Hiring

How a One-Person Show Can Look Bigger to Clients

The key is to provide extra-special treatment, says expert Angela Jia Kim. Your perceived weakness may be your greatest strength.
Starting a Business

Mark Peter Davis on the Problem With the VC Industry

Mark Peter Davis' journey from venture capitalist back to entrepreneur has given him a unique perspective on the new challenges of start-up fundraising.
Growth Strategies

How to Afford Your First Hire

Let's see: You're growing, but you don't have the money to hire -- sound familiar? Angela Jia Kim provides tips on how to afford your first new employee's salary.
Growth Strategies

Small-Business Hiring, Sentiment Drops in November

Superstorm Sandy's damage and fiscal cliff fears are reflected in weaker small-business job numbers.
Growth Strategies

Steve Jobs's Tips for Hiring Your A-Team

A startup's first 10 employees can determine whether or not it succeeds.
Growth Strategies

Make the Firing Process Easier

Firing an employee is likely low on your list of favorite tasks. These tips can help make this difficult situation as easy as possible for both you and the employee.
Starting a Business

5 Best Places to Find Qualified Talent

Finding the right team for your company culture is one of the most important tasks for entrepreneurs. Here's how to make the most of your search.
Growth Strategies

Small Business Job Growth Continues

ADP's November Jobs Report shows the largest small business payroll increase since July.
Growth Strategies

3 Tools That Can Take the Headaches Out of Hiring and HR

Can't afford to hire an HR manager? These simple online tools can make that job easier.
Growth Strategies

Should You Use Personality Testing in Hiring?

Four factors to consider to use employment personality tests effectively.
Growth Strategies

Small-Business Owners Bunker Down Amid a Weak U.S. Economy

Business owners are grappling with continued economic uncertainty. One thing is for sure: They are going to hit the polling stations in November.
Growth Strategies

Why a Star Hire Isn't Your Ticket to Success

Too many businesses suffer from 'Magic Person Syndrome' -- waiting for the perfect executive to fix their problems.
Growth Strategies

4 Ways to Get New Employees Off on the Right Foot

Make the most of a new hire's first weeks with these tips to make them feel productive and welcome.
Marketing

6 Must-Have Attributes of Social Media Managers

Hiring someone to handle your company's social media message is an important step to growing your business. Here are some skills to look for.

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