Tips for Civil Political Conversations at Work

Tips for Civil Political Conversations at Work Avatar Posted by Etiquette under Human Resources
From http://carolbory.blogspot.com 3544 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 9, 2008 7:54 pm
During this election season, more than likely we will encounter — either directly or indirectly — a political discussion at work. Questions will surely rise on how to address a political conversation and what are the best ways to maintain a civil dialogue while voicing opinions. Read More

How to Welcome Your Newest Employee

How to Welcome Your Newest Employee Avatar Posted by ZaneSafrit under Human Resources
From http://www.37signals.com 3547 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 4, 2008 1:13 am
37Signals shows how to build employee engagement from the very first day: Welcome them with open arms, celebrate their arrival. Read More

When Can You Legally Fire Employees?

When Can You Legally Fire Employees? Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Human Resources
From http://www.nytimes.com 3552 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 2, 2008 4:39 am
When you can legally fire employees isn't an easy question to answer. Laws and cases have become increasingly protective of employees. Although the "at will" doctrine is still prevalent in many states (meaning that you can freely fire an employee at any time), there are many exceptions. Plus, employees are increasingly suing managers and compan Read More

Microsoft Patents "Page Down" | WebProNews

Microsoft Patents "Page Down" | WebProNews Avatar Posted by loslosbaby under Legal
From http://www.webpronews.com 3553 days ago
Made Hot by: on September 1, 2008 3:07 pm
Sometimes a patent gets granted that sounds bogus, but the bank account behind it makes it "real". Page Down key? Come'on guys. Your take-away: 1) Consider keeping your Intellectual Property (IP) under wraps before you release or test your product and 2) Seek Qualified IP-related Legal Counsel. Read More

Slate's BizBox: Columbia's Entrepreneurship Curriculum

Slate's BizBox: Columbia's Entrepreneurship Curriculum Avatar Posted by BizBox under Management
From http://bizbox.slate.com 3555 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 30, 2008 4:09 pm
Columbia's undergraduate school has a new minor called "technological entrepreneurship". Read More

What Happens if Brian Leaves? The Key Employee Problem.

What Happens if Brian Leaves? The Key Employee Problem. Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under Human Resources
From http://blog.smartdraw.com 3553 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 29, 2008 6:29 pm
Brian is great at what he does. Brian is your controller—he manages all of the accounting for your small business. He keeps all of the company's expenses properly documented, finds all of the tax deductions, manages payroll, pays all the bills, negotiates for better rates on the company's health plans, and keeps a sharp eye on all of your accoun Read More

Steve MacGill: What Makes a Peer Advisory Board Work?

Steve MacGill: What Makes a Peer Advisory Board Work? Avatar Posted by ZaneSafrit under Self-Development
From http://zanesafrit.typepad.com 3554 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 29, 2008 1:56 pm
Peer advisory boards are an important resource for business leaders, entrepreneurs and startup founders. This article tells you what makes them work. Read More

Five most important lessons Guy Kawasaki has learned as an entrepreneur

Five most important lessons Guy Kawasaki has learned as an entrepreneur Avatar Posted by JohnH under Management
From http://www.sun.com 3553 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 29, 2008 1:56 pm
Popular entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and blogger, Guy Kawasaki understands business. Guy is a managing director of Garage Technology Ventures, columnist for Entrepreneur Magazine, and author of eight books on innovative business. Here he shares with us a list of the five most important lessons he's learned as an entrepreneur. Read More
Simple steps. Make the customer know you care. Organize your business around that one principle. Read More

Hiring Part I: Conducting Background Checks

Hiring Part I: Conducting Background Checks Avatar Posted by PuggieLover under Human Resources
From http://www.nfib.com 3554 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 26, 2008 8:54 pm
When it comes to background checks, employers should be aware of the reasons for performing a background check, what basic information to request, and what legal boundaries exist to protect an employee's privacy. NFIB discusses this topic. Read More

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