5 Unique Ways Google and Facebook Manage Their Employees

Not only are employees of Facebook and Google some of the happiest in the workforce, they are also some of the most productive. That's because the onboarding process is set up for success. One of the major factors that makes these companies, along with others like Apple and Netflix, so enviable is that they know how to hire. They seek out the most brilliant candidates and pose some of the most intriguing (and sometimes very tricky) questions during the interview. Ace that phase, get hired and then they'll figure out a job for you – based on a web-based assessment tool. In essence, they hire people, not positions. …

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5 Reasons Why Projects Fail

A team of coworkers prepare to tackle a client project from start and finish. They’ve got the whole plan lined up on the project management software that they are using – whether it’s a housing construction project or a large-scale catering event. But despite all of the preparation and planning, things often go awry – the client may be unhappy, the costs run way over budget, or the deadline continues to slip. Despite scrutinizing a number of factors, for many businesses, it's unclear why projects fail. …

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Introducing Project+ for Total Workforce Management

Project+ is a new and highly efficient way for employees to communicate via group messaging. This is a game changer for any business with a significant mobile workforce, as it provides a central system where tasks, chat messages and images can be shared and reviewed.…

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10 of the Most Unexpected Interview Questions to Ask Candidates

You've written the job postings, you've combed through the resumes and you've selected the best candidates – on paper. But it's the face-to-face meeting that will either seal the deal or send them packing. Get the answers you want and make the most of your time (and theirs) by shaking up the standard interview. Skip the generic questions and you won't get mundane answers. Don't be afraid to dig a little deeper. This is the time for BOTH of you to shine.…

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Is There an Ideal Time to Hire a Human Resources Professional?

For many entrepreneurs, human resources is the antithesis of startup-style dynamism. Like Michael Scott from the TV series The Office, they often think human resources managers spend time working as nitpicky bureaucrats, rather than as key allies in building and growing a successful company.…

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Does Your Business Need Geofencing?

Geofencing is a technology that offers a variety of different uses for businesses of all sizes. Using GPS technology, these “virtual boundaries” are activated when certain devices enter or depart the particular area. Among other things, companies can use this technology to improve marketing, make the workplace safer and to reduce wage fraud.…

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User Interface Updates to Our Time Clock App

Set up our employee time clock app in minutes with our refreshed and easy-to-use new interface!…

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How to Hire the Right Candidate

Hiring season can be stressful, no matter what positions you’re seeking to fill. A new hire represents a great opportunity as well as a potential risk. So how do you minimize the risk and maximize the chance that the candidate you hire will add value?…

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