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Management


Stop Hunting for Unicorns

The next time you’re driving around town, take a close look at all the businesses with “Now Hiring” and “Help Wanted” signs on display. The number of jobs available seems greater than the pool of candidates who can fill them. (more…)

Top 5 Mistakes When Maintaining Employee Personnel Files

As you hire employees in your company, you will end up with a significant amount of information about them. It is important to know what information should be documented and retained—and how best to handle those records. If you don’t do it right, your company may be in danger of federal or state enforcement actions and civil suits.  (more…)

Big Data and Small Business

Your guide to managing disruptive technology.

In films like “The Matrix” and “Blade Runner,” disruptive technology takes the form of rogue androids longing to be human or suffering from a Big Data glitch in their algorithms. Technology may not be as life-threatening as Hollywood portrays, but innovation is often disruptive. Consider the impact of email on direct mail marketers or of the internet on travel agents.  What emerges is a cautionary tale that technology breakthroughs can be hazardous to your business. (more…)


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