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Most people are motivated more by the work they do and the environment in which they work than by the money they earn. Therefore, the compensation and reward systems you offer to employees should include both monetary and non-monetary ideas.
Every entrepreneur needs to know what federal and state employment and labor laws and regulations say about hiring, firing, compensation and discrimination.
This Web site features a series of sample resolutions that company board secretaries can use in forming their official board minutes. Sample resolution language ranges from ratifying boards of directors actions to issuing an option to purchase shares in the company.
This instructional document provides a succinct explanation of how to conduct proper board minutes. This document stresses, for example, that board minutes are legal documents that show an organization's compliance with its required functions.
This article, written by Jeff Dennis, a serial entrepreneur, outlines for entrepreneurs a set of best practices on considering, selecting, and utilizing a board of advisers.
While restricted stock may be considered a useful incentive in startups, that approach has different legal and tax implications than others. Read this blog for a clear discussion of a cloudy topic. Plus reader postings.
Many entrepreneurs rely on internal bench strength to provide for future leadership. You can help ensure long-term organizational viability and avoid a talent crisis by exploring the benefits of building a best-in-class succession plan.
This tool features lists of sample key questions to ask and to avoid in an interview, a form for taking notes as you interview each potential employee, and a matrix to help you objectively compare candidates.
A virtual assistant--yes, a real human being, not a software program--can help busy entrepreneurs who need to delegate non-critical or administrative tasks but don't want someone on site.
This basic guide to finding new employees lists several helpful ways to be successful and includes a bonus of links to at least ten other resources on hiring.
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