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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.
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

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.
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.

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.

How to Attract Talent With Little Cash

Our ASK the Expert VC John Frankel offers up advice about how to nab employees on a bootstrap budget.
Small Businesses Plan to Hire More Despite Bleak Jobs Picture

Small Businesses Plan to Hire More Despite Bleak Jobs Picture

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.
4 Hiring Mistakes Most Entrepreneurs Make

4 Hiring Mistakes Most Entrepreneurs Make

Don't rush to bring a new person on board without considering these four commonly made mistakes.

Entrepreneur Joe Griffin Dishes on Company Culture

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

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

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

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

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.
Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)

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.
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?

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

Learning to Love Working With Millennials

Generational gaps amid the workplace can present a difficult challenge for colleagues. Here's how you can work better with younger employees.
10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Letting an Employee Go

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Letting an Employee Go

Every time you are tempted to fire an employee, use it as an opportunity to look in the mirror and learn. The fact that an employee isn't performing according to your expectations may not be his problem, but yours.
How Much Does College Matter? For Small-Business Owners, Not Much (Infographic)

How Much Does College Matter? For Small-Business Owners, Not Much (Infographic)

More than 60 percent of small-business owners notice no difference between the performance of employees who have college degrees and those who don't, according to a new survey.

The Big Apple to Tech-Savvy New Graduates: 'We're Hiring'

A recent report has New York City and Boston seeing major growth in hiring for tech-media companies.
What to Look for When Hiring Web Developers

What to Look for When Hiring Web Developers

Nelly Yusupova, founder of TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs, details the most important qualifications when hiring web developers.

Startups Creating Fewer Jobs -- Not a Problem

The decline in new jobs created by small businesses could be a good thing. Here's why.
Why Overseas Job Creation Is Good for U.S. Workers

Why Overseas Job Creation Is Good for U.S. Workers

Rather than robbing jobs, increased growth overseas actually helps companies domestically, which is good for both employees and investors.
Hiring Spree: Amazon to Add 7,000 New Employees

Hiring Spree: Amazon to Add 7,000 New Employees

The internet retailer is expanding its fulfillment and customer service networks in an effort to offer more customers speedier delivery options.
Should Appearance Be a Factor in Hiring?

Should Appearance Be a Factor in Hiring?

Retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is under fire for hiring beautiful people as sales clerks. We examine the role looks should play in hiring.
Brace for a Bumpy Road Ahead, Obamacare Rollout Expected to Be Patchy

Brace for a Bumpy Road Ahead, Obamacare Rollout Expected to Be Patchy

Small-business owners will soon be able to enroll for health insurance on new, online marketplaces. Health-care experts weigh in on how that process might look.
Is the U.S. Too Hungry for Foreign Workers?

Is the U.S. Too Hungry for Foreign Workers?

Companies may be overstating their need to tap foreign workers for specialized jobs in the United States, according to new data from Bright.com.

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