Entrepreneur: Latest from Heather R. Huhman http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMT 8 Clumsy Mistakes to Avoid During the Hiring Process Are you undercutting your recruitment strategies? Employers who are careless during their talent-acquisition process will end up with less than superb candidates. Avoid these lapses. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237427 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237427 7 Things You're Doing to Push Away Great Talent Many employers don't realize how their hiring and managerial practices are driving away their employees. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237145 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237145 Forecast Future Hiring Needs With Precision Projecting upcoming staffing needs is a vital necessity for growing companies. Here are some insights on doing it right. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237023 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237023 7 Signs a Great Employee Might Be a Bad Boss The quickest line producers might fall short in mastering the skills required of a manager. Here's a checklist of warning signs to watch out for. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236788 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236788 10 Things Great Talent Always Does Recruiting top performers for your company can multiply its success. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236590 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236590 Beyond the Resume, 5 Alternatives for Recruiting Candidates Harness other tools to learn about a job seeker's personality or behavior. This might prove useful, considering a new survey that found resume inaccuracy is rampant. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236406 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236406 5 Tips for Addressing Religion During the Hiring Process In the wake of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, what do recruiting managers need to know. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236155 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236155 Why Your Company Needs an Up-to-Date Marijuana Policy With the landscape rapidly changing for regulation of pot in various states, employers must be sure their guidelines keep pace. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235999 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235999 5 Ways HR Technology Can Improve Performance Reviews With many unsatisfied with the current setup for giving feedback, find out how software can step into the breach. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235797 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235797 Common Vacation Mistakes Managers Make (Infographic) Are you the type of entrepreneur who's guilty of failing to break away from work so as to recharge and return with a fresh perspective? Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235569 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235569 9 Questions to Ask Candidates' References Job seekers aim to present themselves in the best light. But the very people they offer to validate their claims might point to other useful information. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235359 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235359 Hire Better Talent With a Big-Data Scientist This new breed of HR employee will integrate data sets, interpret findings and compare different data sets to make new discoveries. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235211 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235211 Attract More Talent With Video Job Ads A new study shows candidates spend on average 55 seconds reading text-only ads, whereas job seekers might watch a video ad for a far longer stretch. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235056 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235056 The 10 Unique Soft Skills Employers Desire in New Hires Companies have a hard time finding candidates with communication skills, a positive attitude and the ability to work on a team. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234864 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234864 Smarten Your Employees' Work Styles -- 5 Ways to Coax Productivity By creating a goal-oriented culture and focusing more on quality work, managers can help their staff save time while bettering the results. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234660 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234660 7 Secrets of the Most Productive Meetings Convening the right crew for a well-defined planning session can result in an efficient exchange, providing you stick to these rules. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234430 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234430 5 Signs It's Time to Fire a Company Manager A poor supervisor can dampen employee engagement and satisfaction, prompting an exodus. Here's what to look out for. Wed, 28 May 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234184 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234184 Sizing Up Candidates for Cultural Fit Throughout the Hiring Process Job seekers who mesh well with an organization are also more likely to stick around, saving employers costly employee turnover, Wed, 21 May 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233935 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233935 6 Signs It's Time to Find a New Hiring Strategy New technology can significantly decrease the duration of the entire interview process, at every stage. Wed, 14 May 2014 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233748 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233748 Building an All-Star Virtual Team As the number of employees working from home or remotely grows, here's how to make top-notch hires. Wed, 07 May 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233620 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233620 Join the League of Extraordinary Bosses: 4 Habits to Cultivate The most effective managers value transparency, practice two-way communication, provide constructive feedback and go above and beyond to serve their employees. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233469 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233469 4 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee Know the rules, provide evidence and conduct the termination in a thoughtful and caring manner. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233022 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233022 Radical Transparency Can Re-Energize a Company's Culture and Deliver Results See what a few innovative organizations are doing to foster information sharing, improve the work produced and better employee retention. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232910 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232910 Not Using Big Data for Hiring? You May Be Missing Out on the Best Candidates. Small employers can use computers and software to objectively evaluate job seekers based on skills, experience and knowledge before an interview -- and remove bias from the process. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232780 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232780 4 Tips for Crafting the Perfect Elevator Pitch The only way to really stand out when networking is to have an interesting and memorable conversation. Here are some suggestions. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232745 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232745 How a Personal Assistant Can Help You Be Even More Awesome There's a defining time in every well-maintained brand when it becomes so popular and respected that you have to ask yourself, 'Can I continue doing this alone?' Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232174 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232174 3 Ways Introverts Can Boost Their Personal Brand Here's how you can gain more exposure for yourself without giving up too much of your personal space. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231280 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231280 4 Ways to Tell If Your Personal Brand Is in Danger Even the greatest influencers have experienced problems with their brand at at one point or another. Here's how you can tell if yours is about to hit a snag. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231045 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231045