References can be your best opportunity to learn about a potential employee...as long as you handle the call right.
You're ready to bring in new employees — great! But calculating salaries can be difficult. Learn what to pay in a still-unsteady economy.
Working with a recruiter can be expensive, but finding the perfect employee can be even more valuable. Here's how to figure out whether a recruiter is worth it for your business.
From hiring your children to changing your accounting methods, make these changes in 2011 to ensure you pay fewer taxes in 2012.
These tax deductions won't just save you money; they'll help your business grow.
There may come a day when a great employee comes to you with the plan to resign, with a better offer in hand.
You never want to fire anyone. As a business owner you want to lead, develop, and empower people.
Workers — especially freelancers — are increasingly finding that employers are using dishonest tactics to save money. What can you do to make sure you're paid?
You spend a lot of money to compensate your employees, but I bet you don't get credit for a lot of what you spend.
If you can get a stellar testimonial or reference, you can leverage those references to help you move your business to the next level.
There are several ways you can still get quality people to work for you for very little, or deferred payment, or even free.
To gain deeper insight into a candidate's capabilities, try these techniques for evaluating candidates with just a few résumé and work-related quirks.
You may think it's safe to assume your rising stars are also highly enthusiastic about your company, but recent research suggests otherwise.
A good contractor can make all the difference in the world. Unfortunately, so can a bad one. You need to choose your contractor with due diligence.
Legally speaking, you can ask just about anything at a job interview. But there are plenty of questions that you should never actually ask, because they'll quickly come back to
The contractor model is particularly appealing in a down economy. However, what seems like a great way to save money may be costly if it's determined that your contractors are m
The options for bringing in some help for your business go far beyond hiring a full-time employee. While an employee can be a good choice in many situations, it's worth taking a
If your business has been growing but you've been reluctant to take on a new employee because of economic uncertainty, maybe recently enacted tax incentives will convince you to
In the old days, companies actually produced stuff. They invented it, designed it, made it, marketed it, and sold it. Although there are still some companies like that, they'r
Over the past few years, I have had the privilege of working with military veterans and active duty personnel who anticipate, are in the process, or have already transitioned to th
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