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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.

Looking to Join a Startup? Get an MBA

In a new survey, MBA graduates are a hot commodity for startups looking to recruit talent.

Forget Stock Options, Bitcoin Becomes a Must-Have Startup Perk

Though controversial and full of risks, startups are hoping Bitcoin will help them reel in top talent.
Hiring in Retail? How to Find the Right Employee for the Job (Infographic)

Hiring in Retail? How to Find the Right Employee for the Job (Infographic)

The National Retail Federation offers a way to assess someone's skills and talents to find the best job.
8 Keys to Award Winning Startup Customer Service

8 Keys to Award Winning Startup Customer Service

It's a mistake to only consider customer service as an afterthought. Here are the keys to creating a world-class response system at your startup.

Why Starting Small Can Mean Big Business for Your Career

Working at a startup used to be risky for career-minded young people. It's now gaining ground as the first stop on the road to gainful employment.
Find the Right Hires for Each Stage of Your Startup

Find the Right Hires for Each Stage of Your Startup

From your business partners to full-time staff, here is what to look for at three critical stages of your startup.
4 Steps for Handling a Key Employee's Departure

4 Steps for Handling a Key Employee's Departure

When a trusted member of your team decides to throw in the towel, here are four steps to ensure a positive departure.
Small-Business Hiring Snapshot (Infographic)

Small-Business Hiring Snapshot (Infographic)

The most-common small business in the U.S. has only three employees and a single location, but taken together, small businesses in the U.S. are the primary engine of job growth.
Apple Aims to Increase Its Silicon Valley Workforce By Nearly 50 Percent

Apple Aims to Increase Its Silicon Valley Workforce By Nearly 50 Percent

The tech giant says it expects to hire 7,400 additional employees to work in its new headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.
In Major Hiring Push, Web Hosting Powerhouse Go Daddy to Expand Its Services

In Major Hiring Push, Web Hosting Powerhouse Go Daddy to Expand Its Services

A look at Go Daddy's plan for growth and new offerings in an effort to target small businesses.
Blue, Green, Gold? How to Manage Employees by 'Color' Temperament

Blue, Green, Gold? How to Manage Employees by 'Color' Temperament

Authors Susan Geary and Anne Bulstrode provide a simple way for entrepreneurs to decipher employees' temperaments -- and how to handle them.
Can NYC Keep Its Startup Prowess? A New Report Shines Doubt

Can NYC Keep Its Startup Prowess? A New Report Shines Doubt

With New York City's talent pool in possible jeopardy, entrepreneurs may soon reconsider Silicon Alley as a startup destination.
When It's Time to Hire Staff

When It's Time to Hire Staff

Ann Mehl, a business coach, says there are different events in a growing company's lifecycle that will trigger the hiring of staff.
10 Questions to Ask Before Making Your First Hire

10 Questions to Ask Before Making Your First Hire

Before rushing to expand your business with that first employee, here are the most important things you need to consider first.
The Pros and Cons of Using Klout and Kred for Hiring

The Pros and Cons of Using Klout and Kred for Hiring

We examine two of the most popular tools for measuring online influence for business.
5 Tips for Hiring a Great Web Developer

5 Tips for Hiring a Great Web Developer

Follow these suggestions to pick the right tech talent the first time out.
How to Create a Company Culture That People Will Be Excited to Join

How to Create a Company Culture That People Will Be Excited to Join

Entrepreneurs are typically in the enviable position to be able to create a company culture of their own making.
How to Build Connections at Work and Other Tips This Week

How to Build Connections at Work and Other Tips This Week

How love can benefit your company culture, the simple cover letter strategy that weeds out bad candidates, why you need a daily action plan and more: our best tips of the week.
Quirky Startup Perks: 'A Mating Call' for Tech Talent?

Quirky Startup Perks: 'A Mating Call' for Tech Talent?

Between bacon-wrapped cash, winery outings and a year's supply of PBR, startups are rolling out all the stops for top talent.
Finding Employees on a Startup Budget

Finding Employees on a Startup Budget

Attracting and hiring talented employees without the funds to invest in big salaries can be a challenge for companies just starting out. Here's what's working for startups now.

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