Skilled people tend to get promoted to the corner offices or deluxe cubicles of management—yet management requires a special set of skills that are often different from the skills that earned the promotion in the first place.
Does it seem like no matter how hard you work, you seem never to make a
dent in your work? Maybe it's time to stop working harder and start
working smarter. To build a successful company, start by building a solid team.
According to an infographic compiled by Hourly, an
employment network that specializes in matching people who are
interested in flexible positions with the right opportunities, there is a growing need for flexible workers across a majority of industries in the country. In fact, about 40% of
employers hired more temporary employees while 80% increased their
flexible workforce in 2013. So, what accounts for this growing
There are a lot of reasons why people dream of establishing their own
businesses. Some want to explore the possibility of earning unlimited
income based on their own efforts while some simply want to escape the
grueling "9 to 5" grind and enjoy a more flexible lifestyle. But, how do you know if your idea for a startup is good enough?
You´ve lost your star employee, now what to do? When a company depends
on a few major players and one or more of them departs it can be a
major--and sometimes fatal--hit to the company. But there are ways to
protect your company from suffering when a standout employee leaves.