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37 Ideas For Motivating Your Employees
Feb27

37 Ideas For Motivating Your Employees

A good job is hard to find, but every entrepreneur knows a good employee is even harder to keep. As an entrepreneur, one must ensure his or her company is staffed with people who look forward to coming to work every day for more than a paycheck. Through the years, I found that it was easy to keep employees…

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13 Web Tools That Will Improve Your HR Department
Oct24

13 Web Tools That Will Improve Your HR Department

Freckle is a great online tool to track employee hours. Your team can log in from anywhere, so if they want to put in a few hours work from Topeka during a layover or log some time while at the beach, it’s just a click away. It allows the project manager to keep an eye on how many hours people are spending on…

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11 Methods For Dealing With Problem Employees
Jul17

11 Methods For Dealing With Problem Employees

When you need to deal with a problem employee, be prepared to reference the original description for that position or project, and frame the talk around actions. ‘You need to stop doing this, and start doing this,’ is easier to communicate than blame or lectures. ‘You’re screwing this up’ or ‘Why can’t you…

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8 Things To Include In A Startup Confidentiality Agreement
Jun05

8 Things To Include In A Startup Confidentiality Agreement

A non-compete clause for a long period of time is really important to have in any contract because once you begin a relationship, there is a lot of sensitive information that is shared and shouldn’t be used against you if the relationship goes bad. The last thing you want is your competitor knowing…

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12 Ideas To Improve Employee Engagement
Dec27

12 Ideas To Improve Employee Engagement

Just like you measure website metrics and revenues, you can measure employee engagement. Create a survey with a few questions that can be easily scored on a scale of 1 to 5, and commit to regularly – consider quarterly – sending it around for completion. You should include an open field on the survey where…

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