Management

As an employer, you’re constantly on the lookout for the best potential candidates to join your team. However, it can be tough for your organization’s message to stand out in an endless sea of job postings. To help you more effectively showcase your open positions, we asked a panel of Young Entrepreneur Council members the
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There is one overlooked component to small business success and it’s something we don’t do enough of. As an entrepreneur, sleep always seems like a luxury that rates far behind everything else in your life. But unfortunately, not getting enough if it, can also harm what you are working so hard to accomplish. With all
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The American Psychological Association (APA) defines anxiety as “an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. We live in more uncertain times and that heightens anxiety in our lives, but especially in our work life. Based on a survey from the Anxiety
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Many small businesses are now allowing employees to work remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. Even aside from this recent reality, working from home has been steadily gaining popularity among business owners and employees for years. It’s not all bad, though. About 91 percent of workers actually think they’re more productive when working remotely. So
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With COVID-19 (coronavirus) making its way around the world, hardly any economic sector has been left unaffected. As the wave is sweeping over the United States, a lot of businesses and organizations are taking measures to prepare themselves for possible quarantines and shut-downs. Remote working (also known as telecommuting, or teleworking) is a work arrangement
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Small businesses don’t have the luxury of waste. Without huge teams and unlimited budgets, business owners must make every minute, dollar, and hire count. Identifying inefficient processes and replacing them with better practices can help companies save money without sacrificing quality in the bargain. How to Increase Business Efficiency Check out these top tips for
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On the surface, sleeping at work might sound like a horrible idea. However, the idea of letting employees hit the reset button and return to their tasks more refreshed and productive could be a major benefit for businesses. Whether you work from home, in an office, or in an environment that’s always changing, naps at
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When you hear the phrase “building team culture” you might envision lively office parties and team lunches, but with geographically-distributed teams and 70% of the world’s workforce working remotely, culture in the future of work means thinking beyond the physical office. Wondering how to strengthen your small business’s culture when you have remote employees? Part of building a positive
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Can’t stop confusing your Zoomers and millennials? When it comes to hiring, the differences matter. According to Pew Research, millennials were born between 1981 and 1996 which makes them 24 to 39 years old in 2020; Zoomers (or Zers or Generation Z) were born starting in 1997, so the oldest turn 23 this year. This
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Usefulness Content Freshness Tech Humanist notes how technology must be developed better for businesses and people. Whether you are a consumer of it or a developer on a team  - your sensibilities will be enlightened to be alert to opportunities to better your company culture, your operations, and just maybe, the lives of those who
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There are mundane activities in every business. These are tasks that take time and energy but frankly are better handled by someone else so you can focus on your company’s core business. “Most business owners know that they need to spend their time on high-value tasks such as business development and creating a great culture.
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Usefulness Content Freshness A former principal engineer at Apple who developed the touchscreen for the iPhone offers his insights on the use interface of digital products, customer experience, and software development Creative Selection Steve Jobs is a business icon whose influence beyond his company Apple is still felt today. Much was written about him and
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Threats to the health and continued operation of your small business can come from every corner: Your employees, Your government, Outside human forces (hackers), and Outside natural forces (Mother Nature). Grim statistics tell us that 40% of businesses never reopen after a natural disaster. Recently, a telemarketing firm closed its doors and threw 300 people
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An offer letter often includes things like the job title and description, compensation and benefits, and any terms or contingencies — but you aren’t limited to just those elements. As an employer, you can share important information, as well as add a personal touch to welcome your new potential employee to the fold. To help highlight some options, we asked Young
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Usefulness Content Freshness Authors Ram Charan and Julia Yang explain the factors of Amazon’s success by examining six operational building blocks. The Amazon Management System will provide the right framework to make your operational decisions better. The Amazon Management System Amazon: among entrepreneurs, no name more embodies the ideal of business success. Many businesses may
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When you’re running a retail business, the effectiveness of your employees can make a major impact on your sales. If you’d like to increase those numbers and create a better experience for customers, retail sales training is a must. However, many small businesses don’t have a ton of time or resources to dedicate to this
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