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Philip Barry
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Philip Barry is a featured contributor to AgeOfTheSmallBusiness.com. After graduating from Fairfield University with a B.A. in French and International Studies he lived in Bordeaux, France for four years before serving with the U.S. Peace Corps in Ethiopia.

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What Interview Questions Should You Ask Millennials

What Interview Questions Should You Ask Millennials? As alien as Generation Y may seem to older bosses or hiring managers, they are becoming an increasingly important and omnipresent sector of

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The Benefits of an Organized Workspace

Everybody has their own style when it comes to getting things done and tackling the next project. Having said that, though, it’s a safe bet to say that nobody is

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Should You Hire Millennials?

Your business is scaling up and you’ve managed to land that big new contract or client that promises to put your outfit on the map, finally. All of a sudden

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Bad Habits Your Customers Can’t Stand

When you’ve been walking around the office with a drop of mustard on your shirt and someone hands you a Tide To Go pen, or when a coworker points out

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Developing Your Workplace Culture: Hours, Language, and Alcohol

Between Mad Men and their booze-fueled workdays, Google with their indoor food trucks and adult jungle gyms or whatever, or watching Office Space for the fiftieth time and cringing once

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The Best Salespeople Thrive on Rejection

If you ask anyone who’s been in the business for a while they’ll tell you that sales, far more than just an occupation, is a way of life. Part of

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Hierarchy – Friend or Foe?

Nothing is quicker to discourage employees than the specter of some far removed manager sweeping in to beat them over the head with archaic rules and overbearing regulations, looking down

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Customer Service is a Way of Life

The customer is always right, so the well-worn saying goes. If it were as simple as that, however, the puzzle that is providing great customer service would have been solved