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The 10 Unique Soft Skills Employers Desire in New Hires
Hiring Employees

The 10 Unique Soft Skills Employers Desire in New Hires

Companies have a hard time finding candidates with communication skills, a positive attitude and the ability to work on a team.
Heather R. Huhman
4 Things to Consider When Making Your First Hires
Hiring Employees

4 Things to Consider When Making Your First Hires

Making the right decisions today will ensure your company's survival tomorrow.
5 Tips for Picking a Great Boss and Why it Matters
Hiring

5 Tips for Picking a Great Boss and Why it Matters

It's lucky to find a good boss but there is more than luck to doing it.
Shan-lyn Ma
Does Your Company's Branding Really Matter in Recruiting?
Hiring

Does Your Company's Branding Really Matter in Recruiting?

Before a candidate even arrives at an interview, he or she will know lots about your company. Here's how your organization can be smartly positioned.
Will Staney
Tip the Odds in Your Favor for Finding the Best Employees
Hiring

Tip the Odds in Your Favor for Finding the Best Employees

These five tips should help you make better decisions when hiring and expanding your business.
Doug and Polly White
Modern Marketers Need to Speak 'Engineer'
Marketing

Modern Marketers Need to Speak 'Engineer'

Creativity is still necessary, but the skills to access data and track campaigns are now a must.
Kevin Buckby
Finding the Right Team to Lead Your Startup to Success
Ask the Expert

Finding the Right Team to Lead Your Startup to Success

Every successful company has an equally successful team behind it. The first step is to build and foster a team that can drive your business to the next level.
Jon Elvekrog
10 Insights on Building, Motivating and Managing an Exceptional Team
Team-building

10 Insights on Building, Motivating and Managing an Exceptional Team

Is team building an art or a science? Fortunately, academic research on group dynamics sheds some much needed light on creating and motivating the perfect staff.
Gregory Ciotti
What Leonardo da Vinci Can Teach You About Writing Killer Cover Letters
Hiring Tips

What Leonardo da Vinci Can Teach You About Writing Killer Cover Letters

He was a genius artist and engineer. But did you know da Vinci also had some serious cover-letter writing skills? Here are a few things you can learn from the master.
Jason Fell
The 6 Rules to Hiring Unpaid Interns
Interns

The 6 Rules to Hiring Unpaid Interns

A closer look at the Department of Labor's rules, which otherwise can be as clear as mud.
Gabrielle Karol
Entrepreneurs are Weakening as Job Creators, But Don't Blame Washington
Hiring

Entrepreneurs are Weakening as Job Creators, But Don't Blame Washington

New-business job creation has declined, and not for the reasons you might think.
Scott Shane
Knock That Startup Interview Out of the Park
Startups

Knock That Startup Interview Out of the Park

Unlike big companies, hiring the wrong person can be very damaging to a startup, so make sure you're a good fit.
Adam Callinan
Richard Branson: 'I've Met Some of My Closest Friends Through My Work'
Richard Branson

Richard Branson: 'I've Met Some of My Closest Friends Through My Work'

We spend a lot of time at work, so why not turn professional relationships into real friendships?
Richard Branson
Google Is Actually More Diverse Than You Think
Workplace Diversity

Google Is Actually More Diverse Than You Think

Sixty-one percent of the company's employees are white, compared to 66 percent of the of the overall U.S. labor force.
Laura Entis