Digital Library and Entrepreneur’s Resource Center Articles

Financial Disclosure

30 Apr, 2002
How far should you go in sharing numbers with employees?

Teach Your Leaders Well

11 Apr, 2002
It takes more than a promotion to make a good manager.

Crimes in Cyberspace: Are You Safe?

25 Feb, 2002
Don't let hackers touch your corporate information.

Revealing the Person Behind the Resume: Pre-employment Testing

14 Jan, 2002
Pre-employment testing is an easy way to ratchet your hiring process up to its most effective level. You can offer jobs only to candidates who promise to synergize with your team, ...

Using Alternative Dispute Resolution

14 Jan, 2002
Litigation leads to expensive, messy, public confrontations with uncertain outcomes. However, alternatives exist for disputing parties. Mediation or arbitration can bring faster and cheaper resolutions with concern for privacy and relationships.

How to Stay on the Right Side of Nondiscrimination Laws

14 Jan, 2002
Avoid discrimination in your company by taking a proactive stance. Following a few simple guidelines will help you to create and promote a workplace that encourages diversity and steers clear of ...

Better Listening for a Better Workplace

14 Jan, 2002
Armed with improved skills, you'll be amazed at how much better you can hear and understand what those around you are saying. Make every meeting or casual conversation truly a two-way ...

Recruiting in Tough Times

14 Jan, 2002
Use innovative ideas and guerilla tactics for hiring excellent talent to your firm. This Quick Read Solution offers new ways to think about hiring.

How to Use Employment Contracts

14 Jan, 2002
In such a litigious society, all business owners need to understand the necessity for employment contracts (such as confidentiality agreements), at-will termination agreements and noncompete agreements. Should you use them? What's ...

Sharing the Risks and Rewards: Evaluating Joint Ventures

14 Jan, 2002
A profitable way to minimize the risk of expanding your company is to pool resources with your competitor and create a joint venture. It may only last for one project or ...