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Red Flags and Red Herrings in Job Applicants' Credit Reports
Credit Scores

Red Flags and Red Herrings in Job Applicants' Credit Reports

Is your applicant just down on his or her luck or irresponsible? Here's how to find out.
Steven Richmond
Developing an Unlimited Paid Time-Off Policy That Works
Unlimited Vacation

Developing an Unlimited Paid Time-Off Policy That Works

Four tips for making the transition as seamless as possible.
Zach Ferres
Avoid These 5 Small-Business HR Mistakes
Managing Employees

Avoid These 5 Small-Business HR Mistakes

Not heeding these warnings can lead to costly mistakes, such as litigation and employee turnover.
Andre Lavoie
Google's Head of HR: It Doesn't Matter Where Candidates Went to College
Hiring

Google's Head of HR: It Doesn't Matter Where Candidates Went to College

Grades don't matter either, says the search giant's senior vice president of people operations, Laszlo Bock.
Geoff Weiss
Why You Need to Embrace the Big Data Trend in HR
Big Data

Why You Need to Embrace the Big Data Trend in HR

Big data is an increasingly available resource for recruiting and retaining the best talent, with substantial savings for employers.
Matt Straz
4 Ways to Cater to the Mobile Job Seeker
Hiring

4 Ways to Cater to the Mobile Job Seeker

Applicants are increasing turning to smartphones and tablets to find positions. Don't let your company miss our on these candidates.
Andre Lavoie
When Is it Time to Cut the Cord With New Hires?
Managing Employees

When Is it Time to Cut the Cord With New Hires?

Here are four simple metrics to help determine if a new employee is up to speed and if not, how to help move along the process.
Andre Lavoie
5 Tools That Can Eliminate Inefficiencies and Free Up Your Time
Grow Your Business

5 Tools That Can Eliminate Inefficiencies and Free Up Your Time

Some activities, such as payroll and human resources, take away time from the things that will actually grow your business.
Eric Siu
Offer These 50 Free Professional Resources to Your Employees
Professional improvement

Offer These 50 Free Professional Resources to Your Employees

Don't have the money to offer professional development training for your employees? You don't need any.
Heather R. Huhman
4 Tips to Create a Productive and Healthy Culture
Company Culture

4 Tips to Create a Productive and Healthy Culture

Creating a positive environment will help your company retain talent and keep employees happy.
Drew Austin
10 Questions to Ask When Firing an Employee
Firing

10 Questions to Ask When Firing an Employee

From how and when to break the news to how to avoid getting sued, here are the pro-tips you need to know when letting an underperformer go.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Wherever You Pitch Your Business, Remember, People Come First
Customer Service

Wherever You Pitch Your Business, Remember, People Come First

Both entrepreneurs and competition judges focus too much on the product, forgetting that customers and staff are more important.
Steve VanderVeen
Companies That Are 'Best Places to Work' Share These 3 Things
Human Resources

Companies That Are 'Best Places to Work' Share These 3 Things

How can employers be sure their organization is deemed a great place to work by employees -- even if they've yet to be officially recognized for it?
Andre Lavoie
Ask These 24 Interview Questions to Find a Marketing Rock Star
Hiring

Ask These 24 Interview Questions to Find a Marketing Rock Star

Hiring can be an expensive process, so make sure you do it right the first time around.
Eric Siu