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9 Seattle women in tech who are defying the odds

According to Catalyze Seattle, the Emerald City is a hotbed for tech companies. Yet just 17 percent of all tech companies in Seattle are led by women. While organizations like TechStars Seattle are trying to fix this imbalance, there are women who are leading by example. And there’s no better time than Women’s History Month to celebrate how the city’s tech women are defying all odds.

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5 Tough Conversations to have with Employees

There are lots of amazing things about being the boss, but it does occasionally come with some downsides and, for me, these include having to have tough conversations with my employees. Normally I’m pretty informal and like to think that I get on with my team really well, which makes it even harder when I have to put on my ‘boss’ hat and have an official conversation with someone.

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Résumé Clichés to Avoid at All Costs

During the hiring process, recruiters or hiring managers come across all kinds of résumés: the good, the bad and the ugly, as we discovered when decoding résumé jargon . While you hope that there will be more in the good section than the others, the rise of common clichés appearing on résumés often puts paid to that. It seems that in a bid to stand out from the crowd, many job-hunters use language and clichés that don’t translate as well to prospective employees as they’d hope, instead making them stand out for less appealing reasons.

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5 Ways $100 can Boost Your Business

It might not seem like much, but if you use it creatively, $100 can give your business a small (or not so small) boost. Here are 5 suggestions to get you inspired.

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Make your Small Business a Success - Top Tips

There you are, on the brink of greatness, launching your small business from the ground up. Here are a few tips to help your project thrive, based on my own experience.

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How to use Instagram to market your small business

Instagram is a global phenomenon that can be surprisingly great for small businesses. Here’s how to make it work for you.

 

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The Unusual Team Building Methods of Famous Bosses

Team building activities are a great way to bring employees together, boost morale and potentially learn new skills. In order to retain employees’ interests, it’s important to keep these events new and fresh, allowing individuals to try something different and in some cases, somewhere different.

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Start a business in 30 days?

In theory, all you need to start a business is an idea, a computer and a bit of free time. It’s never been easier, but can you launch a business inside a month?

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Attract new customers - the easy way

If you’re reading this, you’re probably in the same boat as every other business in your state, if not the country. We all want more customers, but how do you get them?

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Worksite Wellness: ways small businesses can promote health and wellbeing

Healthy, sustainable working practices are big news for big business, especially with Silicon Valley leading the way. But what about smaller businesses?

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