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Hiring Employees

Take It From The Pros

Why Being Clueless Can Be a Great Thing

How hiring our first salesperson led me to recognize that cluelessness is at the heart of entrepreneurship.
Inspiring Your Team

Only You Can Overcome the Invisible Barrier Keeping You From the Best Available Talent

Unconscious bias is a learned mindset. Leaders who truly want the best teams will look beyond their own experiences to attract and retain a diverse workforce.
Hiring Employees

Surviving a Job Seeker's Market in the Thriving Tech Industry

While screening IT applicants thoroughly usually narrows the search to some of the best candidates, making the process too lengthy can mean losing desirable candidates to other companies -- potentiall...
Inspiring Your Team

4 Ways to Ensure Employee Success From Day One

You're never going to have a better shot at engaging employees than on their very first day.
Emotional Intelligence

5 Reasons You Need Emotionally Intelligent Employees (and How to Find Them)

A manager's ability to identify and manage personal emotions and the emotions of others can have a surprisingly powerful impact on your company's overall performance.
Inspiring Your Team

Who Do You Trust to Hire Your Next Top Employee?

Why you should add a recruiter to your talent-acquisition team.
Inspiring Your Team

4 Tactics to Steal From Startups That Find the Best Talent

Only your people can build your brand. Be open to remote workers and new grads who want to grow with you.
Problem Solving

7 Ways to Help Your Employees Become Better Problem-Solvers

Your employees are the ones who will carry your business to success. So, follow these steps to enable them to tackle problems on their own.
Growth Strategies

How This CEO Learned to Set His Ego Aside and Let Employees Do Their Jobs

Gary Cohen, CEO of EZLinks Golf LLC, says hiring employees that knew more than him has helped drive positive changes in his business.
Inspiring Your Team

11 Secrets From Top Entrepreneurs on Hiring the Best Talent

Avoid costly hiring mistakes with these tips from entrepreneurs who routinely hire rock-stars.
Inspiring Your Team

5 Ways Startups Can Boost Employer Brand Without Breaking the Bank

The best employer branding comes from a trusted resource you already have: your employees.
Inspiring Your Team

The 3 Most Common -- and Costly -- Hiring Mistakes

The hiring process is a long and winding road. At any stage, a poor decision could result in a bad hire.
Workplace Diversity

What You Know That Just Ain't So Is Killing Your Company

Recognizing our biases makes room for building a creative culture. The alternative is stagnation.
Onboarding

5 Easy Ways to Get a New Employee up to Speed

Thirty-three percent of employees in one survey said they knew their first week whether they would stay with the company. That hardly indicates a positive onboarding experience.