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Small Business

How to Deal With a Difficult Employee

We have all worked with one. You know, the employee who just does not get along with people, an individual that employers label difficult.

Small Business

Smart Incentives for Healthy Companies

The key to employee morale lies in part with compensation. Pay your people what they are worth and you will have a satisfied workplace.

Business Management

Why Paying a Salary Is a Sensible Approach

Employee compensation includes pay, money that is offered by hourly wage or through a salary. Many companies use both pay methods, providing hourly compensation for most workers and a fixed salary for managers and certain exempt employees.

Small Business

Interview Techniques for Savvy Human Resources Professionals

Human Resources professionals have their work cut out for them especially when a critical new hire has to be found, vetted and hired.

Small Business

Business Casual and Your Company’s Image

Casual Fridays began in the 1980s, a non-compensation perk that allowed employees to dress down once per week. It was initiated during a deep recession when businesses were looking for ways to boost morale, given that pay increases were limited or frozen.

Small Business

Employee Mentoring and Your Small Business

Your small business may not have the resources to provide new employees with two-week paid training outside of the workplace, but you may have an available tool that can be just as effective: employee mentoring.

Small Business

Interviewing Tips for Screening Job Applicants

Available and publicized job openings mean the receipt of multiple applications, sometimes numbering in the hundreds for just one position. Human Resources departments are often strained under the weight of the responses, but careful consideration must be made to ensure that competitive candidates are not overlooked.

Small Business The Game of Life

All in Balance: Prioritizing Your Workplace Responsibilities

So many priorities, so little time. At least it can seem that way when you set out to begin your day at work. Prioritizing is of extreme importance as some tasks require your immediate attention while others can be put off for the day.

Small Business

How to Motivate Your Employees

Motivating your employees can prove challenging, especially if you are seeking to get more work out of them.

Small Business

Should Your Business Keep its Casual Fridays?

Tweet Fridays were usually chosen and the term, Casual Friday, began to find its way into the business lexicon. Casual Fridays are still in action today, but some businesses have

Career Planning

Survey Says Retirement Is A Dream For Some

Tweet Putting off retirement for valid reasons Some employees long for the day when the shackles of work have finally been removed from them. For most people that event comes