Hiring Tips

To Improve Your Chances of Getting an Interview, Focus On This Strategy
Ask the Expert

To Improve Your Chances of Getting an Interview, Focus On This Strategy

Our HR expert discusses what resume elements will help lead to an interview, what he looks for in employees and the importance of thank-you notes.
David Ossip
The Licorice Test and Other Unconventional Tips for Hiring
Hiring Tips

The Licorice Test and Other Unconventional Tips for Hiring

These approaches will help you build a scrappy team who will argue, push and demand more of those around them.
Mikkel Svane
How to Avoid Startups' Biggest HR Pitfalls
Human Resources

How to Avoid Startups' Biggest HR Pitfalls

There's no exact science for keeping your founding team members around for the long term but there are a few things you can do to increase your chances of being surrounded by those same early employees further down the line.
John Gentry
5 Hiring Tips on Building a Team for Your Technical Product
startup hiring

5 Hiring Tips on Building a Team for Your Technical Product

Trust and complementary DNA are major assets.
Will Hayes
Use Referral Bonuses to Find Top Entry-Level Talent
Recruiting

Use Referral Bonuses to Find Top Entry-Level Talent

Bonuses greatly expand recruiting reach by encouraging current employees to recommend candidates who will fit well into the company's culture.
3 Secrets to Finding the Best Freelancer for Your Company
Freelancers

3 Secrets to Finding the Best Freelancer for Your Company

If you've been struggling to find someone with a certain skillset to join your team, it's time to look into hiring a freelancer.
Nathan Resnick
3 Ways to Be Constantly Recruiting Star Talent Through Social Media
Recruiting

3 Ways to Be Constantly Recruiting Star Talent Through Social Media

The search for talent is an integral part of a well-developed social media branding strategy.
Joe Budzienski
Hiring Secrets from the Tech Giants: Your Weekly Tips Roundup
Weekly Tips Roundup

Hiring Secrets from the Tech Giants: Your Weekly Tips Roundup

Learn why Google is looking beyond degrees from Harvard and Yale on its candidates' resumes.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
How to Hire Friends Without Destroying Relationships
The Grind

How to Hire Friends Without Destroying Relationships

By taking some precautions you can maximize the benefit of knowing skilled folk and avoid damaging relationships.
Yair Tygiel
5 Ways to Better Leverage Your Referrals to Hire Top Talent
Hiring

5 Ways to Better Leverage Your Referrals to Hire Top Talent

If you're looking to expand your company with a talented employee base, leveraging referrals is the first step to finding and enticing the best candidates.
Deborah Baimas
5 Huge Resume Blunders -- and How to Avoid Them
Resumes

5 Huge Resume Blunders -- and How to Avoid Them

With recruiters spending an average of just six seconds reading each resume, one error is all it takes for yours to end up at the bottom of the trash bin.
Stacey Sykes
The Most Important Part of Your Résumé Is One You Haven't Even Written Yet.
Job seekers

The Most Important Part of Your Résumé Is One You Haven't Even Written Yet.

Paid attention to your "professional summary"? Maybe it's time you did.
By Jorli Peña
3 Attributes of a Championship Employee
Hiring Tips

3 Attributes of a Championship Employee

To build winning performance in any environment, leaders need to evaluate team members for these key attributes.
Skip Weisman
How to Hire a CMO When Marketing Has Nothing to Do With the Job
Hiring

How to Hire a CMO When Marketing Has Nothing to Do With the Job

New companies seeking to disrupt established industries sometimes face novel staffing problems. How do you fill a job that doesn't exist anywhere else?
Guy Bauman