Business Articles

August 29, 2011

HR: Social media in recruiting

Using social media like LinkedIn and Facebook to recruit employees is a lot like that big, button-laden TV remote control in your living room: You know theres a lot of capabilities at your fingertips, but its tough to figure out how to use it …
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August 17, 2011

Sales: Call reports show what kind of salesperson you are

Regular readers of this column should understand by now my core mission: to turn the traditional vendor salesperson into a true business resource for prospective customers.The difference between the two extends to everything you do at work. Theres …
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August 16, 2011

HR: Ten tips to recruit the best grads

Struggling economy or not, filling an entry-level position with top talent can prove a challenge. Here, we offer 10 tips your organization can follow to attract and secure the best graduates in your field.1) Know who you really want. Create a …
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August 16, 2011

Management: Why Groupon lacks a viable business model

All right, you caught us. Were actually not making any money. In fact, we are really losing a lot of money.This is the essence of Groupons declaration last week that it will remove the controversial accounting metric called Adjusted Consolidated …
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August 01, 2011

Business owners: Saving for college or retirement - the new mid-life crisis

Like many, he spent his 20s, 30s and much of his 40s advancing his career and building businesses along the way. He put off having children until later in life so that he could provide more financial stability for his family. In 2010, the crisis hit …
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