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My Biggest Mistake: Relying on a Resume

My Biggest Mistake: Relying on a Resume

You have heard the saying, 'don't judge a book by its cover.' Here is why you shouldn't judge a person by her resume.
The 6 People Every Startup Needs

The 6 People Every Startup Needs

The recipe for a dream team of employees? Hire these key personality types.
Want to Nab Top, Young Talent? Millennial-Proof Your Office.

Want to Nab Top, Young Talent? Millennial-Proof Your Office.

Millennial-proofing your office, like, goes so beyond ping-pong tables and yoga classes.
Hiring Advice for Startups: What You Need to Know

Hiring Advice for Startups: What You Need to Know

For entrepreneurs, hiring is an essential function for their startup. A bad hire can lead to major headaches, while an amazing addition can help propel a company to the next level.
3 Lessons Learned From Hiring the Wrong Person

3 Lessons Learned From Hiring the Wrong Person

For a small startup, often passion can be more valuable than skills, as mindset can’t be taught but capabilities can.
Want to Avoid a Hiring Crisis? Follow These 4 Steps.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

5 Hiring Lessons From March Madness

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

How to Avoid Hiring Duds

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.
Want to Hire Killer Salespeople? Follow These Steps.

Want to Hire Killer Salespeople? Follow These Steps.

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

How to Choose the Best Printer for Your Direct Mail Campaign

These tips can help you choose the printer whose product and service will meet your needs.
This Simple Strategy Will Make You the Top Candidate for Any Job

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

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

3 Situations When You Should Shut Your Mouth

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

Hiring a 'Newbie' vs. an Industry Pro

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?
Startup HR: How to Compete With Big Firms for Talent

Startup HR: How to Compete With Big Firms for Talent

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

25 Wacky Interview Questions That Work

A new Glassdoor survey spotlights the best unconventional questions that will shake up the traditional (read: scripted) interview process.
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.
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 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.
3 Steps for Assembling a Startup Dream Team

3 Steps for Assembling a Startup Dream Team

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

How to Hire in Rural America: Get Creative

Outside of the major cities, you have to look beyond mere education, experience and core business knowledge to find the right employees.

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.

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