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10 tips to help you reduce employee turnover

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics , three million people have voluntarily left their jobs every month since June 2017. If you're an employer, that is worrisome news. As a startup, you're going to spend some money and a whole lot of time hiring new staff and onboarding them. You want employees who stick around. To help you with employee retention, we look at five tips to help you reduce employee turnover. #1: Analyze turnover rates If you've been in business long enough, yo...
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8 tips for creating a great startup office

Whether you are about to launch your startup, or you already have, you've probably had many ideas about what your office would look like and feel like. After all, it's quite common to think of the startup office as the cool place with the ultra-hip and chic vibe, and you might want that feel for your own space. So, how do you create the perfect office where people have the freedom to move around, the flexibility to work where they are most productive, with design elements that are attractive to ...
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The Simple Trick to See If Someone Is a Good Leader by Simon Sinek


Are you a good #leader? The emails you send talk about it. Watch this fantastic #videooftheday and discover the reason

Mindfulness activities for stress relief

Everyone gets stressed from time to time. A long day at work, a fight with a friend or a big change in plans can leave you feeling tense, and that's normal. But constant stress is  ​not normal.  ​In fact, it's actually bad for your health. Stress can lead to all sorts of unpleasant conditions like high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and digestive problems.  If any of this is sounding familiar, you aren't alone. According to the American Psychological Association in 2014, ...
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How to make flexible schedules work for your startup

According to the Harvard Business Review , nearly 90% of American workers would take a lower paying job if they had the option for a flexible work schedule. Those numbers are sure to be similar across the globe. Why? In today's digital age, employees understand that for many jobs, they are able to work remotely. It provides a certain freedom not traditionally found in the workplace. What's more, when they work remotely, they are happier, and their productivity soars. Flexible work schedules are ...
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How to embed Instagram feed on website

What you should look for when embedding Instagram It pays to think about embedding Instagram feeds on your website or linking them to other sites because this social media platform is very popular. Use this fact for your SEO and other campaigns, it can be very helpful to do it. It's worth knowing how to embed an Instagram profile on your own platform and how to do it right. Obviously, the first question is how to do this. If you want to embed Instagram feeds into web pages and the like, you'll f...
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Unique HR issues faced by startups

As a startup, you face different challenges than more established companies face. Many of these challenges have to do with staffing and human resources. Let's look at some unique HR issues faced by startups. Lack of management buy-in Sometimes startup management teams don't care enough about HR policies and ignore them. They go so far as to think HR is only about hiring when it's about so much more. Make sure your leadership team buys in to your policies. Your human resources team will set your ...
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10 Enemies of Success as an Entrepreneur


 Are there enemies of success you can defend yourself from as an entrepreneur? The answer is: Yes. Patrick Bet-David covers 10 of them in this #videooftheday, courtesy of @PatrickBetDavid.Valuetainment

Skills for resume

When you write a resume, highlighting your most relevant skills is crucial if you want to impress the hiring manager. Listing all of your skills without honing in on the most applicable ones to the job you're applying to is a mistake. To make sure you're on the right track, check the job posting if you're unsure what skills are relevant to a role, and then find ones that match your own skill-set to use on your resume. There are two types of skills for a resume: hard skills and soft skills . Hard...
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Doer of All, Master of None


 The word "passion" is often looked at negatively when thought of as a career choice. Axel explains how your passion drives you in life. Whether it is your career choice or your passion entirely, you need a passion to drive you when everything seems downhill and especially when that thing you are pursuing may seem impossible or disruptive enough to sound too crazy to work out. But it's the people that see things differently and use their passion to go beyond what's impossible who will chang...
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