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How Hiring and Firing Employees Is Just Like Poker

How Hiring and Firing Employees Is Just Like Poker

When do you go 'all in' on talent or fold the hand you are dealt?
These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'

These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'

Learning the psychology of your hires can help you place them in their ideal roles.
Gaining Startup Traction on a Budget

Gaining Startup Traction on a Budget

You don't always need to invest a lot of capital to demonstrate traction to investors. Here is how to do it on a budget and with limited resources.
10 Questions to Ask When Recruiting New Employees Online

10 Questions to Ask When Recruiting New Employees Online

Insider advice, tips and tactics on how to find your ideal hire on the web.
Advice From Barbara Corcoran to Marc Ecko: Entrepreneur's Hottest Videos of 2013

Advice From Barbara Corcoran to Marc Ecko: Entrepreneur's Hottest Videos of 2013

Here, we count down our most-viewed videos from the last 12 months.
Want to Work at a Startup? Here Is How.

Want to Work at a Startup? Here Is How.

For our series The Grind, the founder of S.W. Basics offers up advice on how to catch the attention of startup founders.
Why Millennials Are Immature, Entitled and the Best Hire

Why Millennials Are Immature, Entitled and the Best Hire

In the media, millennials get a bad rap for being lazy and conceited. Yet, they may be the best hire a company can make -- employers just need to figure out how to handle them.
Forget About Immediate Results and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Forget About Immediate Results and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at why you should let go of your need for short-term results, how positive habits will help you in the new year and more advice for business owners.
Here Are the Most Common Misspellings People Make on Their Resumes

Here Are the Most Common Misspellings People Make on Their Resumes

Here’s proof that job applications and calls for applicants need a second, third or fourth look.
What Types of Entrepreneurs Become Employers?

What Types of Entrepreneurs Become Employers?

If a small-business owner is going to hire any employees at all, chances are he or she will do so in the first three years, according to a new study.
How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying

How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying

Bringing on your first employee can be a scary but a necessary task. Karim Abouelnaga of Practice Makes Perfect provides tips on how to make the process less painful.
Mandela Event Interpreter 'Mistake' Offers Big Hiring Lesson

Mandela Event Interpreter 'Mistake' Offers Big Hiring Lesson

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.
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

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.
Good News: Private Sector Hiring Jumps in November

Good News: Private Sector Hiring Jumps in November

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.
3 Steps for Finding Your Next Top Performer

3 Steps for Finding Your Next Top Performer

Are you settling for 'average' employees? They could be costing you more than you think.
Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

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

How One Startup Aims to Revolutionize the Hiring Process

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

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

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

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

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.
Why ENDA Is Actually Bad for Business

Why ENDA Is Actually Bad for Business

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

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

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.
Startup Perks Wal-Mart and Amazon Can Never Offer

Startup Perks Wal-Mart and Amazon Can Never Offer

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

How Online Personality Assessments Could Revolutionize Hiring

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.
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

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

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

Software company Sage surveyed business owners with fewer than 100 employees to find out what motivates them to make that next hire.

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