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Small Business Job Growth Continues

ADP's November Jobs Report shows the largest small business payroll increase since July.

3 Tools That Can Take the Headaches Out of Hiring and HR

Can't afford to hire an HR manager? These simple online tools can make that job easier.

Should You Use Personality Testing in Hiring?

Four factors to consider to use employment personality tests effectively.

Small-Business Owners Bunker Down Amid a Weak U.S. Economy

Business owners are grappling with continued economic uncertainty. One thing is for sure: They are going to hit the polling stations in November.

Tips for Hiring Your First Employee

Rich, Happy & Hot's Marie Forleo founder explains how successful business owners hire employees without a human-resources department.

Why a Star Hire Isn't Your Ticket to Success

Too many businesses suffer from 'Magic Person Syndrome' -- waiting for the perfect executive to fix their problems.

4 Ways to Get New Employees Off on the Right Foot

Make the most of a new hire's first weeks with these tips to make them feel productive and welcome.

6 Must-Have Attributes of Social Media Managers

Hiring someone to handle your company's social media message is an important step to growing your business. Here are some skills to look for.

How to Hire the Right Employees for Your Startup

When you're on a tight startup budget and timeline, it can be easy to make compromises on who you hire. Don't. Here's what to look for in an employee.

No Time to Hire? Enter the Virtual Interview

Jody Presti created JobOn, an online service that allows job applicants to answer questions via webcam. Subway, Starbucks and Pizza Hut are using it.

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

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

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)

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

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

State and federal legislation aimed at protecting freedom of speech is catching up with social media and employers.

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

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

Some advice to help you mingle with and recruit coders for your growing team.

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

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

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

A Dale Carnegie top executive reveals who you need and where to find them.

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

Follow these suggestions to simplify the interviewing process and help make sure it turns up the best candidates.

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