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PayPal's Job Recruiting Secret: Hackathons
Hiring

PayPal's Job Recruiting Secret: Hackathons

'Every industry is being disrupted by software, and so demand for software talent, engineering talent, has just been growing up,' PayPal's CTO says.
Mary Thompson
Marketers Now Need to Think Data First
Marketing

Marketers Now Need to Think Data First

It's time for agencies everywhere to rethink the equation -- starting with hiring.
Kimberley Kasper
Quit Relying on Your Intuition When Hiring Your Sales Team
Hiring Sales Pros

Quit Relying on Your Intuition When Hiring Your Sales Team

There are reliable, objective means to determine who will succeed at sales, even if they've never sold anything and don't look as though they could.
Jason Forrest
Measure These 5 Talent Metrics for Greater Success in Hiring and Managing Employees
Human Resources

Measure These 5 Talent Metrics for Greater Success in Hiring and Managing Employees

Human-resource teams worldwide are still failing to use data to make decisions as well as evaluate business performance.
Andre Lavoie
5 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring Your First Employee
Hiring

5 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring Your First Employee

To prevent costly mistakes and wasted time, run through all of the following considerations before you even think about recruiting.
Eric Siu
What You Must Look for When Hiring Your First Head of Marketing
Marketing

What You Must Look for When Hiring Your First Head of Marketing

When hiring someone to lead your marketing efforts, make sure they possess these characteristics.
Stacey Epstein
5 Reasons Why Your Social-Recruiting Strategy Isn't Working
Recruiting

5 Reasons Why Your Social-Recruiting Strategy Isn't Working

Despite the pervasiveness of social media, the majority of recruiters see their social recruiting skills as 'proficient or less.' Here is how to fix that.
10 Reasons to Hire Overqualified Candidates
Hiring

10 Reasons to Hire Overqualified Candidates

It's counterintuitive, but sometimes bringing on board a job seeker with more skills than required results in a win-win.
Heather R. Huhman
Use Data as Your Secret Weapon to Find the Best Talent and Ensure Their Success
Hiring Employees

Use Data as Your Secret Weapon to Find the Best Talent and Ensure Their Success

Here are five factors to consider when collecting and analyzing information about your company and the workforce at large.
Andre Lavoie
Start a Business on a Bare-Bones Budget With These 3 Lean Tips
Starting a Business

Start a Business on a Bare-Bones Budget With These 3 Lean Tips

Follow this advice to maximize your budget and stretch your bottom line.
Matthew Toren
Why You Should Hire Only Flexible Minds
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Why You Should Hire Only Flexible Minds

At startups and elsewhere, the desired players are those ready to be versatile and respond to the inevitable disruption and change.
Miles Jennings
The Art of Courting Candidates: Creating a Stellar Startup Interview Experience
Hiring Tips

The Art of Courting Candidates: Creating a Stellar Startup Interview Experience

The benchmark of recruitment isn't the number of high-caliber candidates who get a job but the number of unsuccessful candidates who would recommend your company to friends.
The 3 Most Important Characteristics When Hiring at a Startup
Hiring

The 3 Most Important Characteristics When Hiring at a Startup

Find the diamonds in the rough, the talented folks who might not fit the classic mold. These individuals can have potential for tremendous growth, for themselves and their employer.
Jay Gould
Is It Smart for Entrepreneurs to Hire Friends?
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Is It Smart for Entrepreneurs to Hire Friends?

Hiring people you know and trust can be very beneficial to an entrepreneur and her venture. But if not done correctly, it can spell disaster.
Kip Tindell