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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.
What Recruiters Look for in Hiring a Manager and How to Ace That Interview

What Recruiters Look for in Hiring a Manager and How to Ace That Interview

Candidates can shine not just by presenting descriptive data like a resume of accomplishments but predictive data such as plan to solve problems for a prospective employer.
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.
Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns?

Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns?

Here are four questions to consider as you debate instituting a paternity leave policy.
9 Steps to Building and Coaching a Killer Team

9 Steps to Building and Coaching a Killer Team

Building a great pool of talent is crucial to your success as an entrepreneur. Here’s how to do it.
Don't Stop Recruiting Employees Once They're Hired

Don't Stop Recruiting Employees Once They're Hired

Jon Bischke's company, Entelo, makes it easier for companies to recruit new talent. Yet, the secret to success, he says, isn't just finding the right people, but figuring out how to keep them.
10 Steps for Hiring Your Next Rock Star

10 Steps for Hiring Your Next Rock Star

The right person can help you launch your company to new heights. Is your hiring practice strategic, thorough and consistent?
Hire Better Talent With a Big-Data Scientist

Hire Better Talent With a Big-Data Scientist

This new breed of HR employee will integrate data sets, interpret findings and compare different data sets to make new discoveries.
Could a Great Corporate Culture Be Bad for Employees?

Could a Great Corporate Culture Be Bad for Employees?

Even the most progressive company that sets the standards for excellence in its human resource practices could fail when the wrong people are brought on board.
Attract More Talent With Video Job Ads

Attract More Talent With Video Job Ads

A new study shows candidates spend on average 55 seconds reading text-only ads, whereas job seekers might watch a video ad for a far longer stretch.
The Magic Equation for Retaining Employees

The Magic Equation for Retaining Employees

Keeping your best and brightest around doesn't have to be complicated. Try one of these simple options.
Want to Work For Me? Be My Facebook Friend.

Want to Work For Me? Be My Facebook Friend.

Is looking into online activities an invasion of privacy? Maybe, but it's important to learn everything you can about a job candidate.
The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround

The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround

Those planning to send staffers to individual health exchanges with pre-tax funds might face some unpleasant surprises come tax-time.
Startup Founders, Treat Yourselves Right From the Get-Go

Startup Founders, Treat Yourselves Right From the Get-Go

New companies should provide an environment that the owners themselves would want to work at.
When Does Switching to a Remote Workplace Make Sense?

When Does Switching to a Remote Workplace Make Sense?

Having your employees telecommute can bring many benefits to your company, but the risks must also be weighed.
9 Awesome Ways to Inspire Others

9 Awesome Ways to Inspire Others

Effective leaders must choose the right tactic for the right mission, no matter if it’s the boardroom or the battlefield.
Tip the Odds in Your Favor for Finding the Best Employees

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'

Modern Marketers Need to Speak 'Engineer'

Creativity is still necessary, but the skills to access data and track campaigns are now a must.
10 Insights on Building, Motivating and Managing an Exceptional Team

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.
Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon

Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon

The Academy Award-winning actor and musician has invested in tech startup Zenefits, an automated human resources company.
The 6 Rules to Hiring Unpaid Interns

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.
How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office

How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office

With prevention a key focus of the new healthcare law, employers are promoting health. Here's how.
Knock That Startup Interview Out of the Park

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.
4 Signs It's Time for a Cloud-Based HR Platform

4 Signs It's Time for a Cloud-Based HR Platform

Just like most business functions, you can now get HR help from the cloud. Is it time?
Think You Should Hire an Intern? Think Again.

Think You Should Hire an Intern? Think Again.

Admit it: Your company might not have the time, interest or temperament to handle an intern.
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