How Interns Can Benefit Your Small Business
by Susan Caminiti. Remember when you were in college and couldn’t wait to get some work experience out in the so-called “real world”? Well, there’s a current crop of college students who feel the same way, and when
Bringing in a Boss: How to hire a CEO for your small business
by Susan Caminiti. It may sound counter-intuitive, but the skills needed to start a small business—perseverance, patience, and passion, to name a few—aren’t always the same ones necessary to take a company to the next level. Sure,
Working Remotely: Setting up and managing a telecommuting workforce
by Robert Lerose. When Marissa Mayer, the recently-installed CEO of Yahoo! rescinded the company's permissive telecommuting policy and required employees to work on-site, it sent ripples throughout the business world. Some critics of her
No News is Bad News: Why being upfront with employees is key to good morale
by Iris Dorbian. When small business owner Hillary Kelbick co-founded MKP Communications, a financial services marketing-firm based in New York City, 18 years ago, one of her key goals was to treat her employees with dignity and respect.
College degree required. But why?
by Suzanne Lucas A bachelor's degree is now required for jobs that used to be held by high school grads. Could this actually hurt your business? There's an idea that the person with a degree is "better" than a person without one. Indeed, The New