Hiring Tips

Growth Strategies

3 Reasons Promoting From Within Is Better for Growing Your Business

The surest executive recruitment strategy is cultivate your future c-suite from within your ranks today.
Social Media

13 Social Media Power Tips for Getting the Job You Want

With 65 percent of employers hiring from social media, it pays to "get social and get hired."
Freelancers

7 Questions to Ask Freelancers Before You Send Them Work

Freelancers will provide the talent you need, at the price you can afford. Or, at least they will after you're sure of their talents and what they charge.
Employee Morale

Why You Need to Get Rid of the 'Bozos' in Your Office

Employees with bad attitudes can cripple a company's culture.
Hiring

7 Delusions About Hiring You Need to Avoid

If you can avoid these hiring delusions, you can set more realistic expectations and make more objective decisions.
Hiring

This Is How Quality of Hire Should Inform Your Recruiting Process

Quality of hire represents what new hires bring to your company in terms of alignment with company values.
Friendship

The Many Ways Recommending Your Best Friend to Your Employer Can Backfire

If your buddy is a loser, your boss will blame you. If your buddy is a star, you won't look so bright in comparison.
Internships

5 Essential Steps to Land an Internship You'll Love

Internships are a big opportunity. Take the time to land where you will thrive.
Hiring

Lessons I've Learned About Getting Hiring Right the First Time

Firing an employee is among the most unpleasant responsibilities of being boss, in part because their failure is also your failure.
Facebook

Having a Lot of Facebook Friends Can Help You Land a New Job

New research from Tufts University, Stony Brook University and Facebook shows how social networking affects professional networking.
Hiring

5 Tips for Hiring the Right 'Fit' Early in Your Company's Growth

First off, don't be a pack animal at work: Don't hire people just like you.
Interview Questions

7 Interview Questions That Determine Emotional Intelligence

Who you hire casts the foundation for your company's success, so make sure you're asking questions that reveal a candidate's emotional intelligence.
Recruiting

Attract Top Talent: Show Them You Have What They Want

Make a list of what job-seekers may be looking for from your company. Then make darned sure you provide it.
Hiring Tips

Behavioral Profiles Are Critical to Hiring Success

Hire 'behaviors,' not just skills, experience and education.
Hiring Tips

How to Speed up Your Hiring to Find Valuable Talent Now

What are you doing to nab that 'purple squirrel'?