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4 Steps That Prove You Can't Afford Not to Hire Your First Employee
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4 Steps That Prove You Can't Afford Not to Hire Your First Employee

Should you be the one checking your email and scheduling appointments? Or doing the tasks that will truly move your business forward?
Brandon Turner
The 5 Essential Hires Needed to Grow a Business
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The 5 Essential Hires Needed to Grow a Business

As your startup gets bigger and you start to bring on team members, it's important to think about not only the kind of person you're hiring but also the role they'll play in your growing business
Sarah Landrum
The Top Skills That Will Get You Hired
Job seekers

The Top Skills That Will Get You Hired

LinkedIn recently revealed what skill sets are most sought after by employers.
The Question Great Hires Should Never Ask: Beacon Founder
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The Question Great Hires Should Never Ask: Beacon Founder

And why he's looking for staffers who can "get it done and figure it out."
Tanya Benedicto Klich
The 6 Musts of a Cover Letter
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The 6 Musts of a Cover Letter

Here is how to write a cover letter that shows recruiters and hiring managers you're in it to win it.
Sarah Landrum
What to Look for in Your First 5 Hires
Radicals & Visionaries

What to Look for in Your First 5 Hires

Not every one of these traits are essential as teams need balance, but these qualities can be useful benchmarks for flagging a great fit.
Will Reynolds
4 Hiring Mistakes These Startup Founders Don't Want You to Make
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4 Hiring Mistakes These Startup Founders Don't Want You to Make

One mistake is treating references as a check-off box. They're so much more than that.
Leela Srinivasan
4 Communication Mistakes Companies Make When Interviewing
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4 Communication Mistakes Companies Make When Interviewing

Just because a candidate isn't right for one position doesn't mean the company should erase him or her from its future talent pool.
Andre Lavoie
To Avoid Hiring a Toxic Employee, Look for These 6 Qualities (Infographic)
Radicals & Visionaries

To Avoid Hiring a Toxic Employee, Look for These 6 Qualities (Infographic)

A toxic hire can cost a company time and money, so finding workers with these characteristics is vital.
Carly Okyle
How to Screen Freelance Writers
Freelancers

How to Screen Freelance Writers

You want to work with freelancers who really know the material and can be counted on to deliver a high-quality finished product.
Kaleigh Moore
The One Question This Fitness Star Asks Potential Hires
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The One Question This Fitness Star Asks Potential Hires

A simple answer can reveal if a candidate is a perfect fit.
Linda Lacina
Customized Hiring Simulations: 4 Benefits You Need to Know
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Customized Hiring Simulations: 4 Benefits You Need to Know

What if your preferred candidate had to actually perform tasks tied to the job at hand?
8 Ways to Spot Emotionally Healthy Candidates
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8 Ways to Spot Emotionally Healthy Candidates

Emotionally healthy people relate well to others and can affect significant change for your organization.
William Vanderbloemen
3 Tips to Hiring Your Company's Gold-Standard Staff
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3 Tips to Hiring Your Company's Gold-Standard Staff

Well-defined roles, finding the perfect culture fit and assembling your dream team in theory first are all key.
Clint Evans and Joshua Lee