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Passing the Fair-Pay Test: Determining if Your Salaries are Competitive

14 Jan, 2002
How do your salaries stack up against your competitors'? Keep your employees — and keep them happy — by comparing pay rates across your industry.

Telecommuting: Pros and Cons

14 Jan, 2002
Viable telecommuting programs require clear policies, advance trouble-shooting, and unconventional management styles. But they can pay off in happier, more productive workers.

To Barter or Not to Barter: In-kind Services

14 Jan, 2002
Consider in-kind trade when you desire a service or product you can't afford or are unwilling to pay cash for. Follow these tips to trade honestly, fairly, safely and profitably.

Understanding the Costs of Employee Turnover

14 Jan, 2002
Can anyone in your company give you a figure for TOTAL expenditures last year in replacing employees? You might be surprised to find that you are spending more on turnover than ...

Job Sharing: Twice the Benefits or Double the Problems?

14 Jan, 2002
You've heard all about it, but how can you make job sharing serve your business interests? Here are basic ways and long-term tips to ensure that you have two productive job ...

Keeping Your Employees Safe at Work

14 Jan, 2002
As an entrepreneur, one of your priorities should be ensuring the safety of your employees. Read these tips for creating a more secure and potentially more productive work environment.

Communication Tips: Public Speaking

14 Jan, 2002
Have you heard yourself speak recently? You gain or lose business because of what you say and how you say it. Learn ways to improve your style.

Working Well Together: Promoting Health in the Workplace

14 Jan, 2002
A workplace wellness program can help to keep your employees happy and healthy, causing a "ripple effect" throughout your company.

After the Story Runs: How to Get the Most From Your Ink

14 Jan, 2002
Through skill or luck, you manage to get a story written about your company. Don't stop there; add mileage to your media coverage and make it do more work for you.

Hiring for Retention and Promotion

14 Jan, 2002
Place emphasis on internal succession planning, so the employees you mentor will be motivated to stick around for a long time.