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When to DIY Recruiting and When to Hire a Recruiter

Hiring is nerve wracking but less so when you can distinguish when you can handle it from when you need pros who can.

6 Tips For Finding the Right Developer

If ever you needed to hire somebody who knows more than you, it's your developer. But you have to learn a lot to get it right.

The 10 Unique Soft Skills Employers Desire in New Hires

Companies have a hard time finding candidates with communication skills, a positive attitude and the ability to work on a team.

4 Things to Consider When Making Your First Hires

Making the right decisions today will ensure your company's survival tomorrow.

5 Tips for Picking a Great Boss and Why it Matters

It's lucky to find a good boss but there is more than luck to doing it.

Does Your Company's Branding Really Matter in Recruiting?

Before a candidate even arrives at an interview, he or she will know lots about your company. Here's how your organization can be smartly positioned.

Tip the Odds in Your Favor for Finding the Best Employees

These five tips should help you make better decisions when hiring and expanding your business.

Modern Marketers Need to Speak 'Engineer'

Creativity is still necessary, but the skills to access data and track campaigns are now a must.

Finding the Right Team to Lead Your Startup to Success

Every successful company has an equally successful team behind it. The first step is to build and foster a team that can drive your business to the next level.

10 Insights on Building, Motivating and Managing an Exceptional Team

Is team building an art or a science? Fortunately, academic research on group dynamics sheds some much needed light on creating and motivating the perfect staff.

What Leonardo da Vinci Can Teach You About Writing Killer Cover Letters

He was a genius artist and engineer. But did you know da Vinci also had some serious cover-letter writing skills? Here are a few things you can learn from the master.

The 6 Rules to Hiring Unpaid Interns

A closer look at the Department of Labor’s rules, which otherwise can be as clear as mud.

Entrepreneurs are Weakening as Job Creators, But Don't Blame Washington

New-business job creation has declined, and not for the reasons you might think.

Knock That Startup Interview Out of the Park

Unlike big companies, hiring the wrong person can be very damaging to a startup, so make sure you're a good fit.

Richard Branson: 'I've Met Some of My Closest Friends Through My Work'

We spend a lot of time at work, so why not turn professional relationships into real friendships?

Google Is Actually More Diverse Than You Think

Sixty-one percent of the company's employees are white, compared to 66 percent of the of the overall U.S. labor force.

Is Your Company's Careers Page Ready for Mobile?

Employers seeking a competitive edge should optimize their careers pages and application processes for tablets and smartphones.

How to Split Equity Without Giving Away the Company

Clear expectations and earning equity for results make sharing ownership in the company a brilliant deal for everyone.

Don't Ignore the Cultural Perks Millennials Crave on the Job

Consider these four ways to recruit (and retain) great Gen Y talent before the competition lures it away.

If You Want a Job at Zappos, You'll Have to Network for It

The online shoe and apparel retailer, which prides itself on valuing company culture above all else, is dramatically changing its hiring process.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Take a Gamble on Young People

Millennials bring energy, fresh ideas and familiarity with modern technology. Hiring and training them now may pay off in spades down the road.

Calling All Vets: How to Transition From Military Service to Entrepreneurship

While veteran entrepreneurs contribute $1.2 trillion to the economy annually, the transition from military service to civilian life can be fraught with challenges.

6 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Built a Marketing Department

Save yourself time and stress. Read this before jumping head-first into building a marketing team.

Sizing Up Candidates for Cultural Fit Throughout the Hiring Process

Job seekers who mesh well with an organization are also more likely to stick around, saving employers costly employee turnover,

Are You Cut Out for a Sales Gig at a Startup?

If you want to get a job selling, would you be a better fit at a smaller or a larger company?
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