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Using mentors, advisers, and community resources can make the difference between success and failure for your business. The guidance of successful, seasoned entrepreneurs can help you gain access to knowledge and insider networks.
Entrepreneurial companies can leverage -- or get the most out of -- their people by hiring efficiently and managing effectively, says the co-founder of a technical staffing firm.
Entrepreneurs will find a host of business-building resources at nearby colleges and universities, among them books, brains and bodies, writes the author. Scour the libraries for printed materials, tap faculty for consulting jobs, and marshall students for research and staffing needs, he advises. In summing up, he offers valuable tips for getting acquainted and making the best use of campus resources.
The decision to terminate an employee can be both emotional and frustrating. If not handled properly, it can also result in expensive litigation. These days, wrongful termination lawsuits are not idle threats. According to a recent study conducted by Jury Verdict Research, recently fired executives who sued are winning often and winning big.
The people working for you will be the ones to determine your success. This article will help you discover what motivates them.
Getting the best out of temporary workers requires that entrepreneurs treat them as neither employees nor pariahs but rather take a middle ground, says the founder of a staffing service.
This entrepreneur expert asserts that without a well-developed hiring process, entrepreneurs tend to make mistakes that can set their companies back. To build a high-performance top team, the author illustrates his three-step plan to reduce risk and increase hiring successes.
As the entrepreneur, you have to give your support to change efforts, whether you are the project champion or not. This article will help you communicate your support widely and regularly, providing resources and time to help the effort succeed.
The toughest and most important job of an entrepreneur is to select the people to bring into his or her company. The author suggests a way to do this: listen for the electricity.
As an entrepreneurial company grows and adds layers of management, it can and should consider policies that address work and family issues or risk inconsistency across departments, writes the founder of a human-resources services firm. The author advises companies to examine four areas: scheduling, flexibility, telecommuting, and childbirth leaves. Increased productivity will be the company's reward.
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