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9 Toxic Coworkers to Look Out For (and How to Protect Yourself)

By Blaine Loomer Last Updated Monday, June 7, 2021 Just one person behaving badly at work can send company morale into a downward spiral. Unfortunately, most companies have more than one ne’er-do-well bringing everyone else down. It’s time to call those morale- and productivity-busting personalities on the carpet so you can spot them and steer…

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Improve Your Interviewing Techniques

by Gregory P. Smith Last Updated Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Having a hard time finding the right candidate for your job opening? There are four reasons interview techniques fail. Here’s what they are and how to conduct better interviews. Image source: Storyblocks A successful interview should determine if there is a match between the individual…

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Top Small Business Management Mistakes to Avoid

by Elizabeth Fels Last Updated Friday, May 14, 2021 Are you making management mistakes that could damage your business? Whether it’s unhappy employees, lack of customers, or poor cash flow, there are many things that can threaten your business’ success. Here are the top critical small business management errors you should watch out for. Image…

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How to Take a Vacation When You Run a Small Business

by Janet Attard Last Updated Monday, May 3, 2021 For small business owners, taking a vacation – at least one where you don’t spend the whole time tethered to your smart phone or computer – may seem nearly impossible. Here’s what you need to do so you can relax and enjoy the time away from…

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Should You Hire an Intern This Summer?

by Patricia Schaefer Last Updated Monday, April 5, 2021 Hiring interns can be a win-win for both employers and students. Here’s a look at the benefits of hiring interns as well as training considerations and what the law says about paying interns. Image source: Depositphoto.com A few summers ago, Business Know-How hired an intern. This…

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8 Signs Your Employees Might Be Struggling with Trauma

by Diana Hendel, PharmD and Mark Goulston, MD Last Updated Friday, March 26, 2021 Trauma isn’t always caused by a big “shock and awe” event. It can also happen gradually. Here are some warning signs to help you intervene before your organization sustains irreparable damage. Image source: Depositphotos.com While there is light at the end…