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Mandela Event Interpreter 'Mistake' Offers Big Hiring Lesson

Mandela Event Interpreter 'Mistake' Offers Big Hiring Lesson

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The hiring of a schizophrenic man as the interpreter for Nelson Mandela's memorial service is a bold reminder that employers need to go the extra mile when screening job candidates.
December 12, 2013 in Hiring Center
How This Woman Went From Creating Nativity Scenes to Having 165 Retail Locations

How This Woman Went From Creating Nativity Scenes to Having 165 Retail Locations

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The founder of furniture company Sticks dishes on how she turned her hobby into a full-on career by building the brand inside and out.
December 12, 2013 in Branding
Good News: Private Sector Hiring Jumps in November

Good News: Private Sector Hiring Jumps in November

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The latest ADP employment report shows the private sector added 215,000 new jobs in November, more than the 173,000 jobs economists were expecting.
December 4, 2013 in Hiring Center
3 Steps for Finding Your Next Top Performer

3 Steps for Finding Your Next Top Performer

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Are you settling for 'average' employees? They could be costing you more than you think.
December 4, 2013 in Hiring Center
Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

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If you're in the rarefied position of being able to attract investor dollars, these three young founders have some advice for you.
December 3, 2013 in Cash Flow & Money Management
How One Startup Aims to Revolutionize the Hiring Process

How One Startup Aims to Revolutionize the Hiring Process

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This company uses technology to read between the lines to find the best hire in a sea of similar applicants.
November 24, 2013 in Hiring Center
Overwhelmed by Applicants, a Restaurant Turns to a Niche Job Site

Overwhelmed by Applicants, a Restaurant Turns to a Niche Job Site

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After a mediocre experience with Craiglist, a French-Californian restaurant posts an ad on PoachedJobs (a job site for food and beverage industries) and achieves stellar results.
November 21, 2013 in Hiring Center
People Are Leaving the Workforce in Droves: What it Means for Businesses

People Are Leaving the Workforce in Droves: What it Means for Businesses

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If current employment trends continue, the number of people out of the labor force will surpass the number of working Americans in about four years.
November 8, 2013 in Hiring Center
Why ENDA Is Actually Bad for Business

Why ENDA Is Actually Bad for Business

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The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, would add costs and complications to businesses that have already shown they are far more enlightened than the government, writes Ray Hennessey.
November 6, 2013 in Hiring Center
The Cold, Hard Facts About Small Business Hiring (Infographic)

The Cold, Hard Facts About Small Business Hiring (Infographic)

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You have to spend money to make money, and the numbers show that spending on hiring is one of the best ways to use your dollars.
October 28, 2013 in Growth Strategies
Startup Perks Wal-Mart and Amazon Can Never Offer

Startup Perks Wal-Mart and Amazon Can Never Offer

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Big-name companies can offer perks like treadmill workstations and foosball tables, but there are certain startup perks they can never give employees.
October 22, 2013 in Hiring Center
How Online Personality Assessments Could Revolutionize Hiring

How Online Personality Assessments Could Revolutionize Hiring

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Michal Kosinski is convinced that employers of the future will be able to evaluate millions of job applicants within seconds based on psychological profiles compiled from applicants' online behavior.
October 17, 2013 in Hiring Center
Keep Your Employees Loyal By Encouraging Them to Pursue Their Own Projects and Passions

Keep Your Employees Loyal By Encouraging Them to Pursue Their Own Projects and Passions

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Allowing corporate employees to experiment with entrepreneurship promotes innovation and keeps employees satiated, though a few of the most ambitious may jump ship and start their own ventures.
October 17, 2013 in Leadership
What Really Motivates a Small Business to Hire? (Infographic)

What Really Motivates a Small Business to Hire? (Infographic)

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Software company Sage surveyed business owners with fewer than 100 employees to find out what motivates them to make that next hire.
October 4, 2013 in Hiring Center
Amazon Boosts Holiday Hiring, Aims to Convert 'Thousands' of Seasonal Workers Into Full-Timers

Amazon Boosts Holiday Hiring, Aims to Convert 'Thousands' of Seasonal Workers Into Full-Timers

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Amazon is the latest company to announce plans to increase staff in preparation for the holiday rush, announcing plans to hire 70,000 seasonal workers with hopes of converting many of them into year-round employees.
October 1, 2013 in Hiring Center
California Gives Kids a Way to Erase Their Scandalous Social-Media Posts. Sort Of.

California Gives Kids a Way to Erase Their Scandalous Social-Media Posts. Sort Of.

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A new law gives people under the age of 18 an 'eraser button' to delete embarrassing, crude or cruel online posts that could follow them into adulthood and employment.
September 25, 2013 in Social Media

How to Attract Talent With Little Cash

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Our ASK the Expert VC John Frankel offers up advice about how to nab employees on a bootstrap budget.
September 11, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Small Businesses Plan to Hire More Despite Bleak Jobs Picture

Small Businesses Plan to Hire More Despite Bleak Jobs Picture

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While business owners reported a relatively low number of job openings and many cut jobs in August, they nonetheless said they planned to increase their hiring.
September 10, 2013 in Hiring Center
4 Hiring Mistakes Most Entrepreneurs Make

4 Hiring Mistakes Most Entrepreneurs Make

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Don't rush to bring a new person on board without considering these four commonly made mistakes.
September 10, 2013 in Hiring Center

Entrepreneur Joe Griffin Dishes on Company Culture

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In this episode of Meet the Mentors, Adam Toren catches up with the CEO and co-founder of iAcquire, who discusses company culture and offers up advice for fellow entrepreneurs.
September 9, 2013 in Profiles
U.S. Labor Participation Rate at Lowest Level Since the 1970s

U.S. Labor Participation Rate at Lowest Level Since the 1970s

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In a troubling sign for the U.S. economy, fewer Americans are working and more are giving up even trying.
September 6, 2013 in Hiring Center
Private-Sector Hiring Slows in August; Medium-Sized Businesses Drive New Payrolls

Private-Sector Hiring Slows in August; Medium-Sized Businesses Drive New Payrolls

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The private sector added 176,000 new jobs in August, down from 198,000 in July and marking the lowest level since May, according to the ADP Employment Report.
September 5, 2013 in Hiring Center
Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)

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From those doing manual labor to those in the C-suite, workers of all kinds are facing more pressure to embrace an entrepreneurial way of thinking.
September 3, 2013 in Business Management
Could an In-House Recruiter Be the Key to Success Your Startup Is Missing?

Could an In-House Recruiter Be the Key to Success Your Startup Is Missing?

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One entrepreneur shares why he's had greater success--and even saved money--since bringing in an in-house hiring professional.
September 3, 2013 in Hiring Center
Learning to Love Working With Millennials

Learning to Love Working With Millennials

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Generational gaps amid the workplace can present a difficult challenge for colleagues. Here's how you can work better with younger employees.
September 3, 2013 in Managing Employees

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