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When Interviewing, Avoid Legal Landmines and Find Out What You Want to Know

Certain questions during interviews with prospective employees can land you in trouble. Here's what you should be doing.

Staying on Track While Diversifying a Business

Steer the company in new directions without alienating the traditional customer base or losing sight of the core mission.

3 Important Tips for Hiring the Best Employees

Choosing the right hires for your organization is crucial to building a thriving business. Here's how to get it right.

Hire for Potential Not Experience by Asking These 5 Key Questions

Past performance is no longer an accurate proxy for future success. In hiring, the most critical skill is the ability to learn on the fly.

When Building Your Team, Delegate Recruiting But Hiring Is Your Job

Filling key roles in your company is both crucially important and a distraction. It's important to know what you can delegate and what you can't.

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.

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.

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.

Getting the Most From Your Interns -- and Giving Back in Return

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

The Answer to 'I Need More Help But Can't Afford It'

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

4 Things to Consider When Making Your First Hires

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.

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