Spelling Tips to Enhance Your Communication Skills

Good communication skills start with using proper grammar and spelling. They’re central for your career growth. People who communicate stand head and shoulders above their peers.

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Excited About Business Opportunities in Cuba? Be Careful

Cuban policies launched by the Obama Administration might be rolled back. As we wait for developments, don’t get excited about prospects. Here are seven reasons why.

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For Discussions on Difficult Issues, Try Walking Meetings

Sometimes people in business need a creative place at which to have productive conversations that are in out-of-the-ordinary locations. Perhaps you have an employee whom you need to counsel. Or you might have a peer who needs encouragement.

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Trending: ‘Bleisure’ Travel in Europe

Annually in Europe, 30 percent of travelers are businesspeople. Ostensibly, many are increasingly adding days to their business travels to take a leisure break. Hoteliers welcome the trend and dub it bleisure travel.

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Looking for a Job? Get a Personal Web Site for an Edge

If you’re looking for a job and competition is tough, human resource professionals say a personal Web site can be a valuable asset. Sixty-eight percent of HR professionals are looking to assess personal qualities that aren’t perceptible from a traditional resume.

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Marketing Lessons for Academic-Entrepreneur Researchers

Academic entrepreneurs are successful in developing research, but they often fall short of the goal of attaining commercial success. That’s the constructive analysis from a professor. Here’s what academics must learn.

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Legal HR Issues? Best Practices in Workplace Investigations

As an employer, one of your biggest nightmares can be issues involving your employees. There can be many reasons to conduct an investigation. “Action expresses priorities,” said Mohandas Gandhi. So you should act quickly.

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5 Marketing Principles to Run Your Online Business for High Profit

E-commerce has made it possible for entrepreneurs to get a fast return on their investments with higher profits. Here’s how they do it.

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Risk Management in Hiring: Pre-Employment Screening Tips

Here are two questions about hiring: 1) what’s the biggest mistake companies make in hiring employees; and 2) what’s the biggest legal obstacle employers face in hiring? Here’s what to do about background screening.

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Risk Management When Competitors Raid Your Employees

If competitors raid your employees, here are risk-management tips.

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Seattle business consultant Terry Corbell provides high-performance management services and strategies.