Hiring Employees

The 4 Punishing Costs of Making a Bad Hire
Hiring

The 4 Punishing Costs of Making a Bad Hire

The financial wreckage wrought by hiring the wrong person is much too often hidden from the founder's notice.
Adam Robinson
How 'Risky' Hires Can Become Your Most Loyal Staffers
Franchises

How 'Risky' Hires Can Become Your Most Loyal Staffers

Entrepreneur Tina Howell loves taking risks, even when it comes to hiring employees.
6 Steps To Hire the Best Developers In the World
Hiring Employees

6 Steps To Hire the Best Developers In the World

Follow these simple guidelines to finding the right engineer who can do everything you need.
Steve Eakin
Personality Tests: Helpful Tool or Lazy Shortcut?
Personality Type

Personality Tests: Helpful Tool or Lazy Shortcut?

Just as a map is not the territory, neither is a personality type the person you're hiring. Be a team builder, not a exam proctor.
George Deeb
Use This Secret Military Trick to Tell if Someone Is Lying
Business Optimization

Use This Secret Military Trick to Tell if Someone Is Lying

Forget what you've seen in the movies, former Green Beret Sergeant Major (Retired) Karl Erickson explains the tactics that work on the battlefield and in the office.
Dan Bova
5 Ways to Determine Which Applicants Will Be Loyal Employees
Leadership

5 Ways to Determine Which Applicants Will Be Loyal Employees

Companies that explain their mission correctly find many talented people are looking to join a team they will be proud of.
Heather R. Huhman
7 Endangered Sales' Species
Marketing Bootcamp

7 Endangered Sales' Species

Good salespeople are few and far between. Here's seven types of salespeople you want on your team.
Stacey Alcorn
7 Critical Traits to Look For In Early Hires
Hiring

7 Critical Traits to Look For In Early Hires

Your first few hires can mean the difference between success and failure. Here's a few traits to look for when hiring early on.
Iman Jalali
'Human Resources' Just Doesn't Tell You What HR Really Does
Human Resources

'Human Resources' Just Doesn't Tell You What HR Really Does

HR titles are changing for the better. Soon you'll begin to see titles, such as "Chief Happiness Officer" and "Mood Coordinator."
Meghan M. Biro
Here Are the Best Cities to Run a Socially-Conscious Startup
Growing a Business

Here Are the Best Cities to Run a Socially-Conscious Startup

A new study looks at what makes a social entrepreneur succeed.
Nina Zipkin
Do You Really Need a Non-Compete Agreement?
Contracts

Do You Really Need a Non-Compete Agreement?

If your contract covers employees who have no access to trade secrets, you may want to reconsider.
Matt Straz
Don't Bid for Prima Donnas When You Can Develop In-House Talent
Hiring

Don't Bid for Prima Donnas When You Can Develop In-House Talent

While that superstar you just paid top dollar for is waiting for the next better offer, somebody on your team worries they are going nowhere.
William Bauer
The 10 Best U.S. Cities for Tech Jobs
Jobs

The 10 Best U.S. Cities for Tech Jobs

You don't have to buy a one-way ticket to one of the country's most expensive markets to launch your tech career.
Nina Zipkin
You're in Trouble if You Ignore These 5 Applicant Red Flags
Hiring

You're in Trouble if You Ignore These 5 Applicant Red Flags

Bad hires can damage your reputation along with your bottom line.
Brian Hamilton