News and Articles About Hiring

The Secret to Keeping Employees Happy (Infographic)
Productivity

The Secret to Keeping Employees Happy (Infographic)

A look at what keeps employees around for the long haul.
Nina Zipkin
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What Makes Job Seekers Lie on Their Resumes?
Growth Strategies

What Makes Job Seekers Lie on Their Resumes?

The reason behind a fraudulent resume? Try envy.
Allison Linn
To Outsource or Not? That Is the Question.
Growth Strategies

To Outsource or Not? That Is the Question.

While outsourcing services and tasks may help a startup save a few bucks, it can also cause many challenges. Here are a few instances when outsourcing could be a viable choice.
Adam Callinan
The Ultimate Social Media Guide to Getting a Job (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

The Ultimate Social Media Guide to Getting a Job (Infographic)

Increasingly, employers are checking out social media profiles -- and not just to find potentially incriminating photos of job applicants.
Kevin Allen

How Can I Find a CEO for My Startup?

You might have great ideas but not the skills to build a company. We break down what you should look for in a chief executive.
Ryan Himmel
Hiring a 'Newbie' vs. an Industry Pro
Growth Strategies

Hiring a 'Newbie' vs. an Industry Pro

When it comes to finding qualified hires for your startup, is it better to look for someone fresh out of school or a person that has been around the block?
Kirsten Green
Technology

Should I Hire a Web Development Firm or a Staffer to Build my Mobile App?

Both outside firms and internal hires have their advantages and disadvantages. We break down what you can expect.
Ryan Himmel
Startup HR: How to Compete With Big Firms for Talent
Growth Strategies

Startup HR: How to Compete With Big Firms for Talent

With talent wars waging on, startups need some little secret sauce to nab top-tier talent. Here are a few tips.
Jake Gibson
Why Hiring Exclusively for Experience Doesn't Make Sense
Growth Strategies

Why Hiring Exclusively for Experience Doesn't Make Sense

Here are the three criteria employers should look for in their new hires.
Chris Cera
How to Create an Internship Program That Works
Growth Strategies

How to Create an Internship Program That Works

With banks and media companies being criticized for their internship programs, here are four ways interns and business owners can make the most of the internship experience.
Nina Zipkin
Finding a Kick-Ass Team for Your Startup
Growth Strategies

Finding a Kick-Ass Team for Your Startup

Think you need a lot of money to entice a qualified team? Think again. Our VC expert Kirsten Green explains why founders should focus on vision, discipline and confidence when recruiting potential hires.
Kirsten Green
Facebook Buys Social Startup Branch to Spearhead New 'Conversations' Group
Technology

Facebook Buys Social Startup Branch to Spearhead New 'Conversations' Group

Facebook has snapped up Branch for a reported $15 million and appointed the Branch team to run its new Conversations group in New York.
Nina Zipkin
How Hiring and Firing Employees Is Just Like Poker
Growth Strategies

How Hiring and Firing Employees Is Just Like Poker

When do you go 'all in' on talent or fold the hand you are dealt?
Adam Toren
These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'
Growth Strategies

These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'

Learning the psychology of your hires can help you place them in their ideal roles.
Don Fornes