Hiring Tips

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.

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'?
The Grind

3 Tips for Owning Your Company's Most Important Decision: Hiring

Knowing that the biggest and most important decision you can make is hiring the right people means that all CEOs should be prioritizing their time to make the right hires.

What to Look for When Hiring a COO

Hiring a COO can help streamline the company's processes but finding the perfect fit isn't easy.

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?

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
Job Seekers

The Top Skills That Will Get You Hired

LinkedIn recently revealed what skill sets are most sought after by employers.
Cover letters

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.