hiring

10 Hard Truths About Getting Hired That You Don't Want to Believe

Want to get the job? All you need to do is make sure you're a good-looking, six-foot tall man who already has a job. Learn more.

4 Questions You Must Ask at Your Next Job Interview

At most job interviews, candidates will have an opportunity to ask their own questions. Be prepared with questions that flush out job details and demonstrate your value.

4 Genuine Ways To Execute The Brand Promise

It's not enough to develop a brand promise. To be successful, your company has to live up to it.

5 Types Of Employees That Are Destroying Your Business

You can't afford to hire -- or keep -- these five types of problem employees.

5 Ways You May Benefit from the American Jobs Act

Details of the President's latest economic stimulus plan have been released. What's in it for small business?

4 Ways Energetic Employees Electrify the Workplace

If you're lucky enough to find -- and hire -- high energy employees, you and your team will get more done, and have more fun doing it.

5 Interview Questions Every Small Business Owner Should Ask

The interview may be your only chance to get to know a job applicant before you make a hiring decision. Here are five questions to help you.

Countering: What To Consider Before An Employee Gets Another Offer

Your high value employees are valuable to your competitors, too. Here's how to develop a counter-offer plan before another firm lures them away.

7 Survival Strategies from Tomorrow's Talent Wars

Talented, productive employees are precious and rare. And they're soon to become more precious and rare. Will you be able to keep yours and find more?

Your Next Hire: Specialist or Generalist?

Does your business need a rainmaker or a right hand man? What if it needs both?

5 Resume Reading Tips

Sorting through a stack of resumes is no fun. These five shortcuts may not change that, but they'll help you quickly spot the keepers.

Hiring the Best: Go Beyond Asking Questions in an Interview

The next time you hire a new employee, skip the interview and play chess instead.

Target Your Hiring for Targeted Tax Credits

Small businesses planning to add to their payrolls can trim the cost by hiring the right people.

4 Hiring Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

Hiring a new employee is costly. Hiring the wrong employee costs even more.

Don't Hire Without a Background Check

Spend a little time and money getting to know your new hires before you hire them and save lots of time and money later.

10 Tips to Landing the Right Freelancer

Freelancers can help your small business do more for less. Just be sure you're hiring the right ones.

10 Tricks for Cutting Training Costs

It's easy to think of what a new employee costs just in terms of salary, but training can also be a significant — and reducible — expense.

For Superstar Employees, Hire Critical Thinkers

Knowledge and experience are great, but your most valuable employees are the ones who can make considered decisions. Learn how to find them.

The Etiquette of Calling for References

References can be your best opportunity to learn about a potential employee...as long as you handle the call right.

How Much to Pay New Hires in 2011

You're ready to bring in new employees — great! But calculating salaries can be difficult. Learn what to pay in a still-unsteady economy.