Rene Benitez

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4 Reasons To Love Your Work–And The People You Work With

Loving your job doesn’t mean you’re in the throes of an office romance. It’s not that your gig is easy–some of the happiest people have the hardest jobs. Rather, As HubSpot CTO Dharmesh Shah notes on LinkedIn, job-love has a slow burn of fulfillment–the kind that can be engineered in your day to …

Stop Tweeting Boring Sh*t And Other Extremely Blunt New Rules Of Work

The in-your-face tips from a new book that hopes to make your office less like a grade-school classroom.<p>Welcome to the New Workplace, or, Nothing You Learned in College Will help You Here, But You Still Have to Pay Back Your Student Loans.<p>The typical office is undergoing dramatic changes as …

Build a Stronger Company by Treating Your Employees Better | Inc.com

<b>From the mid 1980s</b> to early 2000s, my world was about creating and delivering training to customer-facing professionals from high-tech blue-chip companies. For those 12 years, I witnessed firsthand a wide variety of work cultures and attitudes about individual, team, and company performance. Even …

Employee Engagement

8 Ways to Keep Your Employees Happy

A recent survey found that 70% of people are more likely to look for a new job after vacation. Realistically speaking, with the holidays and the …

Marketing That Money Can’t Buy–Getting Employees to Tweet About Work

Want a marketing message that people will actually listen to? Keep your employees happy and they’ll be your best advocates.<p>Is the day coming when we’re going to earn raises for retweets?<p>Many savvy brands like Dell, Oracle, and Intel think the future of marketing is on social media and their best …

5 Tips For Growing Changemaking Communities In Your Company

A lone entrepreneur can make some change, but a group of them can be truly powerful. Here’s how to make one.<p>Editor’s Note<p>Read more tips for intrapreneurs:<br>• 5 Ways Intrapreneurs Can Make The Business Case For Change At Their Company<br>• 5 Tips From Social Intrapreneurs On How To Navigate Complex …

Entrepreneurship

The 6 Secrets Of America’s Happiest Workplaces

The employer ratings site Glassdoor just released their best places to work for 2014–and the results can make your office way better.<p>What makes a company a best place to work? Turns out it has little to do with ping pong tables, more with meaning.<p>Glassdoor, the employer ratings site, has released …

How Making Employees Lifelong Learners Can Help Your Company Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business moves at a breakneck speed today, and the price of that rapid pace is often a lack of time for learning. That’s why it was especially refreshing to hear Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s newly appointed CEO, recently speak about his …

5 Ways To Keep Employees Happy And Engaged In Tough Times

You can’t fool your employees–they know when times are tough. But if you show you care, they’ll stay happier longer.<p>With the economy at a low point, many people feel trapped in their jobs, seeing dim prospects for better opportunities outside their present situation. On the surface, this may seem …

American men work from home more than women

It’s time to get over the notion that most people working from home are moms who squeeze reports and conference calls in between children’s games and Cheerios.<p>A new survey shows that men vastly outnumber women in remote work—either from home, a coffee shop, a co-working or business center. And the …

The Workplace