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7 Steps to Hiring Your First Employee

Small business experts Adam and Matthew Toren answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
3 Personality Types That Can Harm Your Business

3 Personality Types That Can Harm Your Business

How to spot warning signs before hiring people who will be a bad fit for your company.
The Melting Pot Looks to Diversity to Grow its Franchise

The Melting Pot Looks to Diversity to Grow its Franchise

Fondue franchise broadens its reach to new communities to expand its corporate office and franchisees.
Listen to Small Business: Don't Increase the Minimum Wage (Opinion)

Listen to Small Business: Don't Increase the Minimum Wage (Opinion)

Business owners often oppose the minimum wage because it reduces their profits. But their position might be more helpful to low-skilled workers than the altruistic views of elected officials.
Want the Right Stuff? Start With Your Help-Wanted Ad

Want the Right Stuff? Start With Your Help-Wanted Ad

A top-performing team starts with writing a thorough and accurate job description. Consider these five tips.
Think It's OK to Ask for Employees' Facebook Logins? Think Again

Think It's OK to Ask for Employees' Facebook Logins? Think Again

State and federal legislation aimed at protecting freedom of speech is catching up with social media and employers.
A Lie-Detector Test for Resumes

A Lie-Detector Test for Resumes

In a tough economy, job seekers can be tempted to fudge facts or outright lie on their resumes. Here's how to catch them in the act.
Small Business Hiring Slows, But Still Adding More Jobs Than Large Companies

Small Business Hiring Slows, But Still Adding More Jobs Than Large Companies

While revenues rise among small businesses, the latest payroll numbers show the smallest increase in hiring in seven months.
Hackathon Hiring: How to Scout for Coders with Confidence

Hackathon Hiring: How to Scout for Coders with Confidence

Some advice to help you mingle with and recruit coders for your growing team.
Gas Prices, Health-Care Law Keep Small Businesses from Hiring

Gas Prices, Health-Care Law Keep Small Businesses from Hiring

While small-business owners are feeling slightly more optimistic about the economy, they aren't creating jobs, according to a new survey.
Senate Offers Its Own Small-Business Tax-Cut Plan

Senate Offers Its Own Small-Business Tax-Cut Plan

A few days after the House introduced its tax-cut proposal for small businesses, the Senate responded with its own plan to reduce the tax burden on the coveted demographic.
Time to Hire?... Maybe Not So Fast

Time to Hire?... Maybe Not So Fast

Even as the pace of hiring eases, small businesses continue to haul the job train along. Is your business hiring?
How to Build a Brilliant Team

How to Build a Brilliant Team

A Dale Carnegie top executive reveals who you need and where to find them.
Finding the Jeremy Lin on Your Team

Finding the Jeremy Lin on Your Team

The basketball dynamo may have captured the nation's attention, but he's also giving business owners a vital lesson in how to unlock a team's hidden talent.
Tips for Hiring the Best Employees

Tips for Hiring the Best Employees

Follow these suggestions to simplify the interviewing process and help make sure it turns up the best candidates.
Three Ways to Capitalize on Business Optimism

Three Ways to Capitalize on Business Optimism

Even before the nation added 200,000 new jobs in December, business owners were starting to feel more upbeat about 2012. Here's how to take advantage of that warm, fuzzy feeling.
How Many Jobs Can Your Startup Create This Year?

How Many Jobs Can Your Startup Create This Year?

Never discount the value you and your company can have on your community or the world -- even if you start up in your garage, your bedroom or the trunk of your car.
How to Build In-House Expertise for Mobile

How to Build In-House Expertise for Mobile

In this Ask a Geek column, our expert offers advice on in-house development for mobile and web applications.
How to Hire Positive Employees for Your Business

How to Hire Positive Employees for Your Business

Tune yourself to attract those with whom you can redefine your reality and make your business dreams come true.
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.

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