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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.

Why Hiring Exclusively for Experience Doesn't Make Sense

Here are the three criteria employers should look for in their new hires.

How to Create an Internship Program That Works

With banks and media companies being criticized for their internship programs, here are four ways interns and business owners can make the most of the internship experience.

Finding a Kick-Ass Team for Your Startup

Think you need a lot of money to entice a qualified team? Think again. Our VC expert Kirsten Green explains why founders should focus on vision, discipline and confidence when recruiting potential hires.

Facebook Buys Social Startup Branch to Spearhead New 'Conversations' Group

Facebook has snapped up Branch for a reported $15 million and appointed the Branch team to run its new Conversations group in New York.

How Hiring and Firing Employees Is Just Like Poker

When do you go 'all in' on talent or fold the hand you are dealt?

These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'

Learning the psychology of your hires can help you place them in their ideal roles.

Gaining Startup Traction on a Budget

You don't always need to invest a lot of capital to demonstrate traction to investors. Here is how to do it on a budget and with limited resources.

10 Questions to Ask When Recruiting New Employees Online

Insider advice, tips and tactics on how to find your ideal hire on the web.

2014 May be the Year to Find Your Lawyer Online

New companies are making it easier, and cheaper, to connect with legal representatives.

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.

Forget About Immediate Results and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at why you should let go of your need for short-term results, how positive habits will help you in the new year and more advice for business owners.

Here Are the Most Common Misspellings People Make on Their Resumes

Here’s proof that job applications and calls for applicants need a second, third or fourth look.

Think You Need to Hire? Think Again.

Asking yourself these three questions can help ensure that your company can afford to hire and will select the right person.

Startup Founders: Be Your Own Salesperson

No one knows a product better than the person who thought it up. Who better to deal with customers?

Let Beyonce Be Your Guide and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at the importance of personally connecting with customers, why perfection is better than originality and more advice for business owners.

How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying

Bringing on your first employee can be a scary but a necessary task. Karim Abouelnaga of Practice Makes Perfect provides tips on how to make the process less painful.

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 This Woman Went From Creating Nativity Scenes to Having 165 Retail Locations

The founder of furniture company Sticks dishes on how she turned her hobby into a full-on career by building the brand inside and out.

Good News: Private Sector Hiring Jumps in November

The latest ADP employment report shows the private sector added 215,000 new jobs in November, more than the 173,000 jobs economists were expecting.

What Franchisees Could Lose If the Minimum Wage Is Raised

As fast-food workers prepare to strike in 100 cities this Thursday, franchisees and business owners grapple with the minimum wage question.

The Interview Questions You Aren't Asking But Should Be

Catch job candidates off-guard with the right questions and you'll quickly uncover their true colors.

The One Thing Great Brands Do: Insights From a Branding Expert

Melanie Spring, founder of branding agency Sisarina, helps companies express their identities through branding. In this conversation, she explains how branding is evolving and who’s doing it right.

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.

75 Franchises Helping Pay Back Veterans

Around 64,000 veterans started careers in franchising in recent years. That's due in no small part to franchisors ramping up their efforts to recruit veterans, who many consider ideal franchisees thanks to their training and experience working within a disciplined system.
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