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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)

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?

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

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

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)

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 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

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

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.

Small Businesses Fuel Private Sector Hiring in July

The private sector added 200,000 jobs in July, with small businesses once again accounting for the lion's share of employment, according to the ADP National Employment Report.

Steve Blank on Building Great Founding Teams

Getting your startup up and running means building a rock-solid founding team. Here are the factors to consider to help you get there.

Why Overseas Job Creation Is Good for U.S. Workers

Rather than robbing jobs, increased growth overseas actually helps companies domestically, which is good for both employees and investors.

How to Avoid Getting Burned When Hiring Friends

Newbie founders do it all the time: hire their friends. While it may work out smashingly, it could also fail miserably. Here's how to prevent the latter.

Hiring Spree: Amazon to Add 7,000 New Employees

The internet retailer is expanding its fulfillment and customer service networks in an effort to offer more customers speedier delivery options.

Business Owners More Optimistic About U.S. Economy

The latest survey of private-company executives by PricewaterhouseCoopers shows that almost two-thirds of U.S. business owners consider the U.S. economy growing.

Economists Optimistic Even As Sales Growth Slows

A group of economists believe that U.S. economic growth is stable despite sales growth slowing in the second quarter, according to a new report.

5 Ways to Find, Train and Oversee the Ideal Intern

Wrangling summer interns can be an adjustment. Consider these five tips on ways to make the process more productive and efficient.

Hiring in Retail? How to Find the Right Employee for the Job (Infographic)

The National Retail Federation offers a way to assess someone's skills and talents to find the best job.

Where Startups Are Matters More Than What They Pay

The location of your startup's office might be a factor in attracting top talent.

Find the Right Hires for Each Stage of Your Startup

From your business partners to full-time staff, here is what to look for at three critical stages of your startup.

Managing Millennials: More Magic Than Myth

Working with and managing millennials isn't something to fear. The energetic and tech-savvy bunch is the future, and here's how to deal with them.

Jobs Growth Stronger Than Expected, Unemployment Holds Steady

Multiple reports released this week signal greener pastures ahead for the labor market.

Small Business Optimism Grows Despite Stagnant Hiring, Paycheck Size

Payroll-processing firm SurePayroll releases its June Small-Business Scorecard.
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