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5 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring Your First Employee
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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
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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
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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
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10 Reasons to Hire Overqualified Candidates

It's counterintuitive, but sometimes bringing onboard a job seeker with more skills than required results in a win-win.
Heather R. Huhman
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Use Data as Your Secret Weapon to Find the Best Talent and Ensure Their Success
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
5 Surefire Ways to Attract College Talent
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5 Surefire Ways to Attract College Talent

The young energy of recent grads can prove a good match for brand-new startups.
Heather R. Huhman
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Getting Past Staff Growing Pains
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Getting Past Staff Growing Pains

Whether a company is expanding beyond 10 employees or 50, living through the transition can be a challenge. Proper planning can help.
Sabrina Parsons
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3 Tips to Reduce Cyber Monday Returns
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3 Tips to Reduce Cyber Monday Returns

Returns are synonymous with the holiday season for a variety of reasons, but with effective preparation retailers can avoid unnecessary collateral damage to their bottom line.
Peter Sobotta
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The Law of Attraction: Finding the Perfect Hire for Your Company
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The Law of Attraction: Finding the Perfect Hire for Your Company

Don't just hire to fill a position. Hire to bring the position and your company to a new level.
Mary Kaiser