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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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why Twitter Might Be Your Best Recruiting Tool

Using this social media platform to fill an open position can help you leverage your network and take a more personal approach to hiring.

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.

5 Ways to Recruit Rock-Star Employees on a Budget

Entrepreneurs usually can't offer new hires the promise of a hefty salary. But there are ways to get A-list employees without breaking the bank. Here are five budget-friendly techniques to get you there.

3 Unique Hiring Techniques to Find the Right Person for the Job

Offbeat hiring practices that get past canned answers.

Finding the Right Hire for Your Company

How do you make sure new hires will mesh well with your other employees and with your company's culture?

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

We examine two of the most popular tools for measuring online influence for business.

5 Tips for Hiring an All-Star Marketing Team

Consider these tips for hiring the team who can take your marketing to the next level.

How to Conduct an Interview Effectively

The basics of what you need to know about interviews from what questions to ask to how to judge non-verbal clues, and more.

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