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Hiring Employees

Firing

When I Hired the Wrong Employees, I Took Too Long to Fire Them

Use these three lessons so you don't make the same mistake.
Hiring

Glassdoor Has Changed Its Policy on Ex-Cons. Why You Should, Too.

Have you ever considered that by considering "ex-cons," you increase your diversity pool?
Veterans

It's Time to Bust These 3 Myths About Hiring Veterans

Misunderstandings may inhibit private sector businesses from recruiting veterans
Office Tech

Talent and Tech Are How Small Businesses Can Level the Playing Field

From finding the right employees to carrying out administrative tasks, startups and small businesses can leverage technology to secure a competitive edge.
Hiring

Hiring Your First Employee Is Scary -- for Good Reason

You quit your job to start your own company. Your first employee left a steady gig to follow you.
Workplace Diversity

Paying Lip Service to Diversity Doesn't Work -- Here's What Does

You've heard of a "sales funnel." But what about a "recruitment funnel"? It can help you make "diversity" much more than just a buzzword.
hiring for growth

6 Ways to Get More Done Without Hiring More People

Using "blocks," "sprints" and sub-categorizing is just one strategy to consider.
Hiring Employees

5 Things Companies Aren't Being Honest About in the Hiring Process. Do Any Sound Familiar?

Why it's important to be up-front with job candidates about what they'll be getting into: the good, the bad and the ugly.
Problem Solvers Podcast

Podcast: This Founder Shares Why the Philosophy 'Don't Hire 'Til It Hurts' Went Horribly Wrong for His Company

In the latest episode of 'Problem Solvers,' the co-founder of software company Zapier talks about not only knowing how to hire a stellar team but when to onboard people.
Hiring

So, That Candidate Seems the Right Fit For the Job. But Is the Job Right For Him/Her?

The flip side of employee "fit" -- knowing the job is right for the new hire -- gets overlooked more frequently than most would like to admit.
Hiring

What Google Already Knows About Candidates Will Transform the Way You Hire

Google for Jobs will actually make job boards and career sites much more effective.
Human Resources

Don't Shuffle People Into the Wrong Job Just Because They're Already on the Payroll

You grow your company by putting proven performers where you need them most. If you don't have them, hire them.