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Trusting Your Gut Is Never More Important Than When Picking Your Team

Trusting Your Gut Is Never More Important Than When Picking Your Team

A CEO can delegate the process of determining which job candidates are competent but leadership requires making the final call.
4 Musts to Prepare for a Comfortable On-Camera Interview

4 Musts to Prepare for a Comfortable On-Camera Interview

You don't want to look like a deer in headlights on television, so do some due diligence before appearing on air.
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.
How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?

How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?

There are many moral and ethical questions business owners face on a regular basis. Is there a right way to do things?
The 10 Questions Startups Need to Be Asking Potential Hires

The 10 Questions Startups Need to Be Asking Potential Hires

We asked entrepreneurs in the community for the best questions that they thought were not only interesting and creative, but also revealing.
17 Ridiculous Questions Google Has Stopped Asking During Interviews

17 Ridiculous Questions Google Has Stopped Asking During Interviews

Google often asks potential hires to think outside the box, but these interview questions are so absurd the tech company eventually banned 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?
When Hiring, Take a Cue From the NBA and Look for Performance and Character

When Hiring, Take a Cue From the NBA and Look for Performance and Character

Billion-dollar sports franchises conduct in-depth background checks and administer personality profiles for possible draft picks. Here are eight things they look for.
Use Your Personal Brand to Score Big at Job Interviews

Use Your Personal Brand to Score Big at Job Interviews

You'll need a well-organized resume, professional clothing and good answers to land that new gig.
5 Tips for Picking a Great Boss and Why it Matters

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.
Being Interviewed by the Press? Here's How to Prepare.

Being Interviewed by the Press? Here's How to Prepare.

Put your best foot forward when talking to reporters.
A Day in the Life of a Staffing Agency Owner

A Day in the Life of a Staffing Agency Owner

To help you figure out if this is the type of business you'd like to start, let's take a behind-the-scenes look at how a staffing service operates on a daily basis.
How Not to Embarrass Yourself During a Skype Interview (Infographic)

How Not to Embarrass Yourself During a Skype Interview (Infographic)

It's never ok to interview in your underwear. Not even on Skype. Get a clue and step up your video interview game with these fast, fun tips.
TV Interview Tips From a Former Presidential Campaign Spokeswoman

TV Interview Tips From a Former Presidential Campaign Spokeswoman

Television interviews are a high-stakes game that can pay major dividends. With these strategies, you’ll be able to enhance your ability to get your message across.
How Leaders Can Win the Talent Battle for the 'Google Generation'

How Leaders Can Win the Talent Battle for the 'Google Generation'

Companies are going to need to change their approach to recruiting and to work itself to attract today's best employees.
Avoid Costly Churn. Provide Candidates a Realistic Job Preview.

Avoid Costly Churn. Provide Candidates a Realistic Job Preview.

Find a mutual match between your company and prospective employees by using these tools to grant a fuller picture of the organization -- and the job seekers.
Want to Succeed at a Startup? Focus on These 5 Qualities.

Want to Succeed at a Startup? Focus on These 5 Qualities.

Startups need passionate employees who will help drive growth. Here's how to impress founders and earn your place.
You Won't Find What Makes a Hire 'Special' on Their Resume

You Won't Find What Makes a Hire 'Special' on Their Resume

Businesses are all the same, which is why experience in your field shouldn't matter when interviewing job candidates.
Want to Hire Killer Salespeople? Follow These Steps.

Want to Hire Killer Salespeople? Follow These Steps.

When interviewing candidates, first make it casual, then turn up the heat.
25 Wacky Interview Questions That Work

25 Wacky Interview Questions That Work

A new Glassdoor survey spotlights the best unconventional questions that will shake up the traditional (read: scripted) interview process.
Why Hiring Exclusively for Experience Doesn't Make Sense

Why Hiring Exclusively for Experience Doesn't Make Sense

Here are the three criteria employers should look for in their new hires.
Want to Work at a Startup? Here Is How.

Want to Work at a Startup? Here Is How.

For our series The Grind, the founder of S.W. Basics offers up advice on how to catch the attention of startup founders.
The Interview Questions You Aren't Asking But Should Be

The Interview Questions You Aren't Asking But Should Be

Catch job candidates off-guard with the right questions and you'll quickly uncover their true colors.
Overwhelmed by Applicants, a Restaurant Turns to a Niche Job Site

Overwhelmed by Applicants, a Restaurant Turns to a Niche Job Site

After a mediocre experience with Craiglist, a French-Californian restaurant posts an ad on PoachedJobs (a job site for food and beverage industries) and achieves stellar results.
Age is Just a Number in the World of PR

Age is Just a Number in the World of PR

Our ASK the Expert maven Rebekah Epstein provides advice about entering the world of PR at any age.

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