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WORKING: Sharing Employees' Salaries Might Make Them Work Harder

Joshua Stewart - Monday, April 14, 2014 - 3:32am

Ever wonder what your co-workers take home every payday? Though many workplaces forbid talking about that, new research suggests being open about pay actually makes people work harder. It may sound crazy. But workplace...

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WORKING: Forget Your Resume - Where's Your Website?

Joshua Stewart - Monday, April 21, 2014 - 4:23am

More and more career advisers say job-seekers need a personal website to stand out—the standard resume just isn’t enough anymore. The argument is that having a unique website dedicated to a job-seeker’s career...

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How To Fix An Incompetent Direct-Report

Brandon Smith - Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 3:01am

Dave was a small business owner. His business, like many, had been hit hard by the recession. Doing business the way it had been done before just wasn’t going to work anymore. He needed to change his business model,...

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WORKING: The Pendulum Swing - Labor Shortages Coming Soon?

Joshua Stewart - Monday, May 12, 2014 - 3:45am

Some economists say the United States is facing a labor shortage in the next 10 to 15 years, in part because there’s about to be a mass exodus in the workforce as baby boomers finally retire. That’s going to mean...

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