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New Jersey small business owners seek relief

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September 21, 2010

Tweet The Star-Ledger recently shined a spotlight on small business owners, who were supposed to be helped by the Small Business Jobs bill, passed Thursday in the U.S. Senate. But Rapid Print and Copy Service owners Irv Diller and Ruly Kapoano of East Brunswick were hoping for much more. They told the Star-Ledger that...
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Study: Top execs need reality check

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September 17, 2010

Tweet We’ve all been there. You want so badly to offer your boss a little construction criticism, but you hesitate or hold yourself back because you fear the repercussions of speaking your mind. Well, according to a new study written about in The Star-Ledger, your straight talk might have done your boss some good....
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End hiring delays to land top talent

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September 13, 2010
End hiring delays to land top talent

Tweet Note: This is the first in a series of articles about streamlining the hiring process. Most managers agree that hiring is one of the most important functions of what they do, but it can also be the most time consuming and tedious. New hires mean paperwork, rules and time constraints on top of...
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Get back in your groove after a holiday weekend

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September 7, 2010
Get back in your groove after a holiday weekend

Tweet If you’re lucky, this past holiday weekend was full of family, friends and relaxation. You were able to sleep in, ease into your day, and spend time re-charging and doing the things you love most. But what happens when you have to go back to work? All of a sudden you’re overwhelmed with...
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Employees are greatest asset for innovation

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August 25, 2010

Tweet Behind every great company is a team of employees. These employees are in the trenches every day, they know your business inside out, and they’re putting in the effort required to keep things running smoothly and successfully. So why would you turn to anyone else when it comes to brainstorming ways to grow...
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Steps to giving feedback in a tough HR situation

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August 20, 2010

Tweet If you are in a management position of any kind, chances are you’ll have to have a difficult conversation with an employee at some point in time. Issues may include: Being late Discrimination Drug or alcohol use Flirtatious behavior Having an inter-office affair Inappropriate attire Leaving dirty dishes in the sink A messy...
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Proper work-life balance helps improve productivity

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August 18, 2010

Tweet If you’ve been putting off that much-needed vacation because there’s simply too much work to do, you might actually be doing yourself more harm than good. A good work-life balance will not only help save your sanity, but also help keep you focused and more efficient. Peter Handal, Chairman, President and CEO of...
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