Hiring Employees

Here's How to Fix the H-1B Visa Program to Drive Startup Growth
H1-B visa

Here's How to Fix the H-1B Visa Program to Drive Startup Growth

The current system is a boon for foreign job placement firms but does little to help promising startups looking for talent that's in short supply.
Harj Taggar
Be 100% Committed or Don't Do It
Hiring Employees

Be 100% Committed or Don't Do It

As a business scales, Adam Robinson, co-founder and CEO of Hireology, says it is critical to hire the right people, and get out of the way.
How to Avoid Hiring a Psychopath
Inspiring Your Team

How to Avoid Hiring a Psychopath

Genuine psychopaths are relatively few but one on your team is too many.
Debby Carreau
4 Ways a Good Controller Helps Grow Your Company
Financial Management

4 Ways a Good Controller Helps Grow Your Company

When your business is big enough, hiring a controller to keep watch on expenses is a smart move.
Gene Marks
Hiring Your First Employee? 5 Things You Need to Know.
Inspiring Your Team

Hiring Your First Employee? 5 Things You Need to Know.

You're finally letting someone else infiltrate the walls of your company, and you'll have to assume the role of that person's boss. Don't panic.
Larry Alton
5 Important Things to Know When Hiring Top Talent
Aflac

5 Important Things to Know When Hiring Top Talent

The star employees of tomorrow are focused on more than salary, simple perks and benefits.
5 Tips for Dealing With Explosive Growth
Growing a Business

5 Tips for Dealing With Explosive Growth

One of the most popular restaurants in the country is a case study in how to make the mania of rapid growth a smooth process.
Andrew Medal
10 Ways to Appeal to the Next Wave of Workers: Generation Z
Generation Z

10 Ways to Appeal to the Next Wave of Workers: Generation Z

Flexible scheduling and open feedback loops build trust with incoming employees. Companies shouldn't be surprised if older workers appreciate those changes, too.
Deep Patel
How Keeping a Human Element in Your Hiring Process Sets You Up for Success
Inspiring Your Team

How Keeping a Human Element in Your Hiring Process Sets You Up for Success

Smart companies engage top job candidates by making a personal connection and finding ways to move more quickly on key decisions.
Kes Thygesen
Ensuring Diversity Is Not a Distraction to Leaders
Workplace Diversity

Ensuring Diversity Is Not a Distraction to Leaders

Focus on improving the workplace as a whole by maintaining a balance between diversity and hiring the best candidate.
Thuy Sindell and Milo Sindell
Forget Silicon Valley: Build Your Business in the 'Burbs
Location

Forget Silicon Valley: Build Your Business in the 'Burbs

Big cities are alluring, but many startups find favorable trade-offs in smaller communities.
Daniel Wesley
Treating Sales Reps Like the Rest of Your Talent is a Mistake
Sales Hiring

Treating Sales Reps Like the Rest of Your Talent is a Mistake

Cancel the "cookie-cutter" approach to training your sales force and optimize your talent by using these five key steps.
Jim Ninivaggi
The Case for Hiring Employees With Zero Experience
Inspiring Your Team

The Case for Hiring Employees With Zero Experience

The key to making a successful hire is to know how that individual will approach each new task.
David Royce
You Get the Talent That You Pay For
Inspiring Your Team

You Get the Talent That You Pay For

Don't think cheap with your talent decisions -- think the best.
George Deeb