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Building a Better Board

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.

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Bringing Experience to the Board
Marion Vicki
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This serial entrepreneur shares the story of how she came to understand the importance of recruiting experienced entrepreneurs to her board of directors. In one instance a new director advised her to hold off accepting an offer for her company, enabling the company to grow and gain value for potential sale later.

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Boost Your Bottom Line with Temporary Talent

Changes in the temporary staffing industry could help you hold down labor costs--if you are willing to be a tough negotiator who shops around.

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Are You Neglecting New Employees?

The on-boarding of staff members can be confusing to newcomers. Yet, this is a time when most employees build important relationships-- friendships, in fact, that can double the chances of those new employees being satisfied at work. In excerpts from his recent book "Vital Friends", author Tom Rath shares suggestions for both formal and informal orientation processes.

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Alternatives to Hiring Employees

Is your business facing the need for additional man power? Does the workload or budget warrant hiring a full-time employee? If not, consider the alternatives covered in this article: temporary help services, employee leasing, professional employer organizations, and service contracting.

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A Top Team Is Key to Growth
Matthews Jana
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Unless you have a strong team at the top, you and your company will struggle under the weight of growth. Knowing how to select, manage and lead a Top Team is one of the secrets to growth.

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A Step-by-Step Process to Hiring
Harnish Verne C Mahoney Michael A
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After realizing he needed a more rigorous hiring process in his fast-growing company, the entrepreneur author details his step-by-step interview process based on Topgrading hiring principles. This process enabled the author to recruit the best people possible for his company's top positions.

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