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How Franchises Can Find the Right Technology Partners and CRMs

How Franchises Can Find the Right Technology Partners and CRMs

Working with a technology provider can streamline operations across the entire franchise business. But first, consider your specific needs — and a potential partner’s strengths. Here are three stories. 1. Ease Into It!   When franchisors come to us, we hope they have very specific goals and problems they’re trying to solve. We make sure […]

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12 Secrets to Keeping Employees Happy Without a Raise

12 Secrets to Keeping Employees Happy Without a Raise

n this ultra-competitive recruitment and hiring environment, retaining current employees is a critical component of firm success. Not only is a low turnover rate good for the bottom line, but it also means you are creating and building upon a firm foundation for the future. Retaining employees does not always […]

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MIB Arrives in Brazil with an Online Partnership

MIB Arrives in Brazil with an Online Partnership

Brazil’s industrial production is on the rise, as its international trade and its economy outpacing growth expectations. In such a context, global educational institutes cannot ignore the innovation of rapidly developing emerging markets. That’s why the Massachusetts Institute of Business is not taking this matter lightly. This year, with a […]

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Cybersecurity Risks Should Weigh on Investors’ Minds More Often

Cybersecurity Risks Should Weigh on Investors’ Minds More Often

Tensions over tariffs and pacts like the North American Free Trade Agreement have dominated recent economic headlines, but Thursday’s triple-whammy of cyber hacking news gives justified prominence to what may be an even bigger threat to global prosperity. Cyber crime costs the world almost $600 billion annually, according to a […]

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Readers in Michigan: We Need More Skills, Not More Jobs

Readers in Michigan: We Need More Skills, Not More Jobs

The Reader Center is one way we in the newsroom are trying to connect with you, by highlighting your perspectives and experiences and offering insight into how we work. A common experience after writing an article is that once it’s published, people come out of the woodwork to tell you things you […]

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