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3 Lessons Learned From Hiring the Wrong Person
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For a small startup, often passion can be more valuable than skills, as mindset can’t be taught but capabilities can.
April 17, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Want to Avoid a Hiring Crisis? Follow These 4 Steps.

Want to Avoid a Hiring Crisis? Follow These 4 Steps.

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Often entrepreneurs hire people that aren't top-notch, because they need to fill the position quickly. To avoid this problem, they need to plan ahead.
April 17, 2014 in Grow Your Business
6 Ways to Land the Perfect Employee Who Isn't Job Hunting

6 Ways to Land the Perfect Employee Who Isn't Job Hunting

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Sometimes the best match for a new post is a talented worker happily working at another firm. Here's how to lure them away.
April 11, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Bringing on New Hires: Steer Clear of Disaster With These 6 Steps

Bringing on New Hires: Steer Clear of Disaster With These 6 Steps

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Onboarding employees can be tricky, as often new hires feel left in the dust, resulting in less engagement at work. Here are six steps to ensure your hiring strategy is a success.
April 2, 2014 in Leadership
The Hardest Jobs for Entrepreneurs to Fill Are Also the Most Important

The Hardest Jobs for Entrepreneurs to Fill Are Also the Most Important

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These are the three thing top professionals look for in startups to persuade them to leave their well-paying job.
March 31, 2014 in Leadership
5 Hiring Lessons From March Madness

5 Hiring Lessons From March Madness

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The same care and effort you take in building your bracket should be used when hiring, and similar elements should be evaluated.
March 18, 2014 in Grow Your Business
How to Avoid Hiring Duds

How to Avoid Hiring Duds

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While executives act like they have their hands on the pulse, often they miss the mark when it comes to hiring. Here are a few ways to make sure you land rock-stars and not complete duds.
February 24, 2014 in Starting a Business
Want to Hire Killer Salespeople? Follow These Steps.

Want to Hire Killer Salespeople? Follow These Steps.

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When interviewing candidates, first make it casual, then turn up the heat.
February 19, 2014 in Hiring Center
How to Choose the Best Printer for Your Direct Mail Campaign

How to Choose the Best Printer for Your Direct Mail Campaign

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These tips can help you choose the printer whose product and service will meet your needs.
February 11, 2014 in Starting a Business
This Simple Strategy Will Make You the Top Candidate for Any Job

This Simple Strategy Will Make You the Top Candidate for Any Job

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What does Netflix, comedian Jack Moore and you finding the perfect job have in common? Hint: You won't find it on your resume.
February 10, 2014 in Hiring Center
3 Situations When You Should Shut Your Mouth

3 Situations When You Should Shut Your Mouth

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While entrepreneurs could babble on and on about their endeavor and how much they accomplished, sometimes it pays to just listen to others.
February 7, 2014 in Business Management
Hiring a 'Newbie' vs. an Industry Pro

Hiring a 'Newbie' vs. an Industry Pro

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When it comes to finding qualified hires for your startup, is it better to look for someone fresh out of school or a person that has been around the block?
January 29, 2014 in Hiring Center
Startup HR: How to Compete With Big Firms for Talent

Startup HR: How to Compete With Big Firms for Talent

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With talent wars waging on, startups need some little secret sauce to nab top-tier talent. Here are a few tips.
January 23, 2014 in Hiring Center
25 Wacky Interview Questions That Work

25 Wacky Interview Questions That Work

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A new Glassdoor survey spotlights the best unconventional questions that will shake up the traditional (read: scripted) interview process.
January 17, 2014 in Hiring Center
Want to Work at a Startup? Here Is How.

Want to Work at a Startup? Here Is How.

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For our series The Grind, the founder of S.W. Basics offers up advice on how to catch the attention of startup founders.
January 2, 2014 in Grow Your Business
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 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
3 Steps for Assembling a Startup Dream Team

3 Steps for Assembling a Startup Dream Team

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You may have a great idea, but your company's fate depends in large part on the strength of your team.
November 6, 2013 in Managing Employees
How to Hire in Rural America: Get Creative

How to Hire in Rural America: Get Creative

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Outside of the major cities, you have to look beyond mere education, experience and core business knowledge to find the right employees.
October 4, 2013 in Hiring Center

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

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

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

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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.
August 13, 2013 in Hiring Center

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

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Though controversial and full of risks, startups are hoping Bitcoin will help them reel in top talent.
July 17, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
4 Steps for Handling a Key Employee's Departure

4 Steps for Handling a Key Employee's Departure

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When a trusted member of your team decides to throw in the towel, here are four steps to ensure a positive departure.
June 29, 2013 in Human Resources

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