Hiring

5 Steps For Retaining Your Rock Star Employees

Inc - April 24, 2014

By the time you try to give them raises, they're already out the door. If you want to retain your best people, you need to start much sooner. Read »

What Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know About Startup Hiring

Entrepreneur - April 21, 2014

Most business owners don’t do a good job hiring new employees the first time. They often wait too long or hire somebody without the necessary skills to help their business move forward. Both situations can end up being a... Read »

Follow These 4 Simple Steps To Avoid A Hiring Crisis

Entrepreneur - April 17, 2014

Entrepreneurs often make poor decisions about hiring and staffing because they are stuck in crisis mode: They need help immediately. Stephen R. Covey popularized this notion with the "Urgent/Important Matrix" in his 1994... Read »

The Ins And Outs Of Hiring A Social Media Manager

Inc - April 17, 2014

If you're at all familiar with the nature of marketing, you know the importance of constantly evaluating and evolving your strategy to stay competitive in your industry. Chances are, you've been paying more attention to... Read »

If You’re Not Using Big Data To Hire, You’re Missing Out

Entrepreneur - April 11, 2014

According to a survey by Silicon Valley Bank, 90 percent of startups believe finding talent is their biggest challenge. Yet, a solution to this problem could lie with Big Data -- massive amounts of structured and... Read »

How Much A Bad Hire Will Actually Cost You (Infographic)

Fast Company - April 8, 2014

Congratulations! Your startup is seeing some seriously rapid growth, but make sure you fill in the gaps with the right people because a bad hire might cost you more than you think. Read »

Are B-Schools Making The Cut?

Inc - April 4, 2014

C-suite executives are giving failing marks to business schools for not producing quality MBAs. Digging into the criticism yields plenty of hiring tips for startups. Read »

Beyond The Resume: Hiring Via Social Media

Forbes - April 3, 2014

StickerGiant uses online surveys to find the best and weed out the rest. Indeed, companies are using a variety of tools—chief among them social media platforms—to move beyond resumes to match the right people with the... Read »

The Compelling Case For Hiring More Women

Fast Company - April 2, 2014

It's not just about providing equal opportunity: over the past decade, a number of research papers have shown how hiring women is linked to better corporate financial results. But CEOs and other executives rarely have the... Read »

Hiring The Right Executives At A Startup

Entrepreneur - March 31, 2014

As an entrepreneur or a budding “wantrapreneur,” you’ve likely attended industry events -- whether cocktail parties or seminars -- where most of the guests work for startups and the conversations seemingly fall into... Read »

Hiring For The Only 4 Jobs In An Organization

Inc - March 24, 2014

The life cycle curve represents the growth of a successful organization (or project) as it moves from startup through rapid growth and on to maturity. Here's how to match future needs to current candidates and their... Read »

Is A Trial Approach The Best Way To Hire?

NYT - March 21, 2014

She looks for smart people who are problem solvers. They also have to be unflappable when stressed and working on a deadline. Other important traits include the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with clients.... Read »

3 Reasons Tech Companies Should Hire More Women

Entrepreneur - March 20, 2014

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and Anna Marie Gonzalez, CEO of GirlScouts, made headlines last week when they put a ban on calling women “bossy” which caused an uproar by many. But whether you’re "team bossy ban" or... Read »

4 Ways To Avoid Disastrous Hiring Decisions

Inc - March 18, 2014

How to avoid 50 percent of all hiring mistakes by learning to engage the analytical, creative, and emotional centers of your brain when interviewing job candidates Read »

How To Woo Tech Talent

Inc - March 14, 2014

It's tough times for companies trying to hire software developers. Here's how to give yourself an edge. Read »