Knowing which situations call for a lawyer and which call for rolling up your sleeves and going the “DIY” route is crucial, assuming, of course, your business cares about money. With that in mind, here are some examples of legal issues that can likely be navigated without a lawyer, followed by some Read More
It was one of the most unqualified hires I ever approved — and it was my fault.
One of my sales guys needed to retain a translator for our Chinese clients based in Hong Kong. But we (okay, I) made mistakes. (See, some of the business challenges related to language translation noted by publisher An Read More
As a business grows, it is important that departments within the organization actively work together to help achieve mutual long-term goals. Despite their unique functions, marketing & sales and product & engineering are all dependent on each other. Read More
A look at 10 companies boost that go beyond and above to boost employee retention and happiness. From Zappos offering $2k to employees to quit first week of training if fit is bad to Chevron focusing on safety and security of it's employees. Read More
After years of confusing regulations and delays January 1 2016 will bring about the most sweeping changes to employers with 50-99 full time equivalent employees. Learn the key definitions that you need to know. Read More
Looking for a job? Why would an employer choose you over the other candidates who may well have just as much experience as you and be just as qualified?
Ask yourself the above question, can you honestly say that you can offer more than the next person lined up to interview for the position YOU sho Read More
There are many arguments in favour of ‘working from anywhere’, both from the employee’s and employer’s perspective and, now that SaaS technology is commonplace, telecommuting is no longer a luxury. Here are five often overlooked reasons to telecommute. Read More
The piece describes a dystopian universe where Amazon employees are encouraged to anonymously report on each other through the company’s Big Brother-esque management software; where people are put on notice that their jobs are on the line when they’re distracted by personal crises like cancer or a Read More
Give your employees a chance to succeed with this clearing season. It gives them the chance to become better people or become dynamic entrepreneurs. I think that it is a great chance for improvement. Read More
From Bill Gates to Barack Obama, here's an eye-opening peek at how some of the most famous and accomplished people of our time hit the sack. Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …

Robert Peters Brings Fresh Eyes to Business @FreshEyesConsul

When you can no longer see the forest for the trees, it may be time for a fresh perspective. That's where Robert Peters … More
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