News and Tips for Your Business: Week of Dec. 5



“Keeping workers happy during the holidays,” and other tips for managing your business:

– Ways to (legally) spy on your competitors.

– How small businesspeople can improve their productivity.

– What small companies can learn from big ones.

– Keeping workers happy during the holidays.

– Seven questions to ask before you hire someone.

– How not to fire someone.

– Are your employees happy?

– Things that motivate employees more than money.

– Better ways to evaluate employees.

– The best way to maintain work-life balance.