If you hire exceptional people, not only will your business thrives but so will you.
A boost to marketing, improved operations and stepped-up innovation are some of the advantages, suggests Glassdoor's vice president of people.
Small teams have no margin for error when a new hire doesn't work out but doing your homework will get you the stars you need to thrive.
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Our expert, Robert Reffkin, discusses what it takes to be successful and how entrepreneurship really has nothing to do with business ownership.
Vets are eager to work and the private sector admires their service but cultural differences make the process surprisingly difficult.
To build a great team, make sure that you take a step back from resumes and candidates' pre-determined interview responses to look for individuals that will fit your company culture and are eager to learn new tasks in an emerging field.
Before you hire a freelancer, it's good to understand what you're getting into and how to navigate through the process with less frustration and uncertainty.
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Apply the same vigorous checking process you would use for full-time hires.
Never hire someone who is just 'good enough.'
Work-life balance is not any easier for spouses in business but sharing success is an ongoing celebration.
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In the early stages of a business, many founders prefer to engage independent contractors to perform services, as it allows the company to avoid implementing costly payroll processes.
The best people for building your startup into a billion-dollar company likely are not already working at billion-dollar companies.
Building the right startup team is among a startup CEO's most critical tasks. Here is how to set yourself up for success rather than failure.
What matters in a small, growth-oriented startup is often very different from what matters in a huge, stability-oriented corporation.
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