Hiring Employees http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/hiring-employees The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Hiring Employees en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT Want to Hire the Best Talent? Be Like Elon Musk and Set a Strong Vision. Setting an ambitious goal at your company can act as a magnet to the best employees, who will want to stick around to see it through. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235788 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235788 Andre Lavoie Setting an ambitious goal at your company can act as a magnet to the best employees, who will want to stick around to see it through. 5 Reasons Why Zero-Hour Contracts Are the Future of Work Zero hour contracts, already common in UK and Europe, are likely to catch on in the US. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235568 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235568 Maite Baron Zero hour contracts, already common in UK and Europe, are likely to catch on in the US. Whether Inside or Out, the 4 New Realities of Closing Sales Advice on developing a culture and strategy that breeds revenue from the chief revenue officer of Hubspot, which pulled in $77 million last year. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235678 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235678 Adam Callinan Advice on developing a culture and strategy that breeds revenue from the chief revenue officer of Hubspot, which pulled in $77 million last year. Getting the Most From Your Interns -- and Giving Back in Return The arrangement can result in a true learning experience on both sides. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235501 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235501 David Sederholt The arrangement can result in a true learning experience on both sides. The 10 Questions Startups Need to Be Asking Potential Hires We asked entrepreneurs in the community for the best questions that they thought were not only interesting and creative, but also revealing. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235535 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235535 Neha Palacherla We asked entrepreneurs in the community for the best questions that they thought were not only interesting and creative, but also revealing. Struggling to Fill That Open Position? You're Not Alone. Many businesses say they are having a harder time filling open positions this year than last year, according to a new survey. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235573 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235573 Mark Koba Many businesses say they are having a harder time filling open positions this year than last year, according to a new survey. 9 Steps to Building and Coaching a Killer Team Building a great pool of talent is crucial to your success as an entrepreneur. Here’s how to do it. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235396 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235396 Stephen Key Building a great pool of talent is crucial to your success as an entrepreneur. Here’s how to do it. To Beat the Competition, You Need to Kick Butt at Hiring For most companies, attracting the most desirable candidates requires some specific tactics. Luckily, it's not that complicated. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235518 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235518 Ali Behnam For most companies, attracting the most desirable candidates requires some specific tactics. Luckily, it's not that complicated. 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 Heather R. Huhman 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. 10 Steps for Hiring Your Next Rock Star The right person can help you launch your company to new heights. Is your hiring practice strategic, thorough and consistent? Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235281 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235281 Jeff Shore The right person can help you launch your company to new heights. Is your hiring practice strategic, thorough and consistent? 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 Heather R. Huhman This new breed of HR employee will integrate data sets, interpret findings and compare different data sets to make new discoveries. 7 Tips for Hiring the Team Your Startup Needs to Succeed Finding top talent is hard, assembling top talent into a harmonious, effective team is harder still. Patience, instinct and humility help a lot. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235097 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235097 Alastair Mitchell Finding top talent is hard, assembling top talent into a harmonious, effective team is harder still. Patience, instinct and humility help a lot. The Answer to 'I Need More Help But Can't Afford It' Whenever you hire, this should always be your first thought. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235067 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235067 Jeff Shore Whenever you hire, this should always be your first thought. 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 Heather R. Huhman 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. Want to Work For Me? Be My Facebook Friend. Is looking into online activities an invasion of privacy? Maybe, but it's important to learn everything you can about a job candidate. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235037 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235037 Gene Marks Is looking into online activities an invasion of privacy? Maybe, but it's important to learn everything you can about a job candidate. When to DIY Recruiting and When to Hire a Recruiter Hiring is nerve wracking but less so when you can distinguish when you can handle it from when you need pros who can. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235045 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235045 Nathaniel Koloc Hiring is nerve wracking but less so when you can distinguish when you can handle it from when you need pros who can. The Problem With Hiring Millennials Is Their Age, Not Their Generation Never mind the stereotypes about Gen Y. Young people will at times act young. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234998 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234998 Matthew Goldman Never mind the stereotypes about Gen Y. Young people will at times act young. 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 Heather R. Huhman Companies have a hard time finding candidates with communication skills, a positive attitude and the ability to work on a team. 4 Things to Consider When Making Your First Hires Making the right decisions today will ensure your company's survival tomorrow. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234416 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234416 John Bradley Making the right decisions today will ensure your company's survival tomorrow. 3 Key Players to Help Your Launch Team Soar Because a founder can't possibly possess every skill, recruiting these individuals can help make your business hum. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234784 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234784 Nathan Resnick Because a founder can't possibly possess every skill, recruiting these individuals can help make your business hum.