tips on using them to find the best talents. Read More
Employee turnover is expensive, although its costs don't always show on a P&L. Learn 5 ways how scheduling software can reduce employee turnover. Read More
Maynard Webb, founder of Webb Investment Network: It’s all about attitude. Operate from a mindset that demonstrates what you are building is very rare and special, and you are offering a once-in-a-lifetime ground floor opportunity to those who are qualified to participate. It's like having front ro Read More
Firing people is hard, especially as a small business owner who relies on their staff heavily in order to get things done. Making sure your employee needs to be let go and not just corrected is easier when you recognize these five signs of a problem staff member. Read More

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