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SBA head sees businesses held back by lack of loans, workers

Six months into her tenure as head of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon sees a split among small business owners — they are increasingly optimistic, she says, but many are held back by their inability to get loans or find the right workers for jobs that are staying open.

Toyota, Kaplan, and 9 Other Companies Hiring for Flexible Schedule Jobs

Besides a handsome salary and a cool company culture, there's one thing that job seekers are looking for: flexible work options.According to a survey conducted by FlexJobs, flexible schedule jobs are the second most popular type of workplace flexibility after full-time telecommuting jobs, with 73 percent of job seekers saying they're interested in flexible schedules at work."Flexible schedule job" is an umbrella term for six different types of work flexibility:1.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Addressing Negative Employee Reviews

Glassdoor and other employee review sites are both a boon and a curse for employers today.Boon: Employers can build strong employer brands and attract top-tier talent by showcasing authentic employee voices.Curse: Eventually, every employer is going to have to deal with negative feedback.Negative feedback is one thing when it's given and discussed within the office, but when grievances go public, they can really harm a company's reputation.So, what do you do when you find negative feedback about your company on Glassdoor?