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 325 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

Finding Super Employees - Infographic

Finding Super Employees - Infographic Avatar Posted by itsmichelleguo under Human Resources
From 340 days ago
Made Hot by: zioncampo on January 24, 2014 12:48 am
An interactive infographic on the top qualities to look for when searching for super employees. As your business begins to take off, you need talented, effective employees to take care of key functions so you can focus on the things that matter most to strategic growth. This interactive infographic Read More

What Makes Great Entrepreneurs Tick

What Makes Great Entrepreneurs Tick Avatar Posted by johnfaust under Human Resources
From 340 days ago
Made Hot by: robinandy58 on January 23, 2014 2:03 pm
What do Richard Branson, Bill Gates and Elon Musk all have in common? Probably nothing. Or maybe a lot. Honestly, I have no idea. What I do know is that I met one of them and - trust me when I tell you - he is one-of-a-kind. A unicorn. There is no one else like him on planet earth.
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5 Ways To Make Your Office Happier

5 Ways To Make Your Office Happier Avatar Posted by Sian Phillips under Human Resources
From 340 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on January 21, 2014 9:43 pm
By Courtney Gordner

Anyone who works in an office knows that things can quickly become dull and boring, leading to unhappy employees. However, it is important to keep morale high in the work place, as your production will increase and your employees will want to work harder. Making your office e Read More

Learn How to Build a Firm Benefits Foundation

While health care reform hasn’t gone into full swing mode yet, your business can lay a firm foundation for 2015 by following …

Laura Petrolino @lkpetrolino Helps Businesses When Pigs Fly

Okay, we know how that sounds, but just listen for a minute. Laura is in the business of making the impossible … More
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