Why hiring veterans is a great idea for startups

To defend our country, military service members have some unique qualities that translate well into the general job market when their service is complete.Active duty military are most often the hardest workers in the room. They are also usually motivated and exceptionally ethical. As a startup, these are just the kind of employees you want to recruit.Let's dive into this and look at why hiring veterans is a great idea for startups.They are natural leadersThe military trains their people well. Se...
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The world calls for regenerative leadership

In an ever faster-changing world, how do #leaders build stronger, more resilient and truly thriving organizations? What can leaders learn from the inherently regenerative logic of life itself that has been fine-tuned over the past 3.8 billion years? Watch this interesting #videooftheday courtesy of Tedx Talks and discover the answers!

7 ways startups can show appreciation for their employees

Sure, there's an "official" Employee Appreciation Day, but why wait? Showing your staff appreciation every day goes a long way towards improving employee morale and creating a top notch company culture.This not only improves employee retention, but when word gets around about what a great company you are to work for, your hiring chances explode.There are many ways you can make your employees feel valued every day. In this article, we look at seven ways startups can show appreciation for their em...
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BUSINESS Motivation - How to be the NEXT Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs represents the entrepreneurial figure of the 21st Century. We could consider it, not only a reference for #entrepreneurs and #freelancers, but also for people who are dedicated to #business management, #marketing or #advertising. In this interesting #videooftheday you could learn from Steve Jobs' success and take your business to the next level

The benefits of offering employees continuing education

As a small business, you know that the process of finding the right team members is costly and time consuming. Job postings, recruiting, interviewing, hiring and onboarding add up quickly.In addition, you know that keeping your employees around is vital to the survival of your startup because going through the hiring process over and over zaps your budget and your energy.One way to boost both your business and employee morale is with learning opportunities. In this article, we look at the benefi...
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7 ways to be more responsive to your customers

 In an increasingly competitive market, companies face a different, more trained, better informed and much more demanding consumer. The success of today's organizations is to place the customer at the center of the strategy and act quickly seeking to differentiate themselves from the competition. To boost customer loyalty, Rieva Lesonsky shares here 7 ways to be more responsive to your customers. [Read the full article on]

Morning Habits, Jump Start Your Brain For Success

How you wake up each day and your #morningroutine (or lack thereof) dramatically affects your levels of #success in every single area of your life. Focused, productive, successful mornings generate focused, productive, successful days - which inevitably create a successful life. By simply changing the way you wake up in the morning, you can transform any area of your life, faster than you ever thought possible. #Videooftheday courtesy of @ArtOfImprovement

Onboarding best practices for startups

Did you know that more than 30% of new hires quit a job within the first six months?This is a pretty staggering number considering that you run a startup. The hiring budget is tight, and you've spent a lot of time hiring the best available talent. The last thing you want is to lose them.So, how do you increase your chances of keeping the top talent you hired? The answer is onboarding.What is onboarding?For many business owners it means giving new employees a tour of the facilities, showing them ...
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5 Things Great Leaders Do Every Day

​Leading a company is essential to achieve your business goals, we know it is not an easy task. Would you like to #lead effectively? There are 5 things that great #leaders do every day! Watch the #videooftheday and discover them! Courtesy of @Entrepreneur

How startups can maximize their recruiting budgets

As a new company in the early stages, you may not have an excess budget for recruiting and hiring employees.Yet, like any other company, you want the best talent. So, how do you compete for the most competent new hires without a big budget?Let's look at how startups can maximize their recruiting budgets so they can compete with established, larger companies.Focus on the webIt's a given that before anyone submits a resume to work for your startup, they've done a bit of internet research.They can ...
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