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Red Flags to Watch for When Hiring a Freelancer
By Scott Gerber | May 13, 2019

When considering freelancers, these 12 things should give you pause.

How to Recognize and Support Employees With Impostor Syndrome
By Chris Lennon | January 03, 2019

HR has an important role to play in recognizing and addressing impostor syndrome in the workplace. Learn more about impostor syndrome and how you can work to reduce this feeling among your employees...

Commercial Cleaning Services Buying Guide
By Kayla Harrison | December 12, 2018

Need a commercial cleaning service for your office building? Our buying guide will help you understand what to look for and how to choose a vendor.

3 Strategies to Equip Your Company for the Freelance Revolution
By Peter Johnston | November 27, 2018

The workforce is poised for a dramatic transformation. How prepared is your business?

4 Tips to Build a Strong In-House Marketing Team
By Syed Balkhi | November 12, 2018

Marketing agencies can be great, but an in-house team is ideal if you have the resources.

What's the Best Office Design? Staples Executive Offers Insight
By Chad Brooks | October 23, 2018

Find out what you need to know about the current trends in office design.

Drinking on the Job: Small Business Guide to Creating an Office Policy
By Paula Fernandes | August 27, 2018

Serving alcohol in the office can be a nice perk, but there's a lot to consider first.

9 Steps to Harnessing the Power of Your People to Innovate
By Alex Goryachev | August 14, 2018

Innovation should be the core of an organization, not just a side project.

How to Effectively Monitor Your Remote Workers
By Isaac Kohen | June 25, 2018

Tracking employee engagement doesn't have to lead to a lack of trust.

Are Your Employees Bringing Out the Best in One Another?
By Kerry Goyette | May 07, 2018

The best teamwork occurs when complementary skills combine in an environment of respect.

Why Does Power Abuse Persist?
By Petrina Coventry | May 04, 2018

It's important to understand the psychology of abusers and their supporters.

10 Best TED Talks for Training and Motivating New Employees
By Matt D'Angelo | May 03, 2018

These TED Talks have countless lessons for the modern worker.

15 Benefits and Perks That Will Keep Your Remote Employees Happy
By Jens Jakob Andersen | March 27, 2018

Employees want better benefits more than they want a pay raise.

Should You Let Your Team Work Remotely?
By Fiona Adler | March 08, 2018

Working from home has huge benefits if you implement a balanced policy.

Collaboration Improves Workplace Performance. Here's How to Encourage It
By Stuart Hearn | March 02, 2018

Employees are more productive and persevere more in collaborative work environments.

Are You Paying a Living Wage?
By Adam Uzialko | February 27, 2018

Employees who earn enough to get by improve performance and overall business.

The Management Theory of Henry Mintzberg
By Sammi Caramela | February 27, 2018

Mintzberg identified some basics of management.

The Management Theory of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth
By Sammi Caramela | February 23, 2018

Frank and Lillian Gilbreth stressed one way to get the job done.

10 Ways New Managers Can Be Influential Leaders
By Stacey Hanke | February 21, 2018

These 10 methods help managers elevate their role to leadership.

Why Offering Paid Leave Is Good for Your Business
By Adam Uzialko | February 16, 2018

It's more of an investment than a simple expense.

Management Theory of Frederick Taylor
By Sammi Caramela | February 13, 2018

While Taylor's theory could make for more efficient workers, it is not without its flaws.

How to Say 'No' in Business
By Keren Lerner | February 02, 2018

Drawing firm but friendly boundaries leads to greater satisfaction, for you and clients.

Does Character Matter? The Three C's of Leadership
By Paul Comfort | January 29, 2018

Great leaders possess these characteristics and require them in those they promote.

Building Critical Thinking Skills to Solve Problems at Work
By Lynette Reed | January 04, 2018

Follow this six-step discussion process to foster critical thinking in your team.

How an Effective Remote Work Culture Can Relieve the Loneliness Epidemic
By Matt Wool | December 20, 2017

Build a positive, nurturing culture for your remote employees.