Start-ups and small businesses tend to be more agile and flexible than their larger, corporate siblings. During the nimbler, non-bureaucratic, rat-race of trying to grow or survive, founders, owners, and employees are freer to take risks, be creative, disrupt the old way of doing things, and attempt anything that will help the business be more […]
A list of things you should never do or you’ll find yourself being sued by your employees. Avoiding lawsuits should be a high priority for small companies.
Employers can quickly sort through a pile of resumes by looking for warning signs, Betty Wang writes. Be wary of candidates who make spelling mistakes, don’t follow instructions or fail to project a professional demeanor, she writes.
A traditional resume (or a LinkedIn profile) may be necessary for anyone who’s looking for a job, but in my 10 years as a business owner, I’ve never relied on either one to hire.
Hiring is exploding in the one corner of the U.S. economy where few want to be hired: Temporary work. From Wal-Mart to General Motors to PepsiCo, companies are increasingly turning to temps.
For centuries, different forms of writing have appeared via endless mediums. Now that we have hit the digital age, content writing naturally has evolved.
If creating an environment of happy workers sometimes directly relates to creative fulfillment and what those employees get paid, what about those who have to work longer hours? Some companies are asking their employees to take on monumental projects that sometimes require working into the night. When that happens, is it fair for a business […]
Google Base 2.0? Google Mine lets you share your belongings with your friends and keep up to date with what your friends are sharing. It enables you to control which of your Google+ Circles you share an item with. It also lets you rate and review the items, upload photos of them and share updates […]
We know that people in large corner offices sometimes do bad things. Could the size of the space actually be one cause?If you’re skeptical about a link between office size and dishonest behavior (and we were), take a look at a new study from Columbia, MIT, Northwestern, Harvard and Berkeley. Across four experiments, it finds […]
The U.S. economy added a better-than-expected 195,000 jobs in June and employment gains for May and April were revised sharply higher, the U.S. government said Friday. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 7.6%, but the size of the labor force increased by 177,000, according to the Labor Department. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch expected an increase […]
Cultivating a more positive outlook is a better way of boosting creativity than indulging a tortured genius, according to consultant psychologist and professor Neil Frude who has begun working with ad organization Havas Worldwide London to provide “positive psychology” training to the agency’s staff. It’s all about creating a virtuous circle. “There is a strong […]
One year after Microsoft acquired enterprise social network Yammer, the tech giant announced a new partnership between Yammer and Klout.
Today, we’re announcing the opening of our German subsidiary with an office in Düsseldorf. With a 124% increase in traffic since June 2012 and 2.3 million unique visitors in June 2013, Indeed.de is …
Whenever you go to a new hotel or a new bar or even visiting a house,you get a feeling about what the place is like when you first go through the door. You form an impression on first sight about whether it is going to be interesting, or if it is going to be less […]