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What You Can Learn From This Serial CEO

What You Can Learn From This Serial CEO

John Heffner says he doesn't have an entrepreneurial bone in his body -- but he knows how to get the most out of them.
Stop Chasing College Graduates Away: Instead, Employ These 4 Tips

Stop Chasing College Graduates Away: Instead, Employ These 4 Tips

No experience? No problem. By carefully mentoring these new hires, you may be amazed at what great employees they become.
Caution! Are You Overlooking Cultural Fit in Recent Grads?

Caution! Are You Overlooking Cultural Fit in Recent Grads?

A candidate's "experience" is often secondary to his or her understanding of your company's mission and culture.
Uber Needs to Recreate its Company Culture. Here's What You Can Learn From Its Mistakes.

Uber Needs to Recreate its Company Culture. Here's What You Can Learn From Its Mistakes.

Start by treating people with respect. It's as simple as that.
The Hardest Part of Shifting From World Series Champ to Entrepreneur, According to Mark Teixeira

The Hardest Part of Shifting From World Series Champ to Entrepreneur, According to Mark Teixeira

Ninety-mile-per-hour fastballs? No problem. Meeting cancellations? That's another story.
Here's the Secret to Improving Employee Engagement That Every Company Can Afford
The Good Thing About an Antiquated Industry? Lots of Room to Innovate.

The Good Thing About an Antiquated Industry? Lots of Room to Innovate.

Fresh thinking is never more needed than when your business has existed for generations.
How Fiverr's Culture Created a Company of CEOs

How Fiverr's Culture Created a Company of CEOs

A top-down management style wasn't a fit for Fiverr, so it flipped the model on its head.
6 Common Things Good Managers Do to Create Engaged Teams

6 Common Things Good Managers Do to Create Engaged Teams

Good managers create and boost employee engagement. A lot managers have room for improvement.
4 Secrets to Making Your Company a Happy Place to Work

4 Secrets to Making Your Company a Happy Place to Work

The employees who will grow your company are the ones who see a future for themselves.
How I Established a Culture of Virtual Innovation

How I Established a Culture of Virtual Innovation

Even with physical distance, it's still possible to build an innovative culture.
Uber's Woes Teach Us the Cost of a Work Culture Without Empathy

Uber's Woes Teach Us the Cost of a Work Culture Without Empathy

Cutthroat culture hurts the loyalty necessary to improve productivity and grow profitably.
Your Startup Can Compete With Companies Like Facebook for Top Talent. Here's How.

Your Startup Can Compete With Companies Like Facebook for Top Talent. Here's How.

Here are seven things to remember when competing for high-level talent.
What Google Learned Fighting Hiring Bias, Bad Meetings and Failing Products

What Google Learned Fighting Hiring Bias, Bad Meetings and Failing Products

Google had growing pains, too. On the podcast 'Masters of Scale' Google's Eric Schmidt shares how the team managed chaos in the name of innovation
3 Proven Ways to Keep Employees Happy

3 Proven Ways to Keep Employees Happy

Here are some proven, surprisingly simple steps for executives to take to make work more enjoyable and satisfying for their employees.
Considering Hiring a New College Grad for Your Startup or Small Business? Use These 5 Tests to Find Superstar Employees.

Considering Hiring a New College Grad for Your Startup or Small Business? Use These 5 Tests to Find Superstar Employees.

New college grads could be great or terrible hires. Here's how to weed out the duds.
Going Inside the Kickstarter Office

Going Inside the Kickstarter Office

At Kickstarter's Brooklyn headquarters -- a former pencil factory with tons of natural sunlight --125 employees take turns hosting seminars, screenings and book club.
Uber Fires More Than 20 Employees for Harassment

Uber Fires More Than 20 Employees for Harassment

The company's investigation into harassment in its workplace continues, so more firings may be coming.
Google's 20 Percent Rule Actually Helps Employees Fight Back Against Unreasonable Managers

Google's 20 Percent Rule Actually Helps Employees Fight Back Against Unreasonable Managers

While Google's famous 20 percent rule has often been lauded for giving employees time to work on their passion, Eric Schmidt explains the real reason behind the initiative on 'Masters of Scale.'