Hiring

The 4 Punishing Costs of Making a Bad Hire
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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.
Pay Close Attention to Candidate Experience for Long-Lasting Benefits
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Pay Close Attention to Candidate Experience for Long-Lasting Benefits

Re-engaging quality applicants is easy if they had a positive experience the first time around.
Kes Thygesen
This is the Right Way to Treat Candidates (Even Those You Reject)
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This is the Right Way to Treat Candidates (Even Those You Reject)

Job-seekers tend to share bad experiences with others. These 4 strategies will help your company avoid that fate.
Andre Lavoie
How 'Risky' Hires Can Become Your Most Loyal Staffers
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How 'Risky' Hires Can Become Your Most Loyal Staffers

Entrepreneur Tina Howell loves taking risks, even when it comes to hiring employees.
Personality Tests: Helpful Tool or Lazy Shortcut?
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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.
George Deeb
10 Lessons Building a Rockstar Development Team as a Non-Technical Co-Founder
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10 Lessons Building a Rockstar Development Team as a Non-Technical Co-Founder

Hiring developers can be intimidating when you know nothing about web development.
Manish Dudharejia
Use the Candidate's Recruiting Experience to Find the Best Talent
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Use the Candidate's Recruiting Experience to Find the Best Talent

Think like the applicant. It will open your eyes to a new way of promoting jobs, interviewing and follow-up.
Kes Thygesen
Brain-Teaser Interview Questions Serve a Purpose
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Brain-Teaser Interview Questions Serve a Purpose

Unusual questions allow hiring managers to see how potential employees think on their feet.
Meghan M. Biro
These Social Media Tips Will Make You Rethink Recruiting
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These Social Media Tips Will Make You Rethink Recruiting

The four biggest social media outlets provide unique features that can be used to grab the attention of job seekers.
Kes Thygesen
3 Examples of When Being Cheap Is Costly for Your Business
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3 Examples of When Being Cheap Is Costly for Your Business

Sometimes, cutting corners comes back to haunt you.
Carol Roth
4 Ways to Hire and Keep the Best Freelancers
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4 Ways to Hire and Keep the Best Freelancers

You'll find the right questions and you'll find good people. Pay a happy wage and you won't have to replace them.
Dan Dowling
Why Facebook Isn't Getting More Diverse
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Why Facebook Isn't Getting More Diverse

The social networking giant's diversity recruitment efforts are misguided.
Lydia Belanger
7 Critical Traits to Look For In Early Hires
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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.
Iman Jalali
2 Questions to Ask Before You Fire Someone
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2 Questions to Ask Before You Fire Someone

The only thing worse than making a hiring mistake is to keep making that mistake.
Tucker Max