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How to Hire a Virtual Assistant for Startup Success

How to Hire a Virtual Assistant for Startup Success

People working remotely can save an entrepreneur time. It's up to you to screen and manage them to suit your needs.
10 Things Great Talent Always Does

10 Things Great Talent Always Does

Recruiting top performers for your company can multiply its success.
The Best Approach to Bringing on Contracted Workers

The Best Approach to Bringing on Contracted Workers

When entrepreneurs just need to bring on temporary employees for short-term projects, what is the best approach -- 1099 or W2?
4 Hiring Techniques Needed to Build a Stellar Team

4 Hiring Techniques Needed to Build a Stellar Team

Successful entrepreneurs hire for the long run -- not just for today -- avoiding the temptation to settle for people who aren’t 'A' players.
The 5 Traits All Entrepreneurs Share

The 5 Traits All Entrepreneurs Share

Any successful entrepreneur will tell you that these five things are keys to going far in the business world.
6 Creative Ways to Use Overseas Virtual Assistants

6 Creative Ways to Use Overseas Virtual Assistants

Some tasks don't require knowing fluent English and can be easily handled abroad.
4 Tips From Experts on Hiring the People Who Make the CEO a Star

4 Tips From Experts on Hiring the People Who Make the CEO a Star

Startups, perhaps inevitably, are focused on the talent and vision of the founder/CEO but only a team can build a company.
Beyond the Resume, 5 Alternatives for Recruiting Candidates

Beyond the Resume, 5 Alternatives for Recruiting Candidates

Harness other tools to learn about a job seeker's personality or behavior. This might prove useful, considering a new survey that found resume inaccuracy is rampant.
College Career Recruitment – With a Fee

College Career Recruitment – With a Fee

San Jose State University has outsourced headhunting to local staffing agencies, transforming traditional relationships with university placement offices.
Small Business Is Using More Contractors

Small Business Is Using More Contractors

Like larger corporations, many small businesses are using outside help rather than hiring new employees.
The Secrets to Building a World-Class Sales Team

The Secrets to Building a World-Class Sales Team

Set the stage so staffers will respond to opportunities and embrace competition. Celebrate success and compensate staff to keep them interested but wanting more.
Why You Should Hire People Toughened by Failure, Not Those Coddled by Success

Why You Should Hire People Toughened by Failure, Not Those Coddled by Success

Amazon and Google discovered what the most innovative employees have in common is not how well they did at a prestige college.
Closer to a Comeback? BlackBerry Says It's Ready to Hire Again.

Closer to a Comeback? BlackBerry Says It's Ready to Hire Again.

Fresh off closing a very dark chapter in its history -- and winning major government security clearance -- the once-iconic 'CrackBerry’' claws its way back.
5 Tips for Addressing Religion During the Hiring Process

5 Tips for Addressing Religion During the Hiring Process

In the wake of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, what do recruiting managers need to know.
EHarmony Wants to Find You a Job

EHarmony Wants to Find You a Job

The long-running dating site is reportedly launching a subsidiary that matches bosses and employees.
8.5 Insider Tips on Getting Hired by a Startup

8.5 Insider Tips on Getting Hired by a Startup

Like any other job position, you must do your due diligence, with paying particular attention to the company's goals and culture.
How to Communicate With Your First Employee

How to Communicate With Your First Employee

This hire marks the beginning of your becoming a manager of staff. Here's how to do things right.
When Interviewing, Avoid Legal Landmines and Find Out What You Want to Know

When Interviewing, Avoid Legal Landmines and Find Out What You Want to Know

Certain questions during interviews with prospective employees can land you in trouble. Here's what you should be doing.
3 Important Tips for Hiring the Best Employees

3 Important Tips for Hiring the Best Employees

Choosing the right hires for your organization is crucial to building a thriving business. Here's how to get it right.
The Successful Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon -- Employee Engagement

The Successful Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon -- Employee Engagement

Often ignored in an owner's rush to develop a new product or invention, the passion workers feel for a company can be critical for results.
An Executive's Tale of Persistence in Hiring a Diverse Workforce for a Scrappy Startup

An Executive's Tale of Persistence in Hiring a Diverse Workforce for a Scrappy Startup

A Bay Area manager shares some new-company growing pains.
Hire for Potential Not Experience by Asking These 5 Key Questions

Hire for Potential Not Experience by Asking These 5 Key Questions

Past performance is no longer an accurate proxy for future success. In hiring, the most critical skill is the ability to learn on the fly.
When Building Your Team, Delegate Recruiting But Hiring Is Your Job

When Building Your Team, Delegate Recruiting But Hiring Is Your Job

Filling key roles in your company is both crucially important and a distraction. It's important to know what you can delegate and what you can't.
Want to Hire the Best Talent? Be Like Elon Musk and Set a Strong Vision.

Want to Hire the Best Talent? Be Like Elon Musk and Set a Strong Vision.

Setting an ambitious goal at your company can act as a magnet to the best employees, who will want to stick around to see it through.
7 Crucial Steps to Building a Champion Sales Team

7 Crucial Steps to Building a Champion Sales Team

Shun haphazard management, break the inertia of old habits and set up the dynamics for success.
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