Hiring Employees

Hiring Employees

How to Hire, Manage and Pay Your New Sales Reps

When it comes to the characteristics of a salesperson, being money-driven, personable and knowledgeable are key.
Inspiring Your Team

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.
Inspiring Your Team

How 'Risky' Hires Can Become Your Most Loyal Staffers

Entrepreneur Tina Howell loves taking risks, even when it comes to hiring employees.
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.
Inspiring Your Team

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.
Psychology

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.
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.
Sales

7 Endangered Sales' Species

Good salespeople are few and far between. Here's seven types of salespeople you want on your team.
Inspiring Your Team

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.
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."
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.
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.
Inspiring Your Team

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.
Inspiring Your Team

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

Bad hires can damage your reputation along with your bottom line.
Facebook

People are Slamming Facebook for Blaming Its Diversity Problem on a Lack of Talent

The backlash comes after the social media giant revealed last week that it still mainly employs white men.
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