Hiring and Recruiting Articles

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    The True Costs of a Bad Hire

    by on February 17, 2015

    In a perfect world, employers would be able to hire people based on their merits alone and never have to worry about the repercussions of a potentially bad hire. However, since people are people, with idiosyncrasies that are hard to ferret out in a 30-minute i…

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    5 Tips to Optimize Job Postings for Your Startup

    by on February 12, 2015

    It’s no secret that the average startup is operating on a limited budget. As a result, most startup founders have to wear various hats. Along with handling the company’s accounting and marketing needs, the average startup owner must also act as an HR manag…

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    6 Steps You Must Take When Hiring Employees

    by on February 3, 2015

    Congrats! You’re ready to take your business to the next level by hiring your first employee. Human Resources is typically the department that owns the onboarding process and facilitates and leads the data-collection process for new hires. But what if yo…

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    The 9 Things You Need to Do When Hiring

    by on January 30, 2015

    Hiring a new employee is an important task for any business to undertake. While expansion is an exciting time, rushing into the hiring process can hinder or even prevent the acquisition of a valuable associate. Patience and due diligence are two of the most im…

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    When Can You Ask a Worker About Citizenship Status?

    by on January 30, 2015

    You’ve got a job opening at your company, and you’ve just had a phone call to set up an interview with a candidate who seems perfect for the job. The only issue is that she speaks with an accent, and all her previous jobs were located in …

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    6 Questions You Should Never Ask in an Interview

    by on January 30, 2015

    There are few people, regardless of the side of the table they’re sitting on, who enjoy interviewing. It can be a nerve-racking experience for the candidate and a tedious one for the employer. However, an interview is still one of the best ways to assess…

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    Expert Advice: How to Build the Right Team to Ensure Business Success

    by on December 30, 2014

    In a recent CB Insights study, 23 percent of failed business owners attributed that failure to not having the right team. So, how does a small-business owner find the right people to build a team that will lead the business to success? To find the answers, we …

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    Can You Afford a New Employee?

    by on October 20, 2014

    If you have more work than you can manage or your employees are claiming that they are completely overwhelmed, it may be time to increase your staff. Being short-staffed does more than just increase stress for you and your team. It can limit your growth potent…

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