Human Resources

Hiring

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.
Doug and Polly White
What Recruiters Look for in Hiring a Manager and How to Ace That Interview
Human Resources

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

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.
Andre Lavoie
Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns?
Benefits

Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns?

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

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.
Stephen Key
Don't Stop Recruiting Employees Once They're Hired
Connected Entrepreneur

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.
Sarah Max
10 Steps for Hiring Your Next Rock Star
Hiring

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?
Jeff Shore
Hire Better Talent With a Big-Data Scientist
Big Data

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.
Heather R. Huhman
Could a Great Corporate Culture Be Bad for Employees?
Office Culture

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.
Beth Kuhel
Attract More Talent With Video Job Ads
Hiring Employees

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.
Heather R. Huhman
The Magic Equation for Retaining Employees
Human Resources

The Magic Equation for Retaining Employees

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

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.
Gene Marks
The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround
Obamacare

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.
Arlene Weintraub
Launching a Business

Startup Founders, Treat Yourselves Right From the Get-Go

New companies should provide an environment that the owners themselves would want to work at.
Craig Bryant