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10 Benefits Employees Welcome and Every Company Can Afford

Entrepreneur

Every company has assets, but employees are arguably your most valuable asset. Without a smart, competent and dedicated workforce all other organizational assets will be used at a sub-optimal level. Employers need to keep their employees happy and engaged if they want to retain their team members. While you may not be able to offer employees a pension and 100 percent healthcare coverage, here are 10 low-cost benefits that virtually any company can afford to implement that employees will love.

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The 6 Worst Mistakes Salespeople Make With Referrals

Hubspot

Salespeople who want to generate a consistent influx of leads should actively seek referrals. But there’s a right way to go about it, and a wrong way. Are you making one of these mistakes that limit the number of referrals you receive? For the sake of your business, I hope not!

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4 Low-Cost Moves Startups Use to Build Company Culture

Entrepreneur

What attracts top technology talent to organizations such as Google, Facebook, Twitter and Apple? Some may say that the draw is the opportunity to work on challenging problems for a company with the largest market share in the world in its category. But the real reason these companies can attract and retain top talent is that they have some of the strongest cultures in the world.

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4 Lessons Learned From This Year’s US Open

Hoopla

The 2015 Tennis US Open was an exciting one to say the least. In fact, U.S. Open prices plummeted as ticket holders who expected to see Serena Williams play began selling tickets. Players in the business world can learn a lot from the unpredictability of tennis, and here are top 4 lessons we learned just from watching this year’s US Open.

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About the Author
Linnea Goldstein, Co-op

Linnea Goldstein, Co-op

Linnea Goldstein is a Marketing Co-op and Northeastern University senior, working in communications, marketing and public relations. When Linnea isn’t at work she enjoys reading, sailing and being outside.