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Labor Picture May Brighten in 2012

Labor Picture May Brighten in 2012

Last year was bleak for many small businesses, but sales, along with hiring, appear to be on their way up. Here's a look at some of the factors that could affect staffing plans -- for betteror worse -- in 2012.
How to Uncover Exceptional Talent

How to Uncover Exceptional Talent

Three ways business owners can spot the rare find when making that next important hire. Hint: Take the contrarian path.
Lessons Learned from Scary Business Mistakes

Lessons Learned from Scary Business Mistakes

Young entrepreneurs often share common stumbles. Here are three tips to avoid making the same startup mistakes.
Four Signs a Sales Pro Will Be a Good Hire (Hint: Think Money)

Four Signs a Sales Pro Will Be a Good Hire (Hint: Think Money)

Money motivation is the one factor that sets apart great salespeople from the mediocre ones, or worse.
Intuit Program Awards Grants to Help Spur Local Jobs

Intuit Program Awards Grants to Help Spur Local Jobs

Need a nudge to hire a new employee? The financial software company is offering funding to small businesses that create jobs.
Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on Bootstrapping a Growing a Business

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on Bootstrapping a Growing a Business

Shark Tank judge and angel investor Barbara Corcoran describes how she grew the Corcoran Group, one sales person at a time. Starting from her couch, her real-estate firm eventually expanded to 1,000 people. Her bootstrapping followed a simple formula.
Are We on the Verge of a Small-Business Hiring Boom?

Are We on the Verge of a Small-Business Hiring Boom?

A new study shows 40 percent of small business owners plan to make a hire in the next six months. Could this be the start of a turnaround in unemployment?
How to Build a Stellar Team at a High-Potential Startup

How to Build a Stellar Team at a High-Potential Startup

Ready to add an employee or 12 to your roster? Put these recruiting and hiring strategies to work for your growing company.
How to Compete If Your Job Market Is Rebounding

How to Compete If Your Job Market Is Rebounding

Hiring is bouncing back in certain pockets around the U.S. Use these tips to help recruit the cream of the crop.
How To Smooth a Rejected Job Applicant's Feathers

How To Smooth a Rejected Job Applicant's Feathers

Job seekers can hold a grudge if you reject them for a position. Here's how to avoid their fury.
Five Critical Questions Your Business Plan Should Answer

Five Critical Questions Your Business Plan Should Answer

Answering these questions periodically can help keep long-term goals in mind while you adjust your immediate steps and actions.
New York Businesses Expect Sales Boost on Gay Marriage News

New York Businesses Expect Sales Boost on Gay Marriage News

Here, one entrepreneur offers management tips for when sales climb unexpectedly.
Would You Give All Your Employees A Raise?

Would You Give All Your Employees A Raise?

Raises have been few and far between in the past few years, but here's why Google gave all its workers a 10 percent raise this year.
How Entrepreneurs Can Lure Top Talent from Big Business

How Entrepreneurs Can Lure Top Talent from Big Business

Here are five ideas for how to find great hires for your small business.
Do You Need a Full-Timer, Contractor or Outsourced Help?

Do You Need a Full-Timer, Contractor or Outsourced Help?

Workers come in more varieties than ever. Use this advice to choose the best option for your business.
Has Your Business Benefited From the Downturn?

Has Your Business Benefited From the Downturn?

Business owners who've survived the downturn have gained some useful skills that could pay off as the economy improves.
How to Grow Your Business in Risky Times

How to Grow Your Business in Risky Times

Owners are finally coming out of survival mode and moving into growth mode. Here are a few suggestions for how to grow without taking on added risks.
The Influencers: Five to Follow on Twitter for Hiring

The Influencers: Five to Follow on Twitter for Hiring

Attracting and retaining top-flight workers is a constant challenge for small businesses. Here's who to follow on Twitter for advice and hiring help.
How to Get Help without Hiring Full-Time Workers

How to Get Help without Hiring Full-Time Workers

Business may be better, but some owners remain slow to hire. Here's how to meet your employment needs without the commitment.
Don't Hand Off the Chief Sales Officer Job

Don't Hand Off the Chief Sales Officer Job

When it comes to making sales and winning over investors, don't sell yourself short.
How to Hire a Webmaster

How to Hire a Webmaster

How to size up and select a webmaster who can keep your site one step ahead.
How Can I Find Dedicated Employees?

How Can I Find Dedicated Employees?

Marcus Erb, senior consultant at the Great Place to Work Institute, on how business owners can find employees as competent and dedicated as they are.
Using Credit Checks to Help in Hiring

Using Credit Checks to Help in Hiring

What you need to know before digging into an applicant's background.
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