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The Pros and Cons of Working for Equity

The Pros and Cons of Working for Equity

From scope creep to the opportunity to cash in, a look at the good and bad of working in exchange for equity.
Your Secret to Hiring a Kick-Ass Team

Your Secret to Hiring a Kick-Ass Team

Finding the right mix of talent and passion to drive your team is critical. Here are five steps to help you get there.
4 Ways to Cultivate Greater Diversity in Your Business

4 Ways to Cultivate Greater Diversity in Your Business

If everyone looks, acts and thinks the same, you could be missing important business opportunities. Here's how you can recruit and retain a more diverse employee group.
No Tech Background? No Problem

No Tech Background? No Problem

Don't let your lack of technology skills keep a great idea down. Here's how to start up and attract the right tech talent.
How to Find the Perfect Co-Founder

How to Find the Perfect Co-Founder

Our ASK expert VC John Frankel offers up advice about finding a co-founder and managing the relationship.

Video Chat: It Ain't Just for Long Distance Relationships Anymore (Infographic)

With more businesses turning to online video interviews, here are some tips on how to put your best foot (or face) forward.
Time to Hire? Where Small Businesses Are Adding Jobs (Infographic)

Time to Hire? Where Small Businesses Are Adding Jobs (Infographic)

Small businesses added 71,000 jobs last month. Here's a deeper look at where those jobs are.
Where Job Growth Is Strongest (Infographic)

Where Job Growth Is Strongest (Infographic)

The ADP Employment Report shows companies added 176,000 new jobs last month, below the average of the past three months.
Small Businesses Plan to Hire More Despite Bleak Jobs Picture

Small Businesses Plan to Hire More Despite Bleak Jobs Picture

While business owners reported a relatively low number of job openings and many cut jobs in August, they nonetheless said they planned to increase their hiring.
4 Hiring Mistakes Most Entrepreneurs Make

4 Hiring Mistakes Most Entrepreneurs Make

Don't rush to bring a new person on board without considering these four commonly made mistakes.
The Case for Paying Interns (Infographic)

The Case for Paying Interns (Infographic)

Sure, you can find college students who will work for free, but should you? Here's why paying interns benefits both students and employers.

Don't Be a Cheapskate and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how to treat your employees well, use language to address problems, make valuable hires and more advice for business owners.
U.S. Labor Participation Rate at Lowest Level Since the 1970s

U.S. Labor Participation Rate at Lowest Level Since the 1970s

In a troubling sign for the U.S. economy, fewer Americans are working and more are giving up even trying.
Want to Make Money? Consider These College Majors (Infographic)

Want to Make Money? Consider These College Majors (Infographic)

A look at which college majors make the most money after graduation and where recent college grads are finding work.
Private-Sector Hiring Slows in August; Medium-Sized Businesses Drive New Payrolls

Private-Sector Hiring Slows in August; Medium-Sized Businesses Drive New Payrolls

The private sector added 176,000 new jobs in August, down from 198,000 in July and marking the lowest level since May, according to the ADP Employment Report.
Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)

From those doing manual labor to those in the C-suite, workers of all kinds are facing more pressure to embrace an entrepreneurial way of thinking.
Could an In-House Recruiter Be the Key to Success Your Startup Is Missing?

Could an In-House Recruiter Be the Key to Success Your Startup Is Missing?

One entrepreneur shares why he's had greater success--and even saved money--since bringing in an in-house hiring professional.
Learning to Love Working With Millennials

Learning to Love Working With Millennials

Generational gaps amid the workplace can present a difficult challenge for colleagues. Here's how you can work better with younger employees.
When the Axe Swings, Your Worst Employees Will Outperform

When the Axe Swings, Your Worst Employees Will Outperform

Conventional wisdom suggests that companies have been able to maintain output with fewer employees because bosses took care to fire the worst workers and keep their stars. A new study is turning that logic on its head.
How Much Does College Matter? For Small-Business Owners, Not Much (Infographic)

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.
Small-Business Confidence Levels Rise, But Not Fast Enough

Small-Business Confidence Levels Rise, But Not Fast Enough

Small-business owners are marginally more confident than they have been, but their optimism remains below historic norms, a new report finds.

The Big Apple to Tech-Savvy New Graduates: 'We're Hiring'

A recent report has New York City and Boston seeing major growth in hiring for tech-media companies.
This Startup's Biggest Hurdle Became Its Greatest Opportunity

This Startup's Biggest Hurdle Became Its Greatest Opportunity

TalentBin's founders' plan to foster peer reviews of job candidates didn't pan out, but it paved the way for an even bigger idea -- finding those job candidates in the first place.
What to Look for When Hiring Web Developers

What to Look for When Hiring Web Developers

Nelly Yusupova, founder of TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs, details the most important qualifications when hiring web developers.

Startups Creating Fewer Jobs -- Not a Problem

The decline in new jobs created by small businesses could be a good thing. Here's why.
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