Each week, OPEN Forum's editors round up the most compelling entrepreneurial news and advice from our contributors and others. Here are this week’s highlights:
Sure, this sounds like a great idea for employees. But what about for you, the business owner? Katie Morell speaks to three business owners who explain why instituting an unlimited vacation time policy was the best decision they ever made.
Hint: the U.S. isn’t one of them. But across Europe, governments mandate weeks upon weeks of vacation time for workers. Check out this comprehensive chart for a world view of paid time off policies.
It’s way too easy to drown in the social media sea if you aren’t focused on specific tasks. So for some, a specific schedule is more than just a good idea; it’s a necessity. Steve Strauss outlines the step-by-step, 30-minute social media marketing plan.
After 11 years in business, tech industry star CEO Jason Fried finally needed an assistant. So how did he ensure he was hiring someone who was in it for the long haul? With one of the world’s most honest job postings, he explains in Inc. magazine.
Publishing photos of your customers is one great way. Mashable’s Erica Swallow provides four other tips for making your Facebook stream more compelling.
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