6 things you need to know about non-compete agreements

6 things you need to know about non-compete agreements

A recent survey showed that in 2014, approximately 1 in 5 employees were bound by a non-compete clause.   There are three different stakeholders involved in the non-compete debate: the employee, the employer, and the prospective employer.  And no matter which category you fall into, your perspective on the appropriate boundaries of a non-compete is bound to differ from the others. This is why it's so important to understand the context around the potential sticking points to a non-compete. 

Don't Chase the Base! - Questions You Should Ask to Better Understand Your Compensation Plan

Don't Chase the Base! - Questions You Should Ask to Better Understand Your Compensation Plan

Salary has always been the driving force behind many employment decisions being made on both sides of the employer-employee equation. And for sales and recruiting roles, roles largely compensated based on a combination of salary and commission, there is a great deal of variability in earnings potential from company to company - even if they’re in the same market! Why?

The Truth About Glassdoor

The Truth About Glassdoor

Glassdoor is like Yelp for employers. And like Yelp, Glassdoor has its fair share of users that like to turn a review into a soapbox, ranting about their bad experiences. Everyone knows to take online reviews with a grain of salt… but let’s be honest: these sites often end up acting like the wall in a high school bathroom rather than providing honest insights about a given company. Here's why evaluating a company based on Glassdoor reviews is a bad idea...

3 Lessons You Can Learn From Your Childhood Curfew

3 Lessons You Can Learn From Your Childhood Curfew

Your childhood curfew taught you more than you might think. How to apply these lessons to improve your business acumen.

Pros and Cons of Working for a Small Company

Pros and Cons of Working for a Small Company

Culture is important, right? We wanted to outline the major differences in company culture when you work for a small versus large company.