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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
Is Your Company's Careers Page Ready for Mobile?
Hiring

Is Your Company's Careers Page Ready for Mobile?

Employers seeking a competitive edge should optimize their careers pages and application processes for tablets and smartphones.
Allyson Willoughby
How to Split Equity Without Giving Away the Company
Equity

How to Split Equity Without Giving Away the Company

Clear expectations and earning equity for results make sharing ownership in the company a brilliant deal for everyone.
Weston Bergmann
Don't Ignore the Cultural Perks Millennials Crave on the Job
Corporate Culture

Don't Ignore the Cultural Perks Millennials Crave on the Job

Consider these four ways to recruit (and retain) great Gen Y talent before the competition lures it away.
Josh Tolan
If You Want a Job at Zappos, You'll Have to Network for It
Zappos

If You Want a Job at Zappos, You'll Have to Network for It

The online shoe and apparel retailer, which prides itself on valuing company culture above all else, is dramatically changing its hiring process.
Laura Entis
Why Entrepreneurs Should Take a Gamble on Young People
Job seekers

Why Entrepreneurs Should Take a Gamble on Young People

Millennials bring energy, fresh ideas and familiarity with modern technology. Hiring and training them now may pay off in spades down the road.
Michael Moroney
Calling All Vets: How to Transition From Military Service to Entrepreneurship
Veterans

Calling All Vets: How to Transition From Military Service to Entrepreneurship

While veteran entrepreneurs contribute $1.2 trillion to the economy annually, the transition from military service to civilian life can be fraught with challenges.
Geoff Weiss
6 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Built a Marketing Department
Marketing

6 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Built a Marketing Department

Save yourself time and stress. Read this before jumping head-first into building a marketing team.
Chloe Gray
Sizing Up Candidates for Cultural Fit Throughout the Hiring Process
Corporate Culture

Sizing Up Candidates for Cultural Fit Throughout the Hiring Process

Job seekers who mesh well with an organization are also more likely to stick around, saving employers costly employee turnover,
Heather R. Huhman