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This 35-Year-Old CEO Wants the Happiest Workforce On Earth

What is it about Power Home Remodeling Group that’s got everyone so excited? The company isn’t in a sexy industry (it sells things like windows, siding, […]

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Startup Execs on the Importance of Hiring Superstars, Not Duds

A panel of local startup executives and founders sent a clear message on Thursday: Hiring decisions can make or break a fledgling business. Speaking at Founder Factory (a […]

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Lawsuit: Center City Sheraton Fired Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment By Guest

A former employee at the Four Points by Sheraton at 12th and Race Streets has sued the hotel and parent company Starwood Hotels & Resorts claiming […]

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Two Philly Area Companies Make Fortune‘s Best Workplaces for Retail

Thanksgiving has come and gone, meaning the pressure is on the retailers to have a successful holiday season. That means long hours, seasonal workers and the hopes […]

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Why So Many Businesses Suck at Customer Service

Why do so many companies suck at customer service? There’s so much competition for revenue and profits that companies are concentrating on growing and getting […]

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Studies: Performance Reviews Are Biased Against Women

As December approaches, many companies will once again start the process of conducting annual performance reviews. Managers will tell employees what they did right and wrong throughout the year […]

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QVC’s HR Chief on How to Ace a Job Interview

When people find out that I’ve reviewed more than 200,000 resumes and conducted thousands of interviews, they often give me a funny look. I can […]

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10 Criteria For Selecting a Business Partner That Won’t Be a Total Disaster

Deciding to partner with someone in business is very much like marrying someone. You’re together everyday and you each have quirks that get on the other […]

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Six Sure-Fire Ways to Climb the Career Ladder

Welcome to the new workplace. You’re smart. You’re hardworking. You’re an asset. And that’s great. Except it’s not enough. It’s 2015, and there are a […]

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Sage Advice from Four Super-Successful Philadelphians

For our November cover story about the changing workplace in Philadelphia, we interviewed four incredibly successful locals about what employees want and how it can […]

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How to Retain Talented Young Employees in the Era of Job Hopping

The younger they are, the more likely they’re looking for new jobs. (Anchiy/Shutterstock) There’s a new generation of workers who recognize that working at one […]

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CEO’s Goal: Build the Happiest, Healthiest Company in Philly

We call it our “rocky moment.” In 2008, six years after I started Vynamic, the economic crisis hit. We lost 50 percent of our revenue […]

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The Work Issue: The New Rules of Networking

Does it seem like there are more networking events than ever? There are. Connections are still at the heart of business, but the old rules […]

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Philly’s Coolest Offices

Taking the steps is so 2014. At Chalfont-based email marketing company AWeber, you can take giant twisty slides from the second-floor offices down to the […]

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How to Get Hired at Top Philly Employers like Comcast, QVC

A handful of Philly companies consistently show up on job seekers’ wish lists. Eager candidates may even apply to 10 or more jobs in one company, […]