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7 tips to being a power networker

It can be a very fun, very enjoyable and very fulfilling part of your professional career if you do it right. Not everyone is a natural networker, but what you may not realize (especially if you identify as an introvert) is that nobody is a natural networker. 

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7 co-workers you wish you hadn't friended on Facebook

Have you invited any of these co-workers into your social media life?

5 secrets to finding the perfect hire


The presumptions we have about what makes a great candidate are oftentimes not based on things that lead to results. Here's how to stop doing that.

How to use social media job groups to find rock star employees

Placing job ads in a local newspaper or industry magazine obviously doesn't cut it anymore. Much of your employee search must be done online now, with some help from LinkedIn Groups and Facebook Pages.

10 small things you can do every day to get smarter

Intelligence is a work in progress. Maximize yours with these quick and simple daily habits.

What drives employees to work hard?

Many assume that passionate employees accept less money because they love their jobs, but a new study indicates that they end up earning more.

Can you buy Twitter legitimacy for your business?

Just do a simple "buy Twitter followers" Google search and you'll see an overwhelming number of options for purchasing your way to bigger numbers.

Use Google Alerts to keep stay on top of your industry

Google Alerts was designed to provide users with information about a specific topic without requiring them to scour the web continuously.

Five technology-driven ways to get your small business on track this year

Despite all the chatter about how the Great Recession is finally over, many small-business owners aren't feeling it yet. Here are some steps to help your small business get ahead.

Protect your company's bank account

Small business accounts are under attack, and IT is the last line of defense. Here's what you need to know to outsmart cyberthieves.

How to pick the right cloud provider Video included

The cloud offers great advantages for small and midsized businesses. But as the number of providers explodes, selecting the right one can be tricky.

4 project management tips from the pros

If you want to climb the career ladder, you need to show you can manage projects with skill and smarts. Here's what you need to know.

Do you need an iPad for your small business? Video included

The iPad is more than just the latest tech toy. Here's what you need to know about the iPad as a small-business tool.

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