Categories HR and Management

Human resources (HR) might just be the most underrated job in your company.

That is, if you even have an HR person on staff. But even solopreneurs and freelancers will someday need to hire, fire and lead PEOPLE -- three of the toughest business activities we can think of. Great hires can make or break your company, and bad management can turn brilliant hires into underperforming drones. Sounds like a catch-22, right? But you can do better with practice (and advice).

Below, BusinessCollective authors share their most candid and practical management secrets, from must-ask interview questions to what it’s really like to give a bad performance review.

How to Successfully Manage a Millennial Corporate Culture

Millennials like to define their own company culture. Here’s how to let them.

6 Strategies for Being Productive While Promoting an Open-Door Policy

An open-door policy isn’t an invitation for disruption.

7 Ways to Encourage Your Team to Aim Higher

It’s not just their leadership skills that will soar. Your business will too.

10 Elements All Written Company Guidelines Should Include

Include these things in all written documents presented to employees new and old.

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