A Tech Tool That Puts Employees and Customers to the Test, from The New York Times (3/31/11)
Face it — the workplace is changing. And getting the most out of your best people is directly tied to one crucial ingredient: employee work passion. The more passionate an employee is about her work, the more significant her commitment, contribution and ultimately performance. Makes sense — unless you start … Read more
Thanks to the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, there are a variety of new tax breaks that your business can take advantage of when filing your taxes this year. Here we reveal some of the most generous new tax breaks that you can utilize. Happy filing! Read more
How to Retain Restless Gen Y Talent? Be a ‘Helicopter’ Employer and Offer Some Career Training (for Starters)
The prevailing stereotype to many employers is that Gen Y are a bunch of job hoppers, and therefore training them in any significant way is likely a waste of time and money. In a few months, they’ll just take those skills you worked so hard to teach them down the … Read more
Recently, I stumbled upon Bill Gammell’s ebook on marketing lessons learned from Seinfeld. Because of Seinfeld’s pop-culture resonance, I’ve been mulling over the idea of a Seinfeld-themed post for a while now – but I’d never taken the time to conceptualize it. Thankfully Bill’s ebook demonstrated not only how to make some meaningful connections between Seinfeld and the world of marketing, but how to do so in a way that was surprising and fun. It got me thinking: Are there any meaningful training lessons to be learned from Seinfeld?