Employees Articles

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    Make Your Meetings More Efficient

    by on July 16, 2013

    Are meetings draining you and your employees of time and energy?

    The average business meeting lasts 45 minutes and has 4.3 people in attendance, according to a new report by Blue Jeans Network, which offers cloud-based videoconferencing. For the report, the C…

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    Author Christine Comaford on Using Psychology to Engage Employees

    by on July 12, 2013

    Three simple words — and creating an organizational culture around the principles they embody — may be key to your company’s success: safety, belonging, and mattering.

    “If you want to outperform, outsell, and out-innovate the competition, take a cue f…

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    How to Increase Employee Accountability

    by on July 11, 2013

    What proportion of your employees seeks to avoid responsibility?

    When AMA Enterprise, a division of American Management Association, asked senior-level business, human resources, and management professionals that question, their responses broke down like this…

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    Get the Most From Your Employees

    by on July 11, 2013

    Employees are probably one of your largest expenses as a small-business owner. So it’s important to get the maximum results from each and every one of them. Here are some simple ideas to help you do just that.

    Foster a Productive Culture

    Every small-busine…

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    Don’t Allow a Key Employee’s Departure to Impact Your Business

    by on July 11, 2013

    Let’s face it, some employees are more valuable than others. When a key person quits, how do you assure a smooth transition? Here are a few pointers.

    1. Conduct an exit interview. Start the exit interview by making it known that there are no hard feelings a…

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    How to Hire the Right Mobile App Developer

    by on July 10, 2013

    Having a high-quality website is important, but it’s no longer sufficient for building a viable online presence. In order to attract the nation’s growing number of smartphone users, your small business needs a mobile app, too.

    Your software can be as simp…

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    Creating a Culture of Innovation

    by on July 9, 2013

    The mythology of startups today frequently centers on archetypes of brilliant founders and visionary designers who single-handedly build wildly successful, highly creative companies from scratch. Although these entrepreneurs do exist, there’s a bit more to i…

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    Sleep Genius Aims to Awaken Small-Business Productivity

    by on July 8, 2013

    Feel like you could use a little more sleep? You’re not alone. Researchers at Harvard Medical School say that at least 30 percent of the civilian workforce in the U.S. is chronically sleep-deprived. What’s worse, all that grogginess is costing businesses m…

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