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How to Become Better at Hiring Sales Reps
Hiring Sales Pros

How to Become Better at Hiring Sales Reps

The traditional hiring process is unfair to both employee and employer. Here's how to work around that.
Danny Wong
The 4 Punishing Costs of Making a Bad Hire
Hiring

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.
Adam Robinson
Personality Tests: Helpful Tool or Lazy Shortcut?
Personality Type

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
7 Critical Traits to Look For In Early Hires
Hiring

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
What Does a 'Realistic Job Preview' Entail?
Job Interview

What Does a 'Realistic Job Preview' Entail?

In one example, candidates for a job that entailed stacking boxes did just that, to understand what they were in for.
Doug and Polly White
The 7 Staffing Challenges Every Entrepreneur Faces
startup hiring

The 7 Staffing Challenges Every Entrepreneur Faces

Done right, staffing your growing business amplifies everyone's contribution, pushing it past milestones. Here's what to focus on.
Anna Johansson
How to Hire for a Quickly Growing Company Without Losing Your Mind
Hiring

How to Hire for a Quickly Growing Company Without Losing Your Mind

Four creative strategies one HR professional used to hire 19 people inside of a month -- with a $600 budget.
Aimee Millwood
5 Tips for Hiring the Right 'Fit' Early in Your Company's Growth
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.
Malcolm Friedberg
Attract Top Talent: Show Them You Have What They Want
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.
Andre Lavoie
How This Entrepreneur's Staff Saved His Business...and His Life
Depression

How This Entrepreneur's Staff Saved His Business...and His Life

The collapse of a business taught one founder that the character of the people he hired mattered more than their skills when the crunch came.
Murray Newlands
4 Steps That Prove You Can't Afford Not to Hire Your First Employee
Hiring

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
5 Reasons Why Hiring Is the Single Most Important Skill for Founders
Hiring

5 Reasons Why Hiring Is the Single Most Important Skill for Founders

If you don't know how to make the best hiring decisions, you will not have the best company.
Moritz Plassnig
4 Communication Mistakes Companies Make When Interviewing
Hiring

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
How to Get Top Talent When You Have a Bare Bones Budget
VC

How to Get Top Talent When You Have a Bare Bones Budget

Your startup isn't generating enough cash to pay decent salaries. Now what?