When negotiating contracts with employee outsourcing firms, many organizations make background checks an afterthought and leave the specifics up to the agency. That’s a big mistake.

Conventional wisdom dictates that sitting in conference rooms squanders a huge chunk of an executive’s workday. But all those back-to-back meetings may actually serve a productive purpose.

There’s lots of new lingo built into the Affordable Care Act. Understanding what these six terms mean can help you make better decisions about the health benefits you offer.
Leading requires a range of behaviors. From supportive coaching to skeptical questioning, you need to spur others to perform at their consistent best. Adopt these four styles to lift others’ performance.
One of the easiest, most effective ways to put your finger on the pulse of your employees’ level of engagement is to survey them. Follow these tips on creating survey questions.
Through his work with dozens of entrepreneurs, motivational speaker and real es­tate investor Paul LeJoy has discovered eight problems that are sure to trip people up as they strive to succeed in their work.
A leader’s most important job is making good decisions. Step back and improve yours: Consider several options, think objectively, be fair and curb your enthusiasm.
Because it’s not something they do every day, hiring and negotiating with an executive recruiter makes many HR pros nervous. Increase the odds of making a good hire by avoiding these common headhunter mistakes.
Summer is in full swing, and the teens you hired for the season are working out just fine. But don’t be too complacent. Follow these four steps to help prepare young workers to work safely.
Cloud storage has become more than just a place to keep your documents and photos. Rick Broida at PC World offers tips on “how to leverage online storage services in ways you never dreamed possible.”